A boy with her heart

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A boy with her heart

A broken muscle, pumps and slackens.
It's feeling dulled in her chest.
Lifts a hand up to feel it move,
But there's no sound beneath her breast.

The veiny parts have all been cut, 
A very clever trick.
He whispers, “if I can't be with her, 
I won't let her live.”

Copyright © | Year Posted 2017

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  1. Date: 2/18/2017 12:42:00 PM
    That is indeed scary... Painfully sad, very very clever way to describe this happening between people.

  1. Date: 2/15/2017 8:26:00 AM
    That is very dark Tricia and kind of scary, though you have expressed this well.

    Campese Avatar Tricia Campese
    Date: 2/15/2017 8:43:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    I'm a scary person....thank you for the comment! ;)