Love Reaps part 16Love Reaps part 163 years ago in Introductions & Chapters More Like This
Nervously I waited, hugging myself under my cloak that Daemon had thoughtfully bought for me the day I was pretty much mauled by monsters. We had packed our minimal amount of belongings and checked out of the hotel. He then told me to wait here, but that had been long ago. I had been sitting here for quite sometime.
Pounding then thundered behind me, making me stumble down the cemented stairs. I heard a sigh and an unhuman snort, and looking up I gazed upon bottomless black nostrils.
"You can't even stay on those two things you call feet," Daemon sighed again irritably, reminding my of the headless horseman on Thunder's burly back.
I grinned up at him. "Have you come to take my head?"
He rolled his gloomy eyes, bringing his hand down to me. "Just take my hand and let's go."
"What if I don't want to?" I questioned taking a slow step back.
"Scarlet we've been through this multiple times already." He muttered shaking his head like a wild sprinkler. "Now please try to make today
Lacy's SeasonThe dark brooding sky lurched, bearing itsLacy's Season3 years ago in Free Verse More Like This
Indisposed snowy slush. From the warm crackles
Of home's hearth, a family braves the cold,
Children wrapped a modicum too tight by
Mother's careful hand Father surveys the
Passing landscape, into the flying horizon
Lacy sauntered slowly by the perfect rows of pine,
All standing slightly over her. The orphanage
Sold these every year, and sowed anew.
They were born with death in sight
To be honored one last time, in that languid
Demise of bleeding dry on a sanitized floor.
The family moved across stone tiles like a shadow,
Parents slowly stalking behind the children, rushing
Past the gates, ignorant of god's watching eyes
Watching not here. Lacy was frozen still by
The empty stare, the all seeing eye, ever open
Watching, in perfection or blindness.
Screaming children fly, arms outstretched, up
The isle, hands slapping every branch past
Until tiny hands clutched fast to Lacy, still
Mortified by the flock of the blind