Three Grams of Sugar, a poem by Robin McNamara at

Three Grams of Sugar

Three Grams of Sugar

written by: Robin McNamara



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…

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