In a bed

October 31, 2011
By poeticmovement SILVER, Stourbridge, West Midlands, Other
poeticmovement SILVER, Stourbridge, West Midlands, Other
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Favorite Quote:
"A diamond with a flaw is worth more than a pebble without imperfections"


We lie in a bed,
But look up in shock,
My man comes a'knocking,
The door left unlocked.

The handle is turning,
I bundle the sheets,
In a panic I whimper,
"Hide now, oh please"

He gives me a look,
He gives me one more,
He waits 'neath the mattress,
On the cold, hard floor.

"Good evening my love.
Good evening my sweet.
What have you been doing?
Already asleep?"

He walks t'ward the bed,
He leans down to kiss,
The lips of his wife,
But first comes a hiss.

A hand grabs an ankle,
In jealousy's grip,
Chaos commencing?
I shut my eyes quick.

Another few moments,
And he'll make sense of it all,
The lies, the deception,
That late-night phone call.

"Don't weep", I cry,
"I'll cry and I'll weep"
"Hush, love", he croons,
"I'll hear not a peep"

"I'll hear not a peep
From you ever again
For what you have done
You've done to two men"


The author's comments:
I wrote this after finding out that someone I was very close to cheated on her boyfriend. Though in principal I realise this is wrong, I do believe in free will and happiness of deserving individuals. This poem just sort of flowed easily after that.

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on Nov. 14 2011 at 8:24 am
poeticmovement SILVER, Stourbridge, West Midlands, Other
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Favorite Quote:
"A diamond with a flaw is worth more than a pebble without imperfections"

Thankyou so much! I had a slight influence from Robert Browning poetry on this one, only mine is much less intricate :)

on Nov. 13 2011 at 6:12 pm
StrangeJade PLATINUM, Relative Obscurity, California
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Favorite Quote:
"Life is so beautiful that death has fallen in love with it." - Life of Pi

Very interesting. It's got a nice rhythm to it, sort of like an Irish folk song -- not something you see much nowadays, and it was done well. Good job!




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