Stay

January 21, 2009
By Benjamin Butler BRONZE, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Benjamin Butler BRONZE, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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Honey sweet breath freezing on your face
Sending shivers down your
Spine
A tender kiss beneath the hollow of your ear
With smooth words tickling your
Soul
A sense of alarm to turn, turn
Away
Hanging on, hanging on, you cannot help but stay

Blue fire obliterates the world
As the sky above tumbles down
Purity and innocence distort,
An image finally shown
Darkness swirls in his eyes
Giving wake to a most terrible disguise

Fluidly, everyone is gone, their very being twisting with the cold fire
Swaying seductively, a cold breeze licks your jaw
You see him among the flames, offering his hand
A sense of alarm to turn, turn away
But you, cannot help but
Stay

The author's comments:
This piece is dedicated to illustrate the seductive form of evil, rather than the fire and brimstone version. Evil comes in many shapes and forms, some we may not even realize exist. This poem also represents how some people learn about evil and choose to stay around it, instead of turning away and taking the higher ground.

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Benjamin B. said...
on Feb. 5 2009 at 3:23 am
Thank you Tiffany. My inspiration came from a prompt that I was given in my Creative Writing class for a poem. The prompt happened to be Evil, and the first thing that came to my mind was some sort of seductive form of evil. From there it just unfolded.

Tiffany S. said...
on Feb. 4 2009 at 11:13 pm
this is awesome!

what was the inspiration ? :)

RB said...
on Feb. 3 2009 at 10:28 pm
You are a born writer.

Meliss said...
on Feb. 3 2009 at 9:15 pm
Excellent job! I'm impressed.

january said...
on Feb. 2 2009 at 4:30 pm
This poem is awsome. you should definately continue to write. you have a book in you somewhere. love ya


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