Believe Me!

Believe Me!

A Chapter by Rose

I only wanted you

To steal from you

To take away

You're most precious gems

That thought never ever 

Came to me


You're a rich and wealthy man

I can see it in your eyes

You know what it's like

To be first class

You have always

Looked down at the poor


In disgust you were

Looking at the worthless, dirty and smelly

Bodies of the poor

But not me

You knew me

You knew me well

I was poor

But never did you look at me

Like that


But your friends

And family looked at me

In the eye

Like they wanted to spit on me

Choke me

To get me out of there sight


I never stole from you

My mind on my heart

I would die for you

Its love

That surrounds me

You're all I want

You're all that I am

Desperate for


I maybe poor

I may be taken over

By hunger

I may wear clothes

Of a tramp

But I have never

Begged you for money


My soul is white

Plain white

Not a spot of darkness

I am innocent


Ask, ask and ask everyone

Ask your family

Ask your friends

Where are your precious gems?

That was put in my room

Not by the hands of me


The filthy hands

That robbed the gems

Belong to someone

That wants me dead


They have got their chance

It's my turn

You can watch me

With guilt in your face

Hang in the gallows





© 2012 Rose

Author's Note

This poem is based in the 17th to 18th century where robbers were caught and hanged.

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Amazing I like it

Posted 10 Years Ago

Nice write. Very well done. Easy to follow and intriguing.

Posted 10 Years Ago

How beautifully tragic...

Posted 10 Years Ago

Love the tale in this as sad and desperate as it is of someone needing so badly that they start taking what isn't there's.

Posted 10 Years Ago

This is a wonderful poem that describes even how now the classes between the rich and the poor can be. Forbidden love. Great write.

Posted 10 Years Ago

Oh what a brilliant write. It applies to current times too. I didn't read your authors' note until I had already read your poem. Great job!

Posted 10 Years Ago

Now this hit the spot! lol
Potently moving love!
You have gone on a journey of late of hitting hard, thats wonderful with poetry :)
A sad poem but one that makes the reader shudder, last stanza is GREAT!

Posted 10 Years Ago

a powerful poem with intense emotions brought forth....well donE!

Posted 10 Years Ago

Very tragic tale but a true one. I enjoyed this, I think you did an excellent job writing on this subject in your story/poem.

Posted 10 Years Ago

What a great story this is! I really enjoyed it. It's like a stream of consciousness or perhaps they're saying this out loud.

Posted 10 Years Ago

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25 Reviews
Added on October 2, 2010
Last Updated on June 28, 2012
Tags: liar, death, steal, thief, murder



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