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Cutting Facets of Tolerance



I walked into the jeweler's snare,
and he knew—
and I knew—
and yet I was there
and yet he tolerated my presence
and I walked about and looked
and he tolerated my pretense
and I tolerated his greed
and we waited each other out
till it was time to part.

All poems are written and copyrighted by Michael C. Rush.
None may be republished or repurposed without permission.