Borrowed breath, you breathed mine and I faint fell from the serpentine of your feigned affections. This quartz heart of mine (rendered metamorphic) turned to sandstone, and Atlas failed to hold up the sky. Five years fooled, finally forced to say; no more.
James E. Roethlein copyright 2021
Jim is the author of two books of poetry “Musing on the Cricket Game of Life Part 1 1/2” and “An Extravagant Way of Saying Nothing “ both available on Amazon