Canvas Is The MirrorA canvas is a mirrorCanvas Is The Mirror2 years ago in Free Verse More Like This
The paint drips down with my reflection
The canvas is my mirror
But only because
The canvas is me.
The canvas is your mirror
As the brush tickles its surface
The canvas is our mirror
The canvas is a mirror
The depth of the artwork stares back into my
After all, I do not paint a canvas
Because the canvas
Poor Man's GoldHush the youngest children, for the demon in the skiesPoor Man's Gold2 years ago in Free Verse More Like This
Treasuring the very thought of anyone's demise
Glitter fades to black and shining moonlight fades to dust
Every cruel man's wonderland is built of poor man's trust
Tragic, empty melodies and blood beneath the air
Fearlessly escape the wind and drown without a care
Treasure death as platinum, as silver and as gold
Every cruel man's wonderland is built of poor man's gold...
BrutalityRip my heart out nowBrutality2 years ago in Haiku & Eastern More Like This
Take it, and as you leave me
Forget and crush it
One dose of glitterOne dose of glitter can light up the worldOne dose of glitter2 years ago in Free Verse More Like This
One little thought can bring back little girls
Fairies and dragons and strong, worthy knights
One dose of glitter can shine through the night
Hush, little girl, for the stars in the sky
Shining so sweetly like your stunning eyes
Don't let the nightmares define what you'll be
Notice the beauty within every dream
Hush, little girl, there is no need to fight…
One dose of glitter to light up the night.
HumanI believeHuman2 years ago in Traditional Fixed Forms More Like This
That you never have to be alone
And I believe
That you don't have to blend in.
By all the ways that you've grown
And I'm relieved
By all the ways that you've sinned.
You're only human
And I never expected any more
Nothing but human
With only one skin to have worn.
Fingerpainted ExistenceI run away with my imagination...Fingerpainted Existence2 years ago in Free Verse More Like This
Take me by surprise
your sandpaper lips against mine.
Forgetting the fingerspaces
we'd drilled into our mind
when we were children.
Our handwriting barely legible,
making shapes on car windows
with condensation-filled breaths.
And I am blinded by your light.
So we wonder what it's like past
the double-paned glass.
Our styro-foamed-bubble-wrapped lives
melt away like better pasts
the ones we used to know.
Our tears fading into nothingness,
pooling into fingerpaint
painting our own worlds across the windshield.
You fill up the room.
Yet the paint dries, it shrivels away
with the light of each new day,
our fingers peel away the glass
the unfinished landscapes
that we had once imagined.
The flakes amassing beneath us,
towards scorching sunlight.
I have a secret I need to tell you...
Who knew that life could be so painful?
The outside world had once looked beautiful
before the whites of our eyes
it had se
VoicesDo you hear the moan of morning rhymesVoices2 years ago in Free Verse More Like This
By the people in their endless time
As the morning dew breaks the day
Back to where the city-lights once laid
The lamp-posts are filled with black starlight
As the children run in their flight
With cries of sorrow, cries of pain
The old houses creaking with disdain
Acidic puddles of blood-wet tears
Remain on the street through all these years
As the cracks have hid the crumbled dust
Within these roads of bone and rust
The melody of the birds is lost
To the screeches and screaming loss
There are people cowering in the dark
Murmuring, whispering their tortured remarks
Flames ignite the world in fire
Lit upon the tongues in anguishing desire
As their throats filled with dying noises
Give way to the empty voices...
Dream GirlLight filters through the leavesDream Girl2 years ago in Free Verse More Like This
As we lay looking at the trees
Sunlight dapples your face
Shadows like an airy lace
I study the angles that you present
You lie still and silently assent
I trace the line of your cheek
You roll toward me and start to speak
We talk and laugh and enjoy the day
Hold each other close in every way
I wake up from this dream
Lay here wishing I could scream
I still search for you in my sleep
Wishing you were a reality I could keep
SilenceMy lips are sealed,Silence2 years ago in Haiku & Eastern More Like This
by my own self-doubt within
this lone heart of mine.
I Am No FoolI am no foolI Am No Fool2 years ago in Traditional Fixed Forms More Like This
I do not follow blindly.
It is my moral rule
To reward uniquity kindly.
I am not a sheep
I have my own bad habits.
From the mainstream I leap
Like a little outcast rabbit.
But this rabbit is no fool
I like to think I'm an individual
I am a dull rock among jewels
But my quality to theirs is residual.
Silent WarsBeaten and broken down with sharp wordsSilent Wars2 years ago in Traditional Fixed Forms More Like This
That scratch and tear at your skin
The people who believed everything they heard
Don't question why, but like to join in
Dragging our feet through broken glass
Trying to ignore the bloody sight
As long as we carry on walking past
We must be getting somewhere, right?
We are angry and we are in pain
From people with no sense of empathy
We want answers to prove we're not to blame
Hard to find in a world full of apathy
We're the soldiers who don't make a sound
And we fight our own battles alone
We may be more lost than found
But we survive every stick and stone
If you dare think that because we don't speak
Of what misery, stress and pain we are in
That we are not fighting, and that we are weak
Then you need to look deep down within
Have you ever fought a battle inside
Without anyone else knowing?
Because you don't want to lose your pride
We don't want to be judged for the pain we're showing
We are worried but we are aware
That there are people you ca
Heart of GoldI'm frightened, yes, I'm afraid; threefoldHeart of Gold2 years ago in Songs & Lyrics More Like This
That one day I'll break your heart of gold.
The gem that I cherish, one to be sought
May one day fall from my hands.
Clumsy is me, woe was habit
Why would I have to go and crack it?
Stable the pieces, fill in the scars
Before the girl is gone.
Hold it steady, don't move an inch
I think it's fixed, firm, bit by bit.
A sigh of relief, and onto a stroll
The oaf had dropped it again.
Now we wait, dear maiden in slumber
Holding her hand with her pieces asunder.
Regret, oh regret, you come round at a time
Why did I have to trip up?
Cries and sobs, no shortage at all
Come from a man who stands six feet tall.
"No need to cry and no need to plea"
For me, she said
"You'll always be in this heart."
My Angel My AngelMy Angel2 years ago in Free Verse More Like This
my angel, is calling to me
my angel, is dieing to be free
my angel, whats become of me
my angel, it's overcoming me
my angel, becomes one with me
my angel...I'm finally...free
oh my sweet angel... remember me
The Bloodlust of VladimirMy lust for you is as my lust for blood;The Bloodlust of Vladimir2 years ago in Traditional Fixed Forms More Like This
Strong and heavy, never ceasing or quenched
So as I push you down into the mud
I wish you to understand why from your bed you were wrenched.
I love you, I do, with every part of my being
Your blood is as tasteful as any cup of wine.
This is the reason why from you I wring-
All of your blood; It must, quite simply, be mine!
I am of the Order of the Dragon, the Blood of Kings,
You should be honored to have been loved by me!
For of me the demons and the angels sing;
"He who is all-powerful, the ruler of the free!'
So stop with your squirming and take me alas,
For you are my thrall, my beloved little lass,
And when you are dead, we shall throw a wonderful Mass,
Reign in your blood we shall! And forever it shall last!
Cleansing LoveLay your hands upon my chestCleansing Love2 years ago in Traditional Fixed Forms More Like This
And guide mine to your pleasure,
Give me a loving night without rest
Please, give me joy beyond measure.
Let me forget my woes for a night
Laying here, laying beside you,
Set all that is wrong to right,
Show me things I'd wished I knew-
Before all of the trouble started
And before I had begun to love you
Help me forget the emotions I guarded
With your loving, help me be new.
AsylumI dance through echoing rooms in my mind,Asylum2 years ago in Traditional Fixed Forms More Like This
Up the creaking stairs that lead to No-Place
And play in the memories left behind
When Reality chose to show her face.
So clear now, every neuron's trail sparking
To paint the portraits clinging to the walls.
So obvious the shattered glass marking
Remains of naïve dreams that strew these halls.
And now through the gardens of withered rue,
And imagined fountains flowing with thought
To deny the need for the Darkness who
Helps conceal the asylum gates I wrought.
TimekeeperTick. Tock.Timekeeper2 years ago in Free Verse More Like This
He walks with a watch
A diamond clock in one hand
Strapped by a golden chain
The timekeeper man
Stars pause in their flicker
As he walks beneath the night
And houses remain still
With their windows and their light
His soft boots walk
Along the neverending path
The shadows are merely stilled
Frozen by their wrath
He is the only one alive
The only one about
In this timeless city
A city of dull doubt
The chime of the bell
Falls suspended in the air
Not a creature, not a sound
But save the aged heir
He walks with a watch
A diamond clock in one hand
Strapped by a golden chain
The timekeeper man
ShatterShatter my thinkingShatter2 years ago in Free Verse More Like This
Into tiny glass pieces
So that I can see my life
In each reflection
The SilmarilsGlowing forever in the light of the treesThe Silmarils2 years ago in Traditional Fixed Forms More Like This
Touched by Varda's ever-holy hand
And described as thus in the Eldar's decrees
As the only light left in the land.
Bringers of harm and center of strife
Base of an Oath sworn in pride
Causing brothers to take up the knife
And trek across Ea, far and wide
Reason for murder and naming of Morgoth
Passing hands from the light to the dark
These things holy and the wrath they wrought
These crystals three, last lights spark.
But they could not exist lest they cause slaughter
So One to the sky, that it might rise higher
And One to the oceans, bathed forever in water
And One to the earth, to sink in man's fire.
This beauty now gone, the Eldar now torn
Faenor banished, filled forever with scorn
But forever for him shall the Noldor mourn
Their rightful high king, from the day he was born.
CagedI am the bird,Caged2 years ago in Traditional Fixed Forms More Like This
trapped in your cage.
I cower inside,
terrified by your rage.
Please let me out.
I need to take flight.
The wind in my feathers,
smiling in the light,
but you won't let me out.
You laugh at my cry,
if you will not free me,
please let me die.
I cannot go on this way,
drowning in fear,
day after day,
year after year,
but you don't have the mercy,
don't have the grace.
You laugh as I scream,
a smile on your face.
Fine, be that way,
cruel and cold,
but I'm sick of playing,
your games gotten old.
I scratch at your hand.
Free! I fly straight ahead.
A window unopen,
thump! Your bird is dead.
You cry out,
but you can't hurt me.
Your birdy has just flown,
and is finally free.
Goodbye, miscarried babyI love the little baby that I never got to holdGoodbye, miscarried baby2 years ago in Free Verse More Like This
The baby that I never got to see.
And maybe, just maybe that baby would love us, too
If only that baby got to be.
I love the little baby that was never able to smile
Never even able to survive.
And maybe that baby would have a life worth living
If only that baby was alive.
And maybe that baby had mommy's blue eyes
And daddy's smile, and grandma's tight hugs.
And honestly, there's no way to describe that little baby
And no way to describe the way it was loved.
My SongThe music swirls all around,My Song2 years ago in Traditional Fixed Forms More Like This
till all I hear is the joyous sound,
twirling, spinning, moving me,
and the endless notes are all I see.
The beat becomes my hearts own.
I feel as though the light has shown,
and all the sadness fades away,
and I finally see a happier day.
My lips part, and I sing along
To such a redeeming, beautiful song.
These moments come and go too fast.
I enjoy them greatly as they last.
I laugh in glee.
I feel so free.
What magic is this,
this utter bliss?
Stay with me, my pretty song,
with you the days don't seem so long.
With you I am so filled with hope,
I know with you, somehow I'll cope.
Together we'll stay.
You'll scare the darkness away,
Yes, stay here my friend,
play your notes till my end,
and with your melody in my ears,
I'll go without any silly fears.
I'll meet my maker with you at my side,
then he'll hold me close, no need to hide.
Yes, my song, you'll get me there,
with your notes, and tune, so full of care.
You'll be my very dearest friend,
until my bea
StarlightForever guidingStarlight2 years ago in Traditional Fixed Forms More Like This
All whose eyes reach to the sky
Stars will light the way.
House of MirrorsThey say I spinHouse of Mirrors2 years ago in Traditional Fixed Forms More Like This
a web of lies,
but webs are for spiders.
They catch their flies.
No, my lies are mirrors,
each a different reflection.
They fill up my house,
my sinful collection.
Sometimes I get lost.
There's so much confusion.
Which ones are real?
Which are illusions?
I try to back track,
but the mirrors turn me around.
I cry out for help,
but the mirrors block the sound.
I give up.
Hang another mirror.
In this one I'm cruel and cold
on the exterior.
How many reflections
will I become?
Which one is real?
Where have I gone?