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Done Deed

Sequel to "The Dream"


I came from a funeral
With tears I couldn't see;
For I killed my lover
Who wouldn't love me.
His mouth with soft lips
That lit his sweet face
Brought a vision of sorrow
For a lonely grave's place.

For he did deceive me
And I couldn't find rest;
Till I turned and I slew him
I knew this was best.
I stood there beside him
With a spade in the clay;
Tomorrow I'll forget him
But I’ll shed tears today.




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  1. Date: 5/23/2012 8:00:00 PM
    Hell hath no fury... a cautionary tale, sayin' don't mess with my emotions. Laura is right... it's best read aloud.

  1. Date: 5/11/2012 1:26:00 PM
    Awesome verse! Read it out loud with some dramatic classical music and it rocks even more. Keep writing! Always, Laura

  1. Date: 11/23/2011 7:26:00 AM
    the doer of this dastardly deed has a heart colder than the body it is burying! and once again as with many of your cool poems..it reminds me of a song.. folk style. ..and that my friend...is a good thing

  1. Date: 11/21/2011 5:39:00 AM
    We kill some part of ourself we thought we dont want..atitude elusion. Lizzy. Quiet like a dream

  1. Date: 11/20/2011 10:29:00 PM
    Smile, intense emotions expelled amid this dreamsequences lovely verse my dear precious Elizabeth * Hopefully it served its purpose in allowing your beauty to vent and or perhaps escape the plagues which often accompany many relationships amid these present days wherein we dwell * Also, thank you for the kind visit my dear; much appreciated * My love always and forever, John *

  1. Date: 11/20/2011 2:54:00 PM
    go read jeffry cohan he is an awesome poet

  1. Date: 11/20/2011 11:53:00 AM
    so creative,,,and i like the feel of the emotion that could turn at any moment...

  1. Date: 11/19/2011 7:17:00 PM
    today i read it as it should have been read. and i sounded good. soup mail. john

  1. Date: 11/19/2011 2:30:00 PM
    Wow, scary piece, my friend - loved it. I see this is the sequel, so I shouldn't have read this one first!

  1. Date: 11/19/2011 10:00:00 AM
    An impressive dark poem.. I love the title. And the end, complement this perfect writing :)

  1. Date: 11/19/2011 10:00:00 AM
    Oops, forgot to rate this :)

  1. Date: 11/18/2011 8:54:00 PM
    I hope tomorrow comes soon for you, dear. I loved this sequel. Thank you for checking on me consistently, it means a lot. I hope you're doing well too, your poems get me worried at times.

  1. Date: 11/18/2011 8:31:00 PM
    great work!! I like it....different

  1. Date: 11/18/2011 2:52:00 PM
    Such a dream! This deserves a Valse Triste accompaniment, or Mephisto Waltz might be more fitting. Enjoyed mucho. Love, daver

  1. Date: 11/18/2011 2:00:00 PM
    Hey sweet, remember me. well now I know where to send the police. hehe. excellent poem.

  1. Date: 11/18/2011 11:29:00 AM
    Sounds like an old irish folk song which I love btw. As with many of your poems, I feel as if they should be sung ... and for me..that's a good thing! nice job of it Elizabeth. Thanks for your comments.... My activity is praying for them and writing about it much to many peoples' chagrin. I am gulity of not writing enough about their plight I'm afraid... but comments such as yours give me encouragement to continue to write about their cause.... which is the world's

  1. Date: 11/18/2011 9:53:00 AM
    Captivating! Interesting story.

  1. Date: 11/18/2011 9:25:00 AM
    You man killer you--a lady with vengence in the heart. A tear today and gone tomorrow. Keep up the sadness tell the spade fills the grave. nice write.

  1. Date: 11/18/2011 8:49:00 AM
    I always thought "lady killer" meant something else... I feel the same way with your comment......... George

  1. Date: 11/18/2011 7:41:00 AM
    Wow ! I'll have to remind myself; treat the babes wit respect ! *smiles* Have a wonderful weekend Elizabeth ! Awesome write ! Much love dear poet, james

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