Defensive

Standard

I.
you lie you lie
a cold wind
chases my back

II.
the truth tumbles
from your lips
falling with the rain

III.
my head turned down
I refuse to see
the north star

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Image: Girl with Starry Dress and Bouquet – Charles Blackman, WikiArt.org

Words: (threaded) senryu, c.b.w. 2016

Part of the 2016 April Poem A Day Challenge (via Poetic Asides on Writer’s Digest) for the April 11 prompt: defensive.