Words

WORDS


If only I could call back the words
Which took you from ecstasy to anger
And me from smugness to blackest despair
I would do it
The pain is unbearable
Although I love you

And the words will not be forgotten
We’ll use the word ‘forgiven” until
The next time we need to wound each other
Because we dared
And came to close
We’ll spew these words again

Made more ugly by festering in darkness
And slowly we will begin to hate
These words will hide what we really want
Although I love you
And want to hug you
And have you love me!


J.E.McL. feb 1999

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