Monday, May 04, 2009

we've been

doing this dance for seven months
my feet are tired
my bones ache
my heart is raw
i see reflections of this story
in pools of barley water
and i realize
on a long silent drive
that i can't do it this way
and i won't
be untrue to the girl
buried underneath the lace
and pretense
and substance
and i won't take care of you
until you take care of me
and if you refuse
i will refuse


avasmommy said...

i likey. is barley water beer?

cmm said...

bingo! hahaha. i LOVE you.

Michelle Chandler-Trevino said...

I wish I could put down my thought as beautifully as you