The Goodnight Kiss of Death

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Sleep-tight my love
Hold your final breath
For this the goodnight kiss of death

You've waited for me long
But now you wish to stay
I've taken my time but now we can't delay

I have you a home
It's heated just for you
Your neighbor you will meet as I make my next run-through

His heart is like mine
See-through, black
Maybe like him you'll fall and crack

I'll draw you in
Draw you nearer
You don't resemble the life in the mirror

It's time to go
Go far away
Only white in the face you now portray

Sweet dreams my love
Off to bed
Not gone to sleep but gone and dead

Listen to the song
The symphony
Although it's cold it is on key

I left my home
Now you leave yours
Turn off the lights and close the doors

Goodbye my love
I'll take your final breath
For this the goodnight kiss of death





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chubbyboy said...
Apr. 7, 2013 at 1:55 pm
you are  great. i really like your poems 
 
Lonely_Despair said...
Mar. 19, 2013 at 7:02 pm
So I related this to my poem "Death's Symphony," and it gave me chillsl combining both of them. i love this poem, and you did an incredible job
 
Happymasked This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
Apr. 24, 2013 at 11:53 pm
I know! I love your poem as well and how much the two have in common.
 
citydancer94 said...
Apr. 24, 2012 at 10:33 am
You sir, have crafted a peom that sits side by side with The Lake by Edgar Allen Poe. Cudos. keep writing. you should submit more to this site. :)
 
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