In hindsight I know

You didn’t deserve me.

But I feel I deserved you–

Every bit of joy,

But more times than no

I feel I deserved every bit of pain;

In hindsight,

I wasn’t ready

Just as I told you

In words you refused to hear

Until I was forced to break you

And remake you the victim

So as a villain I could flee–

In hindsight

I needed you

And need you no longer

Grateful for the insight

You left me with me.

© 2-24-2013 L. Ashwood

3 thoughts on “Hindsight

  1. Again Lori you have spoken on my behalf and have expressed my thoughts and experience perfectly. You are indeed wise and discerning and talented and, and….
    Love it!!

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