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Love Dropouts: a Poem
Yesterday a woman to die for with ease,
now only a part of a boring day,
that loving heart so eager to please,
now hard and cold as if made of clay.
Like a romantic novel about eternal love
was their story with each glance and sigh,
with cherubins rejoicing in heavens above,
all turning now into a wornout lie.
What happens to hearts whimsical, unsure,
to treat their love like a passing game,
first to see her as irresistible lure
then only to drop her without any shame?
Armed with a bunch of cheap excuses
to quiet down a conscience, if they have one,
and leaving behind all those bruises
with cowardly hearts they just run.
Now waiting till a new victim-in-love appears
they spread their nets ready to romance,
ready to cause some more of those tears
at the end of another short-lived trance.
But there is justice that never fails,
those love dropouts can't find peace in their heart
like criminals of love rotting in their jails,
with loneliness and misery, and too late to get smart.