Preying Mantis, Psycho Mantis HIDEOPreying Mantis, Psycho Mantis3 years ago in Free Verse More Like This
Thoughts, not of my own
So overwhelming, yet meaningless
Not a single word, left to be unremembered
Just a single utter of the name I still hear
A hymn to a god long banned
Cemeteries of secular stone
My mother, rested beneath cold dirt
To me, the only god I have ever known
With her final day
She gave me
The very thing she lost
From the bed
Of which I lay my head
Nestled against the pillow
As if it was the warm breast
Of the one who birthed me
I heard the thoughts
Of the only other I loved
Only to know
The bond was not mutual
I give forth my spirit
Why of all people
It will be you
To Forsake me?
For a vacant mind, you were not so hollow
Retaliation an eager thought in your head
I feared you, revered
Meaning of Life?"What is the meaning of life?"Meaning of Life?9 years ago in Philosophy & Perspectives More Like This
"That is not a question I can answer."
"Because, it is not my place to do so, and besides, I do not know."
"But you just said you did!"
"No, I said I knew the meaning of MY life. I do not know yours."
"How is that possible?"
"Because each of our lifes has its own meaning, our purpose if you will."
"Well, for example. The meaning of my life is to protect from harm those who cannot protect themselves. It is to shield the innocent from harm. It is to spread the ideals of joy, love, contentment, safety and peace. That is the meaning of my life. As to the meaning of your life? I cannot possibly tell."
"So how did you discover your meaning?"
"Well, it is what I feel most comfortable doing, what I am the best at and what feels good and right in my heart. So the meaning of life is to do what feels good and right in your heart."
"But, what about all those evil people who do harm to others, who rape, steal and murder? Surely they do not fit in wit
Smile like you mean itSmile like you mean itSmile like you mean it3 years ago in Free Verse More Like This
Pretend it's all a dream
Don't let the world see you break
Don't let them hear you scream
You don't know where your mind is
It's somewhere out of reach
And if they see you crumble
Like a choir they will preach;
Attention whore, pitiful, waste of space
They'll scorn and mock
and kick dirt in your face
and when those voices fill you with fear and dread
Just smile and remember that
It's All In Your Head.
Hold onHold on3 years ago in Traditional Fixed Forms More Like This
Although you're miles away,
I plan to be with you someday.
The pain without you here,
has made it all so clear.
That you're the one for me,
I love you and all your beauty.
The distance surely makes me blue,
but I'd do anything to be with you.
Believe me I will try,
to help you when you cry.
Your love is all I need,
together we can succeed.
We will show the world and make them see,
what has become of you and me.
Yet, even when you want to hide,
you still want me by your side.
No one will ever understand why I love you,
But you have my heart this is true.
No One SleepsFly awayNo One Sleeps2 years ago in Songs & Lyrics More Like This
Fly away to this peace of mind.
Break away for just a moment
Fly away to this peace of mind.
Break away for just a moment
And let your soul unfold.
Arrive at wit's end and
Feel yourself consoled.
Reach out and let go.
InsanityIt is a cold cruel world,Insanity3 years ago in Free Verse More Like This
a cold cruel heartless life,
and all I want to do is sink back into the night,
I am not excepted here,
amongst the men with countless fears,
I am not wanted here,
they have made that oh so clear,
I don't want to live a life,
where all of life is but a fright,
I can not live a life,
cowering from the light,
I sit in the shadows of my pain,
to watch the days just slip away,
shun from the world of all humane,
my heart grows colder as I go insane,
The Rage Puddleand then my heartThe Rage Puddle3 years ago in Free Verse More Like This
melted right out of my chest. my skin
just bubbled and couldn't keep the liquid organ
in it's cavity,
as the blackness drip dripped out onto the floor in a sad puddle.
it made some terrible squelching sounds,
but i didn't mind.
I was still leaning over the arm of my chair,
making sure the last drop
plopped out onto the rest.
I wondered if that meant i wouldn't feel angry anymore,
but that didn't happen.
numb just became the high point,
and the hollowness felt more poignant
during the low points.
A Solitary BeastI need to leaveA Solitary Beast3 years ago in Traditional Fixed Forms More Like This
But can't get away
I need to get out
But there's nowhere to go
I can't contain him anymore
He wants to get out
The beast inside me
A beast with wings
A low guttural sound
Escapes from my throat
There's no way to stop him
Not this time
Pain courses through my veins
I fall to my knees
And arch my back
My bones begin to shift
Screams escape me
Soon morphing into roars
There is nothing left of me
Replaced by wings and claws
I take flight into the sky
Setting fire to the night
No longer part of the human world
I'm just a solitary beast
Metal Gear Solid III: The EndMetal Gear Solid III: The End10 years ago in General Fiction More Like This
The forest was far from quiet. The jungle echoed the sounds of it's bestial nature as birds resonated on the wooden surfaces of the trees. Snake slithered, like the creatures his codename was selected after, on his belly into the forest. Somewhere out there, lying in wait was The End. The End was a master at sniping-the epitome of sniping, if you will. Clad in a ghillie suit made from surrounding grasses, mosses, leaves, and even tiny creatures, The End was waiting, like a good sniper should. The End's ghillie suit was only one aspect of his great sniping skill, his rifle was a Mosin Nagant converted into a Tranquilizer round, bolt action-a sign of true sniping skill.
Snake felt a little ashamed at his adopted role of sniper, for he wielded an SVD Dragunov sniping rifle. Along with his rifle he carried several varied grenades and a directional microphone so he could listen in and triangulate on The End's position by monitoring his breathing patterns. Thermal goggles woul
ReflectThere was once a time I could dreamReflect3 years 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
ImpetusIs anyone there?Impetus2 years ago in Songs & Lyrics More Like This
Can anybody hear me?
Are these messages
Coming through clearly?
Over a year has gone by
Since I felt the ground beneath me.
How much longer must I wait
Till these binding walls release me?
There are so many worlds
Left to be discovered.
My mind is set on new horizons,
But you're holding me back.
If you are listening to this
Than we have reached the other side.
We've chosen the path
That you so readily denied.
It only takes time
Wait it out...Wait
It only takes time
What do you want from me?
I refuse to be the coal
That burns in your machine.
Why do I even try?
When there's so much
Holding me back from the open sky.
Sitting like a stone,
You don't budge at all.
Crying for relief,
I lie in disbelief.
Sitting by the phone
You act like you don't know.
What's it gonna take
Just to make you break?
The DollhouseAn old wooden door, set into the brick,The Dollhouse3 years ago in Free Verse More Like This
Cracked dirty glass, the panes very thick.
The rusty brass knob turns slowly with a groan,
You realize it's turning completely on its own.
You can't stop now, your interest has peaked,
You walk inside, each step with a creak.
Shelves line the walls, dusty and old,
As the door swings shut, you shiver- it's cold.
Glass eyes all around, do they move? You can't tell.
Each doll stares down, each doll smiles still.
You glance all around, and as you look,
You don't see that one little shelf has one empty nook.
You soon turn to leave, there's nobody there,
You won't come again, not even on a dare.
You suddenly find that the door is far away,
You're looking down from a very high place.
You cannot move, except for your eyes,
And then suddenly, you realize.
The other dolls' eyes are moving, it's true,
And now there's one more doll. It's you.
A Fallen Angel's EndI'm all alone on this earth,A Fallen Angel's End3 years ago in Free Verse More Like This
tossed to the side like dirt.
I'm cold, unwanted, and hurt,
I no longer have any worth.
Ice cold rain pelts my snow white skin.
My now dead wings, are fragile and thin.
Any moment they could break in the wind.
It's not my fault I sinned!
I promise I'm not dangerous.
The whole world seems oblivious,
to the fallen angel as cold as frost.
You walk on by and I barely toss.
The rain like blades rip my skin.
The brutal pain is sinking in!
My deathly howls flow from within,
and fill the streets like shrieking wind.
I beg, plead, cry in pain,
I beg for death for no reason to stay,
all I'm doing is wasting away,
and a truck drives over my feathered remains,
Icarus LoveYou are my Apollo, shining so bright,Icarus Love3 years ago in Traditional Fixed Forms More Like This
And I, ambitious Icarus in flight,
Wings of cold wax and smooth, bending feather
Carrying my form above the Aether.
For you are my ambition, burning my flesh,
Tearing my mind in a love so afresh
As I soar above the deep, hallowed sea,
Approaching fast your clinquant brilliancy.
Yet as I draw nearer and nearer still
The wax of my wings fall, against my will,
Twisting and turning, invisible hands
Pulling me back to the drowning black sands.
Thus is when the fire comes, rending my back,
Burning light, crackling of feathers singed black.
No hope for me, yet I still know my love
For you, shining sun in the sea above,
As I fall, splashing into dark ocean,
Forever to gaze, death in slow motion,
I know that seeing is all that I need,
To simply see you, beyond the seaweed
And these walls of water and atmosphere.
For when I see you, I've nothing to fear,
Not even death, and fire, and earthly frights
Can tear my love asunder. The nights
Come fast, but I shan'
Can't cryI dont cry,Can't cry7 years ago in Spoken Word More Like This
You think that I cant feel
I dont know what it is to hurt
so deeply you want to scream
and scream untill your lungs
collapse from the effort.
From the pain.
I cant understand.
If I cant cry, I cant understand.
distant from others
distant from the world.
I cant cry. I cant feel. I cant know.
Just because my cheeks stay dry
doesnt mean that I cant feel
that dull ache in the pit of my stomach
An intense pain beyond
I dont cry.
My pain is silent;
An empty pain
I dont cry
because my pain
empty painI live my life in empty pain,empty pain3 years ago in Urban & Spoken Word More Like This
that's what I like to call this game,
no reason to feel this, but I feel it so,
the pain it spreads from head to toe,
such a silly empty game,
know one will loose and know one will gain,
such a waste to live your life,
that's probably what your thinking right?
I get my joy from empty pain,
I can not help it, I am insane,
the only thing that allows me to fight,
is this empty pain that rules my life.
Shadowed FreedomYou should know, IShadowed Freedom3 years ago in Traditional Fixed Forms More Like This
Am going to be alright.
No longer do I cry;
I have won the fight,
That raged inside my heart.
I escaped my crucifying chains,
Which you placed in me from the start.
No longer shall I feel pain;
I have set myself free.
Now it is time for me to venture,
Out into the world, bravely.
However, everything looks much darker,
With out you by my side.
Mary Sue - Gary Stu TestLet's get one thing very clear: there is no score that will automatically 'make' a character a Mary Sue/Gary Stu, a high score only indicates that there might be a problem with a character. This test is for people who are worried that their characters might be Mary Sues/Gary Stus; the intention is to help people to improve their characters, NOT to make people feel bad about them. So if you like your character, that's the important thing. But if you're worried about your character, and are unsure if they need further work or not, hopefully this can help.Mary Sue - Gary Stu Test4 years ago in Reviews & Guides More Like This
Mary Sue/Gary Stu test:
 They have a rare hair/fur colour
 Their eyes are an unusual colour
 This happens to be red
 Their eyes change colour
 (if a female) they have large boobs
 (if a male) they are very muscular
 They are very attractive to the opposite gender
 They are very attractive to the same gender
 They have lots of friends/no friends
 They have an unusual/unrealistic pet
 They have a guardian
The Devout, The Divine, The DeceasedThe Devout, The Divine, The Deceased3 years ago in Free Verse More Like This
Three are they,
Of Heavenly origin.
Governed by the Highest Throne,
and led by the Horsemen.
Devout are the Grim Trinity.
As death has never ceased
So true to the cause are they...
By cursed and divine blades.
The Patrons of the Deceased and Dying...
and of those related to the involved.
Divine by right is the Angel...
Unholy by cause is the Demon...
Leader by title is the Nephilim.
By them are taken souls guided,
Through them are souls
released or enslaved.
RepetitionThe life you're living has gotten repetitive and plain,Repetition3 years ago in Traditional Fixed Forms More Like This
same thing everyday makes you go insane.
Nowhere to run, no where to hide,
and this pain is slowly killing you inside.
You need to take a break and change the flow,
keep doing the same shit and you'll have nowhere to go.
Get ready to leap, ready to fly,
one more day like this and you will surely die.
The world won't change yet there is so much to do,
but you stay at home like you're sick with the flu.
Just one step outside and you will see,
How much in this world you could really be.
This New RealityThis New Reality6 years ago in Songs & Lyrics More Like This
As the sun sets I see you in all my pain,
Here you left me in the darkness & in the darkness I shall remain,
And it's here I'll be waiting for you forevermore,
To justify the pain I'll forever endure,
As you were the purpose and the cause,
For all my misfortunes and flaws,
You were behind all the confusion,
Behind my sweet deluded illusion.
I saw you stare at me with the sinister smile,
I felt myself go faint with fear for a while,
I could see the hatred within your eyes,
Looking past my deluded lies,
I felt you touch me with your porcelain skin,
I realised the truth from within,
When your voice called my name I could tell,
That you'd forever sentenced me to hell.
I saw you beneath the moonlit sky,
I started to contemplate why,
You're so beautiful; surely you're not real,
And I'm hallucinating this entire ordeal,
Just a figment of my imagination,
Another of my made up creations,
Here forever to torment me,
Keeping me chained to this new reality.
I saw you stare at me with the sinister
Make your moveMake your move3 years ago in Free Verse More Like This
There are many paths in the world we can take.
Though one wrong turn can be a huge mistake.
Some lay in bed scared to explore,
Yet they look at their lives and inexplicably want more.
Some take their life as an immense game.
Make the right move and the results will show a gain.
But in the conclusion of every game,
Indubitably a loser must be named.
Yes, you should live life to the fullest,
And don't hesitate to be a bit modest.
Just keep in mind we all are very intelligent,
and there's always that someone who's heart we have lent.
MaskMaskMask3 years ago in Free Verse More Like This
When you look into my eyes
What do you see?
You see a girl,
Confident in her self,
Who can do no wrong.
But that's not me.
It's a mask,
A mask with more than one uses.
To protect what's inside,
Both from the world
Do I truly want to gaze into my soul
And see it bared before me?
To know all the naked truths
And seething lies
I have yet to see revealed.
The definition of me.
Who I want to be.
This fake persona,
This folly attempt
Of a perfect self
Is a lie.
I am not perfect,
But with this mask
I choose to try.