How to Heal My Broken Heart

I tried to kiss a sleepy memory away
With someone who reminds me of you
I couldn’t let that empty aching feeling stay
When I can imagine us beginning anew

The ghost of our love in the windswept moonlight
Swirls around in the cold night air
A whisper says to me that this vision is alright
A dusting of snow weaved a glittery patina of a pair

It’s just a touch after the smile of the afterglow
The moon fights its way passed the clouds
The wind is twisting through the falling snow
This night we’re part of separate crowds

I gaze out between the dusty blinds
With a warm heart and a cold beer at the bar
Time travels on as the clock unwinds
But in my mind I don’t go very far

I can see the cold wind blowing
In the light of this whitewashed night
Just a kiss on my lips while it’s snowing
To turn all that’s wrong into right

How to heal my broken heart
Is a secret that’s between you and me
If we piece back together what fell apart
My snow angel, it’ll make me happy

If you don’t want to heal my broken heart
I can’t say that I’d blame you
My lips locked with someone who smiled at the start
Of this night when my dreams came true

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10 thoughts on “How to Heal My Broken Heart

  1. Things always go better with a beer, or at least that is the theory, although beer and winter are always a heady combination asking for trouble.

  2. I suppose. Which I believe was my point here. An avid people watcher at the bar, the poem was inspired by events that unfolded around me there. Yet, it is otherwise fictitious..

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