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Somnambulist

By PapillonDeNuit All Rights Reserved ©

Poetry / Fantasy

Chapter 1

The sky is broken

My eyes unopened

Something travels underneath

A story caught between my teeth

And in the Shadows I catch more

Of something daylight can't restore

Lucidity peaks; a phase change

Never had I dreamt a dream so strange.


Moon-faced and dripping

Skull-based, skin slipping

A child of crows and underland

Taken by her cool, grey hand

Led to night to mend unseen

From snow and bone to Bloodred Queen

Her spirit ran across the water

Until the sleep she fought had caught her.

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