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A Pimp Chronicle

Updated on March 16, 2017


There were drugs

all over the floor,

his brain fried,

blood splattered on the door,

he sat in a wooden chair, tied,

there was a fifty dollar bill

nailed to the wall,

the police briefly stood still,

as they witnessed the biggest

pimp in town, fall,

he was dark complected,

and very tall,

deep set brown eyes,

beneath a high,

sloping forehead,

body covered in flies,

fulfilling their thirst,

he was dead,

but tortured first,

he walked around town,

like he had it made,

chin up, cane on the ground,

he sold drugs,

but he was a pimp by trade,

he was living lies,

his eyelids, were stapled up,

so he wouldn’t blink his eyes,

to the drug community

his death was a distraction,

but to the regular community,

it was total satisfaction.

© 2012 Frank Atanacio

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      Frank Atanacio 2 years ago from Shelton

      okay now Crissy

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      Crissy 2 years ago

      As Charlie Sheen says, this article is "W!NIINGN"

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      Frank Atanacio 3 years ago from Shelton

      one bug indeed :)

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      raciniwa 4 years ago from Naga City, Cebu

      one bug down, too many to go...

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      Frank Atanacio 5 years ago from Shelton

      is that what they say mck..LOL

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      mckbirdbks 5 years ago from Emerald Wells, Just off the crossroads,Texas

      You know what they say

      don't do the crime

      unless you can rhyme

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      Frank Atanacio 5 years ago from Shelton

      LOL thank you Alastar for stopping by and thank you too VG for your comment bless you guys :)

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      Vinaya Ghimire 5 years ago from Nepal

      Looks like a story of a man I had known in the distant past.

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      Alastar Packer 5 years ago from North Carolina

      Hmm, makes one wonder just who was responsible for the pimp's open-eyed last ride. What goes around comes around. Excellent reporting Frank, in your inimitable poetic style.

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      Frank Atanacio 5 years ago from Shelton

      thank you so much Patty and Gypsy for stopping by im glad you enjoyed my pimp chronicle :)

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      Frank Atanacio 5 years ago from Shelton

      Debbie you're crazy but I still love ya..:) Frank

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      Frank Atanacio 5 years ago from Shelton

      Thanks Valleypoet for stopping by and reading Joyce aka Writer20 great to see you as always bless you guys :) Frank

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      Frank Atanacio 5 years ago from Shelton

      thanks again Malin and Josh for visiting my page bless you both

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 5 years ago from Riga, Latvia

      Interesting. I certainly don't think any guy like that would some to anything more than a bad end. Super.

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      Patty Kenyon 5 years ago from Ledyard, Connecticut

      AWESOME JOB!!! I love how you used imagery throughout!! Very Dramatic!!!

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      Deborah Brooks Langford 5 years ago from Brownsville,TX

      his death was a satisfaction.. oh my.. another great script.. Hollywood?

      debbie

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      Joyce Haragsim 5 years ago from Southern Nevada

      OUCH, stapling skin really hurts. Great poem.

      Voted up and awesome my friend keep writing, Joyce.

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      Valleypoet 5 years ago

      A really well written poetic crime scene presented in a way that encourages the reader to 'see' the events that led to the consequences. Voted up

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      mismazda 5 years ago from a southern georgia peach

      Lol.....yeah right....:)

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      Joshua Zerbini 5 years ago from Pennsylvania

      Frank,

      I am loving these crime poems! I can totally sense a noir theme, as I read them! Great job Frank!

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      b. Malin 5 years ago

      Hi Frank, once again a Powerfully written Hub, as only you can. I Loved your last two lines which managed to sum it all up so Beautifully. My Vote of UP, to you my Friend.

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      Frank Atanacio 5 years ago from Shelton

      thanks for a wonderful comment mismazda.. yeah you wanna write like this means you gotta take two steps down from how you write.. :) and thank you so much angelme for your vote and share bless you both :) Frank

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      Angelme566 5 years ago

      While reading it reminds me of one folk saying , leave a legacy in this world not a garbage.

      This is a so beautiful social issue , lets do our share in making this world a better place to live in ! love this line..his death was a distraction,

      but to the regular community,

      it was total satisfaction.

      A great hub ,worthy to be voted and shared !

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      mismazda 5 years ago from a southern georgia peach

      Oh my the fall of a pimp...I could picture how he looked in my mind....wished Icould write poetry such as this....I loved it...voted up and awesome...

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      Frank Atanacio 5 years ago from Shelton

      thank you arb for stopping by :) Frank

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      arb 5 years ago from oregon

      Enjoyed the write. Enjoyed the silent retribution just as much! Voted up