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mellifluous

a mellifluous trickle had given way to licking her wounds in silent arrest of the honey flow of her beautiful mind synapses clotted on stagnant display like burnt marshmallows on a fire charcoaled pen roasted at her core incinerated thoughts feeling briquettes blackened in a cold cauldron of fear all that was left was her amber necklace a shrunken talisman reduced to a token tight rope and garrotte in anticipation of snapping her slender foundations in a desperate attempt to sever the cord she felt sorry for the insect that captured her plight encapsulated in resin and time yet immortalized in a capsule of being she kissed the pendant in final farewell the jewel sprung into an action of hope and the semiprecious stone opened up released its startled prey and spoke softly I only kept you away from peril and death until agony would be a challenge once more a platform for growth change and passion nectar oozed down her parched throat ambrosia teased her awakening voice softly spoken she swallowed the past tickled with bee’s syrup’s euphonia the sting of the tale wrote a new story sweet toned fluidity gathered its current released slumbering strength and dreams and a captive audience mellowed surprise lavender rose hip and cinnamon dispelled motionless nightmares and hibernation sugary fragrances guided her passage to a point of no return scented in joy for many years she had been unable to see the butterfly waiting to grace her future now the sound of freedom spread its wings as she danced in the crown of surrender to truth of trial error sentence and misjudgement that had protected her from the trap of demise 17th September 2021

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Date: 9/22/2021 2:47:00 PM
Kai, congratulations on your win in my M contest ~ peace and tranquility _Constance
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