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Clever Criminal

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Clever Criminal

You keep your heart clamped-
chained up 
with a missing key-
because you threw it 
beneath the rutty soil,
earth's forgotten treasure-
beneath the spell-cast water
where you can breath
 
and keep the stepping stones apart,
not afraid to run ahead-
knowing she'll trip-
chasing your fragile cleverness-
but she doesn't know where it begins
she doesn't know you took her heart,
you took many.
And each on their own stone-
some half sunk
some drilled the core with hatred
but one a step behind you,
and you glance behind a smile-
your sweet sacred, distinct smile.

And then you take a leap before you,
find the next victim,
leaving me, 

heartless.
Yet this all happened before,
you clever, clever criminal.






Genius or Criminal?

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  1. Date: 9/25/2011 4:23:00 AM

    this is a nice write up.thanks for sharing.