Vicious Circle

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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

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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.

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