By Devil lyn

    i, Woman, w/a machete
  an g
from the delicate of my hand
a hint of spent
channel #5
  wafts   through my demon~esq skin,
Pradas on my feet
                              head     d e t a c h e d
   a scandal on a carpet
blood drenches a chalk outline
of her pretty head; sirens wail ~
'they're coming for you, Barbara'
Kevorkian appendages heave you thru
& from and 2 Hell ~ paradise found;
i'll be there in ten to life
just let me finish my cigarette.


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Copyright 2016 Devil lyn
Published on Monday, October 31, 2016.     Filed under: "Horror" and "Poetry"

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  • Alchemist On Monday, June 25, 2018, Alchemist (703)By person wrote:

    This reminds me of the book "the things they carried" it's a war novel but instead of focusing on the battle the writing focused on what they choose to carry around with them. Which told you alot about a person considering they couldn't carry much during war time. I really enjoyed this and I think sometimes just describing the little things and seemingly insignificant tidbits sets the mood of the story much better than a long drawn out description.

  • Lady Grinning Soul On Monday, October 31, 2016, Lady Grinning Soul (145)By person wrote:

    I read this a few hours ago and held off commenting because I couldn't think of anything to say. I still can't think of anything to say, other than this made my halloween night.

  • A former member wrote: Oh, don't say cigarette.

  • A former member wrote: Sets the perfect mood for the day/night...happy Halloween! Xie Xie

  • A former member wrote: While i was reading your poem, i was listening the song "Push the Sky Away" from Nick Cave. It just gave me an "Abstract" feeling of what you might wanna give throughout it, but i like it very much anyway! Happy Halloween Devil Lyn.

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