poem by: Frank Byrne/Hornby..
Written on May 04, 2017

"Before you squeeze that trigger,....Stop! Think twice!
before you maim, and disfigure, no! It's not worth the price. 
To snuff out a life, hiding behind a cowards hood,
living with murderers hands, cursed with a dead mans blood.
Think! is it really worth spending many years behind bars?
you've only one life on this earth,
can you honestly deal with the mental scars?
Imagine, you're alone in your cell, with a memory you just can't forget,
one second of pure now a lifetime of regret."


Tags: sad, rhyme, anger, depressing, dark,

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Robert Kohlhammer commented:
Nice use of the Dramatic apostrophe.
Cecilia Crasto commented:
Wise words Frank and I hope that someone who is planning a deadly crime gets to read your poem and takes heed, you nailed it with the last line...brilliant.
Raychill Ellisonwonderland commented:
Wow. seems like real talk from someone who knows it well. Nice reality check thanks for sharing


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