One Last Poem For You- A Poem By Nia Rose

I thought the ground would crumble beneath me when I left you,

that I’d sink into the earth and the soft damp soil would fill my lungs.

Yet here I am on solid ground.

I didn’t think I would survive it.

Actually, 

I didn’t think I would find the strength to go through with it. 

Loving you was hard.

Not because you were unlovable, 

but because of how little you loved yourself. 

You taught me that it’s impossible to show someone how to love.

You taught me that sometimes you need to love from a distance.

Most importantly, you taught me that love can’t fix everything.

I let you hurt me because I thought I deserved it, and that’s my fault. 

I thought that by fixing you I’d somehow mend my own scars.

I was hoping for an impossibility. 

Our love was a fire fueled with gasoline.

flaming, untamable, bound to end in disaster.

You scorched my heart, all the while I was blinded by your smokey haze.

I won’t deny that our love, though turbulent, was quite remarkable.

And yes, goodbyes cause my heart to plummet all the way to my stomach,

but my soul can’t hold onto you anymore.

Our fire, however warm and lovely, must perish sometime.

The last ambers have settled and the spark has finally gone out. 

So this is it, my final goodbye to you.

Author: niarosewrites

Hey! My name’s Nia Rose and I love to write, or more like I need to write. Yes, I’m one of those writers who possess that voracious yearning to create. I realized early on this urge wasn’t going away so I decided to embrace it and devote my time to being a professional writer. I wanted to create a space where I could freely post my work and experiment with different genres. My main areas of focus are poetry, fiction, and creative non-fiction. My goal is to continue growing as a writer and to create content people will enjoy!

6 thoughts

  1. Hey, good evening. I really enjoyed this work of poetry. The message was written so well, the imagery is fantastic.

    “I won’t deny that our love, though turbulent, was quite remarkable.
    And yes, goodbyes cause my heart to plummet all the way to my stomach, but my soul can’t hold onto you anymore.”

    That alone made me reflect on my past. Nice, very nice. If you don’t mind I would love to feature this on my poetry corner. I will reblog this post on my page and hopefully, others will travel and visit yours. Again nice work!

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  2. Reblogged this on KG Bethlehem and commented:
    Good evening everyone and welcome to another Friday Night Poetry Corner. This week I am featuring a wonderful poet name, Nia Rose. Her poem is called “One Last Poem for You..” To me this felt deeply personal but you know what? All of us felt this way about someone at one point in our lives. Oh, please visit her page and read more of her work, she has so many other poems that need to be read.

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