Irrisistible

Featured image

Irresistible

Determined, chin firm,
all the right words playing
in her head,
resolute, almost cocky
about how impervious she is,
she feels no qualms
going out with him.

She misunderstands her heart’s strength.

It is not strong, buttressed against this moment.
It is not firm, fearless,
ready to resist any nonsense
withstand any blandishments.
No, oh
no.

Her heart has been strong waiting
for this moment, for him to wish
her company, and now, fickle,
is primed to melt at any hint
of a gentle touch.

She doesn’t know her lonesome soul
is ready to love
at the most ridiculous of
encouragements,
the tiniest of hopes she may be given.

There is no resisting
a heart that is ready to
break.

April 1, 2015, Poetic Asides Poem a day challenge

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s