Half Of Me

Poem By Paul Perkins

Half of me - 1999

Half of me left me-
in his heart,
with considerable thought,
he did what he felt
he must do;

Though I see it,
I do not want to believe it;

It feels that life itself
is torn out of me;
yet, I have joy for him.

I asked myself
how much I loved him;
my silence
was my reply.

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