“Yes… I DO”


 Written by Primal Night’s and HastyWords

His heart melted as he spoke of contrition

The hasty words which wounded her so deeply

Clung to him with the smell of cowardice

As he, suffering, struggled to mend them.


She listened as his words began to crash

Twisting into a mass confusion of remorse

My tears welled into pools of forgiveness

That he wouldn’t, said he couldn’t accept


His hands trembled as he composed himself

His mouth dry, his heart beating wildly

As the love poured out of his very bones

Distilling his words into simple vows


It was tough to observe the man she adored

Fight his impulsively errant nature all alone

Her love was like an ocean of healing water

He kept refusing to dive into, refusing to taint


He listened and suddenly found himself quiet

His speaking had ended and his mouth was dry

Nothing was left within the frame that was a man

He had spoken until he was done, now he listened


She listened to everything he confessed, pledged

Saw the remorse flow from every wounded pore

When his waking eulogy ended she stepped slow

She held his face, held his eyes with hers and cried

“I love you… if you still love me!”

Somehow this just seems to fit the daily prompt today : Exhale


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