D[riven by you]

You can argue

and you may debate

and you could rate

and you might promise

all the dates and

desires and foolish

joys you want …



… and

[s]wish and

[t]rash, and

[b]rake, and

make and


and even fake

as you have, but

those people I loved

and trusted so near

and so easy

and so coolly

and so fully

and so sincere,

who promised so little

and delivered much less,

wrested any right

to respectful

silence,* by their

fearful and cryptic

distancing from

my essence and

my good and

my should and

my effervescent would.


* So though I stay quite

calm from

now on in, and

though no kind of

harm will ever


you lost my

admiration full

this summer,

even as you

had my most


soul within your



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 )

Twitter picture

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

Facebook photo

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

Google+ photo

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

Connecting to %s