a sucker for love

lonesome lines looked for an end
that would let them rest

they remembered a corner
where love was scattered
as though for free

the sign was still there
wanting someone to worship
every verse birthed
out of the darkness

there they waited for a heart
fallen once, fooled twice
unable to resist the lilt in the voice
the second they started to sing
and strum their strings
and the story began all over again

~~~

© annie scribes 2017
all rights reserved

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