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Rest In Pieces

They once met upon a poetry site,
shared romantic words by computer light.
His poems of rose pedals and floating doves,
her verses of broken hearts and jilted love.

Those touching comments soon lit a fire,
innocent flirting now burning desire.
Their public secrets fanned the embers 
and played out before all the members.

Alas unable to contain their lust,
to finally embrace became a must.
Soon they soupmailed their secret plot,
to meet in the nearest Wal-Mart lot.

What happened next no one can fix,
for her light was turned off at Motel Six.
It seems her tall dark poetic stranger,
turned out to be the "Trailer Park Strangler".

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Copyright © | Year Posted 2019




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Date: 10/19/2019 10:38:00 PM
Wren, I like this intriguing write and a Tom Bodett fan too. Most of this poem has crossed our minds a time or two. -Richard
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Date: 6/26/2019 11:56:00 PM
Could it be that you are the poetic prophet? I love the exquisite punchlines. Nicely penned!
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Wren Rushing
Date: 6/27/2019 5:35:00 PM
Thank you Victor! Have a wonderful weekend my friend!
Date: 6/26/2019 6:54:00 AM
How twisted the plot is! Great work!
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Wren Rushing
Date: 6/27/2019 5:36:00 PM
Thank you Vincent!
Date: 6/26/2019 5:39:00 AM
great write
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Wren Rushing
Date: 6/27/2019 5:37:00 PM
Thank you Mahtab! Have a blessed day!
Date: 1/6/2019 3:08:00 PM
some horrible stories about online dating, ohh... this is such an imaginative work, wren!...huggs
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Wren Rushing
Date: 1/6/2019 3:37:00 PM
Thank you Nette!
Date: 1/5/2019 7:21:00 AM
A talented poet your are Wren..a clever write. A surprise ending for sure.
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Wren Rushing
Date: 1/5/2019 10:05:00 AM
Thank you Vijay have a blessed day my friend!
Date: 1/5/2019 5:43:00 AM
DAmn... This can actually happen and it probably has... lol... very dark and creepy reminder for those who fall for the prey of cyber trolls...
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Wren Rushing
Date: 1/5/2019 10:05:00 AM
Thanks for the visit Silent One!
Date: 1/4/2019 10:36:00 PM
for her light was turned off at Motel Six—O my!!! A cautionary tale! Enjoyed this tragic story!
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Wren Rushing
Date: 1/4/2019 10:40:00 PM
I am a big fan of Tom Bodett.
Date: 1/4/2019 9:40:00 PM
Oh, my gosh, I was reading along, delighting in a beautiful little love-poem then suddenly BAM! Hit between the eyes. but this is the sign of a really good write, so thank you for the nightmares tonight, Wren. This is probably how fast the wolf turns into the strangler too, suddenly with no warning so it makes sense.
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Wren Rushing
Date: 1/4/2019 10:20:00 PM
Dear Caren, I hope you are able to sleep after reading this tragic tale! Have a wonderful weekend my friend!