by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm 

She set off
an emotional
nuclear explosion
when she said,
“I want a divorce” 

I was blinded by
a burning truth
searing my soul 

the shock wave
of her words
wounded my heart 

the devastation
was complete
it destroyed
our home
our family
and our dreams
of a future 

It ended – us
with an irrevocable
unilateral decision
that left memories
broken and scattered about
in my mind 

but the world kept on turning
the hurting slowly subsided
as Time’s healing helped end the pain
and Hope has brought
a new and better future
than I could ever
have imagined 

and like the Spring
follows Winter
Love has returned
to my heart

 © 2017 Charles Robert Lindholm – All Rights Reserved

Inspired by the Daily Post, Daily Prompt – Devastation – 1/24/2017

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