They always say
after the breaking of a relationship
that all that you remember are the
At first I thought
this couldn't be true
because all I could think about
was the way your laugh barked out of your chest,
the way you remembered the little things,
the way our energy felt to be together.
like a newspaper
curling into cinders
within a fire,
your outstanding selfishness,
disregard for anyone but yourself,
corroded my mind,
and now when I think of you
all I feel is disgust
and a little disbelief that I
had ever even dated
someone like you.
Sometimes, ya just gotta let the emotions out.