Deprevation

sopping up the inspiration, creativity and beauty from life's dregs

Lover’s Waltz February 12, 2016

Filed under: Poem,What it is — nomisyar @ 10:14

One-Two!

Jab-Jab…

KAPOW! (Uppercut)

It’s round 38,
and it’s a slopperknocker.
Complete and Utter Pandemonium
has come,
and it has
gone.
taking with it,
ecstasy and happiness.

weary prizefighters,
slick
with the sadness
and fear
that only lovers know,

gaze at one another
across the distance:
Eagerly
Dishearteningly
Expectantly
Resignedly.

The bell rings.
and they step back
into the fracas.
No longer a ring of love,
Two battered hearts struggle to survive.

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