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Monday, December 13, 2010

Spirit Walking

Sweetest spirit,
Dressed in white,
Take my hand
Lead me through
The night.

Guide me gently
To a time
When warm hands
Could touch,
Yours to mine.

Show me secrets
Locked away
Of fields of green
A gentle breeze
And a perfect day.

Remind my eyes
Of your living face,
When breath was felt
By gentle touch
Not blessed grace.

Into my ear whisper
Promises of old
I long to hear
The pretty words
In this life untold.

When we return,
Mind not my tears
For a life that
Lay forgotten
Among untold years.

Remain at my side
Silent and unseen
Until this life
Is but a dream
Within a dream.

Thursday, July 22, 2010

Toxic Dreamland

Join me my friends,
And I shall guide
Your hurried way
Through the
Twisted labyrinth
Of  joyous decay,
The beautiful,
The deadly,
Toxic Dreamland!

Watch your step
My sweets,
For surely
You must see the
Broken Vows
That litter the
Broken Streets!
Each day we
Sweep them all
Away,
But alas,
More always find
Their way!

Be careful, my loves,
To follow only
Where I step,
For the fingers of
Acheron are long
And bewitching
To weary travelers
And naive tourists.
Beware that she
Does not catch you
In her icy depths
Of Woe!

Now look ahead,
My dears,
And you may be
Blessed to spy
A sparkling land
Of silly hopes
And baseless,
Airy dreams!
But our tour skips
That place
Of sad and pathetic
Dreamers.
Follow me!

Ah, my beauties,
Here we are,
In the Land of
Chains in Trees!
Some believe they
Are made of Fate...
Looks more like
Plain metal to me!
See how they sparkle
In the moonlight?
Some say it is golden.
Looks more like
Brown to me!

Watch out, my darlings,
For the sticky
Webs ahead!
You may think
They shimmer
Innocently,
But don't be fooled!
Once caught
In there,
You are nothing
But crunchy
Spider food!

And now, my lovelies,
Prepare yourselves,
For we enter
The realm
Of darkest despair,
That ceaseless land of
You Knew Better
That swallows up
The pretty dreams
Of all the daytime
Schemers!
Hear them wailing
At the rising of
The sun
As reality dawns
In their pitiful
World of shadows!

But alas, my dear
Comrades,
I must bid you
Farewell,
For in this land,
I reside,
A victim of the
Poisoned lullaby.
Imprisoned here
In my own hell
Of twisted colors
And warped desires,
I must remain.

But please,
Do tell your
Loved ones
Back at home
To drop by anytime
For a lovely
Nightmare tour
Of the wonders
And the horrors
Of scenic
Toxic Dreamland!

Monday, July 5, 2010

When Morning Comes

Can't you
Go away
And leave
Me be?
I do not
Wish yet
To wake
To this
Reality.
Please let me
Remain in
Gossamer realms
Where my
Empty chest
Is happy
And free
To feed on
Fantasies and
False hope,
Where I can
Trick my mind
And believe
That he
Is mine,
Where his voice
Is all I hear
And his desire
Sways
In the wind
Like spun
Silver webs
That keep me
Entrapped
In his heart
Forever.
I do not wish
To wake
And feel this
Ache as
Dreamscapes
Turn to reality
And his hand
Slips from
Mine.
Leave me to
My delusions.
Let me believe
That he is
Mine
For just a
While longer.
Even now
His ethereal kiss
Fades from
My lips
And tears
Replace his
Gentle touch.
Be gone
And let me
Dream.

Saturday, July 3, 2010

Forever in Gossamer

An empty night
Approaches
As I lie here,
Consumed
By fantasies
Of sunlight
And shadow,
Of dreams
Made real,
And providence
Fulfilled.
Your words linger,
Ebbing and rising
Until my mind
Is overflowing
With love
And longing
For what remains
Just out of reach.

Sleep bears down
And I succumb,
Meeting your
Radiant face
Behind veiled eyes.
Your smile
Enchants me,
Drawing me
In to Illusion
Until I'm lost
In this web
We've weaved
From hope
And wishes
Whispered to
The night.

Here we reign,
Alone, under
Moonlight,
Shimmering chains
Of Fate
Harboring the
Realm we've built
Within this
Forbidden land.
Take my hand,
And lead me deeper,
Leave the fire
From your kiss
Upon my lips,
Beneath the
Waking sky,
Among the
Spiderwebs
Of our Forever.

Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Burning Sky

Succumb to me
My angel
Of brightest night.
I desire
To embrace you
Until we are
Melded
Together--
Fierce sunlight
And shimmering
Night shine--
Intertwined in
A chaotic sky.
Close your heart
To the poisoned rain,
The tormented clouds,
And the cold stars
That whisper
"You can't".
Hear only,
Feel only,
Our collective heartbeats
Singing
"But we will".
This is right
And eternal.
We shall spend
Forever
In a perfect twilight,
Each consumed
By the other
Until all that remains
Are myths
Of a time
When there was once
Both sun
And moon.

Saturday, June 26, 2010

Omega

From the hidden depths
Of Eternity's Forever
I hear you,
Your quiet voice
Like distant thunder
Rolling across my mind
Painting memories
Of forgotten lifetimes
Behind my closed eyes,
The deaths
And resurrections
That have bound
Your flame
To mine.

I feel the warmth
Of a fire that rain
Cannot quench,
A sacred circle,
A last defense,
And a people silenced
By the blade
Of holy warriors
Sent by a golden god
In a land we'd
Never seen,
Blood and flesh
Melting in to the
Mist covered earth
But two souls
That could not die.

I feel the chill
Of a Winter's night
In a time of darkness
When magick slept
And love was forbidden
For two hearts
Chained together
But born in separate worlds.
You clung so tightly
That this body still remembers
Your fingers around the wrist
That slowly slipped away
Into oblivion.

I feel that still, quiet
Moment of death
As I look down in to
The blue eyes of a soldier
That can suddenly see
And watch as memories
Flood through him
As his soul is liberated
From the broken body
On the shores of
A bloody pond
That time shall not forget.

And still Forever stalks
Down the corridors of Eternity
And we find ourselves again
Born to different realms
Yet still bound
Fragile flesh
Steel wings
And chains of Fate
That defy it all.

Sunday, May 23, 2010

Righteous Fury

Were I to hit
My head
Upon this wall,
Would it be enough
To rid me of
The abhorrent images
You've carved in to
My collapsing mind?
Would it erase
The thoughts
That chill my
Very blood
And turn my mind
To torment and murder?
Would it be enough?

Were you wise
You would flee,
Cast yourself from
Some high place
And pray,
If any ear will listen,
That spilling your life
At my feet
Would be enough
To rid your soul
Of the cancer you
Created yourself,
Foolishly believing
I would never know
The nefarious deed
That makes you
Dead to me.

Did you believe
For even the briefest
Of moments
That you would not
Awaken my
Just vengeance?
Did you think
I would close
My eyes and ears
To the damage
You left behind?

No, I will seek you out
Like the mists
Of plague
I shall find you
And you will beg
For mercy and
Forgiveness
Before your end.
Beg until your lips
Crack and your
Forked tongue swells
And bleeds.
The only answer
You shall find are
My cold fingers about
Your throat
Silencing forever
Your revolting voice
That proclaims
Only lies that
Push me deeper
Into shadow
And madness.

How dare you touch
What is not yours!
How dare you defile
The sacred work
Of gods!
I shall be a
Vengeful angel
Before your eyes
Swift and terrible
Releasing your flesh
From the diseased
Soul that cowers inside.

While you still
Hold breath,
In these last moments
Of your wretched existence,
Pray.
Pray that this wall
Is strong enough
To erase you
From my mind.
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