© Christopher Raine




Transaction Complete

Your love is a transaction
A note that you
Brought back to me
I never thought it was tender,
But I thought
That it was free

The tenderness you gave
Went well with the kisses
That you wore
Is our fashion so out of date?
Are you are needing
Something more?
Take this credit to the bank,
But you can never
Cash it in
All the laughter
That we drank
All the lies that kept us thin
The line of credit has expired
There is no collateral
That you can place
The standard long abandoned
By any measure
Of the state