Lost in Lye

in #poetry2 years ago (edited)

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There was I,
Minding my own business,
Tending my silky hair,
He came like lightening
Elegant and adorable,
Handsomely good was the air
His charm smelt in me
And I held not my breath
He was too good,
Too good to ignore


Then I fell.
So did he for beauty
Sermons of love, meaningless
For all ready, I needed a hand
One two three... I became his
Lust or love, I know not
But he was a sin I fell for.


Like dogs,
We battled day and night
Battering I mistook for love
Not a ring for compensation
Not an applaud for my sheepish love
All I know was I loved!


One day,
I saw a new dame,
A mistress better than I.
A jewel lost in sugarcoating
He said he was done!
I was old, my beauty in wrinkles!
My womb shattered!


Then, I sought for payback
In him my beauty was gone
In him children were lost
They never saw light but saline
And payback, they needed too


I waited, patiently
Till berserkly
His manliness was lost!
Lost in lye!
I was fulfiled
10 years? So short
Worthless already is my life
The world, I'll view through bars


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