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Take a bite of the poison

It’s the fate that you’ve chosen

 

Eat it slow, swallow fast

Making each sensation last

 

Bittersweet tastes of heaven and hell

Take more; go on, you might as well

 

Consume the poison antidote 

Each second after turns your body afloat

 

Hours going by of pure bliss

Never had something quite like this

 

Pulling my soul away from my body

By a radiating magnetic army

 

Every second I move is another chance

For the magnets to pull, for them to dance

 

My innocence they steal away from me

They tear my soul and won’t let it be

 

After too long I feel the fear

Creeps up through me like a ghostly spear

 

Hours go by, but the clock remains 

Why won’t it move? Why won’t it change?

 

My memory fading after seconds of time

Taking away the bliss I thought was mine

 

Slurred drunken words as if I can’t speak

Laughing instead is what my vocals seek

 

My mind raining with confusion and pain

What was it I was looking to gain?

 

Drifting off back to a place I know

Where next will my mind go?

 

Consume the poison again someday?

The questions that leave my mind at replay

 

I like going up but hate coming down

Next time not so much, or else I may drown

 

If ever again I choose this road,

I know which turn I ought not to go

 

For now, I’ll brush off the poison’s sting

And just watch the tangled vines swing

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