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Heart-Shaped Office

There was clarity once.
In the confines of my mind.
Of course,
It is gone now.
For you have left.
And behind you
Only a paper trail.
Of our feelings.
Memories.
Once intricately balanced.
Everything filed.
Alphabetically.
From Affection to Zeal.
All strewn inside.
For me to gather.
One by one.
Countless days spent,
Cleaning this mess.
And simply forgetting.
Eventually,
My mind will clear up.
Life will go on.
However,
Not without the difficulty.
Of staring at your empty seat.
Left forever inside me
And though,
One may be found
To fill your position
Your name.
Will always be painted
Next to mine.
On the door to my heart shaped office.

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Something i probably should’ve just slept off.

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Comments

  • PJ Ryan
    PJ Ryanover 2 years ago

    Very nice write!!

  • Thank you :)

    – Creative Insomnia

  • Paul Hickson
    Paul Hicksonover 2 years ago

    Oh wow I love this!!! love the metaphor, it’s so well set out! great work!!

  • Thank you!!

    – Creative Insomnia

  • holdbacknothing
    holdbacknothingover 2 years ago

    I feel like this came straight from my own heart. This is beautiful.

  • I’m glad to see other people can relate so well, Thank you :)

    – Creative Insomnia

  • Arcadia Tempest
    Arcadia Tempestover 2 years ago

    Writing it off seems to sometimes the better action of a creative mind.
    The metaphor works it without an typo’s or paper cuts for me ;O)

  • Good point. I guess when its something so close to the heart, it is better to vent it through creativity rather than sleep it off.

    – Creative Insomnia

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