Letter to the WorldA note in a bottle,
a message for the world.
'If I scream as loud as I could,
would you be able to hear me?
Thrown into the ocean
for the sea to swallow
the single sentence.
As the sea swallows its prize
she lets out a horrible hollow cry
for the world to hear.
The world does nothing
but capture her scream
and store it for later
when it asks why she cries
and why she hurts.
For if she screams as loud as she could
would the world listen?
Or is it just a message in a bottle
meant to be swallowed by the sea?
The Writer's One Second SparkSense no darkness when I am wide awake and on fire,The Writer's One Second Spark8 months ago in Free Verse More Like This
I could do this for another second, another minute, another hour.
Oh what creativity in this cortex that blossoms like the simple flower,
How these intricate rhymes of innocent words give my heart,
Such a pounding energy of pride to recycle my writer's power.
Sense no blindness when I am wide awake and full of desire,
I could do this for another day, another week, another year.
Oh what brilliance in this brain that emotes like the complex tear,
How those delicate rhythms of distant beats give my soul,
Such a resounding spark of arrogance to rekindle my writer's fear.
Purity (64)It's not a matter of peace or warPurity (64)5 months ago in Traditional Fixed Forms More Like This
But a matter of the heart-
When you seem to hear the mighty roar
Of truth being torn apart.
And it goes without saying,
'tis right and wrong-
So simply betraying
The law of the strong.
For purity, though great,
Isn't contained up above.
See you love to hate-
Yet I hate to love.
LiesDo you even know me?Lies1 year ago in Free Verse More Like This
You say you came to see me
You just came to use me
All you do is hurt me
AloneLate At NightAlone1 year ago in Free Verse More Like This
My heart sinks into my stomach
I don't know why I feel this way
To wish desperately
That I was never born
I feel sad and sometimes feel like crying
I don't know why
It can't be my past
I had a great childhood
Many smiles and laughter
Even nowadays I still smile
As well as laugh
Yet I don't talk
You know you've hit rock bottom
When your dad tells you
You need a social life
Why can't I just be alone?
That's where I'm the happiest
I don't have to compare myself to anybody
Don't have to put myself out there
I can just be me
With all the overwhelming thoughts in my head
I'm still me
I like being alone
Darkness, Follows meDarkness, darkness, follows me,Darkness, Follows me1 month ago in Free Verse More Like This
Blinding, ever more,
Drowning in that somber sea,
Will I ever reach the shore.
The void encloses, minds erase,
Floating, floating past.
Lost forever in that space,
Finding nothing will last.
Step after step my feet carry me,
Where I'll never know
What can this monster really be?
The monster I'll never show.
Hold my breath and close my eyes,
I wont see the light
The monster rages in these lies
Waiting for a fight.
So for now, we see, the trees as they blow,
The dances of the grass below
Holding so fast to the emptiness,
Holding on, holding on, to what we'll never know.
I don't know what to call this, so it's untitledNatural beauty is not an object of considerationI don't know what to call this, so it's untitled4 months ago in Free Verse More Like This
Why do we act as if we are worthy of what we steal?
Why do we act unworthy of what is given to us?
Why is inner beauty kept hidden?
Why do we wonder about what we know is right?
If something is so important to us as
The first snowfall,
Something as precious as
A child's first words
Why do we not work for it?
If you assume
If you take for granted
All that is given to you
And all that is recieved
What do you live for?
If you tell me that I am yours
And that you are mine
No matter who I am to you
A friend, a sister, a wife or a girlfriend
Why do you try to change me?
The feeling of HopeThe feeling that you always speak ofThe feeling of Hope6 months ago in Free Verse More Like This
It ponders in your head, day in day out
Never sure how it got in there
What happened? Where did it all fall apart?
Is that the feeling?
Don't be sad or concern about it because it will drift away
All feelings do step aside just don't know when or you feel to weak to decide
Move on it will be hard but it has to happened
Or else you'll be in regret
There is no comfort in words it just feels like nothing
Having that feeling that nothing means anymore
I have that feeling
It kills me from the inside that I can't feel
I have gone numb
Lifeless just going day by day feeling, is it worth it anymore?
ReflectThere was once a time I could dreamReflect6 months ago in Haiku & Eastern More Like This
I would dream every day, every hour
With the birds in the skies and the fish in the streams
But there was never a blooming flower
As I'm ageing and days grow longer,
although I can't say I'm maturing,
all my visions keep getting stronger
And they grow darker and more alluring
As fish turned into sharks and birds to hawks
The laughter of the children disappear
And all the freedom went down into locks
Dreams into fears though never she a tear
And my childhood is gone into flames
When I look back it reminds me of chains
Sorry to DisappointThe battle of life is not over yetSorry to Disappoint7 months ago in Concrete Poetry More Like This
Continue living this life that isn't really yours
Even though people say it is
The definition of people; mainly writers and copies
The world is full of copy cats
I see them and I feel two things for them
I feel some sort of anger, but then I love these people
Love them enough to die for them
These copycats don't notice me
Even if they did the reaction is always the same
Just another face or just another person not to care about
I actually perfer that; they don't know what I am
Some people drift away because of my love for my Savior; the only one to truly love me
Some people drift away because of my attire
EscapeEvery day,Escape7 months ago in Free Verse More Like This
You're taken advantage of.
Manipulated every step.
Like a stringed mannequin,
You move when you are told.
Walk where your master directs,
Never missing a beat.
The life you live
Is not of your own.
You live what people want you to,
But this ends now.
With the scissors
To cut the strings
And set you free.
I've stolen the key
To open your cage.
And I can see
It's rusted with age.
Will it still fit?
If it does,
Will you come?
Come with me,
To escape this tragedy?
Dream StateKiss you in darknessDream State7 months ago in Free Verse More Like This
The sweet embrace of your arms
The sweet embrace of your lips
Never forget her smile of meeting
Never forget her face as you left
Hooded figure in the land of heat
The meeting place of dreams I never knew
Escape and but don't say goodbye
Escape to the airport
To wake up from this beautiful dream
Realise a thought never known
Leave with a smile of an attraction
Built on longing for meetings between souls
Never forget her smile of meeting
Never forget her face as you left
Don't forget that feeling of waking
Tears From Nightmareswhen I dried my eyesTears From Nightmares6 months ago in Free Verse More Like This
and looked at the towel
it came away red
soaked in blood like bathwater
when I noticed
oh how I screamed
my voice echoing back
like I was atop a mountain
only I was in my room
just woke up like normal
brushed my teeth like usual
washed my face like always
apparently my nightmares got me bleeding tears.
SacrificeThe last faint spark of my lifeSacrifice6 months ago in Traditional Fixed Forms More Like This
Is at the edge of the knife
Before it falls and vanish
I should sacrifice my wish
Dancing screams of the unheard
Will fly away with the bird
To feed the songs of many
And then leave my own fairy
The last point I should protect
Before the nightmares connect
Driving away the horror
By using its own terror
I must bid farewell for now
For I must carry this vow
I must ignore all the lies
To live, I must sacrifice
Death of a DreamShe flutters in circlesDeath of a Dream7 months ago in Free Verse More Like This
around my bitter silhouette
it's too dark to see
Searching hands that
reach out for her
I had her
she slipped away
I still search for
those warm days
the embraces left
me with nothing
Still feeding the darkness
she dances no more
Must murder her
Kill that butterfly
who was once so beautiful
Broken little hands that
are too weak to break
the brittle butterfly
who goes by another name
The hands are mine
the darkness hers
Cold has come
to my lands
What scares you, mortal?What scares you, mortal?What scares you, mortal?7 months ago in Free Verse More Like This
What defines your basic human needs, your average quantity of normal?
What potions spill your nothingness,
What skin builds up your exterior?
What makes you rise up in the morning?
What tears you open in the night?
What secrets, promises and wishes compose your inside fright?
What dance do you dance when others tremble,
Under your disillusioned romance?
What tongue do you speak in your steady sleep,
What habits do you have warped around our toes?
What makes you smile and quiver and tremor, all at once?
What reality do you pursue, if it's a reality at all?
What dreams do you dream when you're not even seen?
SacraficeThe meaning of sacraficeSacrafice7 months ago in Concrete Poetry More Like This
It's something not everyone takes too lightly
Why did a soldier die for his officers?
Why did a mother die to protect her child?
It's something that everyone looks at everyone and wonders
Who would throw their own life on the line for a bunch of meat?
Who would throw down everything they have to see others get more?
To some people it just doesn't make any sense
But see it from a soldier's perspective
See it from the side that actually fights day in and day out
Rather it be in the mountains or in a neutral country
Day in and day out; sacrafices are made to the lions
The meaning of sacrafice
From a soldier's perspect
BlindBlind6 months ago in Settings More Like This
When I was a boy, I remembered the bright, orange sunlight waking up in the morning with its fiery colors and feeding me warmth everyday. The people were full of joy and energy. Society was like Heaven on Earth... until it changed. As time passed and our leaders have changed, the rules became more strict. The more we resisted... the tighter the shackles became. Now, our society became strict and controlling. People became robots, obeying every command in full synchronization, nothing was done differently. Even the colors of the sky has given in to the clutches of our city. I wanted my life back, but we evolved and we are forced to get used t
A True Story I shall tell YouA true story I shall tell you now, innocent mortal that you are,A True Story I shall tell You6 months ago in Free Verse More Like This
Of an insidious disease, slowly gnawing away at a young, fair victim,
Like you joyous endings upon Earth? Go another place.
This story I shall begin, so hold your breath, close your eyes,
For the sound of rain, listen….
Upon the frozen grass she is standing,
The cold, haunted melody of wind chimes,
Speaking and wailing like lost souls of the dead,
All ‘round her.
Harsh wind with no mercy,
Ripping through her still, motionless form,
Heaven releasing torrents of tears,
All ‘round her.
Inconspicuous grave she stands near,
Who is the knight trapped inside?
I love... but I hateI care... but I don't,I love... but I hate6 months ago in Free Verse More Like This
I love... but I hate,
My emotions are no longer clear,
Can't see my hazy fate,
I wish... and I dream,
I fall... and I cry,
For in your heart I saw the truth,
That really was a lie,
I run... and I hide,
I fear... and I crave,
The feelings I once had for you,
That now lie in my grave,
I feel... but I'm numb,
I'm numb... but I hurt,
Slowly six feet underground,
I waste away in dirt.
Ever Changing SeasonsOne by oneEver Changing Seasons1 year ago in Free Verse More Like This
the leaves of the trees
descend in fall
broken by a breeze
The cruelty of the wind
subdues all around
encasing the world
in bitterness renowned.
The branches now numb
frostbite ever darkens
the holes now the proof
of the memories once harbored.
The tree, the large stump
decaying in age
now left to rot
the dead leaves, its cage.
SorryI'm sorry I say the wrong thingsSorry1 year ago in Free Verse More Like This
I'm sorry I'm not clear
I'm sorry I don't think logically
I'm sorry I don't know the right answers
I'm sorry I lie sometimes because it's easier
I'm sorry I never speak up
I'm sorry I don't have my life planned out
I'm sorry I escape to my room
I'm sorry for all the times I've said "I don't know"
I'm sorry I get confused
I'm sorry I make a big deal out of nothing
I'm sorry I spend my time on my computer and not socializing
I'm sorry that I'm not perfect
So now that I've said I'm sorry for everything
Do I have a clean slate?
Because never again will I apologize for being me
Our Dead-End RomanceIt wasn’t a romantic setting.Our Dead-End Romance6 months ago in Free Verse More Like This
We were crouched together in the alleyway behind McGregor’s pub
where smells of substandard alcohol and cigarette smoke stained the air
and the muffled song of drunks could be heard from inside, seeming to leak through the walls.
Only, those weren't things I noticed that night.
Instead, I noticed the smell of his cologne,
a smell I recognised only from chilly days on the beach.
Like sea salt blown through cold wind,
and I noticed the sound of his steadfast breaths:
hot and sharp, but reliable; comforting.
As I buried myself in the radiating folds of his shirt
he whispered that I was his world
SwitchHiding behind a maskSwitch6 months ago in Free Verse More Like This
Of liquor and smokes
You smile defiantly
At your loyal subjects
They think they know you.
But you're not an open book.
No, you're very much shut-in.
Pensive and aggressive,
Achy and relaxed,
You contradict contradictions.
With the hole