The escape started as an escapade,
a normal reaction to attraction
the same dull thud of a relationship
I intended would not last.
But it bloomed --
and neither of us noticed
until we couldn't last the day apart.
A regular Romeo and Juliet
we fought for one another,
and at the end of the trial
we realized we were deeply in love.
But a habit is hard to kick,
any drug addict slips
and I slid...