He says it was a lie;

by Alexis Marie

with his eyes glazed over
by his feeling of betrayal.

Rushed words tinged in desperation,
a hand clutching a folded piece of paper,
a note he always read.

He throws it down.
Knees giving out, he crawls away
from the girl who never really loved him.

(C)Marie Meyers, 2013

(C)Marie Meyers, 2013