Friday, December 7, 2012



we could balance
our mistakes
told and untold
her bad, my bad
without knowing each other’s
hoping that weight would
not tip the scale
foundation cracks repointed
primed and repainted
a temporary fiction
hoping not to see
what we knew
would always be there 

Barry DeCarli
May 29 & December 7, 2012
©2012 Barry DeCarli