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A real nightmare

Waking up from a nightmare suddenly to my surprise 
scanning the room for conscous anwsers back to my nightmare
I thought to myself after a couple minutes pass by I'm out again
this is what's playing in my head there's a family of four
a husband ,wife ,son and daugther the american dream turned
into a nightmare, one day the husband and wife couldn't keep their 
sprak alive so they started cheating and lying to eachother
that was just the start after a few months past by all the 
lies and cheating have finally taken it's toll the husband left work
early to say goodbye to his kids one at a time telling them 
his going away for a little while I love you's were said the husband
went home and unstead of packing he grabbed his father's old rifle 
he called his wife said goodbye then blew his brains all over the 
house those four called a home I wish I could wake up from this 
nightmare but it's a very tragic reality



Richard Tarr 11/27/12

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  1. Date: 12/14/2012 2:37:00 AM
    Congratulations on your winning spot Richard xx

  1. Date: 12/13/2012 12:02:00 PM
    Congratulations on your win in Leonora's "Waking Up" contest Richard. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 12/12/2012 8:41:00 PM
    Congratulations on your win my dear friend, Richard! Thank you so much for your full support! love and hugs, Leonora

  1. Date: 11/29/2012 12:23:00 AM
    Richard this is so heartbreaking still for you I know and you are still searching for an answer that you will not find. You are doing the right thing by writing about it and getting it out of you system. I have said you can email me if you want , if you don't need a response that's fine just say, but get it out and try and stop searching for an answer xx

  1. Date: 11/27/2012 12:44:00 PM
    As I was reading this one, all of a sudden I feel that it is so very true..I hope not someone close to you..That has to be a very terrible legacy to be left to live with in your life..Sara

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    Date: 11/27/2012 1:15:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Sara unfortunately it is my very true story of the way my father ended his life