Alas, How the Convention Attacks without-

(Nothing new since scabs resurface,

No one special since you

No connection til a few precious hours

When every promise is true.)

Heart break in a

Hand shake.

For our shadow's cold sake

I ask you

Don't sabotage

What isn't yours

Your skin...

's not gold enough to glow

I love you? No:

(Denial makes it so)

no river, no Egypt.

Tredding on, the spine of,