Love Was a Beast I Couldn’t Tame

A Poem

Jillian Spiridon
2 min readDec 6, 2021


Photo by Sharon McCutcheon on Unsplash

you called to me
like water upward,
rising through the cracks
in the barren earth

saving you meant a kind
of retribution free of chains,
the way of a life returned
to the bliss of what once was



Jillian Spiridon

just another writer with too many cats