Today

One year ago

You told me how we could be together

You & I

 

It was fairly simple

 

Till we each

Find that perfect partner

More willing

To share our lives

Yes, till that time,

You said

When she changes her mind

And when I find that someone special

You said we could

Be together

You & I

 

My refusal

To be this

Stop-gap measure

For pleasure

Shook you up

 

I cried all night

 

You said you were sorry

The next morning

And I forgave you

Not quite understanding how I could

Sashikala Premawardhane

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