Poem: Uncomfortable Silence
I am currently going thru a difficult season in my marriage. My wife and I have been at odds for years and things appear to have come to a catharsis. I am hoping this season will pass, but you never know. I am not a good oral communicator which causes a lot of problems in my marriage. Sadly I find the only way I can truly express myself is thru my creative writings. I often feel an inability to feel in the 3-dimensional world, however within the multidimensional world of my mind I find an endless fountain of emotion. I don't know if the two ever shall meet, and if not then perhaps I am just not the marrying kind.
I wrote this on 12/23/2010 in freestyle. I typically regurgitate my emotions at once and don't re-edit. I don't know if anyone reads this but at least I find it self therapy.
As you walk,
IT passes thru me.
I see your glance,
IT haunts me.
Take it in, thick, and tense.
Words left unspoken,
Lozenges of regret to choke on.
As on either side we stand now, no longer in dance,
A past full of questions,
Future moments uncertain,
As we lie here together opposed,
Writhing in uncomfortable silence.