By the time you read this, I will be a pile of ashes.
The flames will consume my body, just as the devil
consumed my spirit.

I had lived a good life, but I faltered in death.
I have killed. I have fed off the blood of innocents.

My humanity long lost, I do not ask forgiveness,
for I do not deserve it.

There is no one to contact; there is no one looking.
There is nothing left.

All I wanted was to say goodbye. It is the only
civil offering, aside from my true death, that I have
left to give.


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