The nail gun at the tip of her tongue
has pinned me to the wall
My will to fight is gone
I'm broken, battered, bled almost completely dry
from her want, her need, her desire to feel
If there is any strength left within me
she will suck it dry

That's what she wants 
To devour all
And when she's done
the itch will return, and that itch
will then turn to hunger
which will then turn to need
and when she drinks the final drops
she will finish me

I wouldn't have it any other way
I am hers, now and forever
I have known her taste on my lips 
since before we were born
Our love has transcended time
dimensions, and space

We sliced through all these weak
and filthy souls, wandering lost
within the abyss, searching all this time
to find each other once again
and now I must pay for the memories
she must endure

She is a woman, a creature of love
giver of compassion, and the cradle of life
She was not meant 
to endure the abyss for as long as she did
We the warriors
we have the strength
to take their pain away
So lash out my love
Empty all the pain in your soul
I can take it
My salvation is within you

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tenderpoison commented on Purify


this is still, unforgettable - and haunting. you have such beauty in your soul - one cannot possibly remain unmoved. thank you for sharing it. :)

therejected commented on Purify


i really enjoyed this one, the opening lines were an amazing hook. you use such amazing imagery.



Yeah this is one of the unusual ones - glad you got into it

MarionYost commented on Purify


DAMN.... That's all there is to say. VERY NICE. No doubt you're talented as hell, I like how you mix the styles of your writing together, so as to make it true but not overly "Sappy" and fairy-tale ish. AWESOME ... I love your style. All the best. -Marion-



Thx so much - I'm glad this caught your interest

SWolfBlood commented on Purify


I love this line, "The nail gun at the tip of her tongue"... Nice use of emotions and such. 10 from me. :)

knight4696 commented on Purify


Ahhh - Vampire Love - nothing like it :) Great Imagery and flow and of course kissed by your intense imagination! Another Great piece!

Poetry is not the expression of personality but an escape from personality.

T. S. Eliot (1888-1965) American-English poet and playwright.

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Conundrum 19
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The Blood Of The Poet 35
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The Forbidden Fruit 19
The Creator Of Tomorrow 15
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Mortal Memories, Immortal Thoughts 22
Fade 23
Unfinished & Untitled 16
The Machine 16
Instrument 20
Beyond My Grasp 26
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Duet 21
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Overcome 35
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What Does This Mean To You? 31
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1987 26
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