wot_i_wrote ([personal profile] wot_i_wrote) wrote2008-06-05 09:42 am

Anniversary #2

With two years, and consent, marriages end.
No blame is necessary or desired
given this patient interval to lend
a decency to unions expired.

You never were so patient. Having made
your choice you rushed it through. Your impetus
I loved. Christ! how I loved it, how it laid
me open, drove our marriage. Undid us.

You would deny it but you left the night
you told me that you'd lie to lie with Chris -
a flash of honesty. And in that light
I set out on the path that led to this:

My ring, long hollow, I removed today
to store with your love notes and gifts, to stay.