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We Used Shit-Glitter

One more unsent letter.
Three words that are bitter.

‘I love you’ were never said.
On my throat, they were held.

Shouldn’t have I known it earlier…
that my heart will reach the organ failure?

One more untold story.
Two characters with no glory.

Separation was foreseen.
And desperation has always been.

Shouldn’t have we known better…
that our souls are also bitter.

Numerous more uneven trades.
Solid colors with no shades.

Graduality was never on the table…
like horses with no stable.

Shouldn’t have we tamed their feelings…
before we reach the inevitable bleedings?

The world has never been any just.
Rust friends and no one to trust.

Didn’t we know any better?
Admit we used shit-glitter.

About Ola El-Wassify (47 Articles)
A word-nerd hearted person who is madly in love with English linguistics, literature, psychology, and cycling. Was raised in Cairo, physically speaking, but her heart belongs to different countries and cultures. Addicted to various kinds of music, such as Jazz, Pop, Metal, Rock, Country, Ray and Nubian music. Her soul is intertwined with dancing, Sufism, and typewriters. Writing is her passion! Poetry is her favorite, yet she gets absorbed into short-stories and novels as well. She believes we are all the sum of the books we read, the movies we watch, and the music we listen to, and that is why she loves writing. When you write and someone loves your words, you become an essential part of their memories.

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