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"Let me down gently," she said with
uneven tones and eyes that looked away,
"Somehow I always knew it would end like this."
The wind blew around them in escalating circles.
The mood darkened as the sun moved behind a cloud.
He breathed a heavy sigh.
Deep down he was contemplating escape routes.
"Please let me explain, listen to what
I have to say for once," he pleaded
with wide, earnest eyes.
"Look at me without distraction."
Her reaction was immediate and expected.
Tears welled as she tried to focus just
below his lips.
She could control herself as long as he
did not caress her.
Thunder and lighting trapped in a glass jar
summed up their last two years together.
Yet, she could not mask the longing
in her cracked voice.
"Do I want to know why I am no longer desirable to you?"
she asked without hesitation, "Haven't you hurt me enough?"
That statement stung him to the depths of his marrow.
"Simply put, I've fallen out of love