he met a girl
loved the hell out of her
they found him guilty of killing
all the best she had ever shared
so he consumed
what remained of her
saving her heart for last
hoping she would beat within him
to the end.
© Copyright Joseph A. Pinto. All Rights Reserved.
…poetry handcrafted from the inside of bars …
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