Too much to bear
By your side
Stranger to yourself, you
Strangled, then stifled
Neither finger nor voice raised
Black and blue and dazed
My trust and hope, drained
Wear your lying, victim’s eyes
Cloak yourself in feigned faithfulness
Lady-friends who rescued you
Shall soon become your targets, too
2 thoughts on “Two Of You”
Beautifully written,, it captures every facet of betrayal.
While I hope the piece does not resonate with you personally, I do thank you for your feedback.