The Alter

Black lace enveloped my tongue Constricting every breath Down to a mere humiliating gasp for life This pleased him My tears I saw them in his eyes But they must never come out I would tell myself This displeased him My voice shackled by fear Remained silent before him As I stood at the alter Face to face with the devil A pool of blood … Continue reading The Alter

Forfeit

With one breath their souls evaporate as they desperately gasp for air in a world painted just for them   Lost were the days where smiles brought the sun Not even hope glimmered in a sea of vanity Obedience brought them comfort and kept their minds and bellies full   To think for yourself? How blasphemous they shouted punishing the sheep that tried to lead … Continue reading Forfeit