Kelly Zion

Rookie - 21 Points (11/27/1994)

Crying For A Ghost

We dance around our tails
like little puppy dogs
my puppies are dead in the back
of my Lightning truck
I walk the streets inside my heart
I wanna be your kitten
I can't live in the dark
with my dead puppies.
Akiboo died of Cancer,
my Minnesota cat
and Shiloh died in a bin
and Homeboy never came back.
He died with my collar on
and I never got to say goodbye.
Kimokeo's dead under his tree
and Vito never made it home.
Fluffy starved to death for her kittens
and there was nothing I could do.
Mira also died of Cancer
because her food was microwaved
and Kee' Kee's mouth rotted off
because his jaw broke when he was a baby.
Blue Dog ate my little chickens
but I love him anyway
everyday the assholes kick him
just because he wants their love.
My brothers shot my pet 'possum
and dumped him in the pond
I guess you can't ever come back
to the place you thought was home.
If I ever make it to the river
and get a barn full of hay,
I probably won't get any pets
because I've been hurt so many times.
They say you should never love anything
because it just dies.
I guess dreams die that way
even when you try your best
I guess somethings aren't meant to be
you can feed them all you possibly can
but if you're not there when they need you most
you're left standing in a grave
crying for a ghost.

Submitted: Friday, April 05, 2013
Edited: Thursday, October 10, 2013

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