Shallow Grave

Shallow Grave

What did he do to deserve this?
Was it really just because of that one kiss?
A kiss from someone more beautiful than life,
A kiss from someone who was another man’s wife.
That fleeting moment that felt like it lasted forever,
The damning moment that would have them buried together.
Still holding hands as they wished they could be saved,
But two shots in the dark filled the cold grave.

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One thought on “Shallow Grave

  1. I Really enjoyed this poem!! In the second to last line, I think the rhythm would be better served if it read “they wished to be saved…” what do you think? What inspired this one?

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