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Rated: ASR · Poetry · Experience · #577318
Son of SLAM Finale - "Living for Tomorrow" prompt
Eventually

Eventually
or so I’m told
I won't feel
like I've been gut punched
every time I think of you
and the ache deep inside me
will ease up a bit.

Eventually
or so I’m told
I won’t automatically
reach for the phone
to share my latest joy
my deepest sorrow
or just to hear your voice.

Eventually
or so I’m told
tears might not well up
each time I think of you
and time finally will be
the great healer
everyone says it is.

Eventually
or so I’m told
memories will sustain me
bringing more joy than pain
and I will smile
whenever thoughts of you
come into my mind.

Eventually
or so I’m told
guilt will recede
regrets will no longer weigh me down
whenever I recall things left unsaid
or words I wish
I'd left unspoken.

Eventually
or so I'm told ...
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