Dance with the Devil’s Daughter

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Do you hear that?
(shrill giggles…..)
Shattered glass
crushed beneath foot
hidden face
no remembrance 
how 
where 
why 
dogged determination
try to recall
poisoned pen 
this will be your downfall.
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Whispered word
silted wind
crows
mutters
slight breath
barely heard
(coming for you)
look around
eyes wide
gloom
darkened room
shadows in the corner move.
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(he he he he)
Each step
heart beat
pause
listen
eyes darting
limbs trembling 
try to move
power is hers
oh dear
she is a little late in coming.
Blade
silver sliver
snakes between bars
liquid
reaching for…..
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(whispered lisp
doubting giggle)
Your soul
twisted 
depraved 
pain you inflicted 
torment 
blood ran in rivers
lapped at your toes
garish laughter
you did not care
pissed away
abused 
you thought 
no one knew.
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(she is here)
Bared teeth
rotted gore
slitted tongue
rolls 
upon your lips
thrust 
into your mouth
shriek
howl
battered fears
you left her to die
They promised her you as a prize.
Know this tiny man
(shaking with glee)
every time you beg…..
every time you cry…..
every time she brings you back to life…..
she derives so much pleasure.
Never should have fucked
with the daughter of the Devil.
 
©Sept. 12/20
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Ashed Past

Come to me children of the streets
let me tell you
how this present came to mete
how lost we became 
so very lost 
time will tell if ever one can return.
Once upon a time
for every cautionary tale does begin
a man
so callous
so arrogant
decided that his birthright
was to rule the world.
Bluster
muster
his followers
from all walks
no one could understand
still today we shake our heads.
Craven
bullied his way
to the top
crony taught
black magic
called the Devil
deal was made
and poof…..
he had his every desire.
Despot
thrilled with considered power
doled out
punishment
death to those
who dared to contradict
who dared to try to wrest control.
Any deal with the Devil
fraught with clauses
contradictions
failed to read right
can end to detriment
to death of all
the world
the populace
destroyed for one vain little boy.
Enraged
clause enacted;
Act a baboon
be a baboon
off to the zoo with you!
Damage done
now we wait
life to return 
to abundance.
Until that time children of the night
children of the street
always remember
getting all you want
will always come with grave consequences. 
©June 30/20
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