Cn: implied (nothing graphic or explicit) ipv (intimate partner violence). A poetic discussion & reflection. No direct discussion of violence.


I can’t forget

What it felt like

To love you

It was beautiful

& it was scary too

I wonder if

Sometimes you

Remember what

It was like

To love me too

Or if you did at all

If that was love

Or something


As […]


© Niliema Karkhanis

Authour’s note: poem 20/30 for a month of poetry 2021.

Featured image by Jr Korpa from Unsplash

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