DefianceDefiance3 years ago in Short Stories More Like This
"Quite a lovely cage you built for her, huh?"
Messirama strode slowly across the room, her arm crossed on the chest in a slightly contemptuous stance. "Now what? Are you planning to keep her in that room for the rest of the fucking time? Feed her like a bird?"
Apparently unconcerned about her rowdy attitude, Vehnas lazily raised his head from the book he was reading and glanced at the woman, which now stood before him.
"Oh dear, dear... holding a grudge, aren't we?" He addressed her casually, "I wonder what could that be for..."
She huffed at his mocking tone and leaned nonchalantly against the wooden bureau behind her, folding her arms tighter against her breast. "Really, as if you had to guess."
He turned his attention back to the book, the beads of his bracelets tingling lightly as he leafed through the pages. "Leave now, darling. As much as I enjoy having your gorgeous self around, I can see you're going to start talking soon, and it just detracts from your whole 'being
The Devil InsideSome days, I'm pretty sure I'm the Devil.The Devil Inside2 years ago in Free Verse More Like This
No one realizes this, and no one really cares.
Not that I mind the ignorant masses not thinking.
I don't mind it at all because it makes my work easier.
Let's face it, it's much easier for me to work my magic
if they can't see the smirk behind my smile,
if they can't smell the sulfur behind my perfume,
if they pay too much attention to my gold plated words,
painted by a skilled and dexterous silver tongue,
and not to my inflection and true meaning behind the sentences.
It is much easier to work my versatile magic if they can't see
the twisted face that is my true face behind the perfect mask.
Part of me does want to show them the truth that I know,
free them from the ignorant lies and slander that their God has taught them,
(Ignorant lies and slander that I, once, selfishly believed).
but I know what will happen if I help the poor souls that are trapped and bound
by awful lies that they refuse to see,
even though they know that something is off