Tear Me Down

Tear me down with your passion so that I may know you care. Strike me with your verbs and cause the consonants to fall from my body. Through tears of pain I can see clearly at last. From being broken, I can finally start to heal.

Water me with your compassion so I know I will never be alone. Shelter me with your care and cause the falling terrors to find no home here. Through the constant pelting from above I am reminded that the world is still forever close. From your comfort I can finally catch my breath.

I ask a favor as a last resort. Expecting neither passion or compassion, I strike out at even those that shelter me. I unknowingly cause my own pain and welcome the night terrors into my bed each night. Healing can only take place with my last breath… a breath soon to be taken.

-Opinionated Man

 

35 thoughts on “Tear Me Down

  1. Strike me with your verbs and cause the consonants to fall from my body
    So you want to hold onto your vowels??? 😛

    I’m sorry. I realise that this was a heavy, personal piece of prose for you but I guess my mind was just going in different directions this morning. Blessings to you my friend. Take care and hug those wonderful women in your life close.

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