By Devil lyn

headless crows
under a radioactive sky
mother nature infects
the hollowed sockets
of lidless eyes, b l i n king rheumatic;
let me rest
these cold depths
upon your inflamed lips ~
let me part the butterfly
& spread the larvae
upon my Persephone`s nipple
& watch Hades` tongue
sprout featherless wings & weep
crows f     y,
violence in your sightless eyes
speak undoubted truths;
ragtown blues down
by the old ~
a silver haired man
lays down his hand
and s p r e a d s riffs
across the fishing line chords
about the \\caged bird// lady
with a virgin white rose
suspended in her jazzy-trash hair
eating strange passionless fruit
from the cavities
of the
headless crows
2crows caw                    ``CAW``
& sharpen their beaks
and follow [their lord of the dead]
where they are not wanted;
cursed by Samhain.  


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Copyright 2017 Devil lyn
Published on Tuesday, May 30, 2017.     Filed under: "Horror" and "Poetry"

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  • dwells On Friday, June 2, 2017, dwells (4180)By person wrote:

    The opening stanza was as good as any I've ever read in this genre of the macabre Dev. Makes me feel like I can't help but look where I shouldn't. Cheers! - Dan

  • lupus tenebrae On Wednesday, May 31, 2017, lupus tenebrae (860)By person wrote:

    I love your verbiage in this, very captivating, like swansong snaking through your mind, compelling you to delve deeper and darker 'til light's out of reach. Will return to this piece, again. Scholar

  • molock On Tuesday, May 30, 2017, molock (312)By person wrote:

    I agree with everyone else, this is a stunning piece of work ....i'm not sure if can get much better than this, you're on a roll. keep 'em comin'. later sis Dev - m0

  • Devil lyn On Wednesday, May 31, 2017, Devil lyn (345)By person wrote:

    m0, I am trying only the Poets here are giving me a run for my poetry! A lot of stellar pieces on here. Makes me envious but all in good fun;)

  • Tagen On Tuesday, May 30, 2017, Tagen (112)By person wrote:

    Brutal and beautiful! I love this piece!

  • Devil lyn On Wednesday, May 31, 2017, Devil lyn (345)By person wrote:

    Brutal? ... But isn`t it?

  • Quill On Tuesday, May 30, 2017, Quill (39)By person wrote:

    "She lived like a murder" for some reason I could here that song between the lines... great pen...

  • Devil lyn On Wednesday, May 31, 2017, Devil lyn (345)By person wrote:

    Thanks, Quill ... Need to look that song up though it sounds familiar ...

  • Drea On Tuesday, May 30, 2017, Drea (1390)By person wrote:

    I am in love with this. I really don't know what more to say.

  • Devil lyn On Wednesday, May 31, 2017, Devil lyn (345)By person wrote:

    Many poems leaving me feeling this exact way;)

  • darkendomme On Tuesday, May 30, 2017, darkendomme (119)By person wrote:

    Definite hypnosis. Love the artful "fly" and the font choice was icing on winters cake...Beautifully said D.

  • Devil lyn On Wednesday, May 31, 2017, Devil lyn (345)By person wrote:

    Why Thank You, D`D ... ;)

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