Confession

Confession

A Poem by Chris

Bless me father for I have sinned.

For her life I did rescind.

 

In my secret life I am a fighter.

In my secret life I am a writer.

I wear a mask to seem kinder,

Still doing as I please despite her.

 

She said I would never amount to anything.

She said I would sit back and do nothing.

"I have proven I can do something,

And in my world I am king.

 

I won't listen to what you have to say,

I won't let your plauge stay,

By the end you better pray,

I'll send you to your god today!"

 

I told her I would be back.

I told her I would attack.

I stood there letting the rage stack.

"Now a life is what you'll lack.

 

Little did you know I can fight.

Little did you know I can write.

Both talents kept from your sight,

That changes tonight."

 

Her death was pure poetry.

Her death let me be free.

In her blood I wrote for all to see,

"You revealed the killer in me."

 

 

© 2011 Chris


Author's Note

Chris
So I sat back and thought, has a murderer ever confessed his actions to a church?
What would that sound like? Well this wasmy conclusion.

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This is one of my favorite things that you've written =]

I was actually kind of surprised by how violent and dark it seemed, until I read your note at the end: then it made a lot more sense XD

So this poem tells the story of a killer's confession, but it has more depth than just a grisly confession because it goes into the killer's motivation and his feelings of guilt and conviction. Apparently this girl that he killed had been someone who was constantly doubting him and putting him down, and in my mind, it must have been someone close to him like his mum or girlfriend or something, because he seems to have craved this person's approval.

The last stanza was my favorite; I loved every line of it and it closed out the poem perfectly. Good job :)

Posted 10 Years Ago


Deep and dark but also filled with emotions. This is a nice piece.

Posted 10 Years Ago


This is awesome, this captivated me, such a great write and an interesting idea :)

Posted 11 Years Ago


For the first time in life I like a murderer.... It's really wonderful.

Posted 11 Years Ago


this is really twisted. i like it.

Posted 11 Years Ago


Very nice write. This is very interesting.

Posted 11 Years Ago


very awesome work Christoph

Posted 11 Years Ago


very nice twist you did a good job.

Posted 11 Years Ago


This is immense! I was caught at the beginning through to the end, well done :D xx

Posted 11 Years Ago


This is very interesting the criminal mind of a murderer (especially serial killers) have always fascinated me. I liked this well written piece.

Posted 11 Years Ago



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