Fool’s Gold

They came for her

She was the girl next door

She was gentle

Did no wrong

She greeted everyone

No one knew she was

The secret wife

Of the man who terrorizes our city

No one knew she was 

Aiding and abetting his crimes

We all could have sworn

That she was a saint

We were shocked

For her glittering gold

Was fake.

© Booky Glover, 2017

Image credit; thechive.com

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