for desire proves

 

Among fatal acts that she cannot swallow,

most, she is sorry that she repeated

unnecessarily and intentionally

something hurtful

that he told her

in confidence

 

all other cruelties she enacted,

even the lies of affection,

pale to this betrayal

in relation to someone

so pure of intent

as she once considered herself, for

 

Desire proves a fire breathing beast

 

And she is sorry

so sorry

that she went too far

before she let his leave break her