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The dance of veils

By Sheila Woolum All Rights Reserved ©

Horror / Poetry

The dance of veils

The dance of veils

We die without love, we die within and without pain , we die,

we share the same breath as it beats upon the flames, tongues in a room of snakes slither beneath the flames, the walls cave in the cavern as my eyes bleed to see the pain, it is my vision that creeps to keep me sane, I am not without you in the darkness of the room , my eyes pierce you beneath the bones of the blood we once new, I am invited unto your Castle you make your way to my table in care, You sit to watch me squirm as I am waiting to be fed,

You wait to taste my bones my shattered soul it was once a king, I see your pain , I feel your breath I feel you inside of me again,

You hold your breath beating your chest and falling to your knees so sweet, how can it be that im your prison now because of my Mirror you held so deep, the fading of the time fades into the beginning and needs to be checked, the clocks tick upon the walls , I am waiting on the pain to begin, my knees buckle holding my breath to hear your stories as they tell me lies, I hear your vanity profess your visions you know I knew but we both found our net, come in the hallways as my steps blow upon the belts, my feet walk the floors, you knew my name I had no rest, there was a time I began to share the closets they both hold our breath , do not fear what I must tell you , because the rest of my stories are the same beneath the curtains they fall upon the deaf,

Now as I sit in my chair ever so lightly playing the game, my smiles are without the vision my eyes are without my home, I hear what you say if only once you knew my name , it is the play mask I wear to keep you from my name and to keep you from my home, forget not my name never forget something I shall not tell,

there is nothing we both knew from the beginning , and now there is nothing we both felt .”

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