Coastline



We lived there,
on the edge.

The jagged coastline
of our love.

We weathered
many a storm,

and yet,
we parted peacefully.

Still friends,
but still a mystery.

Where does love go
when it disappears?

Does it really die?
Or does it move on,

round the headland,
waiting and hoping?

____________________

Copyright © Robert Haigh 2012
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Submitted by RobertHaigh on August 12, 2020

Modified on March 14, 2023

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Scheme XX XX AX XB XB XX XX AX X
Closest metre Iambic dimeter
Characters 310
Words 56
Stanzas 9
Stanza Lengths 2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 1

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