The Wind Knocked Out Of Me

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After your words

Pierced my broken heart

I felt so hollow inside

Unable to respond

I only swallowed hard

And fought back tears

My silent response

Should have been enough

To tell you that I

Was slowly dying inside

Crushed you could be

So very hurtful to me


Written for Fandango’s One-Word Challenge (FOWC) – hollow