Three Grams of Sugar, a poem by Robin McNamara at Spillwords.com

Three Grams of Sugar

Three Grams of Sugar

written by: Robin McNamara

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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…

Robin McNamara

Robin McNamara

APRIL 2021 AUTHOR OF THE MONTH at Spillwords.com
Robin McNamara is a widely published poet from Ireland. His debut pamphlet, Under a Mind’s Staircase was published with Hedgehog Poetry Press (2021). Recently nominated for the Pushcart Prize for ‘Apple Picking Season’ from Under a Mind’s Staircase. His first full collection, Monochrome Heart is due to be published in 2022.
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