Rain-Soaked Coloring BookNo.
These are my ideas.
and all I can do is watch them crumble
and fall through my fingers.
Every thought cascades downward
as it explodes catastrophically
Why is everything shaking?
Dark clouds gather
Every raindrop stings in its own violent way.
It becomes a torrential downpour.
The storm in my mind leaks out my eyes.
All I can hear are the bombs dropping
Make it stop. Make it stop.
Why am I chocking?
I curl into a ball
I am paralyzed,
convinced that the horrific screams
will never leave.
The screaming slows
The rumbles lessen
And through my tears
I see a beautiful ray of sunlight illuminating
that used to my sanity
I see what has become of my imagination
This was my save-haven
This was my castle
Now I sit in a pile of soggy rubble
Every beautiful thing
torn and muddled
All the color slowly muddied
Slash Marks in My Steel Heart Slash Marks in My Steel HeartSlash Marks in My Steel Heart2 years ago in Free Verse More Like This
There are slash marks in her steel heart
From the place where you used to be.
She left the door open and you stepped inside
Of her fragile world
Where her heart had chosen to hide;
As you touched it-
It melted to silk
That caressed her soul in loving embrace
And for a blissful moment
All was complete
But later on she came to see
A satin Heart was not meant to be
The storm clouds rolled in
The lightning crashed
Shaking the frame of her fragile heart
Shattering all that once was there.
The curtains blew away
That dreadful night
The accused, scarring slash marks
You carved into her satin heart,
Leaving it raw and bleeding.
She sinks to the floor and sobs
As she sees the wretched claw marks
Sink permanently into her heart
Clinging to save what is left
She does her best to
Cover the shredded scraps of satin with liquid steel
And as it hardened she saw
You still remained
In the crevices
Of what was once a soft and satin he