Her Pockets

By tori

When she died, they took her things:


necklace, watch & silver rings.


They slid them off with expertise,


then took her wallet, phone & keys.


 


They put them in a plastic tray,


with her book & body spray,


a pen, a comb, her fake ID,


a pin badge labelled "shop trainee".


 


They wiped down all the bloody splatters,


then folded up her shattered glasses.


They tucked them in a scrumpled note,


complete with David Bowie quote.


 


They found a lighter in her jeans,


lipstick, pot and jelly beans.


Last they found the dog-eared letter,


"My death will make your lives much better."

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Her Pockets

Created: Jul 12, 2010

Tags: tori, post mortem, possessions, torijwatson, suicide, poem, poetry, autopsy, death

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