As Blood Runs Black.

by Jessica   Nov 15, 2007


Fugitive liquids run over tender skin,
Pale flesh remains icy as heat leaves a body,
Burgundy color overpowering the clear,
Warm fluids leave crimson trails behind.
Sweat trickles; releasing evil; overlooking sin.
A bittersweet reminder of a body she cannot keep,
Regret flashes through suffocating veins. Too Late.
Droplets of remorse plummet; her blood runs black.

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  • 12 years ago

    by Allison

    I loved it!!! It was so descriptive and it flowed so well, I could see the images in front of my eyes. Keep up the good work! *5/5*

  • 12 years ago

    by Yuuki

    I thought this poem was pretty good its better than may depressing poems thats all i ever write =(

  • 12 years ago

    by Shinobi

    The choosing of words here are one of the best I'd ever seen. The rhymes and structure were also great. No bad comments here 5/5

  • 12 years ago

    by Melpomene

    I really liked this piece, The emotion portrayed was really deep and heart wrenching. In some places the flow seemed off a tiny touch but nothing much to entirely reuin this dark poem. The word choice really descriptive which gave an eerie and intense feeling over the atmosphere. Well done on this poem. A great read. ~Mel

  • 12 years ago

    by Vincent Thornsberry

    Not bad. it had lots of emotion in it. it built up closer to the end whitch was perfect. I loved it. 6/5