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Your Cruel Heart

Poetry styles: In the style of: Etheree

(This version of Etheree is 'Double Reversed')

Your Cruel Heart

you said
you would not
lie to me, and
that no matter what,
whilst apart, that you would
hold me close to your dear heart.
crudely did your heart deceive me.
Love can be twisted, torn like barbed wire
and deep cuts laid bare to the elements.
Here, bitterly, you tore me open wide
smears salty stings of reality
deeply into my aching heart.
Wishing that I had never,
ever, entrusted you
my delicate heart
All to easy ...
you robbed me
of my

knightwhispers knightwhispers 56-60, M Jun 15, 2011

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