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P ower held with in my grip, Run bastard, run.
I nnocence once taken can never be un-ripped.
C olorful the names they'll call me now, hateful;
k eep your pity, you've not poisoned my soul. 

Y earling limbs spread for you and you rode.
O nly anger lofted life above the bloody fray,
u ntil today you'd thought nothing of my pain;
r ancid was your heart, but there are many deaths.

P igeon holed in the alley of your miserable hovel
o n a night as hot as hell, what will it be dear,I ask.
I display a fine array of knifes and a scatter gun,
s oftly I whisper  Run bastard, runand laugh.
O nly, it appeared, he could not make a manly choice?
N o, poison, it’s too meek, too neat for my voice.



Published in Sweet Dreams And Night Terrors 2013

Copyright © | Year Posted 2015




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Date: 4/28/2015 8:51:00 AM
Good lines and a wonderful message relayed so plainly and transparently. A def7
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Date: 4/25/2015 7:44:00 AM
Enjoyed reading your creative work..A deep touching topic well hidden..Sara
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Date: 4/25/2015 5:34:00 AM
A very powerful write. Quite impressive! You have a huge range in your writes. I think I would find it difficult to identify you as the writer on many of your poems.
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Date: 4/24/2015 8:32:00 AM
That's quite a powerful poem. Well penned.
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Date: 4/23/2015 11:15:00 AM
Hatred and rage are at top in this acrostic very well composed. I am on your side, anyway.
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Debbie Guzzi
Date: 4/24/2015 10:19:00 AM
I should say never happened to me!
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Debbie Guzzi
Date: 4/23/2015 1:57:00 PM
only fiction Mario never happened -
Date: 4/22/2015 8:10:00 AM
The bas...rd deserves it! Awesome write, Deb. We're the weaker sex when it comes to physical strength...once crossed, or trampled upon...man beware...:)
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Date: 4/21/2015 5:50:00 PM
A little Guzzi goes a long way! Ahhh this is spooky......
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Date: 4/21/2015 4:49:00 PM
Such deep and dark imagery in your cleverly penned acrostic Debbie:-) hugs Jan xx
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