Poems & Musings,  Writing

I Wonder What the Lyrics Were

I was young and didn’t know how to love.

I thought love came via obsession

If I was tearing my hair out, waiting

For that validation

For being acknowledged.


I never could accept

I was enough, so I pushed away

Destroyed gifts

When I found out they cheated,

Ecstasy poured through me;

I never listened to that stupid mixtape.

– Sara Myriad

One Comment

  • Carter Moody

    Your opening line is one of the best. It opens out–to endless possibilities. I’m reminded, speaking of lyrics, of John Lennon’s “Mother,” the lines: “Children, don’t do…what I have done. I couldn’t walk, and I tried to run….”

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