THEIR WEDDING VOWS
When we said our wedding vows,
Forever we pledged to be
And I with blinded, foolish heart
Thought this was poetry.
As years went by, and distance grew
Away from our vows we fled
Till coldness crept into our hearts
And crawled into our bed
The you I loved I knew no more
And ached my impoverished heart
With still dreams and wishes that we
Could go back to the very start.
But now you say a divorce you need
As you slam our glass homes door
And walk into a life anew
With thoughts of me no more
And here I sit and lick my wounds
With the ghost of the past
And recite our terminal wedding vows
Filled with lies of love that last.
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