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Arsenic, Strawberries, and Cream

Arsenic, Strawberries, and Cream

Posted July 3rd, 2018 by Gracithe1andonly

by *Snow*
in wardly searching

July 3rd, 2018

 

Look for peace where the wood planks creak,

Seek among every mountain peak,

But if a long vigil you keep,

Tendrils will creep between your sleep-

Wisps of the fear that’s so unclear

That little hopes have no home here.

Arsenic, strawberries, and cream-

I swear, there’s poison in the dream.

Look for peace in faces of friends,

You can depend on odds and ends

Cobbled from a conversation

That feeds our imagination.

Terrible things we can recall,

Falls and halls and a great dark pall.

Arsenic, strawberries, and cream-

Who put the poison in the dream?

Anger, a sword, sheath in its hilt,

It is no longer time for guilt.

Action does have its attraction,

Drawing from you a reaction.

Forgiving is a force giving

Another way to try living.

Arsenic, strawberries, and cream-

I sucked the poison from the dream!

 


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ahh i like this a lot! its

ahh i like this a lot! its very whimsical but in a dark way. the repeating line is really nice :)

Posted by on Wed, 07/04/2018 - 10:54
thank you so much I was not

thank you so much I was not expecting anyone to comment on this xD 

ye it's very dark whimsy, but there's that line at the end that gives me hope

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Spero quod via tua est directa et quod tuum onus est levis.

Posted by *Snow* Revival on Wed, 07/04/2018 - 20:10

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