I want Fantasy

25/09/2013 at 21:41 (Method Writing, Personal, Writing) (, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , )


I’m in a black-purple mood tonight. My head is a beetle’s back, a monochrome night. Bonelight, moonlight. You can try and follow, but the cats have business of their own, and I follow around corners.

My shadow creep-claws the way.

My eyes are restless as my feet, it’s not something I wonder at too much. Intro to outro, extro to invert and back again. Keep the streets for me.

I was an introvert raised by extroverts. An endless parade of parties and sorority-like gags, dinners and hiding behind floor-length curtains with my nose in a book. Hiding with the cats, down by the mud-gullies and creeks, wading and climbing trees, while they sipped tea and talked Nothing.

Lonely child, now come with me
Into the wood, the dark to find
The light shall fail within your eyes;
The sweep of love is only lies.

I did not fall, nor did I stare
But found the path that we all know
Now tremble, Time, for all is fair
In love and lust, and bonelight glow.

…My darling, the story has yet begun to take hold.
Abide with me, in
Peace (something like it)
Through the mirror, the cracks
Of time, the broken watch
The sentry fallen asleep
His round not yet done, but Time
Is an angular thief
And we are but stickmen in his gaze

A puppet, a clown, a fool
A black rose, blue
A thought, turned to you
A mental shroud, an illness tau(gh)t
With what must be, with all, without.

Come. Walk. With. Me.

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4 Comments

  1. jabe842 said,

    Shivers …

  2. JaneAuthor said,

    Love it!

    • celenagaia33 said,

      I’m really honoured you have reblogged this 🙂 I was in one of my odd moods last night; itchy feet, loud head. I have synaesthesia and see words/moods in colour. This was black-purple. Couldn’t resist method-writing an entry based around a dark soul character in my novel.

  3. JaneAuthor said,

    Reblogged this on The Poetry of A Heavy Heart and commented:
    This piece probably has nothing to do with the feelings it evoked in me, things I thought I’d long since forgotten, but feelings are what they are and I love this piece . . ✽

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