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Legolas_Greenleaf๐Ÿ“ ๐’ž๐’ฝ๐“Š๐’ธ๐“€ ๐Ÿ“
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The dawn, frigid, unforgiving, it came in the bunks. Bombs and screams, shrill and erie shrouded ears. And my own scream ran away. This scream, a scream of revival. The scream of thick silver substance. Blood of a star. Blood of a warrior. My blood.

There was a rush of nothingness and faces. Now it is time. A time with laughter. And the greatest miracle of all. A time where life sprang eternal. A time when every move of my knee wouldnโ€™t remind me of my service. Service that I would be proud of. If I Lived.

A red blanket sprawled on the black nothingness under my feet. No, not the color of human blood. The color of Elenors lips. Elenor. Warmth spread through my body

Food sprawled on the blanket. Food that Elenor made. My hand moved my body was not in control in this imagery. When my hand moved it felt like it was moving through thick jello. Out of my pocket, I pulled out a box. I knew this scene.

โ€œWill you marry me?โ€

A new scene danced into view. My daughter. Oh my god. My daughter. What would happen if I were toโ€ฆ? I saw her face as a little five-year-old. Then I saw a scene I realized I would never see. White river of fabric. The mouthpiece of God. I Do. If I Lived.

A lake of extreme fear broke the dam of my heart. In the innocence of youth that innocence was broken by necessity. A simple childrenโ€™s rhyme of the coloring of our kind. Blue is new. Yellow is mellow. White is alright. Red. Red is. Red is dead.

Soon death was to be mine and I, his. Death. Death. Death. The thing that never is full. A strange man came into my vision. A black suit. Black eyes. Black hair. Black. Cold. Love.

โ€œIโ€™m due to pick up a Mr. Capricornโ€

โ€œThat would be me, sirโ€

โ€œCome here 2 minutes after 12 Mr. Capricorn donโ€™t be late.โ€

โ€œWhere is here?โ€

โ€œI donโ€™t know Mr.Capricorn, here is where you want to be.โ€

โ€œWhere will you take me?โ€

โ€œYou know the answer to that Mr.Capricornโ€

โ€œWhat about-โ€

โ€œThey will be fine Mr. Capricornโ€

โ€œHow do you know?โ€

โ€œIโ€™m not due to pick them upโ€

A gasp.

The nothingness dissolved.

A figure of time on the edge of the table.

11:58.

โ€œQuick send a note to my familyโ€

11:59.

โ€œTell Elenor I love herโ€

12:00.

โ€œTell my daughter that I will walk her down the aisleโ€

12:01.

โ€œTell them to stay away from the man in the black suitโ€

12:02.

Author Notes: This is a little messy, it's my first stab at a poem that's not about love and I think it turned into a story (thanks to tayloremilyadaros for pointing that out!) ;)

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Legolas_Greenleaf
๐Ÿ“ ๐’ž๐’ฝ๐“Š๐’ธ๐“€ ๐Ÿ“
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27 Feb, 2020
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