And his words were hard and cutting,
When once they were romantic and flattering.
And his smile froze in derision and discomfort,
Where once it was loving and devoted.
And his eyes were cold and frightening,
Where once they were adoring and affectionate.
And the changed man saw his countenance,
Black tears like tar, filled his eyes,
But froze. Self righteousness took hold,
Of conscience and feelings.
And the ego, fought against justice,
Evil prevailed and did for now? Or evermore.
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