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She saw the darkness creeping closer,
she opened her mouth to scream but nothing came out.
This wasn't the first time it came for her,
it didn't want to kill her.
What it wanted was far worse.
She would live but what would she live for?
To wait for it to come back?
How long could she take being possessed
by this darkness that wasn't her?
Living each day a slave
to an unbearable sadness
while passing strangers,
glistening a radiant light
that she'd never be able to embrace herself.
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