In The End

He told me he was afraid he’d lose me
but in the end, he left anyway

You think I didn’t see it coming?
I did

But as he pulled away,
those doubts and fears that
lived in the corners of my mind
made themselves more present
readily available
easily accessible

I was powerless to stop myself
to stop him
shrinking back knowing what was coming

And the day came when
my fear was made reality

Having thought
it was too good to be true
and then it was

Next time
I think
I won’t give my heart away
quite so easily


©️tara caribou – 2018