Poem: Ex.

External smiles

To mask the

Internal pain.

_____________________

Extra-soft handkerchiefs

To wipe away the tears

That had remained.

_____________________

Exhuming the remains

Of my heart,

So I could restart

_____________________

My life

In the secluded part

Of my own personal exile.

_____________________

Exclamations and

Proclamations,

From you,

_____________________

Asking me to forget;

That from now onwards,

You would be the truth.

_____________________

Experience has taught me

To learn how to decipher,

_____________________

The difference between

A potential mate

And a constant

Ex-lover.

_____________________

Written by

Ivie M. Eke 2018.

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