I'm shallow, I'm leaving.


Have I always been so empty and shallow?

I have asked myself this as of late.

I won't try to pretend that things are the same...

Not anymore--

All I see is a pretty face,

How you swagger with style and grace

I'll watch you a while, just in case...

You fall-- I'm leaving.

On to the next, what compelling eyes,

Windows to the soul?  That's not what I prize,

I don't even know your name, and besides...

You failed-- I'm leaving.

Such sweet words, sweet mouth, and sweet smile,

I'm sure just one kiss would make it worth while,

Better make it good, I'm the judge; you're on trail...

You crash-- I'm leaving.

That's just how it is, no need for those tears

You knew you were perfect, you just stroked my fears

I don't want perfection, or maybe I do

I don't know what I want, I feel like a fool.

Call me shallow, that's just how I am.

I'm leaving you now and I don't give a damn.

Author's Notes/Comments: 

Spur of the moment-feeling depressed-nobody at home with me, poem.  It's the first thing I've written in months... Be gentle.

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Tawnya Waggle's picture

I really like your poem. And I like alot of your other poems too. You are doin a great job.^^yay you!