I watch the both of you
my eyes, not on him, but….
I search for that look
I observe from afar

does he receive that look
the one I used to cherish
Ah …I see it… there it is
my heart responds in squeeze

I turn away
I turn from pain
never to receive
that look again

©Vivian Zems

February Writing Prompt 22/28-amorous affections

 

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