IMPROMPTU #103: The Worst Thing

but what if I,
had harmed, love?  I howled this out,
and on my glasses the salt water pooled, almost
sweet to me, then, because it was named,
the worst thing - and once it was named,
I knew there was no god of love, there were only

- Sharon Olds, "The Worst Thing"

Today's prompt is inspired by Sharon Olds: "The worst thing." Whatever form this takes for you. <3