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A coward's remorse.

Everyone ducked at the sound of the shot,
"We're coming to get ya, ready or not!"
But there's to many ways to trouble a mind
So empty of reason theres nothing to find

Will my last train of thought involve leaving you here?
Screaming my name as I run, filled with fear?
But in a flash of inspired, drug-fuelled stupor I stop,
"Babe, I'm coming to get ya, ready or not!"

Its a tenuous thing; this cowards resolve
Cos its too late to ask God my sins to absolve,
So maybe there's some space for reason to doubt,
Why I charge back inside intent on getting you out.

The rooms full of smoke and there blood everywhere,
My heart starts to quail, my resolve starts to tear,
When a scream from my girl sets the steel to my back,
I've decided - no more! Its time to attack!

As the bullets zip past me I jump through a door
And roll like a gymnast over the floor,
And I stop as ahead I see my girl - she's weeping,
From a hundred new wounds her blood is now seeping.

She looks at me and a smile lights her face,
But her eyes start to wander - she's finding her place,
Like a void with no windows - like endless black skies,
A shudder escapes her and closes her eyes.

For a moment or two I hope beyond hoping,
But inside I know I'd better start coping,
With the agony rolling around in my head,
That most bitter of thoughts - I'd left her for dead...




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The following comments are for "A Coward's Remorse"
by Delgesu

coward's
I have to admit I liked this poem and thought the flow was easy you conjured up realistic a image without it being overly heavy with graphics and description even the violence was handled rather nicely.Keep up the good work am looking forward to reading more of your work.

lynlin

( Posted by: lynlin [Member] On: December 17, 2004 )





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