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Scheherazade

A thousand stories shine
on honey skin and the tips
of hungry fingers and the weaving
of hips through starry skies.

She spins her safety on the scimitar,
beautiful and terrifying equal measures
coursing lifeblood and memories
through her veins.

Stay alive.
MissPoppet
Author's Note
This little ditty was inspired by Rimsky-Korsakov's Scheherazade and written for the classical inspirations competition.
All writing remains the property of the author. Don't use it for any purpose without their permission.
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