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