A Beautiful Poison The shadows shifted as the old electric lighting flickered to life. Someone’s footsteps thumped down the stairs into the poorly lit room. The old stone walls of the room hidden beneath the cellar shone damp in the sickly yellow lighting. The shadows seemed to stalk and conspire together as a woman walked into the large stone room. She was tall with long slender legs, thin waist, and thick jet black hair neatly piled on the top of her head. Her long dress was red and black with a long slit down each side up to her hips. The jeweled floral pattern of the corset shone and sparkled, blinding a few of the inhabitants of the room. Behind her, a sturdy, barrel chested man lumbered in heavily. He was bare-chested and barefoot with a whip attached to his hip. The shadows stalked after them after them as they walked casually through the room. The woman’s heels clicked followed by the man’s heavy thuds. Hearing these noises, the inhabitants shrunk back, cowering ag
No hope, my LoveYou made me promise.You say you almost slipped.I just can't tell you truth.I can't disappoint you.I'm weak, though you think me strong.A cheerful facadeA decaying truthCan I borrow some of your strength?Just a little?I'm sorryDon't keep your pain to your self.It'll start the decay.Don't be me.Used to silence and loneliness.Help.Please.Don't fall.Don't decay.Let me help.Let me fall.Let me decay.Let me be your unsteady foundation.When I fade,Have my strength and make it your own.I need you happy.I need you to let loose your tight grip.Let it fall away.Let me take it with me,When i crash down with everyone's burdens.You can't save me,No matter how much we both may wish it.You friendship is great.It is my hope.I shouldn't ask for more,But I can't help myself.Stuck in a desertNo water,No hope.I will stay here.A meager survivalA shriveled lifeA decaying bodyUntil it ends.Just so you knowBefore I die,I love you.
I'm alrightHow do you know that I'm without reason?A stranger in my own bodyHiding behind a cheerful facadeEverything you think you know about me is a lieYou say I'm strong and smart and beautifulBut really i can't even hold myself togetherI make a promise and break downSilent tears as the blood drips from my fingertipsI messed up.Why can't i hold myself together?!The facade is starting to shatterWhat should I do?!You knowing scares me out of my wits.Don't leave me.you can't leave me.I need you.You keep me from completely shattering.I'm weak.Why can't i fix myself?I'm too dependentBut...I still don't think I can survive without you.If anything I wish you happiness.I'll take your burden,Load me down.Overload me until I sink and drown.I don't mind.Let me take the fall.You have your life, your futureGive me your troubles,Tell them to me all I will be rid of themwhen this facade shattersand I fall.I can't keep up.Disconnected...Strange...I don't feel right.L