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Compact


I would make with you a compact:
sworn to silence
sworn to peace
keepers of each others’ sins
partners in crime.

For now and forever after
let there be honor
between us two thieves,
a sterling bond
that tarnishes with neglect
but still holds strong.

Think not I would be jubilant
should there be more between us
than our silence
and your smile,
for I’m not one to fracture time
and give a piece to all.
And though you’re dear to memory
each hour is dear to heart.

This was written for Three Word Wednesday.

6 comments:

Sheilagh Lee said...

Even though it's honour among thieves mentioned her I love the promise between them.

December 3, 2014 at 4:06 PM
Helen A. Howell said...

That was lovely!

December 3, 2014 at 9:07 PM
Alice Audrey said...

I feel that there are depths to this that I am missing, like hearing half a whispered conversation.

December 5, 2014 at 11:17 PM
cifar shayar said...

lovely poem

Trustworthy

December 6, 2014 at 4:47 AM
AuraOfThoughts MeenalSonal said...

I loved the phrase "a sterling bond"...Nice emotions expressed.

December 6, 2014 at 6:32 AM
Jae Rose said...

The truest bonds are those that perhaps survive a little tarnish and neglect..maybe they are the most real... true love seems to shine in that little compact mirror shared between yourselves...

December 7, 2014 at 6:50 AM