We Are Left…

Perhaps we should have seen it coming:
This loss of reason, this loss 
Of love.

It had so recently seemed—oh! so hopeful—
But now
The table is stripped
Down to the rough wood;

Dark night has fallen quickly,
The chance we thought we had is gone;
And we are alone, bewildered—

So close—it had all seemed so close—
We did not know
It would be this hard.