pyrrhic

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pyrrhic;
to be victorious at a cost that outweighs the success
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any pronouns
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previously abby.a

Message to Readers

TW: domestic abuse

i was a fool to think you loved me

March 25, 2021

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fool me once, shame on you
sweet words lured me in
i was such a fool to trust them
the hyacinth poison whispered
into my ears during witching hour;
in hindsight, that should have been
my first clue.

fool me twice, shame on me
holding me softly is how i first fell
i was such a fool to trust you
your embrace felt like clouds on my skin
and i forgot about the blue and purple
until your hold became constricting
and i started to ache all over

fool me thrice, shame on both of us
 
not a true story! thought i should throw that out there. on that note, i have no idea where this came from...

thank you for reading! please hydrate :]

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8 Comments
  • Livsnjutare

    This is so GOOD!! I love all of the beautiful words you included!


    about 1 month ago
  • kai blue

    yeah so... i decided to come back to wtw! i know, you’ve basically been begging me... jkjk... but seriously, you’re a really cool friend ahaha ily :]


    about 1 month ago
  • ArtisticCatbird2020

    Nice! I like how each stanza has its own theme (e.g., in the first stanza, "sweet," "whispered," and "hindsight" make me think of poison and malaise). I also like the fool me once/twice/thrice line -- that was great use of repetition!


    about 1 month ago
  • aaliyahh

    re: haha thank you!! and yeh it is a little sad :(( if only life were that calming and peaceful...


    about 1 month ago
  • Gvotcho (also known as Max K)

    Re: Thank you for the compliments! "The Shores of Gold" poem was actually a follow up to a previous poem. I tried to make both kind of rythmic and catchy.


    about 1 month ago
  • aaliyahh

    omg wow, this is so beautiful and mysterious i love it!! "your embrace felt like clouds on my skin and i forgot about the blue and purple"- WOW
    re: thank you so much! your so kind :))


    about 1 month ago
  • psithurism

    re: Good job processing my keyboard smash correctly lol <3


    about 1 month ago
  • psithurism

    "i was such a fool to trust them
    the hyacinth poison whispered
    into my ears during witching hour;"
    ABBSTER WSCVKJBCVOWIBV


    about 1 month ago