THREE GRAMS OF SUGAR

THREE GRAMS OF SUGAR

A sugar cube weighs
Three grams.
Your sweetened lies
Weigh the same as
A sugar cube.

Dissolved on my tongue
Bitter sweetness,
Deep eyes of deception
As black as the untouched
Cold coffee.

Your love dissolved –
Like a three grams
sugar cube…

by Robin McNamara © 2020

Published by robinmcpoet

Robin McNamara is an Irish poet with over 90 poems published worldwide. A regular contributor to Poetry Ireland poetry prompts. UCD Library have a selection of his pandemic poems in their archives as a record of poems written during this period. Robin’s debut chapbook is to be published with Hedgehog Poetry Press in early 2021.

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