Home
Photo of rusty sailing ship called the Grey Lady on its side in the mud

Broken Relationships poem by Michelle Sherlock

Version 1:

Friendship

Fractured

Torn

Once flying high

Dependable

Anchored even in a storm

Now ripped apart

Shattered

Dropped like a stone

Who can mend

What has now fallen?

Who can forgive and release?

Version 2:

Friendship

Fractured

Torn apart

Once an anchor through the storm

Now torn free from its’ moorings

Drifting on endless seas

Dropping like a stone

When storm billows roll

Is there hope to mend life’s canvas

To stitch our souls back together

Or has absence become fonder than presence?

Is it too late for us?

I wrote two versions of this poem – Do you prefer version 1 or 2 and why?  I would love to have some feedback.

© Michelle Sherlock 2014

Advertisements

6 thoughts on “Broken relationships (poem)

  1. They each have some great lines and maybe could be combined into one. They were hard to read as I am dealing with the end of a friendship as I read it. Thank you.

    Like

    • Hi Gloria – I wrote the poems and then have done my best to mend the relationship with a card, flowers and a visit. I need to follow up again but its’ hard to take the risk but should be worth it.

      Like

Feedback welcome - if you enjoyed the post please feel free to leave a comment

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s