Moonlit Wonder

When I was a young  girl
mama warned me
showed me true
all would try to use me
to get what they want.
Sweet words
cooed in my ear
slowly stroking my hair
feeling your hand
(all hands)
caress my curves.
Made to feel safe
made to feel secure
your promises
wrapped in golden ribbons
bubble around
protecting me from the world.
(First razor word
sliced through my heart)
Crimson blood wells
anger
rage
black
foul
turns like a knife
battlefield on my skin
mouth your inanitites
eyes flat
broken
your lies float in the air
tangible.
(There is no escape
there is no where to run
I will find you always
promised on the wind)
One…..
Two…..
Three…..
Twenty-Nine…..
Forty…..
Forty One.
I thought for sure
as I record your name
in my Book of Death
that you were the end
only to discover
that mama was right
men should never be trusted.
©July 29/19
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Word of the Day Challenge Poem #34 (Untitled)

I am the voice
calling your name
begging you
to come find me
come be with me
my handsome lover.
I am the warm body
nestled in your arms
purring
sated
as you hold me here.
I am sensuous heat
spiraling throughout
head to toe
wrapped around
guide you into my core.
I am venom
ingested
poison in your veins
sneer upon my lips.
Vengeance
searing
incandescent rage
reaping what has been sown.
Stiletto
stabbing
slashing
cruel derision
you have chosen this fate.
Blood bubbles
body tumbles
laying at your feet.
darling
kiss my corpse
death as always
my companion of choice.
©June 5/19