Intricate Liar

A friend of mine is going through a very bad breakup with a person that didn’t respect boundaries, took what didn’t belong to him, and doesn’t understand why she is done. I wrote this for her.

Water Goddess (water color by Mare Martell)

Water Goddess
(water color by Mare Martell)

I could touch your body with fingers afire
I could ravage your soul, fulfill your desires
I could make you mine, your spirit acquired
But why attach myself to such an intricate liar?
 
I gave you my body with soul burning fire
I gave you my spirit to fulfill your desires
I made you my own, my trust you acquired
You proved me a fool, you intricate liar.
 
You had no right,
you had only wrong
What I don’t understand
is what took me so long
to see your stink
to cut through your lies
the hangman’s noose
like lover’s sighs
released the truth
freed my mind
 
I believed you the only one to set me afire
I allowed you to ravage my soul with blind desire
I relinquished my spirit to a godless choir
You were my everything, you intricate liar.
 

3 comments on “Intricate Liar

  1. Linda Looney says:

    I totally understand this one! Been there, done that. After you come to your senses, you wonder that last line -what took me so long to see the truth?

  2. JoelF says:

    reminds me of someone 🙂

    • I’m glad it wasn’t JUST for her. I’ve felt this way too many times. “I’ll never leave you. I love you.” And I pack up my dreams and hit the road again, betrayed by my heart wanting to believe the lies. Oh yeah, I get it.

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