a fortnight into February

some will be knights

with impressive displays of chivalry

before their ladies’ eyes


some will lose conjugal rights

that they already seldom enjoy


some will fuss and fight

or have silence all through the night –

and although… in the same bed

they’ll be fragmented minds, leading separate lives

and pretending to have never before heard of Valentine’s



© Heath Muchena, 2015


6 Comments on “a fortnight into February”

  1. The Author says:

    Broke my black heart !


  2. Leo Anthony says:

    I’m definitely just a serf. No need to worry about the withdrawal of conjugal rights or other such acts of amorous leverage.


  3. Be very careful. This could be a prognostication! Been there, done that. (;)


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