The Words Became Knives by J.J. Campbell

her beautiful eyes
would never admit
she actually did love
me

by the time she did
the words became
knives and my soul
was a dark bitter
stain upon this
world

every time i watch
her walk away

what could have
been

J.J. Campbell
J.J. Campbell (1976 – ?) has given up the farm life and is now trapped in suburbia. He’s been widely published over the years, most recently at Dead Snakes, Easy Street, The Stray Branch, Pyrokinection and Horror Sleaze Trash. You can find him most days bitching about only the things he cares about on his highly entertaining blog, evil delights. (http://evildelights.blogspot.com)
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