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Beautiful Nightmare

By @Zero_Law

Moonlight spotlight,

Shining down on this beautiful nightmare.

Who would have known I would find you here,

With another none the less?

I came for an unusual escape,

But something tells me the bronze liquid is the only safe place from you.

How passionately you move in his arms,

And is that a kiss?

Love blooming like a rose in silver sunlight,

But every rose has its thorns,

And the lovers don’t always fill they way,

It wraps around the heart,

Binding, piercing.

A place this small, we almost brushed shoulders once or twice,

But you’re in a different world entirely,

While I’m grounded and six feet under in my mind.

What is the price for just a song?

A moment of your time?

No.

That’s not how it should go.

You don’t know I’m here,

Nor should you.

All I’m worth is the shadow I’ve been tonight.

And just as a shadow fades in the morning light,

Lights come up,

Music dies,

Such as the whisper that died on my lips,

I disappear.

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