Flood

Rain hammers away the sorrow

but will not rinses my soul clean

of the damage that’s been done

by all the words I didn’t mean.

The water rises over the walls

that I build to keep you out

and now they crumble and leak

and no one can hear me shout.

This flood that I created

is the product of your tears

which flow freely now

but have been held back for years.

© Autumn Siders 2016
Flood

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s