Disposable Girl

She was
that disposable paper cup
you use to quench your thirst with,
once,
but wouldn’t keep next to your expensive china.
She was disposable.

She was
that summer fling
in a tank top and a racy bikini
who you took to your hotel room
but never to your parents.
She was easy.

She was
that bonus recharge coupon
you spent sexting with
but wouldn’t spend a penny buying flowers for.
She was cheap.

Now that disposable, easy, cheap girl is back,
waiting,
no doubt, to be disposed of again,
but braving it all just for your single glimpse.
Why?

Because trusting someone isn’t easy;
she trusted you.
Because there’s nothing cheap about loving someone;
she loved you.
But mostly because for some
feelings can’t just be disposed of.
So while she is disposable to you,
she still isn’t over you.


18555851_100676450514066_4494546682437471084_n.jpg

Copyright ©2018 Pradita Kapahi.

All rights reserved.

Featured Image: Pradita Kapahi.

16 thoughts on “Disposable Girl

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s