She learned to Rise...A hardened man, a sickened beast,She learned to Rise...3 years ago in Free Verse More Like This
His anger and rage threatened to never cease.
In the prison of Hell, looking up at the sky,
His only soft feelings of hope began to die.
His soul rotted for years.
The inhumanity dried up any remaining tears.
A baby's cries erupted one night.
The sound was foreign and inspiring, as was the sight.
The broken man, his heart so charred,
Watched the baby grow up, his expression hard.
Hatred manifested for the mother, who brought the girl into this hell.
Didn't she know how many prisoners had tried to escape and fell?
How cruel was that mother, to bring that girl straight into death.
She'd never feel warmth and happiness on her breath.
Especially not after her mother was taken and killed.
In the commotion of the screaming struggle, the broken man's arms were filled.
He held the girl close and dashed away,
"I will protect you." She heard him say.
The guards weren't concerned with the abandoned five year old.
They had done what they'd been told.
TearsThe wet liquid flows from my eyes.Tears1 year ago in Free Verse More Like This
Even this late in my life I see a truth unseen before.
An angel of mercy shining her light into the darkness of my life.
Rest comes now and I give over my weary body and mind to the woman within.
Salty seas left behind, there is a brightness that beckons me into a future filled with endless love.
MissingTake me in; lock me out.Missing3 years ago in Urban & Spoken Word More Like This
Give me your hate; take my love.
Hide your happiness; show your sadness.
Speak nothing but lies; think nothing but truth.
Whisper your love so sweetly in my ear; yell your hate for all to hear.
Twists and turns; life is made up of quite a few.
Can't you see there's nothing I can do?
Kiss me; twist me. Quickly!
Aren't you going to miss me?
Crow's FarewellTurning,Crow's Farewell5 years ago in Free Verse More Like This
Round and round.
The merry go round never stopped.
Looking back at it now,
I wondered how it was possible we ever found each other.
In this cold,
I was thankful.
I was happy,
that I found you.
Or you found me.
I'm not quite sure which one it was.
But either way,
I'm glad we met.
I had taken your locket,
The item that was so precious to you.
And even though,
I had taunted,
Even insulted you,
I wasn't human,
You called me your friend.
When I kissed you?
How I told you,
That I had read that in a book?
That friends give each other kisses?
That was never in the book.
You're so dumb,
I can't believe you fell for it.
I'm kind of glad you did.
You looked so cute when you blushed,
I couldn't help but smile.
You asked me,
If we would ever see each other again.
I told you we would,
Because I had read that,
They always meet again.
To tell you the truth,
The Child ThiefI had a little dreamThe Child Thief5 years ago in Free Verse More Like This
Where all people did was cry and scream
Scream so loud they broke the sky
And then they watched the stars all fall and die
All the children curled up and cried
The night the stars all fell and died
No longer could a wish be made
No matter how much they kneeled and prayed
Then a young boy with eyes so gold
Did an action so clever and bold
He sang a song so sweet and forlorn
That the sky weeped and the stars were reborn
With arms wide open he welcomed them in
But none could compete with his silly grin
He awoke the children with the crow of a cock
And they all stared at him with eyes of shock
One spoke "This boy has brought the stars back"
The boy smiled, for he had made the sky no longer black
With a spark in his eye he spoke to them all
"I know of a place..." he had them all enthralled
Through the Mist he led them to Avalon
Told them tales, and sang his Peterbird song
Following the trail, he led them through
But when they reached the end, the children couldn't belie
Shine Your LightBefore I met You,Shine Your Light4 years ago in Free Verse More Like This
I thought I had all the answers,
I thought I was in control,
I thought the choices were for me to make,
I thought I deserved more.
Before I met You,
I thought I was happy,
I thought I didn't need You,
I thought my achievements were mine alone,
I thought I'd be fine on my own.
I thought I knew what life was about.
Yet my heart craved for love,
My soul screamed for meaning,
My happiness seemed so fake,
My mind longed for a reason to be alive.
And suddenly, I wasn't in control anymore.
I was lost.
I was alone.
I was afraid.
The world was a meaningless and infinite ocean,
where I alone tried to find my way.
When all hope had drowned,
I searched for You with broken wings.
I never thought I'd find any answers.
Not in my ocean of endless darkness.
But it was there,
In the middle of my messed-up world,
That You shone Your light on me.
I opened my eyes for the first time in my life,
Captivated by its beauty,
By its sheer perfection,
By its indescribable brightness,
By its engu
Equality for allYou may think you know the difference between right and wrong,Equality for all3 years ago in Songs & Lyrics More Like This
But let me share some of my views with you in a song.
It doesn't matter if you're L, G, B, T, Q or straight,
What about equality, to love not hate?
So tell me your views, why you think it's so bad.
You can still be loved if you have two moms or two dads.
Don't preach us with the Bible, your words were heard.
But if you say God hates us, that's nonsense, absurd!
Genesis 2:24 & Ruth 1:14
Ruth loved Naomi as Adam did Eve.
Don't judge, but love as people are seen,
We're queer, we're here and ain't gonna leave.
Just deal with us liking the same sex,
If you're straight, it's fine, we give you respect..
But if you're a homophobic jerk,
We'll toy with you by giving you a wink and a smirk.
Who Knew? (SoMa)Pale on tanWho Knew? (SoMa)1 year ago in Free Verse More Like This
Hands fitting together perfectly
Like pieces of a puzzle
Meant to be
Supposed to be
Weapon and Meister
question marks in mo[u]rningsuppose our skin is paperquestion marks in mo[u]rning11 months ago in Free Verse More Like This
and organs ornate origami,
connected with tissues, toil,
and folded cranes?
would we perhaps cherish
our fragile, fleeting bodies
a bit more carefully?
makes me feel anciently young.
peering down into starry skies,
chattering birdsongs and ditties
i wish upon them, never change,
be brave; don't give up anything
you'd regret later.
hold them tighter, breaking
my little wishing stars
into sons of great bearing.
but then i look up,
and see suns setting
day-by-night by day.
where are you going?
whispers the black-veil sky.
i set fire to the clouds,
and horizons bleed orange
fading to ashen dusk.
my answer is given
at the turning point.
i am going
to the other side.
ah, that answer is typical.
will i see you
24 words - A Splitting of The MindGreatest of all24 words - A Splitting of The Mind2 years ago in Free Verse More Like This
Never tell, just act
Talk, whisper, hug, kiss
You can save him-
They can not reach
a full heart.
Knife"It'd look far better drenched in blood,Knife2 years ago in Traditional Fixed Forms More Like This
dripping off its blade,
controlled by hate,
causing a deadly flood,"
I thought in pain
and put this knife into my vein.
DykeI am not gayDyke2 years ago in Songs & Lyrics More Like This
I'm not a dyke
I'm not a man
dressed in a bra and heels with spikes
yet this is what you called me
and now your words
so many years later
ring in my head
make me wish for death
yes it's all commin' down
it's all commin' down now
because I am alive
they say I have survived
this is a lie
the only reason I exist
is because there was no way out for me
no quick death
so comforting and free
no chance at
and yet you still see me
as the same person as before
despised in your eyes
an ugly degenerate whore
this is what you said to me
it rings in my head
makes me wish I was dead
Yes it's all commin' down now
and soon I will end up
if nothing else
pass this along
and sing this song
so that others may know
you are not alone
I was "teased" too
hated and despised
even in the adults eyes
the world does even now hate me
because I am
There's a HumanUnderneath this cloakThere's a Human1 year ago in Free Verse More Like This
Underneath these eyes
Underneath this skin
Underneath the flies
There’s a human
Buried within this mind
Within this heart
Within this stain
Glowing crimson dark
There’s a human
Though I say I’m not
Though I think it not
Doesn’t make it not
And it makes a knot
Cos I wanna believe
I wanna believe
I’m a monster
I am not weak
I’m not a feeble
I can’t be
I can’t be that
But deep within I feel a stir
Of emotions trapped
Of emotions hurt
And I cannot believe
I feel this way
I’m a monster
A monster I stay
A monster I’ll stay
I will fight for my right to remain
And oh, oh, oh
Oh, oh, oh
I don’t care!
Oh, oh, oh
Get out of my
Out of my mind!
I’m out of my mind
This human being, I won’t stay
Even it means dying today
Cos I am a monster
And a monster I’ll stay
But underneath this cloak
Underneath these eyes
Underneath this skin
Underneath the fl
Being different.. (Poem)I've always been the odd one out,Being different.. (Poem)5 months ago in Free Verse More Like This
"What a weirdo!" - it's all they shout..
"Who are you, why are you here"?
Not caring of the tears or fear..
They just demand, they just ask.
But listening the answer is an impossible task..
Nothing can take away their doubt..
It's not the truth they care about..
They want to tell "you're not one of us",
"you don't belong here", it's all they discuss..
The feeling when people around you,
Tell the place, the only safe,
What you learnt to be yours as well..
It's not a place for you to dwell..
It was never your home,
only a lie, like the foam..
You should go far far away,
Get to your own way..
But this is my home, this is my way..
They know little and I intend to stay..
Stay and pray.. Whatever it takes,
I need not to listen these snakes..
Being different is what we are,
And if we don't argue, and make eachother weak,
We'll notice it's what makes us unique..
It's a way we can learn, from one another,
Like a daughter from her beloved mother..
One, Two, Slendy's Coming For You..One, two, Slendy's coming for you.One, Two, Slendy's Coming For You..2 years ago in Traditional Fixed Forms More Like This
Three, four, can't lock the door.
Five, six, arms like sticks.
Seven, eight, comes out late.
Nine, ten, never sleep again.
for the people with depression.one day, the pressure becomes hard to take.for the people with depression.1 year ago in Free Verse More Like This
I don't know what to do, only know that it aches
The past is just haunting, and it keeps going on
Don't know anything anymore, only that something is wrong.
It was the loss of a love, the death of a friend
Half of my heart that I wish didn't end
I knew he was gone, but I couldn't believe
So I hid the pain in cuts under my sleeves
No reason to smile, no reason to live
I cut because blood's the only thing I can give
But now I know that I'm not alone, there's someone who cares
One person's gone but everyone else is still there
I know that it's painful, I know how you feel.
I have depression, PTSD, I know that it's real
But one day I got up and hung into life
And day by day, I avoided my knife
I wrote free verse poetry, shed all my tears
Drew all the good things I ever had in my years
Little by little, I healed very slowly
It's not over yet, but I'm not as lonely
What I'm trying to tell you is to believe and to hope
You don't have to die hanging
ColorsThe red of a rose,Colors2 years ago in Free Verse More Like This
The blue of the sky,
The green of the grass,
The yellow of a daffodil.
The gray of concrete,
The tan of wood,
The black of tires,
The white of paper.
I'm surrounded by colors,
Of different hues and shades,
I know why we have colors,
Cause the world's much prettier that way.