She tied a black ribbon around my wrist Like a dark lake reflecting moonlight And in my enchantment, I missed The ribbon was tied far too tight
She tied a black ribbon around my neck So cold on my skin like ice And in my fervor, I failed to see The ribbon was knotted up thrice
She tied a black ribbon around my heart Winding its way through my veins She gave a tug, and I gave a start As her ribbon turned out to be chains
This is a really dark poem that came about from being young and dating. I was really into this girl who didn't view me the same way. Instead of letting me down, she carried me along. I was too stupid to see that I was being used and couldn't get out of the situation. The poem is built on a simple lyrical rhyme structure. Hope you guys like it!
You know how, In those moments Right before you fall, The earth starts to Crumble beneath you, And you can see your fate As it happens almost In slow motion, But not slow enough to stop it from happening, Or even to brace for impact. So there you are contemplating Your fate of falling, As it happens right before your eyes, Unable to protect yourself, Or prevent the impact; Helpless in a sense; Like a calf just learning to walk, But it stumbles, And you want to help it, But you know that it has to learn How to walk on it's own, Or it will never be able to run.