Heart Shaped

favorite ring :D heart-shaped Ruby

favorite ring ๐Ÿ˜€ heart-shaped Ruby (Photo credit: Rubyran)

She wore a heart-shaped ring
On her middle finger
In dusty coffee shops
She would dream and linger
She was just a song
Sung by another singer
Wearing her heart-shaped ring
On her middle finger

She had a heart-shaped sign
On her vintageย t-shirt
It matched the blood, blood-red
Of her peasant skirt
As though these were talismans
Saving her from hurt
Her heart-shaped sign
On her vintageย t-shirt

She has a heart-shaped scar
Deep within her soul
And it never will heal
And sheโ€™ll never be whole
Despite all the virtues
That her fashion extolled
She wears her heart-shaped scar
In her heart-shaped soul.

ยฉ Helen Valentina 2013, All Rights Reserved

About helenvalentina

Like most people, I have a number of sides to me. The most interesting one probably emerges through my writing, hence this blog. I love to read, and also to write, and so this is a way to share both.
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12 Responses to Heart Shaped

  1. Oh, Sis. I love this; I love it very much. It brought a tear to my eye. You are so good at doing that to me. ๐Ÿ˜€ Hugs & love sent your way.

  2. Mohamed says:

    What can I say.. Any words of appreciation wouldn’t fully describe how I feel about this..
    Have a heart-shaped heart โค

  3. Such a powerful poem. I really liked that last stanza. Makes me wonder what could create a heart-shaped scar.

  4. howanxious says:

    Oh… lovely and full of hurt. Amazing write… and the refrains work really well.

  5. reocochran says:

    Poor soul, she is hopeful in her usage of the heart emblem but her life is so miserable. Too bad, you have written this so I can feel this woman’s heartbreak and pain. Great writing skills!

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