What Lies Beneath by Crimson Quintessence

Behind shadows and sly smiles with cherry-red lips, it hides. Dark, with a hellfire spit, like acid for blood. Dancing around with the devil's tongue. Tomb Blood-thirsty blackness, fifty fathoms down. Death awaits. Trapped souls, food for an eternity. The gravy appearing like tar upon the surface, in the moon's light. What lies beneath,  hell... Continue Reading →

The Tempest Shadow: A Dark Poem by The Asylum Sisters @RealJillyG and @PhoenixFiery7

The Tempest Shadow Here I lay, drifting off, the heaviest thoughts weighing down upon my chest, like melted steel. The pain inside my head stings like a thousand blades piercing my skull. Thoughts of you and the lash of crucifying words spit out  at me like rusted nails gouging my pelt. The sound of slow... Continue Reading →

Hopeless by Crimson Quintessence 2018

  What are you clinging to Hollow, empty, soulless   Cut the ties that are binding you Lovesick, foolish, relentless   Let it go Cut the cord, oxygen, beat   Raptured in angst Hopeless, romantic fool, prisoner   Brow-beaten path Extinguish, turn over, bound   Unresisting rival Vigilante, masked, fangs   Weapon drawn at the... Continue Reading →

Unturned by Crimson Quintessence (CQ) 2018

There you lay Drifting Heavy thoughts Own your mind Pain inside A thousand blades Pierce the skull Reminders. Sharp, jagged, crucifying The steel that pierces the skin Screams, crushed echoes Ghosts of the past Taunted fate Tears fall. Shattered, strangled, coveted Manifest Rare the dead scream your name Feel the quivering souls at your palms... Continue Reading →

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