Don’t get too comfortable
I always have one foot out the door.
You may think that you have won,
As I bide my time to settle the score.
You look at me in shock
As if this is news to you
You thought it was over with
As if the expiration on pain were past due.
Was it really so easy,
For you to get over the guilt.
Have you forgotten what you put me through
And disregarded the wall that was built?
You thought you had mounted the hurdle,
An insignificant fence,
But I only allowed you a foothold,
So as to knock you down again.
You look at me astounded
Apalled by just a glimpse
Of the cunning and conniving
That has consumed me ever since.
You thought this was behind us,
My anguish kept unseen,
My torment upkept in secret
To provide for the unfolding scene.
I see the pain behind your eyes
Of not knowing where you stand
As your wary mind searches for a sign,
Trying to understand.
You’ve been walloped in the gut,
Awakened from your sleep,
Your universe has shifted
And you grieve for your inner peace.
After all the pain you caused
I finally have the upper hand
Your consciousness is shaken
Your head is in your hands.
But there is no finale,
For the hurt I’ve put you through,
Though vengeance is finally mine
I’m still hurting too.