Retreat (for Gabe)


Standing

opposite

shores

flags

high

armaments

poised

defending

each

other

chasm

lochs

territory

divide

battles

ensue

destructive

worded

boulders

lobbed

obliterating

passion

desire

encroachment

trespass

into the

others

heart

scrambling

regrouping

I

now

know

no

love

war

was ever

won

without

retreat