The ShiftAt last it is over. The school year. The worst one yet. Free at last to spend my vacation in solitude. I hate it, but it beats the alternative. No bullying, no being shunned, no sitting miserably while all the other kids make fun of me. Freedom, for a couple of months.The Shift by AspiredWriter
This time I was closer than ever before. Next year I might go further. Next year may be my last. Will I reach my fill? Will I get to that point where fear can no longer stop me from ending it all?
For six years I at least had one friend. But this year was different. He became cool, he became distant, he became one of them. Oh how I would love to smite the lot. I don't recall him being so popular and yet somehow he got through.
If he can, maybe I can too. How can I stop them from tormenting me? The reason must lie within myself. They do not torment anyone else. I must be the one at fault. It is up to me to change my life. If I try, if I make every effort.
No more sitting alone. No more keeping my distance. If you can't be
You Come AgainYou come again,You Come Again by AspiredWriter
from the world beneath.
Swell up and fire
killing hopes and dreams.
You come once more
in the midst of night.
As quick as lightening
and as fast your flight.
You come again
to take away
that hope of freedom
to which they pray.
You come once more,
the village struck.
You drowned them all,
in deepest muck.
You come again.
They flee tonight
from sticky trap
and false delight.
You come once more,
and now they're scared
you'll keep coming back
again and again.
And You ComeAnd you come.And You Come by AspiredWriter
In the night
to release those
whom I keep captive.
And you come.
A devil in disguise,
temptress of the mind,
I am weakened in my slumber.
And you come.
To take that which
I have pained to preserve:
the lives of millions are snatched.
And you come
with a load from the depths.
Of hell and fire
in which I shall burn.
And you come.
With the demons
I have fought off
who threaten to break me.
And you come
and you come
and I'm soaked
in the sins of old.
And you come.
I must cleanse
body and soul.
I wash my hands of you.
And you'll come.
Like a thief in the night
to take me to hell
flanked by the righteous.
|a part of story i had written|
Reaching OutThe darkness leaches around me looking for something to sink its claws into. To draw from. My whole body trembles with a yearning for life. Not for blood, but for spirit. The other part of me that is no longer human but a growing immortal calls to every part of my being. It pulls at all my resistance. For now I have none. I am still the pawn I was in life only dead. Now with suspended immortality that can be easily revoked, I suffer paying its price. I now hold a craving need that drains away all my sanity.
It pulls until I am only a wavering shadow of the person I once was, now overrun with the minds of them. Each spirit yearning for freedom as my much as my own. Wanting to breathe and feel, if only once. I snap out if this dark demise of the mind as everything in me suddenly strains with the feeling of being drawn forward.
The final spirit to freedom.
There is no wavering thought that brings doubt of it being anything else. I sense every part of me reaching out for this one sp
The RomanceIt happened that on midsummer day, when the sun was streaming down from cloudless skies and all the birds rejoiced for the beauty of the season, that Sir Esforcer took his leave of King Arthur, citing a need for adventure. This was most willingly granted, and the brave Knight rode from the castle as the sun began its journey back to the horizon.
Taking the main road west, Sir Esforcer admired the villages and farms he came through and graciously thanked the adoring populace for all their offerings of refreshment and rest. He declined the latter, however, telling all that he was determined to seek out adventure in the distant lands.
As the cloudless day faded into starry night, he saw a strange and uneven path winding into the forest on his left hand side. It was partially blocked by branches and rutted from many bad winters. He turned his horse and took the strange route, pushing into the forest and giving thanks for the bright moon lighting his way.
As he began to consider stopping to
DuetSeattle is iconic for the Space Needle, but it's famous for two things: Starbucks and rain. Pike Place Public Market boasts no less than fourteen distinct coffee shops. Some of them serve coffee and tea and baked goods; some branch out further into sandwiches and soups; a few even dare call themselves restaurants. It is one reason I adore the Market; it has retained the individuality that small businesses are supposed to exude.
The crumpled and folded bills littering the inside of my saxophone case certainly add to my love of the place. I come here every Saturday afternoon, for the acoustics, but some think I'm good enough to pay for the pleasure of hearing me toot my horn. And it is a pleasure. There's nothing quite as satisfying as squealing past the high C before dipping down to an F only to start the wave all over again. But that's hardly the point. I come to feel the press of bodies and voices, and to let music loose on wandering souls.
My apartment on the waterfront is comfortabl
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It's Just A Matter Of TimeToday is hard.
I slip; only a little.
But I slip.
All is gone.
The darkness summons.
So tempting, so bright.
The darkness lures me.
Trapped, trapped in limbo.
I cannot stop myself.
I slip, I grasp at straws.
Mustn't fall, mustn't drop.
Hanging at the edge of a crumbling precipice,
my rock crumbles to dust.
The intangible becomes nonexistent.
I want to scream.
But I know my voice will be the end of me.
Even a whisper will pierce my like a knife.
There can be no helping hand.
There can be no shoulder to cry on.
There can be no light at the end of this drop.
The monster overtook me;
I put my foot in the pool of temptation,
and sunk right in.
And then came the sounds calling me.
I approached the forbidden grounds.
I knelt, helpless to resist.
I slipped, I fell.
Fear grasped at my throat.
A mountain of promises a smoky remnant of what was.
I pull myself back, standing at the edge.
Darkness on all sides as I'm held by a lie.
The darkness calls from far away.
It's just a matter
A Goal Is ShatteredOut of my element, out of my mind
A mission so short lived, a mission so hard
at ease with the world of dark and calm
Peace flows from recesses of silence
loud stream of soundless sound plays
warmth not yet cooled infuses hopeful times
Thought of nothing is filled with thoughts of everything
pushed away only to be replaced by others
every attempt failed, every failure abolished
constant battle for dominance
And then it comes, out of thin air
airless air carried on windless wind
filling the open space of all time
grasping at life, squeezing the life out of it
yearning to hasten a long wait for death
thought suffocates under the tendrils of death
thoughtlessness filled with an urgent despair
every crevice of mind both empties and fills
leaving room for nothing but a plea to flee
eyes pop open, legs pop up, relocation complete
in one swift moment a goal is shattered
outside the cloud of ash, beyond the hail of death
sinking into place once more but alas the calm is gone
there is no return
Return Of The Dragon'Twas cheerful party day.
The dragon kept away.
But now returned it had,
and set a trap, 'twas bad.
A gash, a burn, a scar.
It pressed the crowd too far.
Though blood it failed to spill,
and chased back up the hill,
from there it looks on down
and plans to raze the town.
The people now in dread
that soon they'll all be dead.
They must be strong and stay,
to keep the beast at bay.
What's left to do is pray
it won't return to slay.
But its return is sure.
It won't withstand the lure.
And maybe next attack,
they'll fail to send it back.
That day may come too soon,
before the crescent moon.
Severe will be the cost;
the town forever lost.