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Bruised Heart Lashes Out (standard:poetry, 80 words)
Author: LoriAdded: Apr 26 2008Views/Reads: 1697/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
A poem about a couple coming to terms with a relationship being over.

Bruised Heart Lashes Out 


An adulteress prays with her heart 

ripped out of her chest. 

But instead of guidance 

she prays for deliverance. 


An adulterer prays with his mind 

closed to new possibilities. 

Instead of righteousness 

he prays for life without guilt. 


She longs to die. 

He longs to suffer. 

She wants comforting grace. 

He wants to be a saint. 


What do they have in common? 

They've both made 


© April 14, 2008 by Lori


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