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Return

by electricviolence 10 Reviews

Untitled, now titled.

Category: Poetry - Rating: PG-13 - Genres:  - Characters:  - Published: 2013/04/04 - Updated: 2013/04/05 - 98 words - Complete

You're back to your old ways.
Creating new scars.
New tears.
New lies.
New fears.

A flame that flickers,
licking against your flesh,
leaving dark marks,
and the wretched,
foul smell.

You like feeling the cuts.
The thin little slices scattered,
telling a story that will never fade away.
You have to fight a smile.
That relieved little smile
tugs right at the corners of your trembling lips.

And then, a sip of alcohol.
Oh, just another sip.
It never fails to fight back,
burning, stinging, numbing.
It's nice.

Why?
Oh, why did you ever leave this behind?
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