Mismatched Expectations

He just wanted to marry her;
She couldn’t think that far ahead –
He so longed to take care of her;
“Right now is good,” is all she said –

He was romantic in his heart,
But she was fickle to her core;
It would take death for him to part,
For her, it only took
A door

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Beleaguered Servant

Owen Servant is an online poet working in a style that's been described as "compulsive". In real life, he is an actuary, because being a poet wasn't unpopular enough.

2 thoughts on “Mismatched Expectations”

  1. :(… something I’ve seen so many times.
    Short, but has such meaning. Great piece!

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