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It Ends Where It Begins

Enjoy The Show

By Aaron RichmondPublished 3 months ago 1 min read
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It Ends Where It Begins
Photo by Aditya Chinchure on Unsplash

I know nothing about Colorado Springs, CO

Or why it calls us to it's breast,

But each year we gather beneath the full moon

At the Vampire Masquerade.

(>-_-)>

The secluded event is little more

Than a weekend long rave,

With dark, atmospheric music pumping,

Lulling the participants into a hypnotic trance.

<(-_-<)

Beneath the full moon,

In celebration,

We shed our skins and shapeshift

Into our True Selves

As the drum and bass kick.

(>-_-)>

Master Alchemists of the Mic mix beats live,

Spontaneously to the thrum,

Displaying their internal Collector of Rhyme and Rhythm for all to see.

<(-_-<)

Travelling through time and space,

Luminary visions guide our ascent with fanatical, cyclopean focus.

The Hunt begins.

(>',,,')> (>-_-)>

With robotic alacrity, we find ourselves both Predator and Prey,

Clawing through the crowds and entering the pit for our chance at primality,

Masterminds of our own destruction.

(>',(>O_O)>

Come,

the mountains call and tremble as they shake

Beneath the fury of our reverie.

<(o,,0<) C(-_-C)

Welcome to the dance!

(>-_-)> <(-_-<)

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Aaron Richmond

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  • Dharrsheena Raja Segarran3 months ago

    Oooo, this was soooo awesomeeee! I loved your poem so much!

  • Brin J.3 months ago

    What!? 🤯 That sounds so awesome! Like some kind of fantasy Revelry turned reality! You wrote this so well. The colorful imagery really painted a vivid visual😍

  • Salman siddique3 months ago

    enjoyed reading it

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