The Damaged Heart

The Damaged Heart short poem

Photo by h.koppdelaney

What shall I do?
However hard I try,
her memory of bygone days,
I am unable to erase.

The truth is that the mark she has left on my heart
has now melted and formed a hole.

Though I continue to breath with difficulty,
I am not sure how long my damage heart can go on beating.

I can only dream of her coming back to me to plug the hole
and take me along to the heavenly abode.

Till then I have no alternative than to stick on to my life partner,
who has given me life and partnered me in times of sorrow and crisis.

Don’t blame me for the injustice I have done to her,
with a damaged heart, I am heartless and helpless.

Rate the poem
1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (1 votes, average: 2.00 out of 5)
We are posting your rating...

Have something to say about the poem?

Ramapriya Nr

Signup / Login to follow the poet.
I am a retired Engineer from the Government of Karnataka and now 64 year old. post retirement I fancied to write in 3 languages namely English,Hindi and kannada. I have written several poems,short stories etc and have published two books namely ""Tri bhasha Kritigalu and Rampys vision on lifes mission and now it has become passion for me to continue writing. I have also developed several software computer programmes covering Technical,medical and general programmes
Poems you will love

Give your feedback / review for the poem

3 Comments on "The Damaged Heart"

Notify of
avatar
Sort by:   newest | oldest
Savi Mani
Member

nice poem……….no the love never damages the heart……your heart is so full of love for your family children, grandchildren friends and people who follow your poems that there is no space for a hole to create itself………….love occupies each and every inch of your heart…………..so dont worry your heart is safe and sound Ramapriya ji…………
and you did no injustice to your loving wife, you never took love from her to give to another, there is enough love in human heart to share………..
wonderful poem………..loved it…….

Savi Mani
Member

and sorry for coming late on this wonderful poem

wpDiscuz

Shadows Of The Eternal Heart

Shadows Of The Eternal Heart short poem

She’s as dark as midnight, dark as pitch, darker than the foulest bitch Give your dark heart to me Your presence torments every part of my body I dream about you so passionately My dreams are the regrets of my

Against Your Heart

Against Your Heart short poem

I laid across your heart like a bed. Secure, soaring through the air. Goodbye to the linen I left back at home. Stuck in an room. I felt at ease. My back falling splat into comfort. An endless supply of

Daises In Your Heart

Daises In Your Heart sonnet poems

The tride says you reside here with my snow All of your brighest hair, been tarnished with rust You hardly knew I can discem your daisies grow Where your heart alone has fallen to my dust When the moon rages,

We All Long for Peace In Our Heart

We All Long for Peace In Our Heart short poem

The peaceful night The stars and the moon The wind sea The stargazing.. How lovely is it? Away from busy city,people and noise. Only you and nature. You feel peace in heart. Peace in mind. Deep inside we all long

Shadows In Her Heart

Shadows In Her Heart short poem

I’m looking at him he is looking at someone else i’m helping her yet she thanks someone else I’m tagging along behind them they walk even faster I get home and call my mom she is busy I go to