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Russian Roulette

written by: K.H.

 

The Devil loaded the revolver
A heart in every other chamber he placed
He handed it over to me
Russian roulette was his favorite game
I placed it to my temple
As a laugh escaped his lips
He tisked me with his finger
said the game doesn't play like this
And you appeared before me
And took the gun from my hands
My careless whisper of the night
With guilty feet I would dance with
A smile upon your lips
You pointed the gun at me
Pulled the trigger smoothly
Shooting a blank freely
As I braced for the impact foolishly
And my heart was taken over
And drown in your love I did
But you placed the gun to your own head
And fell for another instead
And once again you pointed at me
And your finger did snap the hammer
And deeper into a rabbit hole
I tumbled and fell rampant
But my heart was not your calling
Until the last heart left the chamber
My hand was finally yours
But I was shameful
For my soul was no longer tame
And wildflower grew within my heart
The delightful game the devil played
Left my world torn apart
For my heart broke every time
Another's lips your mouth did grace

K.H.

K.H.

Kasey Hill has lived in Franklin County, VA for most of her adult life. Spending two years in journalism in high school, and a few articles published in the Franklin News Post, she built much of her young adult life around reading and writing. After being from the craft for a few years, she decided to get back into the creative writing flow. Starting her penmanship in 2008, she has spread her wings into the fiction side of writing. She has various book series published, various poetry books, and many short stories circulating for anthologies as she pushes her passions forth into the writing community. With various pen names, she has honed her craft genre wise and has took an interest to focusing on her nonfiction Wicca writings, Horror and all its subgenres, as well as anything Paranormal, strange, and unusual. Her debut Horror series for children The Whispering Spirits Series is under way as well as The Guardians of Light Series and House Sarkoczy Series. You can find her and her books anywhere online and in book outlet stores.
K.H.

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