CloudlessI've seen a blind womanMore Like This
Growing cold outside,
An older image of
Our younger selves.
She wears a shard of mirror
And a broken sword
Screaming "Look at yourself!"
She is the scales; she is the statue,
She is what we should have always been,
But she has long since been replaced by greed.
This eternal rain of dust has fallen
Down upon the scales,
And they're broken,
Rusted, and brown...
What gives you the right to
Take life away?
In the dawning of our darkest hour,
Who says what's right?
What gives us the right to
Take life away?
While these images are cutting through
A cloudless September sky.
Avengers-Go Fish"Actually," Julie said, getting to her feet. "It's probably time for all little girls to be taken to bed," Gladys whined, burrowing closer to her mother's side. Cherry winced a little, but would never complain to Gladys.More Like This
"But Aunt Julie, I want to stay with Mommy!"
Cherry petted her daughter's hair and kissed her forehead, "You've had enough excitement, Gladdi. Go with Aunt Julie, I'll be there shortly to tuck you in,"
Gladys pouted a little, but did as she was told. She hugged Cherry around the shoulders and let Julie pick her up. Pepper came over, guiding the older woman and child to an empty room.
Cherry's eyes became misty as she watched her daughter go and she quickly ducked her head, rubbing her eyes. Amazon watched her friend a slow realization coming over.
Cherry wore a mask better than any of them. Underneath the maternal and smiling exterior, Amazon knew the pain Cherry harbored and some of the secrets she kept (including dallying around with a super villain). But now that Am