At the bottom of the sea, please forget about me

Was it the alcohol?
Working your vocal chords
like a hand puppet,
reaching from your screaming liver
up to your screaming desire
to say you miss me.
Between the shot glass rings
abandoned on the kitchen counter,
and the same songs
floating through the stale air,
I’m more aware than ever;
that I miss you too
more with every breath I swear,
but I can’t anymore.
I just can’t have you darling.
That smile,
those eyes,
your taste on my lips,
your head on my chest,
fingers dancing together in the darkā€¦.
All of it
faded away like a dream;
a piano note held too long,
but it’s like I dreamed the whole thing
and I hate that feeling of being haunted
by the happiest memories.
I thought distance was my escape
from the pain of wanting so desperately
to love you;
to love every sigh you made in your sleep
and every worry that crossed
your beautiful mind
like last summer;
when I held you like we were dying
together.

Was it the drugs?
Numbing me from everything but your voice;
my name on repeat like an old record
with the sweetest melody
when I was completely alone;
giving you my heart
and my screaming desire
to tell you to keep it forever.
I still don’t want it back-
I don’t think I ever will.
Your laugh, my dear
echos through the empty halls
in my empty soul
and it wakes up my butterflies
like they think you’re here again;
walking your fingers
up my chest
in the early morning light
and then running them
through my hair
before our last kiss.

I tried so hard to get away
and I ran for miles darling,
only to collapse into the same love
I still can’t handle…
because you are
perfect,
and I just don’t deserve you.

At the bottom of the sea, please forget about me

Nathan Emery

Joined September 2009

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