via Daily Prompt: Honk
Stay long enough in the city, sitting in traffic, and you’ll hear it,
worse yet, another motorist will probably honk at you,
when impatience and that sense of being late overcomes them,
you’ll get an earful of honking.
You are far too sensitive for that,
you always have been, emotional when listening to criticism,
crying when you felt like you, as a person, were being attacked
your defense mechanism was to shed those warm, salty tears.
But I see so much in you, and this,
well, this could be a way out.
You’ve already committed, taken the chance,
and I commend you, for I was not strong enough to do the same,
perhaps I was too young at the time,
maybe I thought I’d miss home too much,
but you, with you emotional heart, are far stronger than I.
Go on, and enjoy the experience,
I will be here when you return,
to listen to your stories of life and love,
but I’m afraid, you won’t need me to listen anymore,
you’ll have enough friends by then.