Shame on You

When did you put our relationship on cruise control?
When was behavior like this ever appropriate?
I was sure that we were on the same page.
I felt safe when we were together.
But now I feel like that was the exception.
Like I’m living in some kafkaesque nightmare
Where you’re treating me like an adversary.
And what hurts is that you’re not even contrite.
What a waste.
Shame on you.

Written for the following daily prompts: Word of the Day Challenge (cruise), My Vivid Blog (appropriate), The Daily Spur (safe), Fandango’s One-Word Challenge (exception/kafkaesque), Ragtag Daily Prompt (adversary), and Your Daily Word Prompt (contrite).

9 thoughts on “Shame on You

  1. Sadje September 20, 2021 / 6:13 am

    Wow! So many prompts used so seamlessly.

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  2. Nope, Not Pam September 20, 2021 / 5:15 pm

    Well done, you’ve made that look easy

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  3. leigha66 October 2, 2021 / 6:20 pm

    You proved me wrong; a poem could be written with kafkaesque in it! Good job!

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    • Fandango October 2, 2021 / 7:20 pm

      I fit it in, yes, but a poem? That’s questionable. 😀

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