Chimerical Machinations 5Lay of The Land.I hauled myself out of bed slower than usual, with the morning being a litter colder than usual, and also due to the fact that I had slept with only a thin blanket last night. I shivered, and went to the bathroom for a shower. I noticed how long my hair was, and decided to take a visit to the hair salon before work. After getting washed up and changing into new clothes for the day, I went one of those new places down the road a mile or two. It was a little busy, but they took care of customers efficiently. When it was finally my turn to get a haircut, as I was sitting down in the chair, I noticed that the stylist was strangely familiar. It was weird, really; it was the 3rd time in like, a week or so that I thought I remembered somebody. I shrugged off, thinking that they merely reminded me of somebody else. I got my hair cut short again so I could spike it short again. I liked spiking my hair, because I like the look of it. Work picked up a little bit today, mainly due
136-Hold MeThings happened...I couldn't control itI wanted to stopThey wouldn'tLet me...They wouldn'tLet me stop...So I stopped themSo I could stop...Don't you see!?Something is wrongwith me!!What's happenedto me?Why can't I...Why...-a single tear has fallen- ...hold me...
Ties That BindTies That Bind.These things that connect usKeep us togetherKeep us connectedOurselvesConnectedIn this VastIntra-PersonalWorldThat we all live inBut to severTheseTies that bindUs-TheProblem isTo severTo cleaveDetachSeparate-The endsWill not like itSo i stay here-Forever linkedSome people seemTo enjoyThese linksBetween everyoneNot meIf only iCould break free ofThese chainsTying me downTo justGet up and-GoIf onlyThey werent thereI couldI wishI couldSeverCleaveDetach, separate, removeTo re moveMove againAnd be freeIf only thisHallowed shellOf existence-The ties that bindBurningInto my fleshSearing my willWhat does not kill youIs a lie-When it does notKill youNot alwaysBetter than before.
Chimerical Machination 4Kyrel and Syis.Kyrel and Syis both stared at me. What? Syis asked.Why do you have my watch? I asked again, impatiently.Kyrel blinked. Um
isnt that a medallion?Yes! No
well kinda!Then what thats supposed to mean?Listen, I- I paused, thinking of possible implications of this world compared with reality. I had a watch once. And it smelled exactly like how this medallion smells.Um
Syis said, still confused and with her head tilted slightly. But weve had that for quite a while now.Well, not really
Kyrel interjected.What do you mean?Syis seemed embarrassed. Well
its kinda hard to explain
you see, it...kinda
moves around.Oh great, ANOTHER problem with this world to deal with. What do you mean moves around?Like, one day, Ill