Friday, December 14, 2012

Secrets

No one, you said to me, need know.
That was seductive, that was irresistible.
The parasol of comforting anonymity...
Guarding the fire simmering between us
Guarding the sweet nonsense kissed upon my heart
Or spoken silently with a glance
Unmistaken between us,
Incomprehensible to everyone else
You tired, didn’t you?
I looked around for you…
You weren’t there.
Somehow I thought you’d always be…
Seething now, exhausted now, sleeping now.
Time boxed
Regretting life whiled away in trifles and laziness.

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