Planet Love

I was the sunyou the moontill she cameand somehowyou believedin the syzygyof three – Were we sheepthe earth womanand I, acceptingshoddy alibishearts eclipsedminds sealed bylunacy of desire? (Image my own)

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This Is How It Happens

Cherubic and reekinggrief’s pallor heavyhe comes to me Of course, he doesI am schooled in compassionseldom flinch at raw pain I attend to the woundslisten; reassurebut I am weary My own sorrow unattendedloss and betrayal an inner bleedknow I have only so much to give But he is not alone,there is anothera mere child… Cherubic […]

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Un-captivated

Bridging was his MO caught me post divorce when needs were slippery Sapped my spirit drained my love, then latched onto new youth – Most liberating gift he ever gave me. (Image from personal collection)

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Adultery

Mistake Beg forgiveness Repeat Appearances sanitize past Push dirt under the rug Smother recall Reason can be fraud common sense out of order Suspicions merit an ear, listen over din of betrayal. (For Reena’s Exploration Challenge #135:  quotation.  “Always listen twice.  First what’s being said, then who said it.”  Image my own.)

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Woven Deceit

I trace the fibre of each of your lies, note the intricacy of their overlapping – marvel at the depths of your scheming, still suffering aftershock of deception’s braid. (Tuesdays I borrow from my Twitter poetry.  Visit me @Vjknutson.  Image from personal collection.)

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No Going Back

Broken, we embrace – you slowly hole away, explore a laughing woman, lie with her of like poetry When you awake my self is clouds their windows dark but for glass – no-one could end this. (Magnetic Poetry seems to keep dragging me into the past.  If you want to try it, the link is […]

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Worst Betrayal

Gentlest morning, and I touch this quiet smile, lightly, trust joy, us… Sister shares a sad word, where he enjoyed her honour over me – been with, drank… A language so strong that dare can, in evening, sounding old, never forget. (Words courtesy of Magnetic Poetry online.)

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Midsummer Night’s Trap

I am no Titania, whose mind poisoned by Puck’s subterfuge, finds your asinine nature alluring. You once slaughtered all rational instincts, beheaded my sensibility, paraded my gored heart like a trophy oozing blood Thought to seduce me anew, so confidant in your primal charms, my carnal libido, but no flowery fog deludes me you are […]

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Oasis: Cataracts and Candour

To be candid the jolt of your affection rattled my sensibilities had not realized the depth of this despair, miscalculated my longing the rush of your affection – like an oasis – refreshing renewal for my barren heart, gushing like a school girl, melting, emotions cascading, eyes glazed and unfocused refusing to acknowledge the impossibility […]

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Living With The Enemy

Thought I’d divorced myself from indifference, recovered from abject betrayal, but; here I am, co-habiting with deceit again, occupying uneven ground, reduced to questioning motives and reactions. I’ve been down this road before, dragged through the shame of behind my back whispers – need to confront the perpetrator, and any co-conspirators, stop the home-wrecker before […]

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