a dark stain in a starry sky
a sleeping pull, drawing your discards and remains into my already swollen belly
a hungry gaping maw trembling with need
your secret nightmare, looming
the seed of your deepest terror
the grasping, squeezing, constricting death you fear
begging, needing, demanding...
the clawing, cloying, suffocating web of death you fear
I do not understand how I threaten you ... why you fear death at my hands.
I feel your terror,
but I cannot stop my movement toward you.
I am horrified by your picture of me
by your fear of me
by your hatred of me
I cannot stop my hands from reaching out to you
I cannot stop my teeth from sinking into your flesh
Sucking, greedy to fill my ancient aching hunger...
My need is greater than
We cannot both survive, it seems.
unseen and unknown
the secretly hated, lurking beneath the fabric of all that is
there is nothing without me
but you do not know me
My need began long before you
Silence, cold, dark, emptiness, sucking void
words cannot convey my life
longing not to be
Sorry is not enough
for either of us
Love is not enough.
Will tears be enough?
We cannot both survive, it seems...