Nature's Night SongNature's Night Song2 years ago in Free Verse More Like This
Everywhere cool and silent
The trees spread their shadows.
And I feel, speechless bowing,
That I am deeply sheltered.
It is as if the sky
Has silently kissed the earth
That she in nature's glory
Now has to dream of him.
In the forest, there is a green spot.
It is shady and is clear,
Has still seen anybody
Except the stars and me.
The wind blows through the fields,
The gras waves gently.
The woods rustle silently
So starlit is the night.
Bright, in a solemn bow,
Star for star rises from the wood
And in the hills around nestles
The land and keeps silence.
And my soul spreads
Widely its wings,
Flies through the silent lands,
As if it flies home.
ForeverEveryday I die a little moreForever1 year ago in Emotional More Like This
the constant pain cuts to the core..
What once was lost
is still not found..
I can't rise up
if I'm always down..
Depression, a reality from which I cannot hide
I'll never feel alive without you by my side..
Only you can free me from this dark abyss
if only my lips could feel your sweetest kiss..
"Take me away from this wretched place!"
"Save my soul with your warm embrace!"
You are the one...to ease my pain
to make my life feel somewhat sane..
Without you I will wither, die and fade away
Stay with me - let's live forever and a day.
The BridgeThe Bridge1 year ago in Free Verse More Like This
Among the Wooden Paths,
I stride alone in the Empty Forest,
The wind behind my back,
Blowing softly and pushing me forward.
Moments in time suddenly seem to halt,
As I watch from afar,
The bridge that lies before me,
Am I strong enough to lay my hand?
Across its wooden surface?
Can I cross it?
Find the path hidden in the shadows ahead of me?
Can I find Courage in the darkness so bleak?
To find a light that will guide me?
Seconds fade away.
Across the Bridge,
Across the Gap,
Leading to my pride,
Leading to my Courage,
Leading to my Hope,
Leading to my Love...
The Ice AngelThe Ice Angel2 years ago in Free Verse More Like This
An Angel on this Field of Ice,
I hesitantly step on this,
Field of Ice.
This surface of ice,
It is but the most slippery,
Field of ice.
I try moving slowly,
On this surface of ice,
But my Crooked skates,
Knock me off balance.
As I start to fall,
For the very first time,
I accept help,
And In no time,
A hand catches me within the fall,
She catches me from my misery,
And helps me escape the pain,
Field Of Ice.
With the sweetest voice,
Asks me,"Are you OK?",
Even though I seem afraid,
I nod aimlessly,
While I reach for her fragile hand,
I grab her hand firmly,
With the the grip even death itself,
Knows to be too tight.
This grip is,
And Almost unbearable.
Even though it is so hard,
For her to bear,
She continues to hold my hand,
Helping me inch forward on this slippery,
Field of Ice,
At first we move slowly,
But our speed gradually increases,
She lets go,
Telling me, "I will be back"
I watch her c
In The Night Time. I kiss infinityIn The Night Time.1 year ago in Free Verse More Like This
Her lips are full
They're not chains
Or pitied shelter
For lost angels
Are our song
A Song, A Car, A HighwayAn eyelash falls down his cheek,A Song, A Car, A Highway1 year ago in Traditional Fixed Forms More Like This
and I wonder-laugh at the unexpected fall.
It’s black against his skin, as pale as my own,
and nearly so as the dust of snow outside the window.
I expect him to hold it out and bid me make a wish,
but he brushes it off his cheek,
and his eyes don’t follow its path to the hand-brake, as mine do.
I want to lean down and grab it for myself because damn,
if he isn’t going to make a wish I could sure use one.
But when I ask him, he grins at me and asks what I would wish for,
when we have such a future in front of us.
For now I’ll keep it a secret, but I do lean close to him and whisper
that we can put that future to the test, and if it’s a good one,
I’ll pay him back in eyelashes.
Heaven Is Not a DemocracyHeaven Is Not a Democracy2 years ago in Short Stories More Like This
It has been said that there are two forces governing over this universe: those of "good" and those of "evil". Both are necessarily in direct opposition to one another, yet this is not to say that one is absolutely right and the other absolutely wrong. Thus great care should be taken, when examining both sides of ANY tale for the forces of "good" have often been known to blind the eye far worse than the lulling comforts of the darkness ever could.
High above the physical planes of Earth, amidst the brightest of stars, exists a celestial dome called Heaven which houses legions of Archangels and is permanent sanctuary for the self proclaimed deity Jehovah. In foundation the dome is sustained only by the softest, most divine array of primarily feathery white clouds which change color sporadically. For its walls there grew miraculously spectacular twisting vines of ivy that interwove lotus flowers that were adorned in periwinkle and lavender. Brilliant globes of light illuminated down from
MaybeMaybe I won't be fineMaybe8 months ago in Free Verse More Like This
Maybe I don't know what's wrong
Maybe I can't talk about it
But maybe I need you to listen
Maybe the cuts get deeper each time
Maybe too much blood comes out
Maybe you'll try and stop me
But maybe I won't listen
Maybe I want to tell someone
Maybe I need to unload all of my problems
Maybe you're the only one who can help
But maybe I don't want to bother you with my troubles
Maybe I'm just scared
Maybe I've lost hope
Maybe I'm losing control
But maybe I was never in control to begin with
Maybe I like the way things are
Maybe I'm afraid of change
Maybe I get a kick out of being so messed up
But maybe I'd rather be a normal girl
Maybe I don't like people
Maybe I can't live without them
Maybe I need you
But maybe I don't like the way you tear up my heart
Maybe I'm insane
Maybe I'm depressed
Maybe I'm just stressed
But maybe that's who I am
Maybe I need to be accepted
Maybe I'll change who I am for that
Maybe I'm an outsi
The Puppeteer.It is not the puppet I fearThe Puppeteer.1 year ago in Traditional Fixed Forms More Like This
It is the puppeteer.
For the puppet may prance
engage in romance
but his strings are pulled
until the puppeteer's dance is done.
Lasting Impressions.It crossed my mindLasting Impressions.8 months ago in Free Verse More Like This
And lingered there
Like footprints in concrete
It invaded my heart
Made it home
Like a bird nesting
It lifted my soul
On waxen wings
I flew too close
Now I ask myself
My eyes closed
Was it worth it?
I AmI am the truth, covered in lies.I Am1 year ago in Traditional Fixed Forms More Like This
I am trust, in a world filled with deceit.
I am true love, in a world filled with lust.
I am the lost pet on an empty street.
I am the star,trying hard to shine and be seen in a night sky filled with city light.
I am a favorite song, but played so low its hard to hear.
I am the whisper, in a world of screams.
I am the lost being forced to lead.
Retreating Forward[Retreating Forward]Retreating Forward1 year ago in Traditional Fixed Forms More Like This
The boy, he sits, on his bed alone
A heavy burdened tear drips from his eye,
It streaks down his face, sealing his lips,
The only question he wants to ask is, Why?
Countless bruises cover his tattered, torn skin,
But the worst of them all are the bruises within,
Bludgeoned inside, He holds himself tight,
Because he knows that no one else will, tonight,
And alone he remains, questioning his existence,
Silence he sustains, the path of least resistance,
He tears at his scabs, digging for the truth,
Searching for answers in his diminishing youth,
His shell is broken, beaten, discarded,
His mind creates comfort, inside now guarded,
He picks himself up, and stands on his own,
Oblivious to conversion, no longer alone,
His wounds heal with time, focused is his mind,
Settled, resolved, his confidence redesigned,
He walks to the door, extinguishing fear,
Entering only to escape, the answers, now clear.
- Written By: Bruggush -
NyctophiliaI fell in love with dusk,Nyctophilia1 year ago in Free Verse More Like This
The way the darkness always came,
The shadows stretched and howled,
And the nocturn's played their game.
I fell in love with moonlight
And the stars which fade away,
Forever out of reach
And disappearing with the day.
I fell in love with loneliness,
The company of death,
The constant of the universe,
Still there in our last breath.
I fell in love with twisted words
And fallen, broken minds.
In horror of the human head
There's comfort that mine finds.
I fell in love with dreams of death
And ever-growing sin.
I realise I fell apart;
In death I hold my grin.
About a BoyI think weeds will growAbout a Boy1 year ago in Free Verse More Like This
Around my heart, around my head
And I think you could pull them up
But it's more likely you'll just let me rot instead
Maybe that's what's worseOne upon a time, there were four children. They were grown, far into the ages of adulthood, but they were children. They carried bits of a child in them, clinging desperately to a corner of their hearts with a firm grip, unwilling to let go. They were children.Maybe that's what's worse1 year ago in Short Stories More Like This
One was a fighter—grappling with his head and his hands to protect his heart that was left back home, back with his siblings and his wife. He graced himself with a uniform every morning and paroled his area, keeping it safe and sound so that no one he loved could be taken away from him, so that no one he needed would ever leave. He had the spirit of a soldier, always did. He washed the blood off of his hands with a soft prayer to God during the middle of the day, because he did what he had to do, he saved whom he had to save. He showed no remorse after those prayers—for his heart was filled with a fierce need.
The second one was a lover—she walked around with her heart not on her sleeve, but in the palms of her hands, giving it
Already GoneThey look at her and seeAlready Gone9 months ago in Free Verse More Like This
Quiet and odd
She seems ok
But peel back a layer of skin
and meet the person who likes to know people
Who likes to talk and laugh
Who likes to joke around
Then you find a rip in that layer
Peel it back
and you find a girl who likes to listen to music
Who breathes it and it is her very Life
Who listens and learns
who feels it in her soul
What next in this girl
as you look even deeper
You find someone who is like a elementary school child
and skinning her knees
Yet you look in her eyes
and you see worry
you see sadness
so you pry a little deeper
and find anxiety
It shakes her to her very bones
yet no one knows
no one cares
so she hides it
pushes it deep down
near another layer that
fuels anxiety as anxiety fuels it
You look at the next one
trying to place a name
but its dark
like you fell into an endless pit
a personal hell
And then it hits you
the partner in crime
it's easier to hide
she hasn't been ok all this time
you just n
Out of LineSome times in lifeOut of Line8 months ago in Free Verse More Like This
The pain just won’t end
We try to get up
Just to fall down again
We roll with the punches
Take all accusation
Go with the flow
Though we need a vacation
We don’t have a reason
Or don’t have the time
We make up excuses
To justify standing in line
We aren’t just winners
But failures for a cause
We aim for the top
To one day be the boss
No longer just soldiers
Puppets following others’ formations
Standing in a line
With no need to ask questions
Planning our own missions
Pursuing new dreams
We grab a new canvas
And sew in new seams
We start from the bottom
In hopes for something greater
We’ll get out of line
For there won’t be a ‘later’
Are You Like Me?Are you like me?Are You Like Me?1 year ago in Free Verse More Like This
Battle stained and bloody scars
Are you like me?
Empty head and lonely heart
I amI found my heart on a spearI am4 years ago in Traditional Fixed Forms More Like This
Completely paralyzed by fear
Afraid to let anyone near
Pushing out all who were dear
I've placed it all in the past
No longer to do what is asked
The burdens that held me fast
I am freed from at last
I always knew how
I finally made that vow
I am stronger now
No more my back to bow
Those who seek a fight
Better be in the right
Or I'll burn you with my light
Best stay out of my sight
I am closing every door
Removing broken pieces on the floor
Resetting things in my core
Understanding forgotten lore
When next we meet
You will feel the heat
Feel free to take a seat
Your heart will skip a beat
No more shame
I am no longer tame
I have ended the game
It is all done by my name
Sleep wellSleep sweet angel,Sleep well1 year ago in Free Verse More Like This
Fly away fears.
My dear angel,
May you never know tears.
Let your beauty shine through.
Sleep well angel,
For I will always protect you.
AngelMy dear angel and my best friendAngel5 months ago in Free Verse More Like This
You have stood with me through all ends
You live so far away
but needless to say
Because of you I am okay
in more than just one way
I have known you for so long
You didn't care when I was wrong
you held my hand
You've been there you understand
I first picked up the pen for you
What else was a child going to do?
How else would you see a child like me?
That's one thing you don't see
everything I am, strong and defined
Is because of my angel, wise and refined.