bled

disarmed

clutching
swollen
heart

oblivion
in her
eyes

she drained
me,

with a kiss-

a dripping,
black rose
kiss

that
honoured
forever’s
painful
promises.

© Anthony Gorman 2016

image: http://www.oocities.org/sunflowerose_3/pictures.html

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