Read Poem: Broken Lover, by Daniil Prikhno

POETRY FESTIVAL. Submit to site for FREE. Submit for actor performance. Submit poem to be made into film.

Make love to me as if it’s the first time you fucked me after we met.

I know things about you that you aren’t capable of knowing.

Some, many times I crawled back to us,

You pretended that emotion no longer bind us, and we’re not allowed to have sex.

Every time I see you I force myself not look at the watch,

Because time stops and besides we’re not right for each,

This is practice for new people we might meet down the road.

I can count things, that hold you back, up to a hundred,

Faster than my pretend-luxury car goes zero to sixty.

I won’t ever be able to tell you the words that will save your life,

If I whisper them into your ear, you won’t hear me.

I no longer fear rejection and lie to myself about things that give me anxiety,

So that fake…

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