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Quotes tagged “She Who Destroys the Light”
the tight hand on the wrist will be shaken
the victim will be made victor
and the world will be ruled by
little girls with hearts
made out of gunpowder and lead”
Always with a smirk and knowing eyes
A smug sadism knitted into the arch of his brow
His lips sewn into a scarecrow smile”
on his furrowed brow
As I use his weapons
wiping his feet as he comes and goes.
Leave the man who sucks you dry so he can feel what it is like to have a shadow
of warmth inside of him
while he tells you to have thicker skin.
Leave the man who uses your body as shelter
but not a home.
Who uses his words as stones and his silence
like sticks to bruise your broken bones.”
and uses them as crutches
just so he can learn to fly.”
A secondhand soul and a man I had never met.”
and fire into rebirth.
This is the girl who can taste death
a thousand times
and use it to relish life.”
swallowed my lies in tiny cups until they both
Annabel Lee in her tomb
by the sounding sea.”
The silent glare followed by the teasing eyes
The sweet nothings and the callous words
Bruising the soul and battering the mind -
Carefully evaluating how far I could go.
I recoiled in the hard grip of his hands
delicately tying my stomach into knots
like a tailor making me a dress that would beautifully hug my thighs
and squeeze my throat at the same time.”
That like Rapunzel she can spin
your hatred into gold.”
Her words until her world is tipped over
Plunging over the edge of its own axis.
In his realm, light is dark and peace is chaos
He creates a dark room for her which she now calls shelter -
comforted in the arms of her murderer.”
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