Soul Reaper

Emboldened
lack of pieces
strewn across the chessboard
leads him to believe
that he has won
there is no one else
who can take him on.
Evil pours from his body
wrapped around tight like a cloak
as he utters
high pitched giggles
believing world domination
is at his fingertips.
Through the shadows she steps
an assassin
sinful black
she wears her deaths with pride.
Every shadow bends towards her
caressing each part
hiding from casual sight
the danger
even after she is long gone.
He shivers
a ghostly breath upon his neck
shaking his head
dispel the thought
even as the blade begins its descent.
A quick slash across his throat
gone
a wraith
no one sees her
no one hears her
no one feels her
until…..
the cold of her steel
settles upon their hearts
as she takes their souls
to pay the price.
July 8/22
Picture via Pinterest

Author: Jay-lyn Doerksen

A single hard working mom of a soon to be teenage son. A poet and story teller I have wanted to write since I was a child. This space is where I share stories about myself and my life and the creative poetry that stirs my soul. My hope is you will pull up a chair and a cup of coffee delving into the world that I offer and you find simple enjoyment for a few moments. Welcome to The Wonderful & Wacky World of One Single Mom

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