The Promise

Written by: Lou Schreiberg



Memories wept
thru words we felt
as they teetered 
on the ledge,
silence held
hands entwined
sensing morrow 
of frittered edge

Lot had denied
an ageless vow,
as once, 
each vowed the same,
with echoing word,
solemnly heard,
'Our Promise 
Will Ne'er Wane'