Tale Of Lovers True (poem)
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Tale Of Lovers True (poem)

San Francisco : CA : USA | Dec 01, 2012 at 12:14 AM PST
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GREGORIAN

How did it start he didn’t know

But what this was won’t let him go

He prays for death so this will end

What was the wound which he must sew

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He just had coffee with a friend

A quaint old shop just down the bend

They shared a cup of troubled brew

So troubled heart could freely rend

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He heard a tale of lovers true

A tale which sadly now is through

Friend’s wife was having an affair

A fact that he already knew

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What his poor friend was unaware

Was he who held her favored stare

Seeing friend’s pain brought thoughts profound

And as friend left he just sat there

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Then from outside came awful sound

A screeching car had target found

He dropped regrets to rush outside

And found his friend there on the ground

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And there amid the blood’s red tide

He fell to deed with anguish cried

And there began the endless flow

As one man lived another died

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Martin Kloess is based in San Francisco, California, United States of America, and is an Anchor for Allvoices.
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