Quotable Poe Week One – M. Brazfield

sweet anguish

because you were my echo
for all eternity you’ve held me
mid air gagged and bound
i clung and you squeezed
an inky black forbidden sickness
blessed only by masters apostates all
i cut my skin for you
i lied and forked my tongue for you
i crawled in shame only for you
but you still held me held me there
like a cave around the diamond
you and i knew each other for a thousand years
my beloved my tempting mistress
i your little nothing lower than waste
your eyes green emeralds
and cheeks of porcelain gold
you smiled into my darkened mirror
and willingly i shred my soul
if only for a taste of you
a taste of a devilish divine kiss
let me crawl raw belly on crystal you nails
caress my blood as a farewell
like sand in the Sahara
let me slip through your mighty hands

Week One_ “But we loved with a love that was more than love—_I and my Annabel Lee;_With a love that the winged seraphs of heaven_Coveted her and me.” -Annabel Lee “Deep into that darkness peering, long I stood the


© 2019 M. Brazfield

You can read more of Brazfield’s work at Words Less Spoken

6 Comments Add yours

  1. Reblogged this on Brave & Reckless and commented:

    M. Brazfield takes on Quotable Poe

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    Reblogged this on cabbagesandkings524 and commented:
    M. Brazfield – For Quotable Poe -sweet anguish

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  3. Kindra M. Austin says:

    Reblogged this on Morbid Corvid and commented:

    M. Brazfield kills the Quotable Poe Challenge.

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  4. mbrazfieldm says:

    Reblogged this on words less spoken and commented:
    thank you Heretics, Lovers, and Madmen!
    check them out y’all they rock!

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