From the archives

Poetic Justice

Smart men of deed
Woo the ladies.

Poets
Fall in love,
Hapless and spurned,
Inscribe rended hearts,
Into musty parchment scrolls.

The world marvels
At the poignant expression
And waits for
Sadder tales,
From saddened men.

Cross-posted  long ago on Caferati (requires subscription).

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