Ricardo Caputo

They all loved him once upon a time….
 A handsome man with dark eyes,
 An even darker side to his Latin charisma.
 He made a fascinating impression
 On every woman he met
 And slowly became, for each of them, their man.
 What did they see in him?
 It's hard to tell, It could be the looks
 Of a handsome young man,
 Or just simply they were looking for love,
 As he once did.
 Or maybe they sought someone who'd say "I love you,"
 When they needed to hear those words.
 Whatever the reason was it doesn't matter today,
 After they met him and fell for him,
 He changed his bearing,
 To become a possessive man and very insecure
 Until all women were afraid and tried to leave him.
 And now they're all dead.
 His name is Ricardo Caputo,
 A man with the face of a Latin lover,
 Who spotted his victims,
 When they all desperately sought love,
 And fed them stories to make them feel sorry for him,
 And, when they did,
 They opened their hearts to him.
 They all loved him and, for that, they all died
 And Ricardo was their executioner.
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Submitted on September 03, 2012

Modified on March 05, 2023

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Quick analysis:

Closest metre Iambic pentameter
Characters 1,011
Words 194
Stanzas 1
Stanza Lengths 28

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