That about sums up the picture. Loved the "kissing liquefied pain from cruelty goblets." You certainly find the most interesting pictures to use for prompts.
As you know, I love this type of poetry.
Count me in... this is great. It's been my experience that not only do they kiss the liquified pain, they absolutely absorb it into every neuron and cell, being sure that not a single morsel escapes. This one hits home for me, there but for the grace of God go I...
I try not to remember, but now and then something akin to your poem, Jo, and I recall hours trying to escape from reality