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A Song Of Suicide

Rating: 3.1

Deeming that I were better dead,
"How shall I kill myself?" I said.
Thus mooning by the river Seine
I sought extinction without pain,
When on a bridge I saw a flash
Of lingerie and heard a splash . . .
So as I am a swimmer stout
I plunged and pulled the poor wretch out.

The female that I saved? Ah yes,

To yield the Morgue of one corpse the less,
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Grace H 24 February 2021

Good poem. Wish I could have a happy ending.

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Grace H 24 February 2021

Was looking for something I could relate to but I sadly found a happy ending

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Anna Ayyad 19 May 2020

He has such a knack for simple truths

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BHAVIKA 21 June 2018

It's very sensitive and beautiful.

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B Harris 06 January 2018

Great ending.

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Owen Service 16 December 2011

Grin would be my favorite amongst the published

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Robert E Hann 01 December 2007

A very touching tale indeed with moral for us all to heed. Although it seems you can't go on. The darkest hour's before the dawn. But dawn will come and in the light The future may come into sight and then quite unexpectedly You're right back where you want to be.

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