You Hurt Me Today

You hurt me today

You returned — into my life
We seduced one another
Again — I fell in love

You hurt me today

Your passions at home — unfulfilling
To me you turned — wanting
Lustful needs — yearning

You hurt me today

Your wanton sexual desire — now fulfilled
My love fueled passion — carelessly used
My soul — dispassionately discarded

You hurt me today

There is another you love  — more importantly cherished
I was simply the other — negligibly acknowledged
Insignificant, inconsequentially disposable

You hurt me today

There are no more once unimaginably fantastical moments
Not even a mere few seconds to share for us
For me, you no longer have need

You hurt me today

You thought I felt neglected
It was scathing rejection
Cruel abandonment

You hurt me today

You proclaimed — I am done
You flat out said — fond memories
You made it clear I am — no longer appealing

You hurt me today

I don’t matter
It is painfully obvious
The answer is that simple

You hurt me today

I write of the damaged and broken, because that is the norm. For each person who overcomes their demons, there are hundreds, if not thousands, who do not.

It is their stories I tell. 

“Who am I?”20190630_1305207795170130459536580.jpg

I am an independent, self-published teller of tales,
an author, as of yet, scarcely any renown.
However, as a storyteller, I know who I am,
and with that persona, I am both confident and comfortable. I invite you to visit my website,

and/or Amazon Author Pages

Joe Leonardi              Scono Sciuto

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