Ashley Kelley


Stricken


He was stricken
overwhelmed and afflcted
full of sorrow and misfortune
wounded by life

could'nt see the sparkle
of his life, his family
he died with his lies
a memory now tainted

a perfect portrait
now splattered and splotched with tears
blurring the happiness
exposing the pain

we are all now stricken
overwhelmed and afflicted
full of sorrow...
...wounded by lies

Submitted: Friday, February 17, 2006
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