Whatever happened

To happily ever after?

It ends here.

Pale skin, crystalline

Blue veins battered and bruised

The elixir of life flows ; soon

No more.

Dark hair, once beautiful

Tangled knots; a bird's nest.

Diamond eyes, shine no more,

Hallowed, now dark

And troubled.

Feather light hand

One more cut will

Suffice, pain in

Payment, offering

Exchange. The coveted life,

Eternal sleep the final prize.