Perfidy.

I fear I now betray you

as you betray yourself,

an epitaph to fading love

that rose within a heart's

first beat,

to fall before its last.

Author's Notes/Comments: 

As ever for D.

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Starward's picture

That's a good title for your

That's a good title for your poem.  I have always loved that word . . . it actually sounds suspicious and a little bit eerie.


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sweetwater's picture

I didn't know what I should

I didn't know what I should use as a title so looked up another word for betrayal hoping to find something a little out of the ordinary and I saw perfidy and felt it would be just right, it does sound a little dark and mysterious I think, not quite an everyday word. Sue :-)