You Must Have Wanted This
It’s amazing how,
Much you can break a person.
Firing words like poison darts,
You make it an art.
Just don’t be surprised when,
You’re forced to reap what you sew.
The words will sting you like salt on a wound,
As I say “I told you so”.
You don’t understand the price,
No one ever does.
The consequences are,
Or is it just a bit of fun?
Now it’s too late my take it all back,
You’ve made her coffin,
Now she must lie in it.
And maybe you’ll wish you’d been a bit,
Nicer to her.
Look into my eyes as I ask you:
Is this what you really want?
It doesn’t take much to destroy a person,
Was that your plan all along?
Learn the meaning of “responsibility”.
But it’s all too late now.
One suicide note,
One slit to the throat.
You must have wanted this.
------- Author's Notes -------
I hope this one isn't too confusing.
Comments on this poem/writing:
|Angel in Tears (126.96.36.199) -- Tuesday, June 28 2005, 08:02 am|
Really good read.And it's not confusing."Firing words like poison darts,You make it an art." I just love these two lines!
|Mike (188.8.131.52) -- Wednesday, July 6 2005, 07:59 am|
I prefer "You've made her coffin, now she must lie in it". And it's true, people don't understand what they do to others until it's too late..
|Daniell (192.168.1.102) -- Friday, August 26 2005, 05:21 pm|
This poem is very true and relates to everyday life.
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