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The Beast (1 Viewer)

Elenxes_II

Senior Member
Don’t let the beast out, they say
Fear what’s hidden deep within, drown it
Smother the spark before it smothers you
I am a perfect prince
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Don’t dream of flight
Don’t stare at the fire
Pray and pray, fear the fire and flame
Beware the light, hide your soul in darkness
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It’s the only way to live, the only way to be safe
Don’t touch your siblings, they might be burned and attainted
Avoid feasts, avoid swordplay and friends, pray and hope
Pray and hope, for a miracle to purge your blackened blood
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Where’s my miracle?
Goddess why? Why curse my blood?
What did I do to deserve this fate?
Why, why, why, why do I live in fear?
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I wonder why I was born, why I exist
I hate the beast within, hate it more than anything else
Why can’t I be normal? Why can’t I love?
Curse my blood, curse my flesh, curse the fires
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Why bother chaining the beast?
Why bother, why bother?
Don’t let them behold the demon, don’t give them a reason to sharpen the spears
Fear others, fear people, they’d never understand you
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Maybe it would have been better to never have been born
Why live a worthless, cursed life in the darkness?
Why not let it loose?
Unbuckle the chains, for a little while
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I’m sick of hiding
I’ll join the party!
Father, see how refined my manners?
Mother, see how well I dance?
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Brother, Sister, let me join you
I’m the perfect prince!
Shall we dance, good sir?
Don’t spill the wine…
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Stop laughing! Don’t laugh at me!
I’m a prince! I’m not a jester, or a fool
To be japed and laughed at
Silence, or I’ll have yoUR TONGUES!
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Mother, Father, help me
The beast’s waking up
I’m a prince, not a demon
The fires consume my flesh and devour the hall
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I’M FREE AT LAST
FREE TO RAVE AND RAGE
No, no, no! Run, Brother! Sister, duck!
There’s fire everywhere, light and smoke
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THIS IS WHO I’M MEANT TO BE
THIS IS MY TRUE NATURE
LET THE KILN AWAKEN!
UNLEASH THE FLAME AND LOOSEN THE CHAINS!
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No, no, no, no!
There’s fire everywhere, light and smoke
Screaming and burning
Why did I try to pretend I was human?
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Why bother, when I’m cursed to be a monster?
Wait, wait, wait
Wait, wait, wait
Why is this bad? If I can’t be loved…
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BETTER TO BE FEARED
They’re already loosing arrows and bolts at me
Sharpening the spears and saddling the horses
Let me fly! Flee the sting and flee the barbs
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I TRIED SO HARD
And yet I’m still the monster
BREATHING HOT BREATH, I BEGIN TO ASCEND
Rage and blaze, I’m free, am I not?
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No longer will I hide my soul in darkness
I’LL RISE IN LIGHT! LET THEM BURN, IF THEY WISH TO HARM ME!
Why bother chaining the beast? The beast is I, and I am the beast
TIME TO FLY!
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I’M FINALLY ALIVE!
I am as the Goddess made me
FREE AND GLORIOUS, GOLDEN AS SUNLIGHT!
Why hide my true shape? I’m not going to rot in chains any longer
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Keep moving on
DON’T LOOK BACK AT THE BURNING CITY
I have no need of them
I AM WHO I AM, AND I’LL NEVER BE ASHAMED
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I’M BEAST AND MAN
The perfect prince is dead!
I’M WHOEVER I WANT TO BE
My old life so much ashes and dust
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Cooked meat and bone…
ALL I LEFT BEHIND
Why do I feel so guilty?
YOU’RE FREE
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But I killed people
YOU’RE A MONSTER NOW, INDEED
And I’m free
But if this is freedom…
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THEY ALL ASKED FOR IT!
Did they? Did they, really?
You can’t answer that, I’m afraid
LET US FLY AWAY
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Into the dawn…
Far, far away…
Where I can’t harm anyone again…
I’m nobody but a monster now, waiting to be slain…
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I hated my darkness
But this light is no better
I hated them all
But I hate myself more…
 
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