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Turns to Death

Don’t get too close
You’ll crumble
It’s not the life she chose
But she doesn’t grumble

You’ll turn pale
You’ll become ash
This isn’t a tale
You’ll be gone in a flash

If you get near
You have a last request
Steer clear
Or death will infest

She’ll choose your fate
If you take another stride
She’ll find the right bait
And a grave she’ll provide

I warned you
I wasted my breath
Everything she touches
Turns to death

Written in October 2012

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  1. Date: 12/17/2012 9:43:00 AM
    Could feel the dread! Well written

  1. Date: 12/4/2012 3:31:00 PM
    Some people just do this to you...Light & Love

  1. Date: 12/3/2012 2:54:00 PM
    A little sad .... but very well written Lily - Wishing you a nice first week in December. - Hope you get some Christmas glow. - :) oxox / / Anne-Lise :)