THE BEGINNING – Poetry by Toni Payne (Heartbreak, Violence, Reflection)

The Beginning is poetry¬†about heartbreak, violence and reflection. This poem touches on the topic of wanting someone who no longer wants you and knowing when to let go. –


Some days you wish to forget, some years you live with regret
Tears mixed with sweat, blended with the bitter taste of confusion
That night marked the end of our Union
My heart pounding, Like the sound of the bata drums during festivities
I ran after the one that I loved
Grabbed his hand, on bended knees I pleaded
“Please don’t leave”
One swift push was all he needed
I fell on the floor in a daze, like a haze
I felt myself graze……. Read full poem in my book “A Stroll at Midnight”

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