Periwinkle Walls

The color blue,

A lovely hue–

of solstice.

Child-like smiles, squinty brown eyes,

Periwinkle walls, bare with a chilling coldness,

Decorated with frilly pink furniture.

Yelling in the adjacent room,

Sobs desperately ricocheting

From the walls of the unbearably small room,

Filling the air to the top,

A loud pound breaks the silence like a pop.

The Periwinkle walls close in,

Protecting the girl within,

Shielding her from the truth.

The small, barren room becomes unbearably smaller,

Trapping the girl with the child-like smile–

and squinty brown eyes.

Tears spattered, her world shatters within those Periwinkle walls.

Periwinkle dyes, darkness to purple,

A bruised hue,

Covered with iconoclast posters,

Pagan symbols and crystals,

Poetry etched in the wall with white chalk,

an engraved knife, stained with dried virgin blood,

and Satan written in Latin.

A young girl blossoms in the stark darkness,

Sun beating at the window,

Desperate to save the girl from the evil within.

“Why doesn’t daddy ever call? He promised.

He promised–

He promised–

He promised–”

The walls bleed, the acidic perfume of lead

chokes the girl,

the black walls blind her,

something slick and smooth runs across her trembling neck and wrists,

tight, like chains.

Screams and prayers and sobs,

Fill the air, desperate to be heard in the empty abyss.

The room spins,

the room that was once a bright Periwinkle,

spins and spirals,

All the way down to Hell.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s


Confessions of a book-traveller

Poets Album

You are the poem.


Life would be so simpler and real If I could be free from these customary Ideals

Lebana's Journal

I Dare You to Figure Me Out

The KG Experience

See the world the world through my eyes. Words is one of the greatest form of expression. Let the words of me and my friends move you..

D-pad Joy

PS4, XBO, Switch and PC news, reviews, indie games and developers

Jalvis Quotes

Motivational & Inspirational Poems, Literature & Quotes Collection - By Vishal Dutia

Digital Passion

Inspiration | Innovation | Communication

MillionDollarGirl :-)

Life around a girl who loves to daydream, who believes in her dreams and keep going on...stay with her, believe in her! ;-)

The Mindfulness Educator

Reaching Beyond Academics

Urban Poetry

She's an Urban Pen spilling ink in inspiration and words.. A Digital Art & Poetry Wordpress By Linda J. Wolff

Book 'Em, Jan O

Ghosts, Tall Tales & Witty Haiku!


poetry from one who is addressless.

The Waas Blog

We all have an unique story....I want to share yours!

A Fly on the Wall Inside My Mind

Published poet on a good day. Aspiring writer on the bad days.

Lunnah. The Official Book Blog

an out-of-this-world girl, of this world, but not entirely in it.

%d bloggers like this: