Written because the Scroll Challenge Prompt inspired me.
|Morbid dances of the shadows,
scattered about by candlelight.
The darkness broken savagely.
I look around and try to hide.
Hollow footsteps fall on stone.
The door opens with angry noise.
My eyes take in the looming figure.
Shivers follow his deep voice.
And oh, his offer, sheer temptation.
Daring me to surrender my all.
How the realms of passion lure me,
ever closer, a siren’s call.
He asks me three times, wickedly.
My answer draws a deadly kiss.
And when my life flows far away,
he whispers gently “As you wish…”