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Love Letter to Ashes

light my skin
matchhead sulfur sting
wring your hands
delicate throat
look at edgewise glares
i’m undressing in your reflection
you’re looking through my thighs
see what’s behind that girl
black and bony monster
bare breasts to suck or shred
she doesn’t believe in boogeymen
but she believes in you
flitting down her spine with kerosene spikes
open wounds absorb the flame
and you close your eyes
while i burn


About deadendemily

Emily lives in Austin, TX. She has a minor in chaos and a major in spray paint. She likes Vincent Price and ABBA. She enjoys being covered in fake blood and writing horror stories. Most of the time she just hopes that her cat is not plotting to murder her, her cat being a minion of Satan and all. They would never suspect the cat.

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