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Last Sip of Wine
by m r w
Sunday, December 25, 2005
Rated "PG" by the Author.
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“There was never an us” she declared


Peering through candlelight … misplaced expectations


"Apparently not" came the voice shaken


Seeking only to escape the situation


Meal consumed, silence growing


Eyes avoiding disjointed stares


Severed connection, love mistaken


Detached coldness, candles glowing


Nothing more left to share


Save a last sip of wine



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Reviewed by Only A Poet 1/4/2006
sad and compelling. well penned and enjoyed.
Reviewed by J M 12/28/2005
This is settling in the end. Relationships can be tragic unless we learn from them when they fall. Then they can be revealing the second time around. I like this once capture is wonderful.
Reviewed by Ronald Hull 12/25/2005
The essence of when a relationship doesn't make it. Well written.

Ron
Reviewed by Nordette Adams 12/25/2005
“There was never an us” she declared.

Those words are so hurtful. When one person feels he/she has a relationship with another and the other sees nothing more than the thinnest connection it's devastating to the rejected party. I don't know if it's worse when it turns out the party in love is simply self-deluded or when it turns out that he/she has been duped by the other. At least if it's a case of the other person intentionally conning you, then you know you didn't imagine the extra attention and the acts of affection. Unrequited love is the pits, to put it most unpoetically. :-) You've certainly captured the chilling sting of it with this poem. ~~Nordette
Reviewed by Carolyn Red Bear (The Bear Paw) 12/25/2005
This sums up the awkwardness and chasm between two people who don't even want to share that last sip of wine, but sit there and suffer through it. Thank you for sharing...
In Spirit,
Bear
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 12/25/2005
This hits home like a rocket!!

Another deeply heartfelt read!!

With this I send to you a hug and smile in friendship!!

Love Tinka
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