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Different darknessDifferent Darkness
By all the darkness Ive encountered,
yours was something Ive never felt before.
It invaded me and tore me apart,
took away my resolve to live alone.
It burned my soul and tortured my mind,
and still I couldnt figure it out.
What was it, why was my darkness
so much different than yours?
Then one day it hit me hard.
It was not a darkness that you were,
but light more bright
than any star on the sky.
And as the moon is ever chasing
after the heart of the sun,
I am forever doomed
to watch you from afar.
Child of darkness, betrayed and beaten,
is no worthy of light of love.
Since the one who has been betrayed,
will be the one to betray.
A Bloody, Stupid Miracle The day we’d cured the human condition was the day I put a bullet through my head and didn’t die. It was also the day I realized how scared I actually was of death, and after hours of muscle ache from holding that gauze against my open skull, after the wound closed and everything went back to normal, I had myself a good old-fashioned brainstorm. How ironic.
But when summer came, everything had fallen to shit. The air scorched my skin and parched my tongue every time I took a breath. The sun glared down on a rapidly-collapsing world, full of the undying bastard children of cruelty and misfortune. What was one to do when their cells regenerated faster than they decomposed?
My feet hit the pavement, now littered with jagged bits of glass to snap at my toes, thoroughly baked by the blazing ball of bitter disdain high overhead. Today was worse than yesterday. Though I’d often wondered the purpose of it anymore, I
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