The Pizza Incident

Poem By Joe Rivas

And now you sit there like a Bastion of grief
Covered with a look of indifference to hide your sorrow from me
But you wear it out unaware, just like this heart on my sleeve
If you could see into my soul you'd know how bad I hurt
If I could see into the future I'd never have done this to you
I can't stand to see you cry when I know they are my tears
Like the rings of a tree I can count the lines on your face
They tell me a story of sorrow, disappointment in me
I torture what is precious and have no idea why?
I am so confused so I act cold to you
I wish I could find a better word
Because sorry seems so flimsy
Like this Pizza that sits uneaten
We have both lost our appetite

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