Restless Waters

Restless Waters… A beautiful piece. Tragic yet liberating.

CaffeinatedRamblings

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The smile upon her lips

but a freshly painted mask.

Old scars covered in pink ice

for the yearly masquerade ball.

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Her long blue dress dancing in the moonlight

as she stands by a lonely window.

Looking down at the brightly light city,

she orders back the tears.

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Her date due to arrive,

leaving no time for regret’s dark passage.

And tonight, she was in control –

not that bastard she married.

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He tried breaking her young spirit

held captive inside his dazzling cage.

His will no match for hers in the end.

She was lucky, unlike many others.

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She being free – her debt paid in full.

The change buried deep below restless waters.

Except for now and then

when escaping tears swam to the surface.

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But tonight, she would not mourn.

Tonight she would hold her head up high.

For tonight, she would celebrate.

Tonight she would toast…

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