Holding Onto Nothing

My Broken Heart

I just wanted to finish
what we started,
quench the fire
we ignited.

But you burned me out
and I'm left holding this match
looking for someone else
to spark me.

We walked this tightrope
set ablaze at one end,
this fine line seared
and thought it wouldn't torch us.

I'm left holding onto nothing-
the ashes of this affair
sting my heart
and you walk away unscathed.

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Inspired by: "Dear John" and "Haunted" by Taylor Swift

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