VxPoem ID: 39912
Posted: March 17th. 2011 3:49:23 PM
Ending dialog among friends
by J. Sandy
Age Group: Adult
Ending dialog among friends
She: The linens lay on top the bed,
Make it yourself, is all they said.
He: The echo of his words had fled,
“For you I washed, and aired the bed.”
S: The room is empty, they've gone away.
Entertain yourself, we cannot stay.
H: The rest were busy fixing food,
They all pitched in, a busy brood.
S: OK, I say, I live alone,
These things I can do on my own.
H: So join right in and be at ease,
We’re a family, if you please.
S: But I have things that I must do,
Why drive so far to be with you.
H: So be with me and join right in,
Or ask my friends about my sins :D
S: I have expenses, as do you
but share them not when they are due.
H: I share your expenses, this I do!
Yet what’s the price of friendship, true?
S: But still I long for former times,
when the princess in your eyes was mine.
H: Those times of giving now replaced:
By your expected dues, disgraced.
S: Exploring life was then our joy
and compromise, a toy.
H: Till compromise became a strain
Which feelings, actions, would restrain.
S: I sense the burden I've become
yet I am not sure why,
H: Our "contract" strangles as it binds.
Its no safety net. Demanding blinds.
S: I gave you all that I could give
and maybe too much more.
H: What I received from your free will
Most valued is love and friendship still!
S: Be free, my love, eternal friend,
I'll not hold you back
But tell me sweet,
What has become of the magic that we lack?
H: The answer, love, is not so strange:
Look up, not down, and you’ll perceive
That love lives in the rainbow’s range
In magic, not things, when you believe.
Author's Notes: We are all blind at times, when we confuse the person in front of us, with our heart's creation. It is simply one of the pitfalls of the human condition.
Author's Location: Ellensburg, Washington
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