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 by Family Friend Poems November 19, 2021 with permission of the author.

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

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ABOUT THE POET:

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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