Tonight I'll lay beside you darling in necromantic sin
Pinned to the bed sheets like a prized butterfly
~ The Black Dahlia Murder, Deathmask Divine
While your body is still soft in sleep, I kiss you. Your lips are chilled by the night air. I left the window open. I'm sorry, but your stillness contrasts so beautifully with the busy city night. You deserved something better than my cheap apartment. I smooth the violent wrinkles out of the almost-white sheets.
If I could, I still wouldn't want to wake you.
For this night you have been mine forever.
My beautiful butterfly.
Behind my closed eyelids I can see you dancing on sta