HeyThereRose

United Kingdom

17
welsh
perpetual state of confusion
probably procrastinating
nothing is real
have a good day
she/her

Message to Readers

the picture of Dorian Gray is incredible, and I recommend it to anyone who loves gothic literature, rich imagery, questioning your own thoughts and existence, and both hating, being shook by, and being intensely interested in the thoughts of characters
It is also a deeply disturbing book (so far and I assume it gets more so...) Buuuuut
its so good guyssssss
(i havent finished yet im just over half way through!)

golden shadow god//Dorian Gray

March 1, 2021

FREE WRITING

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inspired by the Picture of Dorian Gray but Oscar Wilde
it does not do the haunting masterpiece justice
if you've read the book comment what you thought of it below, but no spoilers coz i havent finished it yet (:

crimson black blood as smooth as silk
you fall down down into eyes that shine
but shine so like the night you find yourself
becoming a ink stain of a soul

gilt mirrors shape themselves
into godlike gruesome figures;
fallen gods with hair like gold and serpents tongue
laughter like so many diamond swords

get too close to the fire and your be burned
but this fire burns with empty ice like blackest night;

they fall
they cry 
they die 
cowards 

they age
they wither
they shudder
mortals 

the golden shadow god snickers, complacently 

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2 Comments
  • Abrianna

    Oh neat! I love The Picture of Dorian Gray, my favorite character is Basil Hallward. Even though he struck me as odd sometimes, he was Dorians true friend not like that awful Harry.
    And I am so touched by James Vane's love for his sister, and its terrible how he tried to warn her but to no avail..
    Do you normally read classics? Have you ever read The Lord of the Flies?


    2 months ago
  • anemoia (#words)

    AHHHH YOUR WRITiNG SOUNDS LIKE SOMETHING MR. WILDE WOULD WRITE
    i have read it; not in-depth like for class or anything, and i had to put it down for a while because i was so shook and bothered by it. but this poem is a masterpiece, much like a certain portrait... ;)
    it feels like a deeply mythological poem, like i'm walking through an art museum.


    2 months ago