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My Broken Promise

August 8, 2011
By AbysmallyAbstracted PLATINUM, Mountains, Colorado
AbysmallyAbstracted PLATINUM, Mountains, Colorado
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Favorite Quote:
2000 B.C. - "Here, eat this root."
1000 B.C. - "That root is heathen, say this prayer."
1850 A.D. - "That prayer is superstition, drink this potion."
1940 A.D. - "That potion is snake oil, swallow this pill."
1985 A.D. - "That pill is ineffective, take this antibiotic."
2000 A.D. - "That antibiotic is artificial. Here, eat this root."
~Author Unknown

Guilt weighs me down, for I am weak

It finds and destroys every good feeling

Until there are no more left for it to seek

I am surrounded by darkness, I am nothing

Regret taunts me

Remorse haunts me

She is my only remaining thought

Still begging for me to come and play

Though She knows that I will not

I yell, She laughs and skips away

Collie taunts me

Linnie haunts me

Her image commands my nightmare

She is pointing at the window

Her accusing eyes are filled with terror

I ignore Her. I did not know

Blue Eyes taunt me

Brown Eyes haunt me

They know it was all my fault

That they were unfairly kidnapped

And now, forever in Hell I will rot

Because I disregarded our verbal contract

Tears taunt me

Fears haunt me

Big sister tries to save the little one

But I should never have turned away

Now Blue Eyes and Brown Eyes are gone

My butterflies were taken; they never had a say

Death taunts me

Suicide haunts me

Mother, I sincerely apologize

Thank you for my last goodnight kiss

I'm sorry it has to end in my demise

But I cannot live with this broken promise

Shadows surround me

Hell has found me

The author's comments:
This poem is a suicide letter.

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