Betrayal



First...
My soul secrets told
To the one I most trusted
Should there be a doubt?
Then...
Delicious to see
Yet to taste it's disgusting
Worms in the apple
Next...
Strangled till breathless
By the "boa constrictor"
Unseen in tall grass.
Last...
Never expected
Like a rock in a snowball
Betrayal just hurts.
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Submitted on February 05, 2010

Modified on April 20, 2023

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Characters 289
Words 53
Stanzas 1
Stanza Lengths 16

Wallace Dean LaBenne

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