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The One Mercy




You, with your avant-garde smile
That spoke like Persephone
Does to ease the hours
Within Hades grief

Silent as a whisper
Empties by the thirst
The cruel unyielding everything
Binding you to hurt

The shadows of your music
Ravaged by the kiss
Holding on the nothing more
Than an ancient bliss

Veins they carve my heart
Mold caverns in my mind
Tempestuous the ecstasy
That only cools with time

The feral heart is madness
Your smile untainted still
Though you are in the darkest plane
Beyond my useless will.
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