Embrace

She came up to me

Eyes alluring, intent

Drawing me in

I came into her embrace, and

She shattered me, pulling me apart.

Destroying me.

I recovered; pulled myself together.

Moved on.


2 years later


I spot her from afar.

She is alluring, intent.

Free

Like me.

She opens her arms wide; letting me in

Holds me close to her warm body,

Colder every second, I taste the

Taste of betrayal on her lips.

Too late I react; she

Plunges the knife into my stomach

And I…