Stay Away


Amy Peter


Not a small smile

not a quick hello

not even a passing glance.

Don't look or speak in my direction

my regretful failed romance.

To see you fills my eyes with tears

to hear you puts my stomach in a knot.

If you think time has healed our wounds,

it has not.

I don't think about you anymore

or miss you constantly

but if I saw you or heard you

it might all come back to me.

So please my past love

my first heartbreak

Stay away.

For my sanity's sake.