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Love will tear us apart

LoveWIllTearUsApart

Darkness pervaded claustrophobic breadth.

Red-rimmed orbs.

Hitching chest.

Trembling hand raised before bated breath.

*

“You don’t have to do this.” cries a voice.

Hand reaching.

Heart screaming.

Drowned before grating discordant noise –


Do you cry out in your sleep?
All my feelings exposed.
Get a taste in my mouth
As desperation takes hold
Is it something so good
Just can’t function no more?


He watches reaching hand in pallid light

Cold steel cools.

Shivers still.

Final thoughts before bewitching sight.

*

The music stops and only silence ensues,

then footsteps

and mono-syllabic cry

For curling finger each hurried step pursues.


Love. Love will tear us apart.


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About Nthato Morakabi

Nthato Morakabi is a South African born, published author working as a Technical Writer for Everlytic and a writer for Gamecca Magazine. He has published short stories both internationally and locally, and is hoping to publish a novel in the near future. He is an avid reader, inspired blogger, and an aspiring digital artist.

4 responses »

  1. Wow, this is a fantastic read!

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