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For Cory Decker

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For Cory Decker

His love is deep and desperate.
He's crying out her name.
She once showed him affection, 
but now she causes all his pain. 

A broken heart never mended, 
and promises never kept, 
his mind grew painful and insane
as he laid silently and wept.

You can't pour out your whole heart
into a love based on a lie.
You're simply running in a circle, 
if you're the only one who tries.

"We're here for you, call any time."
said all loved ones of his.
But no one else could ease his pain, 
this girl he strongly missed.

He tied the rope around his neck
and reached out for her love, 
but she rejected once again, 
and fate gave him a shove.

Was death really his intention?
Or did it go too far?
No one on this painful earth
will see into his heart.

But he leaves behind a legacy, 
a shining little girl.
May she be blessed with a heart that’s pure
in this cruel and painful world.





*Note*
Cory Decker, My man's best friend, and my best friends man, passed away on May 24, 
2008, suicide, something none of us ever saw coming! He was a great friend, and a loving 
father to his daughter, Jaden, only 5 months old at the time, who is now a happy smiling, 
almost 2 year old Princess!

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  1. Date: 8/23/2009 4:35:00 PM
    Sad but superb write Ashley>>James

  1. Date: 8/20/2009 9:19:00 AM
    Sad tale often told. We can never tell what is on the mind of a suicide victim. Hopefully his little girl will have a positive, good life. My first job as an advocate was a 12 year old whose father had shot himself. The long range effects were devastating. God Bless. Vince

  1. Date: 8/17/2009 10:13:00 PM
    wow you are very talented