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Empty Man

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Empty Man

Russian roulette
was his game
of choice

every night 
he pulled the
trigger

He killed
compassion

He killed
trust

He killed
forgiveness

He killed
love

Night
after night
he remained
free

He always
aimed
at the hole

where a heart
used to be  
  

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  1. Date: 11/7/2009 8:06:00 PM

    I'm glad you found it worth reading. Thank You for your comments.

  1. Date: 11/7/2009 7:14:00 AM

    Wow powerful poem. Love it.

  1. Date: 11/7/2009 6:20:00 AM

    Beautiful stuff , Regina!... Elegantly written ...especially the last two verses - Tim