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Always be kind

He may have held the gun Still she was accomplice to pulling the trigger After everything she had said and done Entrapped, she became his toxic grave digger Her colors shown true In the midst of everyone else's pain She turned away the cleaning crew No guilt remorse or shame in her venomous veins His desperate plea for help was answered by his cousin's aide He put the gun down and turned to walk away She came back spouting words cutting deeper than a blade Within a flash it was a pool of his own blood in which he laid At his funeral she didn't shed a single tear Still, it doesn't bring him back placing blame Several are lost without him here Many will never be the same In the heat of a moment it's easy to spout cruel words Be careful in what you choose to say A difference your voice could someday make and be the last one heard Always be kind, life's too short to live in regret each day

Copyright © | Year Posted 2018




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Date: 2/16/2018 10:05:00 PM
Powerful message, Melissa. Monumental story baking it up. Superbly done.
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Melissa Tracy
Date: 2/18/2018 9:52:00 AM
Thank you so much for the positive feedback, Line :) Best wishes to you!
Date: 2/16/2018 5:04:00 PM
Well written Melissa.. Great storytelling..
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Melissa Tracy
Date: 2/18/2018 9:47:00 AM
Thank you & best wishes!
Date: 2/16/2018 4:42:00 PM
A powerful verse Melissa, It costs nothing to be kind. Tom
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Melissa Tracy
Date: 2/18/2018 9:45:00 AM
Amen...thank you & best wishes, Tom!