When your friend comforts you…with a poem…written for you.
* I wrote this for Cait because she is awesomeness personified.
She descended the spiral staircase
that was within her mind.
Gradually, as she
the light became filled with shadows
and the air became cold.
At the bottom of the staircase,
her feet touched a dirt floor.
She could smell growth and decay.
Taking a step,
she looked around her
and saw only the darkness of trees.
They stretched so high up
that she could not see their branches.
She could hear them whispering.
As she walked on,
the shadows became darker
and filled with smoke.
She could hear the tree branches whisper.
As they spoke,
the words sent shivers along her skin:
“There will be no one else to love you.”
“Don’t you realise that you are alone already?”
“Who would ever love a freak like you?”
“All anyone sees when they look at you…
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An Irish-Canadian warrior princess and author of Life in the ’Cosm, a comedy sci-fi with an unusual amount of dessert. She's also the editor of the Spoonie Authors Network blog.
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