A Thousand Times

Dark Mixed Media Artworks by Jarek Kubicki

Treterous wretch,

you cut me down until I am the size of a sand-pebble.

Your words leave welts on my bones.

No-one can see the marks you left.

Hidden under a pelt that stings.

How many times I’ve murdered you in your sleep until I realize that I’m already dead myself.

I died a thousand times before you and a thousand times more since I met you.

Each time you threw a name at me.

Each time you slammed me against a wall.

All the sleepless nights I spent waiting for you to let go of your death-grip on me so I could climb out of bed and slip away in the night.

A thousand times I tried.

A thousand times I died.

I’m numb to it all now.

Cold steel drags across the wooden floor.

Slowly I creep, I can’t take it any more.

A thousand times I raise the axe.

A thousand times your skull cracks.

A thousand times I wake.

We’re still here, for hell’s sake!

Original written work by Gillian Gibson aka Crimson Quintessence 2018.
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Thank you for Visiting with love JillyG

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