The house is clean and spotlessa smell of fresh baked breadthe laundry is all foldedthe kids asleep in bed.He's way too late againit's typical you knowas she waits on the sofashe thinks "I need to go"(walk away)A car out in the drivewayshe knows that slamming doorsomething she has grown to dreada thousand times beforeHe stumbles through the front doorhe's kicking off his shoesfrom eighteen feet awayshe still can smell the boozeWith slurring words he murmers"Honey, am I lateI can smell the dinnerbut I've already ate"I stopped by Manny's for a drinkand all my buds were thereSorry that I didn't callI didn't think you'd careShe bolts up from the sofaand runs in to the kitchenwhile crying out "This must stop"He shouts "Oh stop your Bitchin' "(walk away)You do this to me all the timeYou drink, and drink, and drinkthen come home with no remorseno guilt, and plus you stinkWith that he grabs her by the arm"How dare you F*ing C__T ! "she tries so hard to pull awayHis fist is hard and bluntShe falls down to the kitchen floorand wipes her bloody nosehe fumbles for the car keysand down the street he goes(walk away)She slowly opens bedroom doorsthe angels still sleep tightyet lonliness and heartacheare her only friends tonightBreaking up is hard to doyet somehow God I prayplease bless her with the courageto simply.... walk away !!!!!!
hey thats pretty friggen cool. i thort i was more song lyrics than a poem, chuck in a chorus or 2 and it would b very pearl jam. i like how pearl jams songs r like little stories...very cool
"So I wake in the morning and I step outsideAnd I take deep breath and I get real highAnd I scream from the top of my lungsWhat's...
wow...that is so good.!!
*~I don't mind living in a man's world..As long as I can be a woman in it!~* -Marilyn
I can relate.
~I tried to be good, but then I got bored~
Thank you all for the nice words. My new wife "Walked Away" six years ago from a beast, and I thank God she had the strength to find me.Juz