Friday, September 07, 2012

CCCLXX - A Menage Afar


The prompt given related to a "virtual menage a trois".
I opted for a rondeau.  It seemed appropriate.

A Menage Afar

If both were here then we would be
Entwined as one, comprised of three.
But distance plays a spoiling part
And blocks our meeting from the start.
Across the world, across the sea,
Prisoners of reality;
Just fond thoughts of sweet esprit
That such a union would impart,
If you were here.

Dispersed, remote and absentee,
We are a trio by decree
And even though so far apart
I feel the beating of your hearts
And ponder how the world would be -
If you were here.

© 2012   J Cosmo Newbery


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  1. In one's imagination, all things become possible!

  2. Amazingly written once again !!!

  3. Cause for thought
    And reason to reminisce.

  4. Ah, yes. Separated, but not so separate.

    Well done.

  5. Cos, this was exquisitely phrased. I was a part of a triangle: My former husband, Riley, and me. Only difference? I didn't miss him.

    This speaks of a homecoming that may not happen but will always be hoped for. Really beautiful. Amy


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