Snow White Darkness (may trigger – be safe)


© 2013 Diana Rasmussen



She looks in the mirror
seems vaguely familiar
like steam on the glass
shame covers her past

the fog slithers down
as evil surrounds
His worst fantasy
her reality

he pulls the strings
does unspeakable things
a sadistic entrance
for his acceptance

smothered by control
a tormented soul
trapped in his castle
her tears rolling mist
proof she exists
in snow white darkness

clouds of confusion
rolled into illusion
He veils perversion
forcing coercion

her body he takes
while she flies away
she’s invisible

love is the shadow
that darkens her window
she’s crying for help
to escape her hell

she hides in the fog
drinks hair of the dog
hates her behavior
craves one to save her

smothered by control
a tormented soul
trapped in his castle
her tears rolling mist
proof she exists
in snow white darkness

This is my response to the Daily Prompt: Never Again

Have you ever gone to a new place or tried a new experience and thought to yourself, “I’m never doing that again!” Tell us about it. Photographers, artists, poets: show us NEVER.



About dianarasmussen

Diana Rasmussen is a Faith Builder, Worship Leader, Veteran's wife, and Customer Service Rep
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18 Responses to Snow White Darkness (may trigger – be safe)

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  3. blindknight48 says:

    Reblogged this on jhopper40 and commented:
    This is a powerful and beautiful work of art


  4. blindknight48 says:

    It is beautiful and powerful. When we share our pain others find hope for an end to theirs.


  5. theresavesnesky says:

    This is beautiful. Are you recording this for Angel?I would like to hear it when you are done. I’ve been abusedit was a long time ago, but I know what you are saying and it’s both moving and empowering!


    Date: Wed, 7 Aug 2013 13:06:29 +0000 To:


    • Yep T, this one is going on the Album too. It is really weird sharing all these deep dark things from my past, but I know that when I bring these things out of the darkness and into the light of Jesus, they lose their power over me. This whole blogging thing has been the best healing for me. Better than therapy for me. I did that too for a few years. There is a freedom when we write, and to find others who have been through similar struggles only helps to build my faith. God bless you beautiful! Diana


    • Hey T, put up the recording of Snow White Darkness…kinda creepy, but that was what I was looking for. Next song is a darkness to light one – Blessings to you! Diana


  6. I like your style. Tight, controlled, passionate- everything fine poetry can be.


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  9. Beautiful as always.. You work is exceptional, beautifully touching…


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  11. Skye says:

    Powerful…sad….painful. Although hard to read in the depths that it touches, it was very, very well done.


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