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Scarlex Book V- Exile- Chapter 25 FINAL CHAPTERExile: CHAPTER 25
It was dark. As dark as lonely old cave, barren of all life in the dead of night. He could see absolutely nothing surrounding him, but his physical form was as clear as it would have been in daylight. He could feel a cold texture below his bare feet, but couldn't quite pin-point what it was.
Glass? No... To smooth for that...
All he knew was it was cold, and smooth like a rock. Maybe obsidian? After all, without the light to reflect anything standing upon it, it was impossible to tell if the floor was transparent, reflective, obscure or even opaque? It could be marble...
It had the cooling solid feel of it...
The air was crisp like a cold winter morning, which bit the back of his throat with every breath he took. It seeped down into his lungs, and chilled the inner workings of his organs. Sending a minor shiver to his muscles, running all the way make up to mouth.
He exhaled gingerly. To his misfo
five hour energyi suppose
last week was only an aftershock
of the earthquake you were before.
this place used to vibrate
with metal strings and melodic,
testimonies to life,
emitting coffee-scented moods
and the burn of it too.
i had memorized the
sounds of silence,
i couldn't help but relish it.
no longer had i known
the sounds of folk
and scent of mocha-
you became nothing more
than an echo of the laughter
i so desperately needed to hear again.
then the echoes got louder,
bouncing ferociously off the walls
to be made manifest
i walked into your room
expecting exactly what i found-
an unmade bed,
and an empty beer
(the one that you insisted you needed
just days ago).
i pressed my nose
into the pillow
for incense and cologne and starbucks
to penetrate my mind
and thinking fervently
i already know
what a clean sheet smells like."
how strong an aftershock can be,
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