The Juliet Wretch

The Juliet Wretch

A Poem by KatDarkness

Blow his heart out
Like a candle, leave him opalescent and 
Waning, a lily, waxy and ailing for every time he sent you 
To your blank heaving Tylenol seas. 

You're so heavenly monochromatic,
Faded fairy-girl, washed out and 
Drained out and bled all her dreams out,
All tragic eyes, 
So Shakespearean, so endearing,
I will crush you, Juliet,
I'll pull all your petals off 
Because you know he loves me not. 

You can chew all you want on your bloodless lips, 
'Til I lacerate what your silk mouthful of pearls can't cut,
But don't you dare think I can't loathe the pretty,
Don't pray that my awe could make me fear you,
'Cause Sephora can't save you from what I will do. 

© 2015 KatDarkness


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Depth, heart and darkness. Interesting poem that pulls you in, to keep reading to the end. Well done!!

Posted 1 Year Ago


Love it! Modern dark Shakespearean , brilliant!

Posted 5 Years Ago


"I'll pull all your petals off
Because you know he loves me not. "

The anger in this poem supplies more heat than the coals of strong forge. You get your point across brilliantly. Applause from every seat in the arena.

Posted 6 Years Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

KatDarkness

6 Years Ago

Thank you!
I like your wording!
Well done!

Posted 6 Years Ago


KatDarkness

6 Years Ago

Thank you!

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Added on January 19, 2015
Last Updated on January 19, 2015
Tags: love, hate, faded, dreams, horror, hurt

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KatDarkness
KatDarkness

Ireland



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My name is Kathy, and I am a psychological horror writer, who enjoys philosophy, psychology, art, writing (duh!) reading books by Stephen King and Karin Slaughter; and writing dark, abstract poetry an.. more..

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