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    I wrote this about a girl who cheats on their partner, who retaliates by cutting up all their clothes and running away.

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    You killed it, dead. These seams are slit
    Like gossamer throats; they owed you what
    Could never be repaid.*
    Mirror blood-lit. A jacket's life-lights fade
    Into whirled buttons on the carpet-down.
    The window broken,
    shatters stain the town.

    Alarm-clock's steady ticks, quicken,
    Die as heartbeats did, today
    A skirt torn from her mother's grey
    Pulled out an orphan; charcoal smears
    Best case are frenzied-murder-tears;
    Worst case, her shaken blazon skin
    Is scattered with what came within
    And is now without. One night -
    Singular, brunette-like haze
    Of kisses, fire, her, rebel, craze
    Struggling to meet your gaze
    "I'll kill something, one of these days..."

    On that count, and the others,
    you were right.

    And in the corner lies a heap
    Of glitters dulled and magic past
    I yell, a whisper cuts me down.
    "i promise this will be the last"
    Wings soar past through pouring rain
    You've gone straight through the gaping pane

    That dress we bought in Faraway -
    When the breeze could steal a breath -
    And all of you was riversong -
    And when you smiled the thought of death*
    Was scorched through with the smile -
    So electric, beguile - alive

    But dead. Bye. The dress, it gasps
    Through silken, ruined lungs, it screams
    Hung through twisted wires, blue
    Has now been drawn and quartered too.

    Does it, now, still hold your scent?
    I dread to question my intent
    A roomful's blood the cost I've spent for the
    Answer - murmured, soft. "Repent."

    (This peace just seems so...violent.)
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    I'd have to say wow, that was a lot better than I was expecting it to be from the summary. The rhythm and short punctuated descriptions were very effective.
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    That was some honest to god impressive stuff.
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    This is amazing - especially the last stanza. Everything just seemed to fit perfectly together.

    Well done :congrats:
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    niiiccceeeeeeee


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