Musing on Bars and Love

barsofloveBars of love, love that holds me out
Bars of hate, hate that holds you in
The iron gate of your prison

I can’t come in, bars of love
You can’t go out, bars of hate
These bars of your prison grate

Bars of ice, a frost upon our love
Bars of flames, singeing my affections
Ashes of whispered devotion

You wear your fetters, you have a key
I am tethered to your pain
Will probation come again?

Bars of grapes, crushed for the bottle
Aging into bars of wine
I will not come next time

About joegergen

To evoke a smile. That's all. Author of "Methane Wars: A Fable" and "Lear's Fool" as well as various poems and some these painting things as well.
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