White Flag

surrendar

This behaviour must stop
NOW
who is punishing who
Am I being punished by your silence
Or are you being punished by my acquiescence

The role of martyr is easy to fall into
the lure of acceptance -poor me-
showing the world how patient how sacrificing we can be

How did it come to this
to such an impasse
a test of wills
who can hold out the longest

I want to see you
I want to have you back in my life
I want to be able to call you up
and have a conversation

Let’s put this behind us
take the leap of faith
find each other again
there can be connection
it was never completely severed
despite what we both thought

Let’s find a way

I’m sorry for my role in this
for not trying harder
reaching out sooner
for suffering the silence

Let’s find a way
No questions asked

2 thoughts on “White Flag

  1. Meghan says:

    It is eerie how well you have captured something going on in my own life! That, in itself, tells me you are an adept and canny poet! Let me not forget to honour the emotions you have written here…I sense you have much going on deep within you. Wishing you well, always!

  2. mincs1 says:

    Thank you for your continued kindness and support, Meghan!

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