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Dancing with the Devil



The demons have gone dormant
At least for today
As every thought is analyzed
Every word I say

My howl is but a low grumble
In the pit of my stomach at night
My claws bloody from battle
Destroying everything in sight

You danced with the devil and lost
Not knowing how hard she would play
Every thought is analyzed
Every word I say

I pace with the cage wide open
Unsure of what I see
The flames slow to embers
As I seek the calm inside me
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