|time goes against us, and death is always near.|
alligatorsbreakingalligators by ~tickingXxXbomb
and mended lies
through tearless eyes
Poison.You observe her, stretched out to her full length on your black sheets; her sinuous silhouette draws a flickering, quivering shadow on the wall (even her shadow fears her, you think to yourself).Poison. by ~tickingXxXbomb
Not even the warm, dim light of the candles makes her more human.
She smiles at you, all menacing white bone, and as she opens her sensuous mouth, sibilant words slip between her lips and wind around you like a snake around its prey.
Chillingly beautiful, in a frozen, calculating way. Dangerous.
And you know it, you know that you're about to give yourself into the hands of a viper and that she will steal your very soul if she so fancies...but you are incapable of resisting the ecstasy of her sweet poison.
songthe whip-poor-will singing in the bush, luka nuzzles her dark crown into the crook of kottak's neck, says, "I cold." the golden grass sways and kottak's maple eyes meet mine. I nod, stomach suddenly swelling with love like it does often for them; I am already walking to the camper before I realize I have moved, warm, as if the sun has found refuge inside me.song by ~etre-aime
arrow is still asleep there, freckled fingers in a fierce hold on her rabbit, its pale cotton ears hanging over the edge of the bed in imitation of her bare leg. I watch her breathe obsessively. in sleep, she exudes peace. yin. in waking, she's a wildling. yang. In the golden silence, with the dying light falling like stars across her body and the sweet though of my two still outside, I capture the moment in the mason jar of my mind, store it there for nourishment in hard times.
I tug from the overhead rack the blanket nana poppy made mama when she was a fledgling, press the fibers to my