elysabeth faslund

Rookie (11/23/49 / Thibodaux. Louisiana)

Verdict: Life Sentence Of Memories - Poem by elysabeth faslund

Verdict in, Judge slammed gavel.
Spectators hushed...silent.
'What crime? What crime? '
The prisoner whined, 'I never knew! '
Judge said, 'HA! At least that's true! '

'Manipulation! First degree!
Disrespected all women.
Charmed their dreams, dealt like toys.
No jail for you...should be pleased!
I sentence you to memories! '

The callous lug was led away,
Struggling tooth and nail.
'I'll change! I'll change! ' Actual tears!
Jury, then, stood as one.
'You couldn't in a million years.'

Players of the field,
Remember well this write.
Toss, turn. Burn and learn.
Memories rule the Night.

Comments about Verdict: Life Sentence Of Memories by elysabeth faslund

  • (12/7/2008 2:23:00 AM)

    Elys.... gripping title and though-provoking, engaging content. Well-penned and structured... and oh, that accurate ending.... t x (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, December 6, 2008

Poem Edited: Saturday, July 18, 2009

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