Work 389; When All the Affairs are Done

 

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When all the Affairs are Done  (an archetype)
© 2010 Michael St. Mark

 

French tourist
Beer garden, Rye.

 

For lost loves – who couldn’t have cared less about love

 

She’s used up her “35 miles of men” – and more.

Ahh, those sexciting swinging 60s, 70s, 80s but
Nowadays, she notes, toyboys glance
just the once.

This then, the inevitable residual psychological stasis, a
tangled memory prison 
of sexual / emotional karma
binding her mind strong as if
cast in iron with
a suffocating sense of emptiness, the
inexorable long and lonesome end..