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S I C K . (A Slenderman Story) - Chapter One
Beginning, or Continuation?
She tightened her arms around her chest. The wind was harsh and speckled with snow. Of course her zipper broke today, Murphy's Law seemed to follow her everywhere. The muffled dragging of her feet echoed softly, silenced by the creeping snowfall. She passed by buildings she had seen all her life, never paying any mind to them, though their dark, abandoned windows made them look like a skull with sunken eyes.
Her feet seemed to stop on their own.
She looked up at the grey, cloud ridden sky. A single snowflake fell onto the tip of her nose. She raised one gloved hand to wipe the cold water away. As she did so, she turned to give the building beside her a good look. Every day, she walked by this old skeleton of an apartment complex. Never before had it intrigued her. She looked around her. The streets were devoid of any other people. The winter weather had driven this once busy street into isolation.
She looked back at the building, and for
You Were Not An Aquarium BoySea-glass became your bones,
brine your blood, and seashells
melded into your skin.
You were not quite an ocean
when you said "This is your sign to love me."
My body was like a building;
tall, cold, almost unbreakable.
I was metallic and sharp,
towering over your waters.
I remember taking your hand in mine,
conch and coral shells scrubbing
my skyscraper wrists, and laughing
about how one day you would
submerge every last bit of me.
Your lips, riddled with argonauts,
found my cheek and I cringed
at the coarseness.
You asked if they bothered me
and I finally told you "I
think I love you."
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