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Threnody. For the second time in my life I'm just going to let her words say what I wish I could. I feel like a golem, made of clay, with but one word written and folded into my mouth - a word I cannot say.

Lilacs blossom just as sweet
Now my heart is shattered.
If I bowled it down the street,
Who's to say it mattered?
If there's one that rode away
What would I be missing?
Lips that taste of tears, they say,
Are the best for kissing.

Eyes that watch the morning star
Seem a little brighter;
Arms held out to darkness are
Usually whiter.
Shall I bar the strolling guest,
Bind my brow with willow,
When, they say, the empty breast
Is the softer pillow?

That a heart falls tinkling down,
Never think it ceases.
Every likely lad in town
Gathers up the pieces.
If there's one gone whistling by
Would I let it grieve me?
Let him wonder if I lie;
Let him half believe me.

  - DP

Date: 2013-09-16 02:45 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] jeanvieve.livejournal.com
Thanks. Every couple of decades I reserve the right to fall in love and have my heart shattered. Maybe sometime it won't have to break at the end.

Date: 2013-09-17 12:16 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] im-geva.livejournal.com
Oh no, I'm sorry. Tell me about it if you need to vent...

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