S. NoteS. Note2 years ago in Free Verse More Like This
Dear mother, dear father
Dear brother, dear sister
Don't worry, you still have each other
And without me you're all so much stronger
Leave me behind and let me go, I promise the days will get brighter
Dear teachers, dear counselors
Dear therapists, dear doctors
You have my gratitude for what you all did
But I hit rock bottom too many times, and this last one was it
The end of the road again, as if no one could have kept me from a coffin
I was not fit to live life
I failed at everything, every time
I sincerely did my very best, I really tried
I just could no longer stand feeling so powerless inside
I lay wide awake every night
I prayed and prayed and asked "why?"
I was always silently drowning in the tears I cried
I am done with suffering, so this is where I draw the line
This is the end
One with a resentful beginning
It all came crashing down to nothing
It's what's only right, so I know what I'm doing
Dear friends, dear betrayers
Dear relatives, dear des
Frozen WhirlpoolFrozen Whirlpool2 years ago in Free Verse More Like This
Somewhere...in the ocean
There is a whirlpool...that is...frozen
I no longer had anything keeping me bound to this world
You were my love, you were my chain, and my heart was a link
And I couldn't bear the thought of never seeing your face anymore
So my knees gave, as I let my thoughts break, and I forced myself to sink
Somewhere...in the darkness
There is a soul...which became faithless
All those memories down the drain
I feel the bitterness of hope
While my tears rain
I cannot cope
Somewhere...in the depths
There is a spark...cradled by emptiness
My pain will always remain in time
As I never wanted to let you go
But I still got left behind
Only to dwell in remorse
Somewhere...along the path
Came a point...where I couldn't stand
I knew there would be no moving on
And there would be no going back
Because I can't stand the thought
Of potentially losing any of that
Somewhere...in my mind
There is a time...when I loved my
Heavenly FireHeavenly Fire2 years ago in Haiku & Eastern More Like This
The sky, consumed by
a spectral conflagration;
embers glow briefly
before the night's rising tide
completely quenches the fire.
Love GoodbyeLove Goodbye2 years ago in Traditional Fixed Forms More Like This
You may say you love me
But you never let me see
When i look away
You will never stay
Your heart is always on the move
Your love is so untrue
Then finally with a sigh
I will say goodbye
To Save Your LifeTo Save Your Life2 years ago in Free Verse More Like This
To Save Your Life
Heroes are hard to come by
Especially in this day and age
Because of you- I am still alive
Hail, the vanquisher of pain
I fought as long as I could have
But I sank into the weakness below
And I felt my sorrow's wrath
The helplessness took over
My fists let go
Of the resistance
I fell from hope
The light faded in the distance
It was all a dream
A simple false belief
Hands dangled frantically / Tears dripped endlessly
I needed a hero to save me / I yearned to be set free
A hand reached out
I was finally found
I rose back to grace
And the darkness brightened
The savior I awaited
Lifted me up and triumphed
I prayed as much as I needed
Even when I was beyond drowning
I knew a kind soul would pay heed
Every mourning human deserves saving
Heart:a rebellionHeart:2 years ago in Free Verse More Like This
in her chest.
she's got skin
unworthy to write
she tapes those
to her limbs
I think you left a piece of you in me.This tangled mess you call a heart,I think you left a piece of you in me.2 years ago in Free Verse More Like This
daisy veins & sin;
She's bringing me down.
& you were merely shivering
pressing winter bones
against my sun-stricken mouth,
darkness searching for a home
buried in my lungs.
You whispered breathe me
lovely in the inhale/exhale
of carbon dioxide suicide.
She speaks only of you now,
lonely & mourning beats-
Crack open this damn ribcage;
RevengeI never laugh.Revenge2 years ago in Free Verse More Like This
I never smile.
I never speak.
I am too 'shy'.
What they did to me,
It was too hard.
I wasn't strong enough,
In my heart, it is dark.
I want to see them bleed.
I want to see them cry.
I want to kill them .
Just let me try.
I'm not that weak,
I can do that.
I tell you what's wrong with me,
I am mad.
It makes me happy,
Happy, too see them cry.
I would just laugh at them,
And show them my insane smile.
Yes, maybe I am insane,
One day I'll kill them.
I show them how it is to suffer,
Who's that helpless child then?
They'll all be dead soon.
And they'll see,
see and regret,
everything that they did to me.
Tales of a Fire PrincessIt had been so easyTales of a Fire Princess6 years ago in Fantasy More Like This
A knife in her fathers back as he retired to his room after a long war meeting. An imperceptible poison in her fuddy-duddy old uncles tea as he sat down for his afternoon cup. A single lightning bolt to her older brothers heart while he sat daydreaming about dragons and glory. And her mother, who had always enjoyed physical affection, received a powerful hug of asphyxiation.
Azula had always wanted her family to love her, but they had always been so busy it was like they hardly noticed she even existed. Now, staring down at their bodies at her feet, the Princess knew that they could finally be hers. They would adore her, cherish her, and give her the love she so desperately craved.
She laid herself down amidst them, tears and laughter spilling forth from her joyously. There would be no more contending for their love now; just her they would love only her
and they would never leave her again.
What I Long to SayNot being able to tell youWhat I Long to Say2 years ago in Free Verse More Like This
is driving me mad.
Holding it from you
is like a torture device.
Crushing my body
until my ribs
start to suffocate my lungs
into screaming out the words.
My hands tremble
at the very thought of
allowing the words
to escape my lips.
My heart races
as I wonder when, where, or how
I should tell you.
The frustration throughout my body
conflicts with the pure joy
that you bring me
with every word.
My own world
of dizziness and happiness,
created by the mere
mention of your name.
The flurry of thoughts
whirling through my head,
all with conflicting conclusions.
Chaos within my mind,
a raging hurricane.
I beg for them
to leave me be
for even a moment.
tears at the edges of my heart.
Gives me a rush
like nothing else.
Fistfuls of hair in my hands,
as I smile and blush.
I can't stand it,
but at the same time
I like it.
No! Wait until you see him again!
He has to say it first.
Text it now!
Ask him how he feels!
Are you happy now?I tried my best to please them all…Are you happy now?2 years ago in Emotional More Like This
They said that I always looked too angry
So I shaved off my eyebrows
They said I always dressed bad
So I took off my clothes
They said I cried too much
So I burned out my eyes
They said I wasn't listening
So I tore off my ears
They said I always said the wrong things
So I ripped out my vocal cords
They said I always faked my smile
So I ripped off my lips
They said my hair was a mess
So I cut it off
They said my feet were too big
So I broke them
They said I walked weird
So I saw off my legs
They said I played too much with my fingers
So I pulled off my hands
They said my arms were too thin
So I tore them off
They said my belly looked funny
So I cut out my stomach
They said I sat funny
So I removed my hips
They said I breathe too loud
So I ripped out my lungs
They said I always hung with my head
So I tore it off
They said my skin tone was ugly
So I removed my skin
They said my muscles were weak
So I ripped them off the bones
They said my bon
Only In My DreamsOnly In My Dreams3 years ago in Free Verse More Like This
Only when night leaks into the sky,
And the stars brighten up with glee,
Only when the silver moon is sighted nearby,
Do you appear beside me.
The day you left made me feel so empty,
Yet I could not shed one tear,
For what I felt was a hollow mystery,
To the days you were not there.
But each night I escape from the World I know,
To a place of my own where you hide,
And the words you speak from your heart to mine,
Keep me warm and joyful inside.
Yet the reason I felt so dark before,
Was not knowing what I know now,
Only in the form of a robin do you return,
And perched upon a branch... You watched me grow.
Chasing Shadows of You...Chasing Shadows of You...Chasing Shadows of You...2 years ago in Free Verse More Like This
No matter the years that pass me by,
It seems I am forever trapped.
For when it comes to deceiving myself,
I'm afraid I'm rather apt.
In the end the truth which I sought to avoid, is now knocking at my door...
A rabid rat that chews at me; one I can't ignore.
And though I might have grown this body, from the lonely years I've seen.
I'm afraid I can only chase the shadow, of my dearest Angeline.
- Chen Yuan Wen, 14th January 2012
Rainbow DustRainbow Dust2 years ago in Free Verse More Like This
Stars made of nightmares and skies made of fears
Hearts made of glass and a home built of tears
Cries made of silence and words made of knives
Dreams of the struggle to simply survive
Souls made of paper and minds made of flames
She is a piece of their loveliest game
No longer can she feel more than disgust
Even a rainbow does turn into dust…
I Know You Hate Me Now But...I Know You Hate Me Now But...:I Know You Hate Me Now But...2 years ago in Free Verse More Like This
Just give me a chance alright, I'll explain
To me, you're the girl that I notice everything about.
The way you laugh, the way you smile;
We got along great back then, even if we don't now.
And to be honest, I miss that...
You had the most lovely silky smooth hair
You'd give me the cutest anime girl smile
I wish I'd talked to you more about Manga,
Hell you got me started on the whole thing.
You were fantastic at drawing too
Man I was always jealous of that talent,
And I loved your drawings, like I once loved you.
I wish that you could have been a professional.
I would have bought your book every month y'know...
You encouraged me to write.
Back when my stories were shit,
Back when my poems were still baby's rhymes.
You taught me not to give in and I was grateful.
Now just let me finish alright?
I know that you won't speak to me.
That's okay, I admit to being an ass,
But the reason that I'm writing this poem to nobod
AnorexiaMeet a girl named No One, with a heart of shattered stoneAnorexia2 years ago in Free Verse More Like This
Staring at the other girl, the one that's not alone
Girl with skin that glistens, with the eyes of crystal seas
Grin of shining diamonds and a laugh like a disease
Flashes just a glance and soon, she's every trouble's cure
She has everything… and No One's off to be like her.
Eating turns into a crime, she'd rather be away
Thrusting fingers down her throat to make herself okay
Watching as her very bones are seen behind her flesh
There she drowns in tears, for she has not yet seen success.
Minutes turn to hours, and these hours turn to days
Every moment slipping, slowly fading into grey
Rapidly, her body turns to nothing but her bones
As she fights for beauty, as she battles for the throne.
Broken hearts must learn to beat, and this she came to know
Learning it the hard way when her heartbeat grew too slow
Yet, she somehow managed still to shine from what's within
Lying in her casket with her hidden, unseen sin.
Final thoughts ins
We're not quite there yetWe're not quite there yet2 years ago in Free Verse More Like This
We're not quite there yet
On the dark side of the moon
As they hang out stars like decorating a tree
Wrapping the sun up in tinfoil
Spreading a new blanket of snow up on the ground
Sprinkling sand across beds of seaweed
Waiting for the moon to go down
Writing words up on the wind
Folding paper planes just right
Tucking the volcano into for the night
Making waves by jumping into the sea
Counting souls 1, 2, 3
Singing songs of forgotten lore
Telling the world to sleep as we close the door
Tapping out Morse codes with our toes
Screaming out loud while blowing your nose
Geese flying backwards into space
Grass hoppers hopping along with the human race
Laying down the law enforcing the weather
Drawing a circle into a square
Riding a wild westerly wind
Falling upwards wearing a grin
Travel with me form the past
Holding out for hope will it last?
Hopscotch and jacks while pouring out the dew
Come along follow the sun as she races around the world
Follow me, follow me and deed my words