Dawn

and Isolde’s nurse said,
You have drunk your death!

and Tristan answered,
If by my death you mean
this agony of love,
that I accept.

If by my death you mean
the punishment we face
if discovered,
that I accept.

If by my death you mean
the fires of Hell for
all eternity,
that, too, I accept.

Oh,
my darling, my lover,
my own,
forgive me.

It has taken me so
long (so very long) to
grasp the heart of

I am still here.

I am

still

here.  

I

am

still

here.

 

© sdrogers 24 march 2013

 

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