Dogs 2010

SOMETHING SAID
(3/31/10)


"we should have
never
gotten married"

the air
between them
was suddenly
and forever
sullied with
the statement

silence
followed
as they both
looked off
into respective
distances

future
and
past

they both
imagined
their lives
alone

one
could only guess
never having known
the curse
of a solitary
self

the other
knew exactly
what was ahead
having already spent
the majority
of life
as one

they looked
at each other
without blinking
and went
their separate
ways

the only
sound surviving
was that
of closing doors