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Kiss of Death

She comes on sunset colors, Rocking in his head. A dark and shimmering shadow Like lace across his bed. Beside the narrow window The night takes up her form. She takes his hand and beckons him To ride the coming storm. Frosty fingers touch his arm; Her words a woman’s lies. He looks into her smiling face And knows he’s going to die. She steps back through the window, The stars their courses stopped. His fate is fixed, she calls his name. He leaps and drops the fatal drop. The gathered crowd made judgment fast, As sun poured light across the sky, They saw loves smile upon his lips But called it suicide.

Copyright © | Year Posted 2018




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Date: 7/5/2020 4:30:00 PM
Wow, extraordinary! How did I miss this before? I got goosebumps (its July 4th today).
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Jean Bush
Date: 7/5/2020 4:56:00 PM
Hello Eric, thanks so much. Remember, something missed is future's gift.
Date: 12/25/2019 8:23:00 PM
Incredible write
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Jean Bush
Date: 12/25/2019 8:28:00 PM
Thank you much. You are so sweet to wander through my maze.
Date: 10/20/2018 1:35:00 PM
Ooh, a hard end there; sad fate. Well done poem though.
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Jean Bush
Date: 10/20/2018 1:39:00 PM
Thanks. Always glad when you stop by.
Date: 10/19/2018 4:43:00 AM
Love the creativity, dark, the depth, the smoothness, the overall imagery projected in this truly exceptional dark poetry my friend.. A fav for me, a fine gem .
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Jean Bush
Date: 10/19/2018 10:03:00 AM
Thanks so much.
Date: 10/18/2018 4:19:00 PM
The gentle sex. Never believe it for a minute. Was he really smiling at the end? I wonder.
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Jean Bush
Date: 10/18/2018 5:15:00 PM
Only love will know.
Date: 10/17/2018 7:50:00 PM
Really enjoyed this one.
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Jean Bush
Date: 10/18/2018 10:35:00 AM
Thank you.