Heartbreak Poem

What Could've Been

I wrote this poem when I was hanging on to a relationship that felt one sided.

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I Fall Back

Erin L. Kampen © more by Erin L. Kampen

Published: November 19, 2021

The hardest thing I've ever done is let you slip away
The cut got even deeper when you had nothing to say
The ice within your veins I thought I could defrost
But somehow, I got swept up and my heart would be the cost
The things I never told you still burning in my head
A million words couldn't reach my mouth, they will be left unsaid
A story left unfinished, no happy ending here
I fall back into darkness, my light will disappear



I have been writing in the abstract since I was old enough to read, cultivating my style along the way. I always find that my rhythm/verse poems are the ones most well received but I favour the poetry I read as well as write to be more without pattern. I enjoy a well flowing poem that inspires the reader to imagery and the ability to enter the...

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