Crime and Punishment

Crime and Punishment

A Chapter by Dave Brown
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She was still at the table

Where she’d sat down to eat

But was no longer moving

A thing she’d now never repeat

The shocked household

Sent out a tweet

About this sad happening

Which ended her tender heartbeat

 

It was Hercule Poirot

The tweet was sent to

To solve this sorry crime

Was what he was contacted to do

Not failing with this outcome

Until he was through

And had vanquished the culprit

To his final adieu

 

A clue had been found

Just inside the back door

A smudged footstep

On the clean hardwood floor

And a vial there, just noticed

In a partially closed drawer

Which had an astute Hercule

Searching for any clues more

 

From there he took a sample

Of a probable culprit’s DNA

And had that result back

Arriving in just over a day

It was from her jealous husband

After his wife’s unfaithful foray

And when confronted

He broke down straight away

Lamenting about their lost love

That had gone so badly astray

How he couldn’t suffer her affairs

For not even one more day

But though she’d done him wrong

Hercule knew, he’d still have to pay

 

The estate slowly recovered

Although, now with one couple gone

As though the tune was still playing

Just not the whole song

Simply one more story

Among such a throng

Until the next call for Hercule

Which would too soon come along

 



© 2021 Dave Brown


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I love Poirot:) what a vial ending for both parties tho:/ sorry can't help myself you know I'm addle minded!

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Dave Brown

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Lol
Couldn't help myself on this one
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