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Lets Break It Down - One On One
by Erica Ivory

Monday, February 07, 2005
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Lets break it down..
One on one...
What you have..
You thought you won..
Now you see hell has just begun..
You had to have what was
not yours to take..
Now you are sorry..
Want to walk away from this
grave mistake..
Put your hands
where they just didn't belong..
Now pay the consequences..
This consequence is life long..
Live in your tiny cell..
Think about the life
You took..
Was it worth it?
Maybe not..
But then to you maybe so..
See if you feel the same
as you grow old..
Watching life pass you by
as you rot in jail day after day
And you think you are the only one
to pay..
What about her family..
Your family..
Lives changed in one single day..
Changed forever..
Grief so strong you can smell it..
Taste it..
Children's hands filthy..
Digging
Pleading..
Screaming
For their mother..
The one YOU took away..
Lets break it down..
One on One..
You have a coldness in your eyes..
You are man without a soul..
Don't know how you got that way..
Don't care to know..
Evil..
Malicious..
The devils son..
Live in your pathetic mind..
While we live outside 
in the pain you created...
You are the master artist..
Your canvas colored crimsom red...   
Watch the little girl cry..
As you watched her beg..

You held her in the palm of your hand..
Yaa..
Lets break it down..
One on one..
They say our life has just started..
I think our hell has just begun..
If you break it down
one on one.



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Reviewed by Joel Raja Kumar J 2/8/2005
Hi Erica, You sure do the stuff justice. Tell it as it should be said, with no holds barred. That is Erica, eh?

Nice reading you after such a long time, girl!!!

Love from India - Joel -
Reviewed by jude forese 2/8/2005
extrememly powerful ... cuts right to the core ...
Reviewed by Paul Williams 2/8/2005
Very well written Erica.

Paul;-}
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 2/8/2005
Par excellence Ertica!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by Retta (Reindeer) Mckenzie 2/7/2005
Oh this was so good, very well written, excellent!

Reindeer
Reviewed by Fritz Barnes 2/7/2005
Erica, you have "broken it down" very well. Keep writing!
Reviewed by Dave Harm 2/7/2005
Wow... don't know what else to say. If the criminal has any soul at all, still living in this world, would be a hell worst then death...
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