Vicious Circle

Reads: 221  | Likes: 0  | Shelves: 0  | Comments: 0

More Details
Status: Finished  |  Genre: Poetry  |  House: Booksie Classic
This is based on a dream I keep having about a girl killing her parents. Over and over. I kind of hate that dream, so, I thought maybe this would make it stop.

Submitted: June 20, 2008

A A A | A A A

Submitted: June 20, 2008



The curtain slides.

Snow-white bathrobe,

smoky mascara trails,

A girl steps onto the rug.


A blinding light reflects

Off the blade she now holds.

With one small smirk,

She leaves.


As we stare

At the barely-open door,

Piercing, pained screams

Shake the whole house.


A moment of merciful silence.


The girl comes back,


Snow-white now blood-red,

Mascara cleared by tears.


She steps into the shower.


The vicious circle starts again.

© Copyright 2018 Aphrodite. All rights reserved.

Booksie 2018 Poetry Contest

Booksie Popular Content

Other Content by Aphrodite

Vicious Circle

Poem / Poetry

That Man

Poem / Poetry

Silver & Red

Poem / Poetry

Popular Tags