The Emptiness Will Haunt You Ch1Chapter One: My AnnabelThe Emptiness Will Haunt You Ch1 by FireAtWill42
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I'm alone in the current of swirling bodies; dresses swishing around in a constant tornado of silk and satin. Young women dotted with just a fair shade of make-up cling on to the gentleman that spins with her, both partners' eyes gleaming with love and adoration as they twirl. It's magical, a picture laid on canvas come to life. All these women are boasted to be the fairest inside and out, but I hate them all, they cannot hold a place in my beating heart, my heart that treasures another face, a face that is far too perfect to be compared.
Beside me I hear the rustle of silk and I turn to face my dear, my sweet, my love, my pure Annabel Lee. Her face of creamed tones looks up at me; her wide, crystal clear, blue eyes shine up at me like the brook in the autumn, with flecks of lovely brown in them, the leaves from the maples cast abandoned in the stream. Her nose is perfectly straight and her lips, full and smiling, were the shell pink of rose petals and just as s