To love youTo hold you is to live,
To kiss you is to breathe,
To see you smile is to be happy.
To see you go is to die,
To argue with you is sadness,
To see you cry is to be torn.
To see you have left is unimaginable,
To see the pity in people's eyes is to feel ashamed,
To see my life wrecked is to be ruined.
To love him forever is to say the truth
PrayingShe collapses beside his bodyPraying3 years ago in Free Verse More Like This
Rests her head on his still chest
Closes her eyes to set free tears
She opens her mouth in a silent scream
To share the horror with the world
To let the world feel her pain
She touches his face
Remembering his smile-his laugh
The eyes that pierced her soul
She clings onto his body
Hoping for him to be there
Praying he will stay here
This is for youThis is for youThis is for you3 years ago in Free Verse More Like This
The one who has had a heartbreak
or two or three
You are not alone
You walk among friends
Of young and old
Hard and soft
Smart and stupid
No matter what happens
Get back up again
Fight the battle
Win the seige
Reclaim your life
Take back your heart
I will wait for you"I will wait for you"I will wait for you3 years ago in Free Verse More Like This
A whisper from him
His dieing sentence
Said to her
A love's promise
She watches in horror
As his eyes leak bleakness
His chest vibrates no movement
His mouth echoes no breath
"I love you"
She whispers silently
To the love she has lost
To the life she must live
Forever without him
Forever thinking of him
YouYour memory imprinted in my mindYou3 years ago in Free Verse More Like This
Your love ingrained in my heart
My tears seeping with your sorrow
Your back turning
Your footsteps walking
Your legs moving
ChangeI love youChange3 years ago in Free Verse More Like This
( but I love you more
than you love me!)
(but it's not your fault!)
But it is my fault, and I
never meant to hurt you
(No, I never meant to hurt you...)
And I can't lose you; it would break me
(and it would break my heart)
You're the best thing in my life
(You do help me, I've someone to love in life)
and it's all the same, all the same
we mean well, but we don't say
what we mean
because we don't know how
and it's terrifying
and it's going to change me
(I'm afraid of how you'll change me)
But we'll be alright
(I love you)
I love you.
Keeper Of My HeartTears run cold down my faceKeeper Of My Heart3 years ago in Free Verse More Like This
My hand lifts up to a final wave
My foot takes an unconsious step forward
My heart is leaving with him
My breath hitches
As I watch him leave
For he will never come back
For I will never look upon him again
Nor will I hear his voice
Or feel my heart
He is the keeper of my heart
Strong and sturdy
Tough and terrifying
I will forever love him
Even though paths will never again link together
Their StoriesI've read so many stories,Their Stories3 years ago in Concrete Poetry More Like This
yet none appeal to me
I want the weak minded thought's,
I want to know their dreams
I'm sick of strong male characters,
and feisty female minds
I want someone who can't take it,
someone who's lost the fight
I want the truth behind the lies
Not the mask that hides the shy
I want their inner feelings,their core
I want to know their hearts, do they feel remorse?
I want to know their fears, their worries
I need to know who they are, their stories
Cursed"There lies a curse upon your bones"Cursed3 years ago in Concrete Poetry More Like This
She listens as the night wind moans
No coherent words doth fill the air
"Oh fair maiden, know no fear
For a place in hell I shall spare"
She lifts her hand all sore and so
Upon her knuckles she doth bestow
A simple glance, so she may see
Her blood in her veins now flow free
"Is this the curse that lies on me?"
Her blood in a puddle at her feet
She gazes up, and her eyes meet
Two other ones so cold and queer
She can't in her own pair believe
She stares in silence, no, in fear
And her body falls to floor
Death grips her neck with fingers sore
She releases a wordless cry
One last gaze upon the sky
And there forever may she lie
You're Not AloneWe live in a world that is full of great pain.You're Not Alone3 years ago in Free Verse More Like This
Where everyone one has a heavy burden to carry.
We think that nobody could possibly understand what we have gone through.
But in a world that is abundant in such matters,
there is somebody, somewhere who knows of your grievances;
who shares your pain;
who is in the same boat.
So know; You're not alone.
Like a child behind a locked door,
we keep our burdens a secret.
We do what we shouldn't.
We say what we wouldn't.
Instead of seeking help among ones we love,
we pray they never find out.
We isolate ourselves;
we think we're alone...
Weather it was something we have said or done,
something we are ashamed of,
or something in our past.
It eats at our hearts.
We are afraid to open up.
We forget that we aren't the only ones in the world,
because others laugh and smile.
But I assure you, they have their own problems too.
So don't think you're alone.
Stop looking back if your past is ugly.
Stop looking to your side and comparing your life.
then he wavedhis fingers are harp strings,then he waved3 years ago in Free Verse More Like This
tall blades of grass, cowering with a breeze,
a howl escaping them.
the notes with the wind curve across dunes,
mountainous joints curl with each pull,
sand escapes through protective eyelashes,
spreading its wings, gritty feathers,
enveloping a woman,
wearing time on her face like a veil,
she imagines the rugged strings
vibrating against her satin fingers
are the throats of songbirds,
cut from their beaks.
her tears and soft sobs write songs for the harp
he left near a window from which she
saw him smile to her for the last time.
The ThingI lay still in my bed,The Thing3 years ago in Free Verse More Like This
Mr. Ted by my side,
And listen hard for the thing
That crawls around outside.
He'll start with the scratching,
It's always the same,
His claws carving the face
Of the wooden door frame.
Then he'll move onto the blood
Seeping beneath my door,
Dripping from the walls,
Covering the floor.
The wardrobe will squeak,
Those green eyes appear,
Voices will whisper
Dark words in my ear.
Their dead hands will tug
At the edge of my sheets
And insects will crawl
All over my feet.
I lay and wait
For their games to begin.
But tonight will be different,
I whisper with a grin,
Tonight I will show
Those monsters a scare.
They can come back again,
IF they dare.
RunRun.Run3 years ago in Free Verse More Like This
She stumbles blindly through the forest,
the tears racing down her cheeks.
The trees loom above and around her,
Dominating the space.
Gone are the days
The picnics and warm summer nights.
She seeks a place to hide
to escape her mind
A nothingness where existence
Is wholly subjective
And does not include
the anxieties and troubles
of human life
Oh how free, how liberating
For a mind not to constantly
The leaves in front of her blind her,
the thorns catch her skin,
Desperate for something to cling on to.
The poisonous berries hang in front of her face
Tempting her to take the final plunge
And endless freedom.
RuinsWe thought that it would last forever,Ruins3 years ago in Free Verse More Like This
Praising it would never break,
Now all you see are crumbled stones
Where all past strength today seems fake.
Once our dream of glory had come true,
When this place was filled with life,
The streets were full of laughter
And the houses full of golden light.
Now where formerly we lived and loved
Time has faded all our traces,
And the earth reclaimed what once we took,
While humankind forgot our faces.
But look carefully, search with all your heart,
And you might find a trace of past:
A shard of metal, a piece of stone,
The ruin of a home that lasts.
And faded memory will be remembered,
The forgotten tale retold,
As our city's ruins are uncovered,
And our stories you unfold.
And again out works will matter,
As you marvel at our skill,
And through your books we'll live forever,
As years from now we'll be remembered still.
Hell's AngelAll I need is an angel from hell,Hell's Angel3 years ago in Free Verse More Like This
She's the only beauty who can control my desire,
When she breaks the ice and kisses me with fire.
I've been asleep for so long when I return to life,
The cherubim of heaven will hear my soul yell.
All I need is an angel from hell,
She'll be my fair lady who will purge my regret,
When she calms the thunder with tears she wept.
I've been lost for all time but now I have no strife,
The seraphim of heaven will ring out an immortal bell.
All I need is an angel from hell,
She can do no wrong when all I see is her honesty,
When she slays the wind in those skies of piety.
I've been alone for an eternity now she's my wife,
The children of heaven will curse us: We of minds so fell.
Wash Me AwayIs this rain, that beats down on me?Wash Me Away3 years ago in Traditional Fixed Forms More Like This
Is it that I see, that really hurts me?
Hiding my tears, but they don't go away
I can still feel the pain inside of me
Here I stand, asking for one thing
Wash me away, before they see me
In front of them all, I stand strong and tall
My tears are all dry, but they still flow on the inside
I still stand, asking for one thing
Wash me away before they see me
Is this where it's gone?
From happiness, to none at all.
Through this storm, I can see them clear
drenched in rain, clothed with fear
On my knees I beg for one thing
Wash me away, before they see me
LossMy body is pounding with fear,Loss3 years ago in Free Verse More Like This
From my eye leaks a single tear,
For I have lost those I hold dear,
And I have no one else,
But one peer.
Tiny Dancer in the HallShe stands in hallwaysTiny Dancer in the Hall3 years ago in Free Verse More Like This
Far from uneventful; unnoticed perhaps.
The world is her stage.
She hears her own ballet
Dances like an angel.
But the world has her jaded.
She dreams of songbirds.
If she could sing,
her toes would not be so squared.
Her fans stare on, hoping for
a moment-- sublime.
She stands, a study in realism.
Legs tremble...she will never
fit the part.
True hearts are true
but never a vision of perfection,
always somehow abrasive.
She pirouettes and
fabric flutters like time
or iridescent butterflies.
They are someone else's dreams.
Her dreams are here, in the spotlight...
Costumed and terrified.
She is unyielding,
arms stretched out like branches.
Her shadow flits and plays;
Arms sad and shy.
She is a weeping willow,
alone amongst her peers.
Sentinel amid the ridicule of
left behind playbills.
First KissI look at you, I'm nervous as hell, hoping against hope that you'd kiss me.First Kiss3 years ago in Traditional Fixed Forms More Like This
The empty street, the soft porch light, your hazel eyes are all I can see.
You lean down slowly, gently, letting your soft lips brush against mine.
You do it again, again, and again... We completely lose track of the time.
On my toes, your fingers lost in my hair, my body moulding to fit yours perfectly.
You kiss my neck, my heart hammers away, your lips tasting like heaven to me.
I was eighteen and never been kissed, until you came along, weakening my knees.
With you it was perfect, as it should be... Would you kiss me once more, please?
KarmaIts now or never.Karma3 years ago in Free Verse More Like This
There's no going back.
I have to do this now.
But do I even have the guts?
No, I should think not.
It may be too late anyhow.
But even so...
Is there any hope?
Will I be forgiven or will I be sent away?
I will always be an outcast.
I can't help who I am.
I can't help what I look like.
So what can I help?
It's gotten to the point where I don't know what to do with myself anymore.
It's like nobody understands what I'm going through.
(This is what I think every day.)
Its as if I'm trapped in a timewarp.
A timewarp where everything passes by forever.
There is no end.
Only a middle.
Where did my sanity go?
Did I have any to start with?
Will I ever be sane again?
Or will I forever be forced to strain my body and emotions to keep afloat in the midist?
It's not like I want to be here.
Yet I told myself that I would rather be anywhere than back there.
I got what I deserved.
Ain't karma a bitch?
SilenceIt is thereSilence3 years ago in Free Verse More Like This
When I ask if he still loves me
And the rebounding quiet screams
His unspoken response.
And the occasional reluctant verbal translations:
"I don't want to talk about this"
"We are not having this conversation"
Codify this as the official language of our domestic domain.
"Only silence is spoken here."
It is there
When I ask my child:
"Why have you done this thing?
Endangered yourself, hurt me, hurt others,"
And her reply consists only of a murderous glare.
How dare I break the house rule and speak the forbidden tongue?
And I'm left to wonder if she even cares.
Do my words even matter?
Am I even here at all?
It is there
When my best ideas are offered aloud.
Did I misinterpret the fact that I was elected to this position?
Was it a perception of reticence that was my sole qualification?
My words echo off the walls in the absence of noise that follows,
Meriting nary even an acknowledgment,
Just the deafening roar of soundlessness
Admonishing me for
Breaking this hallowed silence
LoveLove; we all need love in this world,Love3 years ago in Free Verse More Like This
But God, how do we tell if it's just lust for a girl?
The devil has my mind in a twirl,
Lord, do you feel what I feel?
Can you heal this sick appeal?
You always stop, you try to stop,
But you get addicted.
And when you think you've made on top,
That's when you drop,
It's back to hell; back to reality,
Can't you tell you're a monster loving lustfully?
Once you're done, there's nothing left but emptiness,
Where's this happiness that the media promised?
If only you knew it was a lie, all lie,
There's no love truer than the one in sky.
But why, why do I give in to the lies?
My heart and my mind are at different parts of life,
So God, I pray for that day you come a take my pain away.
LegoLove is a beautiful soul steering thing;Lego3 years ago in Urban & Spoken Word More Like This
when it happens
when it succeeds and the seed is sown.
But when wasted you can smell
The defeat as it ebbs away.
The dead quiet, complete void of uselessness.
The giving up,
the evaporation of passion,
the finality of something lost
and now leaden.
The ending of something that never was.