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Bloody Rose

April 29, 2011
By SophiaCross SILVER, Plattsburgh, New York
SophiaCross SILVER, Plattsburgh, New York
7 articles 3 photos 89 comments

Favorite Quote:
To love, to be loved. To never forget your own insignificance. To never get used to the unspeakable violence and vulgar disparity of the life around you. To seek joy in the saddest places. To pursue beauty to its lair. To never simplify what is complicated or complicate what is simple. To respect strength, never power. Above all to watch. To try and understand. To never look away. And never, never to forget.”

You stabbed with such force
My chest stood no chance
The dagger forever embedding itself
with a powerful stance.

The petals began to flow
Down my naked back.
They once held an untainted red glow;
Now morphed into a cursed black.

They stained my body
A night-colored hue,
Proving to the garden
what a rose can do.

That’s no matter;
I will survive,
Your ominous love
ascertained my ability to revive.

You pulled the dagger out,
After which my petals ceased to bleed.
Instead they turned black
Then you put your mouth to my wound,
unrelentingly beginning to feed.

The author's comments:
No, this is not about vampires.

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Lexie96 GOLD said...
on Oct. 28 2011 at 1:17 pm
Lexie96 GOLD, Havana, Illinois
11 articles 0 photos 378 comments

Favorite Quote:
Now Cinderella don't you go to sleep, it's such a bitter form of refuge, oh don't you know the kingdom's under siege, and everbody needs you. - The Killers

I reallly like this, it's so dark, but so well written. Think you could check out my poem Sowing Poppies sometime?