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Poetry

Heartbreak

Let it happen. 

Let her rip open 

your ribs and sternum.  

Pour the whiskey down  

her throat.  

She can take 

the hits. 

Withstand  

the pummel.  

This muscle  

will not 

fail you. 

It will sober 

and continue. 

Beat and pump 

blood through your veins. 

You are purpose. 

Purpose that 

will break 

and heal 

and find 

love again. 

Your heart. 

Your heart 

will fight for you.

 

 

Author: Raquel Franco
Link to social media: Twitter @wordsbyraquel | Instagram @raquelfranco.poet

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by Raquel Franco

Raquel Franco is a woman with the intention to connect and share her experiences in order to dare women to be brave, to find confidence and carry it within themselves. Her work has been featured on Thought Catalog, Harness Magazine and she is the author of the poetry collection, Keep Me Wild, available on Amazon. She is also featured in the poetry compilation, Crown Anthology. When she is not committed to the pen she is raising two bambinos, listening to Beyonce and taking photographs.


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