Romance The Trance

by Painted Persona   Jul 10, 2008


Cancerous images bloom in the mind
Take this knife and cut the throat
Sever the nerves;
Slash the need for love...
...Cut deeper.

Still not bleeding enough.

The white canvas below catches strands
Desired beauty killed,
Taste the blood from outlined lips
Sever the tongue;
Mutilate the cryptic words...
...Cut cleaner.

Still not screaming enough.

Mesmerized by a thousand dancing angels
Peel the lids from ignorant eyes
See not the lies on the spine
Sever the spell;
Stab the need for peace...
...Cut deeper.

Still not holy enough.

Romance The Trance
October 2007

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  • 8 years ago

    by A lonely soul

    A real dark poem indeed. Well expressed anguish, in poetic language. Hopefully, a brighter side of life will remove the hurt some day. 5/5

  • 11 years ago

    by Sourav

    Very well written poem. It has something that captivates the reader. A true dark poem with gripping lines!

  • 11 years ago

    by Sungrl And Mrs Whatsit

    Like a punch in the gut..