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Clarissa

Rainclouds

Jan 16th, 2018
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  1. Rainclouds
  2.  
  3. Why won't the rainclouds go away?
  4.  
  5. The thought echoes in my mind
  6. This was supposed to fix it all
  7. But instead I've been broken in kind
  8.  
  9. Why won't the rainclouds go away?
  10.  
  11. The words resound as my stomach churns
  12. I thought I knew what was best
  13. But it seems I have much more to learn
  14.  
  15. Why won't the rainclouds go away?
  16.  
  17. Her words weigh me down as lead
  18. Did I not try my best?
  19. I can no longer lie in bed
  20.  
  21. Why won't the rainclouds go away?
  22.  
  23. I walk alone on darkened streets
  24. I tell myself it was the right choice
  25. But I know I lie through my teeth
  26.  
  27. Why won't the rainclouds go away?
  28.  
  29. Even now those words cut deep
  30. I find myself so close to their source
  31. When I should simply be asleep
  32.  
  33. Why won't the rainclouds go away?
  34.  
  35. There's a light on in her room
  36. And a feeling grows within my chest
  37. A sense of impending doom
  38.  
  39. Why won't the rainclouds go away?
  40.  
  41. Her words scream inside my head
  42. I shove my way inside her home
  43. Fighting against my newfound dread
  44.  
  45. Why won't the rainclouds go away?
  46.  
  47. The sound of sobbing bleeds through my ears
  48. For every step I take up the stairs
  49. I feel as though it takes years
  50.  
  51. Why won't the rainclouds go away?
  52.  
  53. I furiously slam a fist against her door
  54. It feels too late to recognize
  55. She's someone I cannot ignore
  56.  
  57. Why won't the rainclouds go away?
  58.  
  59. I burst into her room
  60. A slender leg steps on a chair
  61. In the early morning gloom
  62.  
  63. Why won't the rainclouds go away?
  64.  
  65. Usually bright blue eyes, blurry, swollen and red
  66. Another moment and I know
  67. I could have found her dead
  68.  
  69. Why won't the rainclouds go away?
  70.  
  71. I hold her head against my chest
  72. Neither of our tears have yet dried
  73. And till they do, I'll find no rest
  74.  
  75. Why won't the rainclouds go away?
  76.  
  77. She whispers in my ear
  78. I freeze before I speak
  79. Can I answer her unspoken fears?
  80.  
  81. Why won't the rainclouds go away?
  82.  
  83. I tell her I don't know
  84. I feel her push against me
  85. In the early morning glow
  86.  
  87. Why won't the rainclouds go away?
  88.  
  89. I say that they never may
  90. But on my life, I swear it love
  91. I am here to stay
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