Silent Critic

Silent Critic

 

Unmissable

in letters three feet high

across the bridge

they wrote

“KELLY MATTHEWS IS A WHORE”

and before

the paint was dry

Kelly carved

her sharp reply

in a deeper crimson shade

just two

short lines

as double edged

as Kelly’s blade

exposed the lie

that gave offence

- and their careless

use of tense.

abusebullyinggraffitimisogynysuicide

◄ High-life-low-life

Last stop before paradise. ►

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Gus Jonsson

Tue 10th Feb 2009 16:40

Hi Anthony...told your face would stay like that!


Serious note... Silent Critic...Superb, stark like a crack of a whip!
Well Done.
Gus

Janet

Tue 10th Feb 2009 10:55

Short and snappy with a world of things unsaid.
Love the colour in this one.
A very good poem i would say.
Love Janet.x

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clarissa mckone

Tue 10th Feb 2009 02:12

Hi Anthony, Good poem!

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