nicola burkett

Rookie - 247 Points (30.04.1984 / South East, London)

60 - Heroin's Suicide Bride - Poem by nicola burkett

A pale and tourtured soul
A damsel in distress
Entoxicated little girl
In mummy's wedding dress

She lowers the knife down
Cutting up her arm
Euphoria she feels
As she begins to self harm

Opening the clear spirit
A rainbow of pills in her hand
She downs them with devil's water
Then drifts to the land of the damned

With nowhere to go
She floats in an inbetween
Infinity blanked in darkness
Echoed by a haunted scream

She lies in the coffin
Clutching one black rose
Crimson poisoned lips
And a cocaine stained nose

Standing guard over her
The mourners came and cried
Tears of guilt and pain
For their suicide bride

She was so damn lost
Lost beyond all saving
This little girl couldn't resist
The heroin starved craving

Her one last chance
To kick the coke and crack
And shake the devils monkey
Clean right off her back

Comments about 60 - Heroin's Suicide Bride by nicola burkett

  • (6/26/2007 12:22:00 AM)

    Darkness delivered in such a vivid way. Well portrayed, very deep insight (Report) Reply

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  • (6/25/2007 2:59:00 PM)

    Very compelling. May God pity all such helpless souls. And may your compassionate pen be bleesed as well. Take care, my friend.

    Warmest regards,

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, June 24, 2007

Poem Edited: Wednesday, March 16, 2011

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