That's what I am.
I drove you into another's arms,
just before my carefully packed trunk of emotions,
burst open.

All the feelings, I struggled so hard to contain,
are scattering – so many leaves in a hurricane.

Stop it! Stop them!
I'm drowning! I'm…drowning.

The confusion of their emergence stole my mind.
I can't think, focus, or plan.

Help me!

I'm begging, on my knees, help.
My soul mate has taken flight on wings of fiberglass and steel,
each drone of a diesel engine – miles added to our

Give me words to say!

I've got to reach into his heart,
touch the soul, I've battered and bruised.
I must for our sakes, heal, what I've destroyed.

I'm drowning and hope is my only lifeline.