Lost

I have forgotten how it feels like to be loved…

I have forgotten the feel of a soft touch..

Fingers caressing the folds of my skin..

Sensuous kisses travelling from the lips

To the nape of my neck and further below..

The tender look which needed not words

And your eyes which said I was your world…

Yes, I’ve forgotten them all, forgotten how they felt like…

No they are no more there and never more will be..

I have lost you, I have lost your love.
   -elliemeg

Beneath My Wings

I held you in the hollows of my arms

Lifting and supporting you

As you cringed further below

Trying to hide from the eyes

That you once thought adored you.

Insinuating eyes that now follow you

Into every nook and bend

Until you feel cornered

And overpowered by it’s presence.

No the eyes are not there now

But you are overwhelmed with guilt

Which makes you see them everywhere.

My attempts to comfort you are all in vain

Yet I give not up, for you are mine

And mine you’ll always be

I’ll forever protect you

And catch you from falling further.

You are safe beneath my wings.

 

                          –elliemeg

 

I Live on, for You

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There were days when

I didn’t know what to do,

Or what was happening to my life.

Days were counted, one by one.

Days seemed to stretch to months,

And nights seemed to stretch to years.

Time seemed to move its hands

Like a snail in a race course.

Alone and depressed, I longed a loving arm.

Your arm and none else.

There were times when I wished

Not to wake, but to sleep eternally.

Wished peace would find its way

To end the turmoil in my days and nights.

Yet I dragged on, as I knew

I’d have to finish my race

For I have little faces looking up to me.

With the same longing

To be loved, to be cared for,

And needing a loving arm

To soothe them, and a hand to guide them,

And understand their emotional needs,

And fulfil their odd demands and above all,

To consider them my first priority.

So I keep aside my needs, my woes,

And I live for them, my little ones, and for you

For no matter what you do to me, I love you.

                                             -elliemeg