Poem: Tiara

diamonds

He gave her the Neil Lane
engagement ring
The Lorraine Schwartz
earrings.
Her make-up on
her hair undone.
Then he uttered those
cold words
in her ear one last time.
He wanted to complete her look for the night
not with a tiara
but
tears.

15.5.16


Other poems by Catherine can be found in her poetry book “The Quarter Life Crisis Poet”
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