Daily Prompt: Tainted Love

Daily Prompt: Tainted Love

I see it in your eyes before you even say the words.

“I don’t love you.”

I hold my breath as tears well up in my eyes threatening to drown my soul.

“What did I do wrong,”I ask?

Nothing… I just don’t love you!

There they are, those words again that feel like a knife slicing through my heart.

“Did you ever love me,” I whisper? Not wanting to hear the answer.

“I don’t know” you reply, in a voice devoid of warmth or emotion.

My head is reeling as I look into the eyes of a person I no longer know, but thought I loved. A person I opened my heart to and shared myself with only to see a stranger walk away without a second glance…

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