Weeping Swan



What shall I say to you 

a hundred times 
thought you may forget
but shall I speak of them nonetheless 
and to see what they beget
silken threads undone 
strands swimming 
in long flowing streams 
an oath he never meant
knowing of your fragility 
blemished and marred
undeniably, an irony 
uneasy to discard
wings gracefully 
once intact, no more
unfolding at his whim 
left you fettered, fluttering
fallen with broken wing 
why does he swim
when you are
irrevocably drowning
on one starry night
you lost her smile 
indefinitely 
lost in the light 
fluid beauty given
oh lovely swan

do not weep.


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