Filing A False Report



The nerves ate at her and she couldn’t just sit,

it became darker as the proverbial shit

hit the fan,

she had stated that her daughter

was abducted by three men in a mystery van,

tempers were short,

when she was charged with filing a false report,

a paltry misdemeanor,

but she had to prepare for court,

maybe she just wanted people to remember her name,

enjoy her fifteen minutes of fame,

as her lies continued spinning,

her daughter was still missing,

and the police had no real interest in winning,

they just wanted to find the child,

by tacit agreement,

there would be a trial,

and everyone would say,

it was just for public display,

the truth with so cloudy, it blinds,

and it was the lie that binds,

as a steady deluge of newspaper headlines,

and TV broadcasts prompted officials

to begin a full review by the state,

for the mother it was false fate,

and instead of fame, she got hate,

as her daughter was out there,

buried in some deep grass,

and everything her mother tried to avoid

came to pass.

© 2011 Frank Atanacio

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blog8withJ 5 years ago

Was it the case with the mother who disregard her daugther? Nicely done!


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Sunshine625 5 years ago from Orlando, FL

Made me think of Casey Anthony. Some people just should not be parents.

I hope you are doing well Frank!


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Frank Atanacio 4 years ago from Shelton Author

thanks Blog and Sunshine :0


lovedoctor926 4 years ago

The mother sounds to me like a psychopath! the little girl in the picture is a doll.


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Frank Atanacio 4 years ago from Shelton Author

thank you so much Marlene :) what's up Doc ...


lovedoctor926 4 years ago

nothing much here just contemplating. have a good weekend:)


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Frank Atanacio 4 years ago from Shelton Author

and make sure you have one doc..:) bless you girl Frank


lovedoctor926 4 years ago

I'm going shopping. Have you ever been to Lincoln Road here in South Beach? google it. It's really trendy with malls and cafes.. check this out for a good laugh. you don't have to leave comments if you don't want to. have a good weekend:)

http://authspot.com/novels/summer-nights-10/


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Frank Atanacio 4 years ago from Shelton Author

Ill check it out now Marlene :)

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