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Belladonna

Thomas W. Case 1966 (California)



Everyday that dawns,
you slip away a little more.
The distant stare,
the apathetic eyes.
Your love is as dead
as the roses in
the trash.
Your heart is an
abyss that I'm
lost in forever.
Belladonna drew me in.
The poison kept me there.
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Submitted by casepoet on March 13, 2021

Modified on April 16, 2023

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Scheme ABCDEFGHIJFC
Closest metre Iambic trimeter
Characters 223
Words 45
Stanzas 1
Stanza Lengths 12

Thomas W. Case

Born in Oxnard California, currently living in Iowa. Published two books of poetry and hundreds of individual poems in anthologies all over the world. more…

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