Bent tree

Over this body of water

Shedding leaves like

A shower of tears

They rest

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Carried away by the gentle stream

soon lost

beneath the bridge

through a dark hole

I am with them

A corpse

Singing

As I travel to the other side.

Will I arrive

or

Did they lie to me when I was baptised?

Numb

Dark

hole

The water now dances violently

over jagged rocks

Sinister laughter

emanates

As I am taken by these jaws,

grabbing at my body

rocking it

Shaking it

ripping at my hair

crushing my skull

tearing the limbs

APART!

“Dance with me pretty lady.

See how I smile?

Let me dance all over your body,

To quench my insatiable lust”.

Ice-cold fingers stroke my forehead,

Lapping to the rhythm of a lullaby.

How clean my body is

When is reaches the waterfall.IMG_2115

 

 

 

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