Dark Poetry - Proudly Publishing Poems Prose And People's Priceless Poetry     Skip to main content
[Get Full Access & Your Own Profile: Join For Free]
Once Upon a Story by Gray Vision
dark Poetry
dark Poetry

Once Upon a Story

By Gray Vision

Once upon a time
You were so good to me
Honest from the start
Such a perfect scenery.


Once upon a time
You said you loved me
Those words caressed my heart
You meant the world to me. 


Once upon a time
You peered into my eyes
And stared at my soul
With such surmise. 


Once upon a time
You grabbed me by the arm
Dragged me to my room
Revealing a loaded firearm. 


Once upon a time
On the floor on all fours,
I begged and begged and begged
But you had to settle a score. 


Once upon a time
I felt the gun against my head
And heard the rotation of cylinders
As I thought,
This is how it ends. 


Once upon a time
The rotation came to a halt
You peered down the barrel
Right before it sparked. 


Once upon a time
As I laid by your side,
Gagging and coughing
You asked for my forgiveness
As the life faded from your very eyes. 


Once upon a time
I looked back at that day,
And remember those words,
That won’t ever go away.


I forgive you
And I can rest to sure now,
That everything will be okay.

Unauthorized Copying Is Prohibited. Ask the author first.
Copyright 2010 Gray Vision
Published on Sunday, June 27, 2010.     Filed under: "Tribute" and "Poetry"

Author's Note:

This piece was inspired by a Lifetime original movie.
Log In or Join (free) to see the special features here.

Tags

Comments on "Once Upon a Story"

Log in to post comments.
  • Star On Monday, August 15, 2011, Star (1201)By person wrote:

    truly truly sad :( also moving to the read

  • Gray Vision On Monday, August 15, 2011, Gray Vision (516)By person wrote:

    Ya the actual movie was sad but it was good and so I wrote this, I just felt like I had to you know, well Pretty thank you for dropping by =)

  • EternalScream On Thursday, July 22, 2010, EternalScream (216)By person wrote:

    wow .....pal that was a roller coaster ride.a calm start ,a sudden twist..a suspense and a happy ending.Overall a 10 out of 10.great job. OH how was your vacations?:)

  • Gray Vision On Friday, July 23, 2010, Gray Vision (516)By person wrote:

    It's been great so far, I'm running around with a clear mind, open heart, i'm just enjoying life right now. How is everything on your end, oh and thank you so much for commenting, i'm glad you liked it =)

  • lupus tenebrae On Sunday, June 27, 2010, lupus tenebrae (1046)By person wrote:

    Very vivid write my friend, I could hear the rotating barrel as if it were right next to my head, and inspired by a lifetime movie even, well done indeed. Scholar

  • Gray Vision On Sunday, June 27, 2010, Gray Vision (516)By person wrote:

    Wolfy it's always good hearing from you, I did enjoy writing this piece even though I felt as if I rushed it but none the less it was fun. Thank you for commenting and I'm awaiting another of your works patiently, thanks again =)

  • NikesRain On Sunday, June 27, 2010, NikesRain (1362)By person wrote:

    definitely puts the reader 'there'... vivid images... the feel.. suspense leading you along... well done

  • Gray Vision On Sunday, June 27, 2010, Gray Vision (516)By person wrote:

    I felt like I sort of rushed it but that's just because I wanted to relate the suspence etc, while it was all still fresh from the movie. Thank you very much NR =)


How to Criticize Without Causing Offense
© 1998-2014 DarkPoetry LLC
Donate
[Join (free)]    [More Poetry]    [Get Help]    [Our Poets]    [Read Poems]    [Terms & Privacy]
503 Service Temporarily Unavailable
Dark Poetry Logo
Poems Not For The Masses- The Dark Poetry calls you.     Skip to main content

503 Service Temporarily Unavailable

A database fault has been detected.

(logged)

Help DarkPoet Fix This!

So that this error doesn't keep bugging you or others, please take a few minutes to send me a report that will help me fix it.

One warning: If you submit this report and there's a problem that is affecting all of DarkPoetry, it will simply result in another error page and no message will get to me. So you may want to check the main page first to be sure the rest of DP is actually working. If there's a site-wide problem, there is no need to send a report, we'll know about it already.

Before you report this error, think about the steps you took to trigger it and go back and try to see if you can make it happen twice in a row. If you can, there's a good chance I can fix it in no time at all. If you can't, you may have experienced a temporary problem.

Please log in to submit a problem report. If the problem is preventing you from logging in, please contact helpme@support.darkpoetry.com with the following information copied into the email:
Buginfo ID# 793ee536a558c95982763eedc3aaac7e021
© 1998-2014 DarkPoetry LLC
Donate
[Join (free)]    [More Poetry]    [Get Help]    [Our Poets]    [Read Poems]    [Terms & Privacy]