POST 79: THE MARRIAGE

The Marriage

 

22 years of marriage, she said

Two children a girl and a boy

Sacrifice out of love for them

For him no time to enjoy

 

Years of selfishness from him

And so called innocent flirtation

What was our marriage worth, she asks

Destroyed by demons of temptation

 

Pretending to be green

The brilliant man’s act of naiveté

Throw in a tempest driven by greed

A decoy, rather than a victim of prey

 

No, he was not innocent

Years of deception and lies

My parents were at fault, he states

That gave him right to fantasize

 

After 22 years of marriage…

Blaming parents makes no sense

Protecting ego…insincere

Self-defense and pretense

 

Can we go on, she asks

I don’t know what to say

Is there love and willingness

And progress since D-day

 

 

By Elisabeth

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