Past – Unforgotten
A wistful entourage of memories of an old love soon to be buried under the recesses of a young girl’s mind, addressed to her mother just before her wedding.
Forget him, I absolutely cannot Ma
It isn’t so easy that I would be able to do it in a Voila!!
What seems wrong today, wasn’t so yesterday
You cannot sit on judgement on life’s ways
Life cannot be always a bed of roses
One cannot get everything that one chooses
I had to stumble, I had to fall
To learn life’s lessons, from this past treason
I know I am getting married tomorrow
I will erase all animate traces of my past
From today onwards I have left my mind fallow
That has withstood deceit so callow
I will not let my past destroy my future
Any gaping hole in my heart I will painfully suture
No matter how difficult the road ahead looks to me, I‘ll endure
I have always embarked on unchartered destinations
Without an iota of hesitation
Like a phoenix I will arise and plod ahead unbidden
I have become adept at weaving myriad hued rainbows
From looming nimbus cloud
My dazzling smile tomorrow all pain will shroud
I will sweat out all thoughts of him from my every pore
But chisel those memories out completely from my soul; well I am not so sure
Tomorrow clad in my red Benarasi, sandal paste and jasmine flowers
I will dethrone him from my heart’s bower
Time might heal all the pain and heartbreak I endured
But time can never cure the anguish of erasing my love that was so pure.
Got a poem, story, musing or painting you would like to share with the world? Send your creative writings and expressions to firstname.lastname@example.org
Learning and Creativity publishes articles, stories, poems, reviews, and other literary works, artworks, photographs and other publishable material contributed by writers, artists and photographers as a friendly gesture. The opinions shared by the writers, artists and photographers are their personal opinion and does not reflect the opinion of Learning and Creativity emagazine. Images on Learning and Creativity are posted for the sole purpose of academic interest and to illuminate the text. The images and screen shots are the copyright of their original owners. Learning and Creativity strives to provide attribution wherever possible. Images used in the posts have been procured from the contributors themselves, public forums, social networking sites, publicity releases, Morguefile free photo archives, Pixabay and Creative Commons. Learning and Creativity claims no credit for any image posted on this site unless otherwise noted. Please inform us if any of the images used here are copyrighted, we will pull those images down.