Deep Decline

Deep Decline

Who are you today?
Is it Jekyll or Hyde?
Good cop or bad cop?
This game I cannot bide
Each day a crap shoot
Already out on the ledge
No lucky in this dip
I’m teetering on the edge
 
Ephemeral happiness
lasting just two days
Then it was back fighting
and your ugly ways
A referee needed
our similarities forgotten
Too busy with anger
to see it’s turned rotten
 
 
Christine Bolton - Poetry for Healing ©

Word Prompts

Referee -FOWC
Similar - WotD
Ephemeral - RDP

Image by Anastacia Cooper from Pixabay

  11 comments for “Deep Decline

  1. June 24, 2019 at 1:36 pm

    Good one! At war with oneself!

    • Christine Bolton
      June 24, 2019 at 3:44 pm

      No, unfortunately in this poem the writer is at war with their partner 😢

      • June 24, 2019 at 4:57 pm

        Oh, sorry must have misinterpreted.

      • Christine Bolton
        June 24, 2019 at 7:21 pm

        Lol! No worries. I guess if you were warring with yourself you’d need a therapist rather than a referee 😁

      • June 24, 2019 at 8:09 pm

        That’s right!

      • Christine Bolton
        June 24, 2019 at 8:31 pm

        ❤️

  2. June 24, 2019 at 1:49 pm

    The frustration so accurately depicted!

    • Christine Bolton
      June 24, 2019 at 3:42 pm

      Yes this is so true Punam 😟

  3. June 24, 2019 at 1:59 pm

    Whoa! Sounds like even a referee might not be able to make the right call.

    • Christine Bolton
      June 24, 2019 at 3:05 pm

      I know right? WTF 🤣

  4. June 24, 2019 at 2:44 pm

    nice

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