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Your Dark Stranger

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Your Dark Stranger

Your stranger appeared a few years ago
and swept you off your feet
I of course, could not compete
against his afflictions, predictions 
heavy touch

He engulfed you in a way I never could
or should
or want

Speaking to you directly in tongues
that only the two of you understand

I’m guessing it wooed you in Vulgar Latin
Lucifer’s first romance language  
intriguing, deceiving
then spawning then dawning on us 
that he does not give second chances

He got you to divorce me
Smashingly
Subtly
Emotionally

I becoming a third wheel to a
bi-pedal  love affair
a prodigious gadfly at the window
viewing your sorrow, your pain, your journey.

It’s a bonafide predicament
as I watch it dance dance dance your life away
hoping he will not take you in marriage 
knowing you will soon elope with him

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  1. Date: 4/28/2013 5:27:00 PM

    Ptrick, a very nice and awesome poem. Congratulations with your Featured Poem of the week :-) Take care, and enjoy the new coming week. Always & Forever! HUGS **LINDA**

    Boyle Avatar Patrick Boyle Date: 4/29/2013 9:36:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Linda, thank you for the kind note. Patrick
  1. Date: 4/26/2013 9:48:00 PM

    Sad poem, how awful to watch love walk away, Patrick

    Boyle Avatar Patrick Boyle Date: 4/29/2013 9:30:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Sheri, such is life.
  1. Date: 4/22/2013 6:33:00 AM

    Very nice poem. Congratulations on being featured.

  1. Date: 4/16/2013 5:25:00 PM

    Patrick :-), Stopping by to wish you a nice warm welcome to the Poetry Soup. Wishing you the best in your writings. I hope you find this community one of the best here on the net. May you find inspiration by reading some of the poetry written here by other poets, and myself? If you ever want or need feedback on any given poem, please feel free and look me up by clicking on my name anytime you see it.. Luv~*~SKAT

    Boyle Avatar Patrick Boyle Date: 4/16/2013 6:34:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    SKAT, thanks for the warm welcome and kind words. It's taken awhile, but I'm back on the horse.