Ghost – Inspired by Arty Plantsman photo – Day 17 for MELancholy Monday

I was consumed by madness those days. I never knew whether he was joking or not. The scrapings continued until he found a cure, only in his dreams. By that time, he had hollowed out my heart with neglectful silence. It was the loudest pain I had ever felt. To this day I see him …

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MELancholy Monday – Villain WIP Excerpt

"I know you love me. I know you care. I know you stay awake at night and wonder about me. Don't. I'm a lost cause. I am the thorn gnawing at your heart before tearing it to shreds. You don't stand a chance of surviving me. Walk away, my love." © 2018 Mel Gutiér Image: …

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Reposting for MELancholy Monday

Fiction in My Head

My heart misbehaves in ways unfamiliar

Lava, susurrus chaos in my veins

Torments a wound, salted… bleeding

My belly pulsates in deep convulsing gasps

Hot throbbing labyrinth tattooed under my skin

Hurtful stupor, a melancholic garden

Nourished by loss…

Memories of kisses never given

Dreams that ached to be fulfilled

Missing pieces never given the chance

Never given their place

Never to be breathed again

Wandering, longing soul…

Left undone, incomplete… unfulfilled

Litost confining the essence of life

I’m choking in the screams of this… pain

The reality of…

An existence without you

© 2018 Mel Gutiér

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