STANDSTILL

Don’t say a word.
Rust
-y
hinges of your perfectly shaped mouth
cry,
but I don’t want those teary words
escaping.
Hug me,
just don’t promise
that
everything will be alright.
I lied
when I said I want you
to tell me what I want to hear –
I don’t really want to listen
to the vacant efforts
that we made once.
Our love is a sad slow dance
in an empty house,
where we twirl each other
towards a cold standstill
of the end.

– Chatty Owl –

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39 thoughts on “STANDSTILL

  1. Joseph Pinto says:

    ‘Our love is a sad slow dance
    in an empty house…’

    Your words are cold & heartbreaking, yet sear with your own brand of Owl heat…wonderfully done, as usual… πŸ™‚

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