THE RED LINE

THE RED LINE

Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Irreconcilable -- #POETVERITAS

IRRECONCILABLE

A somber testament to the triumph of betrayal over love
it was,
that we stood, miles apart from each other,
unable
to join hands just one more time
over the widening chasm
and glancing, as we did,
hurtfully downward
into the silent blackness
instead of one another's eyes;
and with spirits tired of unwieldy defenses
could not concede the certain plight
of never wrong, but never right,
where tenderness gave way to spite
and loneliness consumed the night.

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