is a dangerous thing.
It devours you. Manipulates you. Owns you.
You can try to ignore it, try to move past it. But it’s more powerful than you.
It won’t let go.
The day I first saw him, infatuation dug its claws into my soul. I couldn’t
stop it. Everything faded. Except him.
My infatuation blinded me. Made me see what it wanted me to see. Now I’m lost
within the lie. Caged by the beast.
In the end, he will have me.
Until then…I fight.
emotions in me merely by being close. He didn’t have to say a word. He didn’t
have to touch me. He simply had to stand there and breathe.
voice was louder this time, sorrow slowly building my strength.
every crack, threatening to shatter me into a million pieces. I didn’t want to
break in front of him. Not again. But I couldn’t stop it. This man managed to
engrave himself on my soul, penetrating every part of my being, consuming me to
a point where breaking was the only way to get a little relief from constantly
trying to fight it. To fight him.
own sadness. “It hurts too much to be close to you.”
erupted. I shot up.
words. I turned around, ready to lash at him, only to find he wasn’t there. He
from Cape Town, South Africa, Bella J lives for the days when she’s able to
retreat to her writer’s cave where she can get lost in her little pretend world
of romance, love, and insanely hot bad boys.
Bella J is a Hybrid Author with both Self-Published and Traditional Published
work. Even though her novels range from drama, to comedy, to suspense, it’s the
dark, twisted side of romance she loves the most.