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an ache

Posted to Action Poetry

aching almost to the point
of doubling over -

that's what they told me
i would feel
when i finally saw that face
and was taken away again,

they were right...
and as i experienced a pain i'd never before felt
all that hovered in my consciousness
were pouting lips,
serious eyes,
and a soft chin -

i cursed fate and the people who had done me this injustice,
then started with my plans for travel