My heart is mixing red and blue, I’m all purple and bruised on the inside because of you. I’m a fool drunk in love but you’ve been sober for about a month and what makes it worse is I was the one who said I was done first, but now I’m expelling more liquid than a wet t-shirt, cause it hurts… A man’s pride when he’s too late realize his mistake. Maybe I shoulda told her we were just on an extended break instead of staying it was over, now I’m feeling unlucky, someone give me a four leaf clover. So I can pick off the leaves… she loves me, she loves me not, she loves me, she love me not… now I’m feeling worse than a cliché fat cop in a donut shop and I’m ordering everything they got so I can drown my sorrows in the sweetness but when I think sweetness I can only see her image and it injures me, I’m an uncaged bird but I can’t sing, I just keep st st stuttering… when I see her… I just wish someone would just cut me open with a clever and take out my heart, put it in a box along with everything she got me. Bury it in the desert secretly, cause I never want to know the location, I never wanna see the pictures we had, I never want to feel the emotions I have… I never want another color on my back. Give me black everything cause this relationship has killed me, it changed me, not for better but for worse. I loved her for better and for worse, for richer and for poorer, in sickness and in health until death did us part. RIP Chalice’s heart… RIP me, RIP every fucking feeling, I’ve ever had I’m lost like a young son without a dad or a mom or anyone except a gun with one in the chamber and I promise to use if another man can ever claims her…
Background: Chalice aka Nenwon Gbilia wrote this poem sometime ago after a break-up that he initiated. A few weeks after the break-up, he started having second thoughts about whether or not he made the right decision but at that point things had drifted far enough apart that it was no longer the same between them. This poem is a result of that time period.
Photographer: Larry Feazell. Find more of his work at Aprivatevision
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