Years

by_Lynn_©

She waited, ignoring the skeptics
Soon, he promised
Weeks, months, she trusted
War wasn't predictable, so she believed

A year, then two, and three
The skeptics began to make sense
Yet he promised soon

Five years passed
He thanked her for her support
Said he would do anything for her
But she wanted more

'Soon' became 'sooner', then 'soonest'
He was on the way home, she believed it
Instead soonest turned to 'ASAP'
And more months passed

Doubts crept in to fight with her heart
She needed to believe
Not because he promised
But because she needed him to complete her dream

Report Story

by_Lynn_© 4 comments/ 1125 views/ 1 favorites

Share the love

Report a Bug

1 Pages:1

Please Rate This Submission:

Please Rate This Submission:

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Please wait
Recent
Comments
by Anonymous

If the above comment contains any ads, links, or breaks Literotica rules, please report it.

There are no recent comments (4 older comments) - Click here to add a comment to this poem or Show more comments or Read All User Comments (4)

Add a
Comment

Post a public comment on this submission (click here to send private anonymous feedback to the author instead).

Post comment as (click to select):

You may also listen to a recording of the characters.

Preview comment

Forgot your password?

Please wait

Change picture

Your current user avatar, all sizes:

Default size User Picture  Medium size User Picture  Small size User Picture  Tiny size User Picture

You have a new user avatar waiting for moderation.

Select new user avatar:

   Cancel