A Tear's Escape

A tear escapes
one tear
and then a sigh
for all the empty years
when love lay dormant
covered over by his fear

She nearly killed herself
that year when they first met
when he decided for just base survival
minus love
and he did more than break her heart
for then he shattered her last hold
upon this known reality
just when he turned and walked
into the waiting arms of yet another

while still, she merely roams alone
simply flying with the breeze
wondering when love
might finally choose
to bring her home

as a tear escapes
and silently
she sighs herself to sleep
where all her dreams
begin yet once again . . .


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