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After the Labyrinth
She landed on the ground with a soft thud. She took a step backwards to regain her balance. She looked at the ruin around her: stairs leading to nowhere and arches opening to oblivion. Then, directly in front her, he stood, half concealed in the shadows of a doorway.
He took a few steps closer, the light from above shone brilliantly on his blond hair. His eyes seared with a passion so hot, a burning desire so fierce, that it seemed impossible to extinguish. He paused.
Give me the child. She requested.
Sarah, beware, He began to walk in a circle around her. I have been generous, up until now. His voice glided across the empty air between them, so silky and smooth that it was almost tangible. I can be cruel.
Generous? Sarah asked, incredulously. What have you done thats generous?
Everything! His voice grew harsh. Everything that you wanted, I have done. He paused. You as
To depression, for creating days without endWake up to the realization that you've been awake
for seconds, minutes, hours.
You've been awake in this warm, dark room
and you don't know how long it's been
but now you're conscious
and it starts again--
the pain, strong and steady, in your chest.
You gain consciousness in this too warm morning
and your thoughts whir in endless loops
because it's either that or face the weight in your chest.
Light breaks though the window, soft and unwelcome
but you take it as a reluctant gift--
a new distraction from the feelings awake in your chest.
Awake, but not conscious.
So you think yourself in circles a little while longer
waiting for those quiet pains
(the constant reminder)
to gain consciousness.
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