Black roses for the dead

April 13, 2011
By BrittneyCloud SILVER, Albuquerque, New Mexico
BrittneyCloud SILVER, Albuquerque, New Mexico
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Favorite Quote:
"Dont tell me the sky is the limit when there are footprints on the moon!"


Black roses for the dead
sucking in the light
that tries to ease her broken heart.

An already bad dream, turns into a nightmare
that still haunts her
long after she has awakened.

A young girl lies crumpled near a wall,
while her father lies on the couch
in a drunken slumber.

She no longer thinks of her
dead mother
can no longer be in her arms
she's the reason for his drunken state.

The killer strolls out o prison-
released on appeal
the day after his conviction.

Black roses for the dead,
for the little girl crumpled near a wall
killed in her fathers drunken rage.



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