GLUE

It wasn’t glue
Holding them together…
You could call it
Undeserved loyalty…
But it really was
Patience in spite of
Nothing to justify it…
You could call it stupid
But…in kindness
Give him credit…
He held onto hope until
It died in his hands
 
©  2016 Robert Mihaly
 
WRITERS WRITE prompt for 10/18/16: GLUE