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I Had To Crawl (by eddy styx)

I Had To Crawl

at the back of her shed
behind her house
leaning on a post,
I stopped to rest.
'twas then I realized
this would be a test
of sturdy endurance.
I spied a man
with a shotgun
behind a tree,
funny thing is
he, too, spied me.
he raised his gun
set his sights on me,
I was turning to run
as he fired that thing
and I took a fat load of
buckshot above my knee.
I went down like a ton of bricks.
keeping my head, I scrambled
I had to crawl through mud
moving as fast as I could go
to get out of his reach
I conceded this place was his!

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seems that he is getting old! Is he picking on old married women now? Must be that his age is getting the best of him. LoL
This startled me! The truth is that we all get older and start picking our victims as opportunities present, rather than making opportunities. Old eddy should be more careful; a warning to him, the next time, the guy may aim just a little bit higher and take off a vital part!

Good write! ~ Geez.

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It seems that the days and hours that people
are available for chatroom are staggered and
not a good match for most everyone. How about
if everyone just shows up at the door, whenever
they have a few free minutes?

I was kind of depressed when I wrote this. it has been that kind of a day...
thanks for reading and commenting.

ever, eddy
*hugs, Cat

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Rough injury that would be…. I cannot turn off my medical mind with that one.

I’d have given up the place too!

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I know, kind of rough, huh? puts eddy in stitches and a cane for awhile and knocks him out of commission for awhile. luckily most of the shot went above the knee.

ever, eddy
*hugs, Cat

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...Eddy, this place was that man's today...but tomorrow it may Eddy's!

Eddy doesn't forget, forgive or rest until revenge is complete.

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"with all that I am & all that I could be, I walk this earth, yet nobody sees me"

you know eddy well...
he is plotting his revenge even as I write this!

ever, eddy
*hugs, Cat

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I think I would've given up as well after a buckshot to the knee. Well written, excellent visualization. I had a clear image of Eddy watching the other man and crawling away after being shot in the knee.

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thank you very much for reading my poem and commenting on it.the mud was good for my complexion after I did a face-plant, lol.

ever, eddy

*hugs, Cat

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may he live long be strong dare not try to prove you wrong bang on HELLO EDDY IS IT YOU
GEMINI OR another Pisces
or Virgo then go try be a Saggy
Cats will admire thee
lol all four
but i by 1

thank you lovedly, for reading and your nice comment.

ever, eddy

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