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The Kiss of Death was on Her Breath

Updated on June 24, 2013
The kiss of death was on her breath
The kiss of death was on her breath

The kiss of death was on her breath

But passion danced in her eyes

She beguiled them all into the fall

With her honey dripping lies.


One touch, one kiss, was all it took

For each to meet his end

And to the depths of hell each one

Their soul would fast descend.


Her laughter, choked with acid hate,

Would fill the darkened night

As she would hunt for wandering souls

To pull from the flickering light


Those wandering, lost at the edge of truth

No longer steady and sure

With a whisper from her lying tongue

Would easily be lured.


And all too late those poor souls found

Their fate was sealed,

Their life was lost,

And they were buried in the ground.

© jkim_moore 2013

And they were buried in the ground
And they were buried in the ground

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      miss_jkim 4 years ago

      Good to hear from you and know that you are well Colin. My best regards to your dear furry friends as well. Thanks for the share.

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      epigramman 4 years ago

      Oh my oh my one of the best pieces of poetry I've ever read here at the Hub and it's a killer alright, lol, in more ways than one.

      And this is a title to die for. I have missed you my friend and I hope all is well with you . I will madly and gladly post your great work here to my FB page for all to see and read and Colin, Little Miss Tiffy and Mister Gabriel are sending to you our warmest wishes for your health and happiness at lake erie time canada 4:25pm

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      miss_jkim 4 years ago

      I would suggest it, Man of Strength.

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      Man of Strength 4 years ago from Orlando, Fl

      Great poem, I'm going to avoid her like the plague.