BrokenSomething in my brainBroken3 years ago in Free Verse More Like This
I am told
is broken, dysfunctional. It leaves me inept
when left to deal with language unspoken,
the intricacies of smiles,
the unclear line between malice and mirth.
It may have been the shot
given by the doctor
meant to protect but somehow doing harm,
the Hippocratic oath.
Or so say my parents, their organization,
so they may be exonerated.
They liken me to
Ted Bundy, H. H. Holmes,
and Einstein. Because a sometimes-flat
and it makes people uncomfortable.
Especially when it is not maintained.
At times I am too broken to understand
and sometimes I am not broken enough
because my puzzle piece fits
when you angle it
correctly, that is, upside down, with no
other pieces attached.
Something in my brain
I am told
is broken, dysfunctional, because
most people do not cringe when they are
tapped on the shoulder
their mother tries to hug them.
It may have been the air
polluted and toxic
meant to sustain life but somehow causing
The Haunting SilenceThe Haunting Silence3 years ago in Short Stories More Like This
"Hello my dear." She whispered in a nonchalant tone. "How long has it been?"
I faked a smile, hoping she wouldn't realize how cold I had become. "It's been far too long" I glanced down at the floor, playing along.
"How were your travels?" Her soft voice cooed as if she knew.. knew all of the horrid things I had done. I tried to brush the blood off my hands but it was too late, she saw straight through me. Before I could reply, or even utter a word she broke the silence. "Things are different now.. aren't they?"
It was sad, but true. The happy times we once spent together would be no more. The laughter, the smiles, the love we once shared. It was all gone. I had sinned far too much to ever win her heart back, and we both knew it. "I'm afraid so." The tension was thick, nothing that reminiscing about old memories would ever fix.
As I turned my back to her I heard her small voice cry, "I love you." It was too much to bare, we both knew what was coming, yet she chose to make this harder. W
Keep Calm and Flutter On told entirely in rhyme.For their princess' visit the ponies prepare,Keep Calm and Flutter On told entirely in rhyme.3 years ago in Traditional Fixed Forms More Like This
Of her special guest they are not yet aware.
They know she is joined by someone quite vital,
And soon they are graced by the one with a title.
In a separate cart a statue is towed,
But their identity makes Twilight explode.
For resting in the seat is the one they've abhorred,
Yes, her guest is the villain Discord.
The mares are astounded; they don't want him back!
Does the princess remember his vile attack?
This is not at all what the ponies would choose,
But the situation the princess quickly does defuse.
She reminds them that they handed him a defeat,
Something that they could assuredly repeat.
The princess's plan involves kind Fluttershy,
She thinks she will turn him into a good guy.
AJ and a beaver then begin to fight,
When Flutters steps in and sets it all right.
The six gather round and the princess does leave,
Looking rather pleased and a little naive.
Through their powers the statue springs back into life,
And just through his stret
J u s t l i k e y o u.She enjoysJ u s t l i k e y o u.5 years ago in Urban & Spoken Word More Like This
sitting on her bed
in her over-sized T-shirts
with her over-sized jeans.
imagining a different life.
She likes to have her controller in her hand,
having her guitar staring her right in the eyes.
She likes to ignore her heart,
as it causes too much pain in her life.
I wantI want to see her.I want4 years ago in Free Verse More Like This
I want to touch her.
I want to kiss her.
I want to explore her.
I want to taste her.
I want to love her.
I want to be seen.
I want to be touched.
I want to be kissed.
I want to be explored.
I want to be tasted.
I want to be loved.
I want to be ME.
But I can't be ME.
I can't be free.
I can't be honest.
I can't be open.
I have to be fake.
I have to be chained.
I have to lie.
I have to hide.
I have to...
But I don't want to.
England X Reader: Happy Valentines Day, My LoveEngland X Reader: Happy Valentines Day, My Love3 years ago in Romance More Like This
England X Reader: Happy Valentines Day, My Love
Happy Valentines Day everybody! O7O *gives you a rose* For my darling, Reader~ ^//.//^
Anyway~ I thought of making a quick story for you guys because it’s Valentines Day~ *waves arms* the day of love~ >7<
Today was Valentine’s Day...They day or love...The day or happiness…The day for loved ones.
Too bad you had no one on this day, so you kind of felt down. You had your friends but they were out with their boyfriends and girlfriends, so they couldn’t see you. But you had to work anyway at the café. You just served cake and tea, because that was the ‘valentine’s day special.’
“Thanks, come again~! Have a good day~” You waved the guests away and smiles, and then you sighed when they left. “So pooped~” You said to yourself, because your early morning shift 9:00AM. You turned and cleaned up the table, then put the plates in the kitchen. You
Polite Thanks: Part 1 (EnglandxReader)Polite Thanks: Part 1Polite Thanks: Part 1 (EnglandxReader)3 years ago in General Fiction More Like This
Request for GingerAlchemist
Arthur sighed and slumped his chin against the heel of his hand. A small farmer and his family had waited in a line for most of the day and the previous night, just to ask the king if he could possibly lower his taxes. Like that could ever happen.
However, the current king was fair and just, so he didn't send the man off with guards at his heels. Instead, the bearded man leaned forward in his chair, danger twinkling in his eyes. "I will raise and lower the taxes as I feel fit. I would suggest now that you take your loved ones and leave. Thank you."
Still shaking, the farmer sadly turned from the king and made his way back to his family, tired head lowered and once strong shoulders hunched under the power of his king. Just as the meager looking family had left through the heavy wooden doors, one of them came running back.
The prince's head perked up as he recognized the girl as the eldest of the children. Her
..:I Dare You:..I dare you to dream..:I Dare You:..4 years ago in Free Verse More Like This
Dream for what you have always wanted
Dream it out loud and be proud
Dream without limits, no one can stop you
I dare you to speak
Speak all that is on your mind, don't hold it in
Speak wisdom and tell the truth at all times
Speak for those who have been silenced unfairly
I dare you to smile
Smile for those who are in deepest despair
Smile to prove those who hurt others wrong
Smile to bring back peace and happiness in this world
I dare you to love
Love your friends, neighbors, and enemies just as yourself
Love those that have forgotten or given up on love entirely
Love and don't ever stop loving, it's what heals our souls
I dare you to hope
Hope for a better future
Hope for those who have given up
Hope throughout life, even when all hope seems lost
I dare you to be different
Be different and stand out from the crowd for the better
Be different and show what makes you be the true you
Be different and bring the change you want
Today may be the endToday may be the end, because I fear I'm giving in,Today may be the end4 years ago in Free Verse More Like This
Cause this endless battle, seems the one that I won't win.
I'm saying my goodbyes, because I will soon be gone,
In a short amount of time, everything went wrong.
I'm nursing the gap, where my heart used to be,
I've locked it away, and hidden the key.
The thought of trusting, another person anymore,
Terrifies me, deep down to my core.
I've been hurt a lot, but this was by far the worst,
Though this single blow to shatter my heart was a first.
Usually I'm stronger, but this time I was beat,
You can relish in my tears, and smile at my defeat.
I'm done with the phoney laughter, finished with the fake smile
I'm going to show the real me, I've been hiding for a while.
I'll show who I really am, stop hiding behind this wall,
I'll be who I'm meant to be, stand proud and tall.
But maybe I shouldn't be proud, of whom I really am,
Maybe I'll keep lying, and not tell people of my sham.
I'll keep this phoney laughter up, let my fake smile shine,
AverageOnce there was this girlAverage4 years ago in Free Verse More Like This
Just your average girl
Who went to your average school
With your average friends
And average boys
And average school work
And every day when this average girl came home
She ran upstairs to her not so average room
To blast her not so average music
To which she would write her not so average poetry
Instead of doing her average school work
And then she would wonder about her parents
Her not so average parents
With their not so average jobs
And would, every day when they got home
Drink more than the average person should
And every day her not so average father
Would beat on her not so average mother
And then he would find this average girl
And do some not so average things to her
And this seemingly average girl
Had some not so average scars
Running up and down her average arms
Because she thought it would help ease
Her not so average pain
The pain she dealt with everyday
And every day this average girl would fall asleep
And cry her not so average tears
And have her
Thing I didn't say.There are plenty of things I wish I said;Thing I didn't say.4 years ago in Free Verse More Like This
plenty of things I wish I hadn't.
But that doesn't change the past,
all can do is learn from my mistakes.
I ought to learn that there are things that shouldn't be said.
And then there are things that need to be screamed.
From past mistakes and hurtful place;
from all the mean people and hateful words;
from the pain in my heart and scars on my soul.
I know now, what I should have said.
I should have said that i wasn't okay.
[because i wind up pushing everyone away
and f a l l i n g too deep to save myself.]
I should have said no to him,
[because all he did was cause me misery,
and planted a horrid version of men in head.]
I should have said that can't help always you.
[because i have my own problems to solve,
and i can't always be here for you, i need to be there for myself]
I should have said it earlier, not denied.
[because maybe it wouldn't have been so hard to get back up
and maybe i wouldn't be the way i am; maybe i
DepressionThe darkness grabs meDepression4 years ago in Urban & Spoken Word More Like This
Ripping at my dress
Pulling me towards my death
Nothing can break it's grip
I can no longer fight
I am defeated
Broken by it's hold
I am apart of the darkness
And the darkness belongs to me
Holding me so tight I can't breath
No way to escape
I embrace it
Submerging my self into the self hate
Fear keeps me as a prison, inside my head
My thoughts terrify me
I tremble as I grip to my sanity
It slips alway
I am left
I carry on trying so hard to keep a grip on life
It slips away
I fall into the darkness
I keep falling
My heart speeds
My breath slows
And I am no more
Blame MyselfDrink myself into a comaBlame Myself4 years ago in Free Verse More Like This
Pray that I don't wake from sleep
Everyone is safer in my slumber
I've nothing left but broken dreams
Wishes to leave this God forsaken place
And yet I can't bring myself to leave
The lives I'd effect, the hearts I'd break
Loved ones left behind to grieve
So I'll take another sip from this bottle of wine
And hope that it will take me away
For if I die it's not my fault
My family and friends, it's easier this way
Punish myself beyond all measure
For crimes I've committed, unwritten sins
Torture my soul a million times over
Blaming myself for everything
Drink myself into a coma
I just can't bring myself to leave
Everyone is safer in my slumber
I blame myself for everything
Edward Elric X reader: Sequel Chapter.3Previously:Edward Elric X reader: Sequel Chapter.33 years ago in Settings More Like This
When you and Al finally got to be in an uncrowded place, he sat on the grass and patted the ground for you to sit. You plopped down next to him and hugged your knees. "Now, _____ tell me whats bothering you?" Al questioned with a father-like voice.
"I-Its... its about E-Ed..." You answered with a blush right across your face.
"I thought so." Al chuckled slightly and looked at the scenery before you two. There was a shiny lake with the nice reflection of the afternoon sun. You rested your chin on your knees. "Whatever Ed did, I'll make him apologize." Al continued with triumph as he was about to stand up, but before he could you stopped him.
"I-Its not his fault..." You said in defeat with your head down, hiding your beautiful (color eyes) eyes, "Its just... has to do with him."
Al nodded in response and sat back down on the grass.
"Its just me acting like a stubborn child..." You sniffled, you were showing Al a side
EnglandXReader: The InternetEnglandXReader: The Internet3 years ago in Drama More Like This
You jolt up quickly, bringing yourself from the verge of sleep.
The time is 2 am. The room around you is dark and quiet. No one else is awake on this fine Saturday night. You sigh and wiggle your computer mouse to reawaken your lovely computer. The black screen lights up once more, illuminating the walls and drawing shadows across your face.
'One more message. I'll reply to one more message…then I'll go to bed…'
You click with years of practice's speed. Images flash past quickly, yet you pay no attention to them, passing the Deviant Art homepage and logging in with extreme typing speed.
'50 Feedback messages? I just replied to them all.'
You click on the little inbox and wait for it to load. The seconds seem to take forever. Your alertness decreases, your eyelids drop. Your body wants to sleep, but your mind hasn't finished its duty of replying to all feedback messages before bed, as you try to do every night. You open your eyes and focu
LoveRoses are red.Love4 years ago in Free Verse More Like This
Violets are blue.
You shattered my heart.
So you know what?
As We Slowly BurnI pull her close till our bodies entwine,As We Slowly Burn5 years ago in Free Verse More Like This
a morbid prelude to our demise,
we dance until this world stops turning,
we waltz along the bridges we're responsible for burning,
hand in hand,
side by side,
we'll slide along the shattered souls that become our dance floor,
downtrodden and broken they lie before us,
and so we begin our final dance,
surrounded by the burning ash of the lives we led,
the lights of judgement begin to burn so bright,
they fall upon us casting twisted silhouettes of who we once were,
as fire begins to consume her dress,
i hold her ever more tightly as the flames tear apart our flesh,
it's here we suffer for our sins,
as we slowly dance our way to oblivion.....
EscapeEvery day, I die a little more inside;Escape5 years ago in Free Verse More Like This
My soul, yearning to escape, my emotions, I try to hide.
I only want to shield you; hide you from the pain I feel;
But in reality, it's no use; it's not the best way to deal.
It's not that I don't want you to know, or that I question your trust.
It's just that all my sorrows are becoming way too much.
I don't usually speak my mind or even think things through.
But at the end of every day, I'm thinking about you.
I'm sorry for all the times that I have lied straight to your face,
The truth is, no, I'm not okay, my memories, I'd like to erase.
Maybe one day, I'll be at peace, and share the reason for my sadness.
But until then, I'll let my mind escape into the blackness.
Drop Everything.I just wanna walk away,Drop Everything.4 years ago in Free Verse More Like This
Crawl into a hole of my very own.
I can't stay this way-
Can't keep playing all these stupid mind games.
I'm so lost in my own beginning-
I just want to start over new.
For there is no love inside me,
Ths isn't the way it's supposed to be.
I'm chasing after a ghost of the little girl I used to be.
No past hindering her immediate future.
I keep wishing at the shining stars,
Hoping one will fall for me-
Just shoot some luck down at me,
Make me forget everything.
For all I can think of is-
My broken heart,
Refusing to tie itself back up into one.
I can't stop crying inside-
Can't stop counting the cuts upon my little thighs.
I'm ashamed of who I am,
Wondering if there's anyway to be happy again.
Am I Worthy?Am I Worthy?Am I Worthy?3 years ago in Free Verse More Like This
Maybe I don't deserve all the views and the comments.
Maybe there are better writers out there that deserve acknowledgment.
Maybe I am not worthy of any recognition and attention.
Personally I don't think my work is even worth mentioning.
Maybe my words wont amount to anything substantial.
Maybe I wont make it in terms of a financial,
Atonement but can we just think for one moment
That maybe I write to express my thoughts on a page.
To release all the feelings held hostage in this mortal cage.
Maybe others can relate and reciprocate my words.
And to you this notion may seem insulting and absurd.
But all these favourites and feed back gives me an added purpose.
And for that split second when reading them, I feel like I actually deserve this.
That my whole hearted words are not dispensable and worthless.
That maybe I can actually make something of myself.
Give the people something real to purchase from life's obscure shelf.
Give my parents the life that they so justly
heart thiefthey all wentheart thief5 years ago in Urban & Spoken Word More Like This
but you broke down these
and stole my
PoetryIt doesn't have to be longPoetry4 years ago in Traditional Fixed Forms More Like This
It can be a thought
Right on the spot
It could be a song
It shouldn't be perfect
It shouldn't have to hide
As long as it's worth it
And as long as it came from inside
None will be identical
Which makes them so amazing
Even ones that are cynical
Don't deserve any hazing
still alivei have dealt withstill alive4 years ago in Introductions & Chapters More Like This
and self hate
and im sure
you have too
but the fact
you are reading
proves one thing
you have lived through it
the fact that you are alive
means the bad guys
are not winning
the fact you are alive
should put a smile
on your face