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empty vows

empty vow in contemptible stead
the harlot of envy's lot undresses
seeking redemption from torturous truth
treasonous heart be damned
I seek succor from a vampire

darkness greed descends upon me with a quickness
sucking the life from me
vanity glorifies her own
and with a look of derision--
tries to snuff out my light

I am rescued by angels
in the sacred houses well known
being devout of soul

I have a chaste vision of scarlet,
a thousand virgins say their prayers at midnight
before a shrine of deceit
their wicks trimmed but their lamps have no oil

upon my honor I am prepared
I will slay the beast that confounds
Written by crimsin (Unveiling)
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