Yrsa Mahaffy

As Time Goes By - Poem by Yrsa Mahaffy

intoxicating love
sweetly lingers on a fresh embrace
as time goes by
the exhuberance of union
stills and cools
finds impurity and spawns doubt
an irreversible corrosion
grows fitfully
into bilious spite
why so fickle, love?

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Poem Submitted: Monday, May 14, 2012

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