Surviving Divorce

Divorce Poem “I Don’t Know You” by KathieyV

I Don’t Know You
KathieyV
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We sat on the couch together, you on one end I on the other.
The same couch we had snuggled on, had laughed on,
had held our Grandchild on.
You stared straight ahead, as though I were not in the room,
as though you could not see me.
Your face stern, your fists clenched.
I asked you to reconsider leaving your family.
I asked you not to break your vow to God and to me.
It was then I saw your jaw tighten, your gaze remain fixed.
It was then I realized
you are not the man I thought I married.
It was then I realized
“I don’t know you”.
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