eat, prey, love

hawk

My mind, sharper than a hawk’s talon,

s t o p p e d

when you regurgitated betrayal.

(I just swallowed.)

My eyes didn’t blink

in disbelief.

They saw your many truths.

And instead of taking flight,

my heart–

both victim and traitor–

caged me still to you.

Image source: Dawn Derman Art via Etsy

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