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The lamb, unaware
Sheds no tear
Dreams innocent dreams
Until the lion closes itself around her
With cold limbs
And she awakens, and freezes
She already knows
And he whispers into her ear;
“Drink my blood if you want,
but then you must leave”
My heart is bound with ribbons
My soul kept safely in his hands
My trust is well earnt, and treasured
My love is for him and him alone
How many centuries have gone by?
Whilst we survive and fight on!
How many doors have opened and closed?
How much change have we seen!
Midnight is our golden hour
Forever is our golden time
Never, shall we forget what we fight for!
Each other! Only for each other
Most say its never enough
For one vampire to have a single partner
But, we proved them wrong
Their whispering never fails to reach us
As the jealousy in their hearts does also
What did we do wrong?
Why didn’t we turn out that way?
Maybe it’s destiny
Maybe it’s not
But, we only had one goal
To remain true. To one another
Jeremiah, hear my voice
The voice of your beloved
I call out to you, my maker
And you never fail to answer
Darkness paves our pathway
With a grip as firm as death
Yet, with each other we’re comforted
We have the strength of a lion
Decades pass within seconds
Hundreds of years within moments
Time seems to unimportant
Events unfold around our embrace
Wars have come and wars have gone
The world has changed so much
Never again will it be the same
As I once knew
But that isn’t a bad thing
The only thing that matters?
Well, he never changes
And he’s always there
Jeremiah, my beloved
Hear my call
As we make vampire love
We listen to our hearts beating
We know we have free loving
A love free from death
And for all eternity ....
On the eve of our anniversary
Two hundred years since that day
Came the argument!
I know, you are spirited
Your heart is so bold and true
But, this constant bickering frustrates me
As it does you
I remember that argument
It was almost our downfall
As we fought and we tore each other
We cried and we screamed
Jeremiah, I saw the ‘Look’ in your eyes first ...
The sudden realisation of where we were
What we were doing
Screaming over spilt milk, or should I say spilt blood
The ‘Look’ overcame your features
And you seemed suddenly ashamed
Why were we fighting over a kill anyway?
It wasn’t the first time we had crossed paths on the hunt
Then, I felt the realisation seep over me
Like a cold wave of reality
I might actually have lost you!
Bitter and horrific thoughts came to mind
I felt his arms surround me
Like a warm blanket, warm only in comfort
And I buried my face into his chest
Listened to his heart. His precious heart.
“Tell me what you are thinking? I can’t hear you now. Not since I made you”
I sighed, and moved slightly so I could look up at him
At his sudden calm and reassuring expression
I felt like crying
Why are these emotions so damn strong for us?
Why do we suffer at the drop of a pin at every God-damn thing??
All I could do was shake my head
And allow bitter tears to fall freely from my eyes
“Tell me ...”
I sniffed, and explained my thoughts
I became worse when I explained I thought I might lose him
He had to hold me during that confession
I wailed at him like a lost child
Telling him everything, beating my fist upon his chest
Until I felt drained and I slumped
Right into his waiting arms
Jeremiah kissed my forehead
Soothing my tense nerves
His arms continued to hold me
And they held me tightly to him
“Silly child. I would never leave you ...”
His voice was hushed, but I noticed a slight panic in his tone
I raised my head, and smiled at him
“Neither would I” I confirmed, and we merely looked upon one another. Appreciating. Loving.
“We made a pact. Long ago, you and I. Do you remember?”
“How could I forget” I smiled “We would stay together, forever”
“You think I want to move on? Find anyone else over you? Think again. Arguments happen. We’ll survive.”
I smiled and relaxed my head into his chest once more.
I felt him move against me, and I looked up at him
He grinned mischeviously at me
“Let’s go to bed”
I smiled. I let my fangs show.
I Must Know
Where would we be without it?
Hot and moist and flowing
Beating freshly from the human heart
Scents the air with passion
A trickle and a stream
Then a river
Then a death
Why did I mean so much to you?
How could you forsake the above for me?
You allowed your own blood
To restore me whole
To give me a chance
By your side
This is the important thing
In my life
I must know
Who ever said it would be perfect?
We still argue
Two thousand years after we met
But to be honest
I wouldn’t have it any other way
His habits annoy me!
He refuses to change for days
I can smell fetid blood on his clothes
But its who he is
Dusty angel of the darkness
There he is;
Looking at me from across the room
Gazing at me with burning eyes
Wondering what I’m thinking of ...
And usually, he’s right on the ball
Slight smile as always
Curling on his lips
Playful .... Searching ...
For my own smile
Creeping on my face, even now
“What?” Jeremiah asks
I match his actions, seductively
Then shrug my shoulders
“I’m just smiling inside ...”
“Smiling?” Jeremiah grins, his mouth wide
“Yes. We made it. We’re still together. Where others have tried and failed. How did we do it? Where did they go wrong?”
“We believed” Jeremiah whispered, his breath ragged and harsh. “We knew it was possible”
“One lover. Eternally” I breathed
Feel the sweet love between us
Still here, after all this time
Passion fades and ebbs
But we have worked hard to get here
I can suddenly forgive the fetid blood
Reeking from his clothing
They won’t be on him for much longer ...
Fresh Out Of University
My mentor stood beside me
On the last day of school
He told me he’d taught me everything
To use as a lifelong tool
The bells rang out inside my head
And I felt the sadness swell within
There was no other students
There was no teenage din
My mentor urged me forwards
But I could only really move a bit
In truth I didn’t want to leave
But it was something I didn’t admit
He looked at me with clouded eyes
The tears were around the rims
He looked old and he looked jaded
And he had very heavy limbs
I wanted to confess my fears
To ask him to continue my education
But, my time was over now
It was time for me to get my own reputation
University was over now
The lessons had all been learnt
And the love that we had shared
Was torn by the spite that had us burnt
The world was awaiting me
The time had come to leave
I had my own life to live
My own stories to weave
So I stepped away from my mentor
And I heard a sigh of disbelief
Another student on his way
Was it sadness or relief?
University is over now
The world has opened its arms
And although I feel anxious
There are no warning alarms
Ready, I am leaving him
The lover I did not truly understand
Neither of us gave an inch
Neither of us gave the other a helping hand
Now the world is calling me
But I am so unsure
The world in all its glory
Humanity which is so pure
Life, the music shelters me
As I walk away from him
And as his face grows distant
All the memories start to dim
University has ended now
I am tutored, I am wise
So why did I end my University?
When the love became confused with lies?
Maybe I am not so smart
The lessons have not ended here
For the mentor I held close to me
Is now far from me, I fear
Why didn’t one of us give in?
Why did we both give in to pride?
When he asked me if I loved him,
I denied his need, and lied
So now I am a lonely beast
Fresh out of University
And all because of broken bonds
The cause of vampire adversity
Trials of a Newborn Vampire
One day a vampire came to me
A sad, sad vampire came to me
He said that he was going to be
Killed in the morning sun
My mouth fell open in disbelief
My mouth ajar in disbelief
As I stood there and saw his grief
Wondering what to do
I took him in, put him to bed
I tucked him up inside the bed
I tucked the covers around his head
Made sure he nice and warm
Then I talked to him a while
I begged for him to stay a while
And finally he began to smile
And strangely, so did I
He said that he did love me now
That I was everything to him right now
He made to me a solemn vow
That he loved me, and me alone
His eyes locked to my neck and vein
His eyes went to my neck and vein
His eyes looked wild and quite insane
As he smiled and lunged for me
He bit me deep, and took a drink
He went quite deep and he did drink
I felt my body drift and sink
Into his firm embrace
When I awoke he smiled at me
The cheeky sod he smiled at me
He now referred to us as ‘we’
And took me into the night
He took me to a damp old place
He took me to a smelly place
But seeing the joy upon his face
Made up for musty smells
We sat and talked for many years
We just sat and talked for years and years
Until the night he was in tears
And confessed he was afraid
He said that I would die one day
That I would leave him here one day
He said that he would lose his way
And go into the sun
So a vampire I did become that night
A vampire I became that night
And I knew that the decision was right
Because his face did shine with joy
We travelled the world, and felt real good
We travelled the world feeling real good
We never ceased to drink rich blood
Empowered we did feel
Until one day, I found his ash
The God Damned fool! I found his ash
His decision was stupid and rash
He’d gone into the sun
I felt betrayed, I felt quite mad
That he’d done this, I felt real mad!
But inside, my heart was sad
That he had left me here alone
I scattered his ash, and he was free
I made sure he was really free
So he would never return to me
And break my heart again
Centuries on, I weep inside
I weep and cry and wail inside
I am so sad that he died
And left me here alone
But, now I have a family here
I have a fledgling family here
There is no time to shed a tear
Devoted Maker that I am
I learned from him, survive I must!
That survival is a real must!
No time to become a pile of dust
I will never go into the sun.
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