Coffin Big Enough For you and me

Coffin Big Enough For you and me

A Chapter by Rose

This is a old poem for the good people that worry that bad things will happen to them for no reason. Do enjoy.


I told you before we died
I wasn't telling lies
They will build a coffin
Big enough
For just you and me
Our bodies will lie
side by side
tightly tied

So they did bury us
Ten feet underground
Empty space, so small
We couldn't move around
I knew
We would be buried together
Trapped together
We couldn't get out
I hoped we could survive
Being buried alive

But the ropes were so tight
We could not be set free
We slowly suffered underground, you see
Desperate for air
Desperate to escape
From the coffin we shared
Every minute we couldn't bare

Dreading it
That our life's were going to end
Our lungs were suffocating

Death, why does it after to be this way 
We tried
We could not get any air
Side by side we lie
We closed our eyes
Fast a sleep we went

Then I felt I had lost something
My body, I had left
My soul now hand in hand
With him I suffered with
We walked away
And disappeared into the beam of light

© 2012 Rose

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I agree with the gothic feeling, but isn't it suicide? Anyways I liked this it was nice.

Posted 10 Years Ago

I agree with the gothic feel. Not sure I understand the buried alive thing, but the ending was beautiful. The imagery throughout was intense.

Posted 10 Years Ago

It's a really dark poem. You captured so many emotions in those lines. It's also beautifully written and the pain in the poem seems so real, so unbearable. I like it.

Posted 10 Years Ago

A lovely dark gothic peace of writting

Posted 10 Years Ago

Very good, very gothic. Makes me shudder to apply this to MY life! Great subject matter; it's refreshing to see something so dark and original.

While your rhyme scheme is for the most part effective, there are some places where you force it. Like "Fast a sleep we went." No one talks like this, and besides, this line doesn't rhyme with anything in the first place, so you can confidently change it. And not just to "We went fast asleep," but preferably something that conveys a more vivid image.

The same applies to "Every minute we couldn't bare." This rhymes with the line above it, but it's phrased so awkwardly that it jarred me out of the poem for a moment.

"Our lungs were suffocating," seems redundant to me. Can't you just say, "We were suffocating"?

The last stanza is a beautiful image, but phrased weird. I had to read it a couple times to understand. "With him I suffered with" is what threw me off the most. It might be more effective to say "My soul hand in hand with his." Also, you put a comma after "light" instead of a period.

This is deliciously creepy and close to finished.



Posted 10 Years Ago

the flow is different but the expression of this poem comes out shouting loud and clearly. Overall this is a great write.

Posted 10 Years Ago

The flow of this poem was very unique and your expression of emotions is clear and vivid in this, a wonderful write, and a beautiful piece.

Posted 10 Years Ago

wow...really enjoy the style of this poem...bring out the pain of a life in side a coffin...very sure all life someday might visit the coffin

Posted 10 Years Ago

Excellent poem love! Really like the use of the coffin, can be taken both in both the situation of life and death with the person. A sorrowful tale like poem that leaves the reader feeling the loss of hope and light!
Great work

Posted 10 Years Ago

1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

A coffin for two. I don't know forever is a long time. You create a very interesting tale. I like the description and your ending. It must be true love if you want forever. A excellent poem.

Posted 10 Years Ago

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Added on July 13, 2010
Last Updated on June 28, 2012



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