Pouring out the wine
She does not speak, she’s silent
She does not love him
He thinks of her so fondly
Yet he will not marry her
About this poem:
This is another first. If nothing else, the marathon was a grand opportunity to experiment with form and structure. I had had this form on my list of try-its for awhile, so it seemed an appropriate time to take a shot at it.
Rhyme/Scheme: Syllabic scheme of 5-7-5-7-7
Themes and Tone:
It was actually inspired by a fan fiction story, to an extent. The theme in general is not uncommon. It explores, in its few words, the complexities of the relationship between a prostitute and one of her regular clients; the way each party views the arrangement, the way they each behave in contradiction to their feelings.