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Miss_Swan
Miss_Swan
Strange Creature
South Africa
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Blackbird Caged

There's blood dripping
From the cut on your wing    
Where the cold wire tore it  
As you pulled and screamed      
   
Stop moving, stay still  
Silk feathers everywhere  
Ink drops of red blood  
Scattered on an iron snare      
   
The struggle has stopped        
Free from the searing pain      
The torment and anguish  
Now just a bloodstain
Written by Miss_Swan
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Sky_dancer
Sky_dancer
The Cosmic Dragon
Tyrant of Words
United Kingdom
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Joined 10th Dec 2018
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Poe-try in Motion

He laid her down on black satin pennants
Lace nightdress hitched up, billowing
Velvet skin thinly overspread her delicate bones
Roses lips enveloped
Torn clothes on craggy stones
A danse macbre of undead lovers
The graveyard silent, aside from their moans
Raven hair falling, falling
Rain delicate; a storm forming
Misery, sweet torment eternal  
Black feather kisses fly  
Scattered in the moonlight
Written by Sky_dancer (The Cosmic Dragon)
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wallyroo92
wallyroo92
Dangerous Mind
United States
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Dark Dreams

She breaks his heart,
For each night they spend apart,
Feeling the weight of loss and despair,
Sobbing in the pages,
That now seem lost in ages,
The lovely dream seems like a nightmare.
Now he writes in vain,
Sitting and writhing in pain,
Thinking his letters somehow will get to her,
But the ache is so deep,
As each night he loses sleep,
The sight of his beloved is becoming a blur.
He takes all the blame,
As the ink bleeds her name,
Pouring all his emotion on every leaf,
With each tear he drops,
He sighs and briefly stops,
Trying to breathe unable to find relief.
He cries out for mercy,
Feeling drawn and unworthy,
Of the love he has but cannot get back,
So he sits there sleepless,
In total and utter bleakness,
Wide awake as the night goes pitch black.
His poor tortured soul
Has been left out in the cold,
Creeping in the gloom with stark screams,
But he does not care,
As long as her spirit is there,
Weeping in the room of his dark dreams.
Written by wallyroo92
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MadameLavender
MadameLavender
Guardian of Shadows
United States
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Thanks to everyone who voted! Lots of great entries & cool Comp !

Jade-Pandora
Jade-Pandora
jade tiger
Tyrant of Words
United States
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MadameLavender said:Thanks to everyone who voted! Lots of great entries & cool Comp !
Congratulations, MadameLavender, well done!

Yes, this was a competition filled with mystical, magical jewels!

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