The final night before
she left;
before I knew,
how thin the ice can be;
I had no clue
about her treason-theft;
safe and sound I slept.
Awoke alone, I saw
her message lipsticked
by the phone:
“Darling, you have lost:
game, set, match”

Street Corner by Edward Hopper

Merril hosts the Quadrille at dVerse and the word is set.

October 7, 2019

24 responses to “Treason-theft

  1. Oh gawd that would be a lonely, angering moment Björn! But it happens everyday somewhere.

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