David Barlow

(1948 / Manchester, England.)

Divorce


Decree Nisi, hearts gone cold,
Irreparable damage done.
Valediction of the relationship,
Obituary of our love.
Resentment burned and overflowed,
Cancerous in its spread.
Elegy to a love that died.

Submitted: Friday, January 10, 2014
Edited: Saturday, January 11, 2014

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