June 4, 2008
By Darius Benlice, Newark, NJ

Steadily losing myself
Metamorphosis taking control
Gradually killing myself
Change in character taking its toll

Slowly crumbling into pieces
Lost without a trace
Piecing together the remains
This mirror displays an unfamiliar face

Fear for who I am
Clueless to who I am not
Fear of this strange man
This monster I have wrought

My mind rots and decays
My sanity thins and depletes
I cannot bear the evanescence
Sleepless for days
Faceless for weeks
Gradually, I’m losing my essence

An incision through my vein
Alas he’s bleeding out
Now a masochist. He’s to blame
My sanity, I begin to doubt

Killing myself sounds so good
Suicide sounds so right
Questioning whether I should
The option engulfs me in fright

With the idea I am thrilled
The blade I will not shun
Finally I have killed
This animal I have become

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on Apr. 12 2011 at 5:22 pm
I really like this! its beautiful!! just...Amazing


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