Guilt versus Responsibility- #Poem #Poetry

I have guilt

But you have the responsibility

You walked out

Without even trying to repair the holes you picked open

I said sorry for my part

As soon as I saw where I’d pulled a thread out

In that moment you said thanks for mistreating me

Today I called for the first time in months

And heard the sadness in you

You still lived there

In the darkness of our separation

I left the guilt with you in June

When I moved out

You had the responsibility

And now live in the guilt

 

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elizadavies

I can come in many labels, many boxes, a divorcee, survivor, traveler, writer, optimist. But these labels only limit me to who I am at this point in time. But as you will read on my blog, I am my journey. I hope you will enjoy walking this path with me.

4 thoughts on “Guilt versus Responsibility- #Poem #Poetry”

  1. Beautifully written! ❤
    I can't count the number of times I've felt exactly like this.
    Your piece was so relatable and your message was poignant.
    Looking forward to reading more from you, Eliza!

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      1. Often, we need to look through another set of eyes to see our lives with a different perspective… I’m glad you had that
        You’re welcome, Eliza! ❤

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