Lucifer's Clever Joke
by Shelby Lokken

Her eyes snap open to see nothing but the pitch black surrounding her.
Her heart starts to race and her mind is twisting of questions,
But her body will take over, basic human instinct.
Her mouth opens and a blistering scream fights free.
Her newly french manicured nails begin scraping at what they can
Of the silky material above her,
With each nail snapping off and the skin beaten down to the bone.
Her legs are flailing and her toes break in her rich red 5-inch stilettos
With every blow to the container imprisoning her.
Her shrills will be heard by only the lifeless bodies peacefully laying around her
And now, her breaths are becoming further apart.
A slow, suffocating death will make Lucifer laugh.
Her life was nothing but a clever joke.

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Poem Copyright 2010 by Shelby Lokken


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