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ALIBIS AND LULLABIES

Poetry By: moonphish
Poetry


a comparison


Submitted:Dec 14, 2012    Reads: 9    Comments: 3    Likes: 1   


alibis and lullabies

they'll get you by each time
they're both there for appeasing
there's a reason that they rhyme
an alibi means "somewhere else"
you're safe when you're accused
a lullaby's for healing
when your thoughts become confused
an alibi's a haven, yes
a peaceful cozy loft
a lullaby is like a bridge
with images so soft
an alibi will put to sleep
a notion you've done crime
a lullaby's an ocean
which you'll slowly into, climb
an alibi can save you
from the trouble you deny
a lullaby's a bubble
which you hide inside and fly
an alibi uncovers you
when shifted down too deep
a lullaby's a lover
who can drift you into sleep
alibis and lullabies
will get things off you chest
and looking at the clock, i see
it's time for me to rest




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