Crime Makes You Stupid

It was a matter of time,

he killed two people,

and his rushing thoughts

stopped on a dime,

there was no physical evidence,

or a witness that can link him

to either crime,

but the fear would cut,

he could either keep his mouth shut,

stumble words into a dry cough,

or visit the homicide unit

and lie his ass off,

but no matter how smart

you think you are,

crime makes you stupid,

and you wouldn’t get very far,

but he challenged that test,

he put that theory to rest,

suddenly confessed,

when he heard that there

was a warrant out for his arrest.

© 2011 Frank Atanacio

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kittythedreamer 5 years ago from the Ether

Interesting way to tell a story. Voted up and interesting.


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Frank Atanacio 3 years ago from Shelton Author

thank you kittyiedreamer for stopping by


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Moms-Secret 3 years ago from Central Florida

I wish it would always work like this!


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Frank Atanacio 3 years ago from Shelton Author

lol thanks moms :)

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