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since when does lion rhyme with dying?

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since when does lion rhyme with dying?

you're like a tiger shark
you wait for me in the dark
snapping at my feet
i bet my blood tastes sweet
devoured by gnashing teeth
it comes as somewhat a relief

you're like a vicious lion
i'm the zebra who keeps on dying
stripped of my skin and bone
is this what it feels like to be alone

you're all a figment of my mind
created because i feel unkind
you never existed you never will
afraid of me because i'm ill

you'll all go away if i put one in my head
no more thoughts when all is dead.

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  1. Date: 5/22/2010 12:30:00 PM
    hey, this one is sure interesting. Sorry nobody read it yet. sTrange title for it. Actually lion does rhyme with dyin' as I am sure you knew! (I believe strongly in English the way we actualy speak it, not write it) Good little suicidial poem here, Daniel. thanks for commenting to my blog! LUv, andrea