Monday, 9 February 2015

You just don't get it

“I don’t think this is working”, she said staring him in the eyes              
Puzzled he recoiled from the blow that was not physical
It hurt and it was not even expected, where had he been?
She sighed and whispered softy, “I feel so sorry for you”                               

He tried to collect his thoughts, but they were so jumbled
She was ditching him! That was a first and it peeved him                  
He was hurt of course and now he wanted to hurt her                                   
She felt sorry for him! Who the hell did she think she was?              

For some reason he thought of his mother at breakfast
Serving up oatmeal on to his plate, just a lot of mush
Which was just how his brain felt at that very moment                        
Because of that he couldn't hear the words she then spoke

What was it again? Moving out; Gone by the weekend
She would pay the rent and then he would be on his own
“So you found another guy have you; thought as much” 
She shook her head sadly, "You just don't get it do you?"

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  1. When there's a you and an I and no We - that's the problem.

  2. Hmmm....not going to be any Valentines passing on this one!

  3. That absolutely clueless thing at the end is often a symptom of having been clueless all the way through. Just a matter of time.

  4. I have known men (and some women too) who were this totally unaware that there were problems in their relationship. I agree with Ivy, had to be clueless the whole time. Either the clueless one had no needs and was perfectly content with a minimal relationship, or he/she wasn't even involved enough to realize something was missing. Sadly right on target, Old Egg!

  5. Yep. Clueless. That happens when there is only an I and no you to make up we.

  6. Sometimes it's very difficult to make other person understand your feelings.
    Nice flow of words in post :)