railasunshine

Scarlet’s Letter

Not a victim

When she cries

Scarlet dripping

From her eyes 

 

Alone at last

She’s missed her chance

Pleads to change the past

But can’t   

Rush into fault

Yet hesitate

When grace appears

Sealed screams fate  

 

Learns her lesson

Tries once again

But she’ll never know

What could’ve been  

 

Alone alone alone

She rests

Deflated by

Her own regrets 

Comments1

  • MendedFences27

    I like the rhythm and rhyme of this, but am confused by stanza 3.
    This is an unusual take on lost love. We all end up with some "regrets" in life. Try not to be sad. - Phil A.

    • railasunshine

      Thanks! Stanza three is about running into the arms of other lovers, and when it seems like I have the chance at real love, my choices have already sealed my fate for me. Who could love an insatiable woman?



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