She Smiles Through The Tears

When he hammers hurtful words her way,
they attack her heart
as they burn, sting, and torch
it to the ground
and sometimes she feel like
nailing her coffin shut

but instead of exchanging sour lemons
with that monster of a husband of hers
she smiles through the tears
dripping from her eyes,
reminding her with trails
of salt water down her cheeks
of why they are better off
threading the waters by themselves.

4 thoughts on “She Smiles Through The Tears

  1. I am usually not very particular in words for there are so many meanings for just ONE…Yet, i am so compelled to comment on the ‘comment’ of “…unfortunately children came from the situation”….. I hope you are as thankful as me to have your children in your life….regardless of where the marriage/relationship ended. “jusss sayin” Deep writing ….keep the expression going!


  2. Though i am a boy, it seems so real, so true the way you wrote, this work of mine is more of a boy in same kind of pain when he took oath that whatever comes in his destiny he will accept without dropping down any tear drop, he will face it all only for his love. I guess same post can be read from girl’s perspective too, who weeps in silence. Another such post of mine would be


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