PainRun - not a soul can catch youPain8 years ago in Free Verse More Like This
Escape - Be no ones prisoner
Scream - Until the world can hear
Cry - until your tears have all gone
Hide - where the ghosts cant see you
Fight - to live another day
Believe - in what you feel is right
Search - for the hidden secrets
Fear - for the nights return
Listen - for the deathly silence
Forget - the unwanted mysteries
Pray - that sadness will evade you
Breathe - as if its your last breath
Remember - the way you survived
Mourn - for the loss of a miracle
Hope - you will be safe
Know - you will be stronger now
Fairy TaleClose your eyesFairy Tale8 years ago in Open More Like This
Indulge a mad woman
Picture the world
As a fairy tale
Forget all that is outside
Focus on a little village
A small kingdom
What can you see?
Which story will you tell?
There are so many
And at the same time so few
Is there a wolf?
A lesson to be learned?
Do you see what I wish to say?
Who is the cast
In this fairy tale play?
Who is the villain?
Someone with no redeeming qualities
Evil through and through
Who is the hero?
Someone who does things perfectly
Who is noble and wonderful
And can do no wrong
Pity the wolf
Pity the witch
Pity the king
For the fairy tales treat them ill
Pity the princess
Pity the prince
Pity the fairies and the milk maids
Who have no choice
Do you see?
Do you see what I wish to show you?
Can you read the script
And then read between the lines?
Can you hear what they dont say
And see what they dont show?
Now open your eyes
And realize my spell
Realize that the world IS a fairy tale
Just on a bi
BloodBlood12 years ago in Free Verse More Like This
It runs through my veins
Like liquid fire
Causing so much pain,
Yet bringing such joy
Flowing through my muscular heart
And stright into my thoughtful brain
Giving me life
It is the blood of time
Carrying me out of the past
And propelling me into the unending future.
Shattered soul, bitter endShattered soul, bitter end11 years ago in Songs & Lyrics More Like This
who i am inside
is not who you think i am
i just want to cry
to love something that's not real
i wish i could die
these feelings will not leave me
but only you can save me
i need to be so absolute
you've barely scratched the surface
i want to let you in
my soul has ripped apart
you're piecing it together
I don't want to live past this day
you are the angel in my life
My god i'm so afraid
I've always been there for me
i cant believe you're here
you're the angel on my shoulder
We can run away
we'll live inside our own world
This tale is in my head
you've gone and now i'm dead
you never actually existed
i've dreamed of this quick answer
Now i've become so lost
i cant lose what i have won
this curse is getting hard
i can't take this constant bitter end
i'll just weep in the corner
and ignore the world outside
I am what I am
this profound life has passed me
i am now cold and numb
these drugs are so misleading
police at the door
an overdose existent
the ghosts all watch the show
the front ro
Let me DieIn my hate...I feel my forsaken soul rebornLet me Die11 years ago in Free Verse More Like This
Bound by fate, my spirit tattered and torn
Vision of a shattered reflection, to an infection
Of affection, the disection of thy life
Brought by strife to end yours, with your death
You curse my name with your last breath
And once more, my unseen smile survives
Deep in my core I feel the sick satisfaction settle
Even reveling in putrid gore; I defile all that was Once good, you should have killed me, now my Sorrow shall make me regret you see tomorrow; I Will never forget who I once was...
It is because of you I live, and I shall forever hate You for your kindness...its destroyed me
Now, I look up, my hungry eyes
Upon burning skies
I succumbed to lies, but no more
All my enemies lie bleeding upon the floor
Damn you, you let me fall, and I thank you for it
Even now I hear the devil's call
Marching hordes beneath demonic lords, hell born Songs are sung, war shall be raged across mortal Worlds, until the battles won
Even now I swear to avenge mys
maskShe laughs because she can't cry.mask10 years ago in Free Verse More Like This
Knowing what harm it does.
So she wears a mask,
That could best the jester's
With a smile carefully put in place,
She walks about her day
Under that mask a small girl cries.
Lost and lonely and ready to die
Huddled in a corner in the only light.
She watches the shadows,
as they creep closer.
She holds her hope,
In a silver locket that once was gold.
Clings to it in vain faith,
That one day she will be able to run from the shadows.
Knowing that it will never come true .
She watches over me and you.
Looking through the eyes of that smiling girl you see.
She laughs but with tears in her eyes.
So she closes her eyes when ever she laughs,
So no one can see,
what lays hidden underneath .
look closely next time you watch her laugh.
And look for the tears.
It's like looking through crystal glass.
So painfully obviously,
That you chose to look away,
And look only upon the smiling girl you love.
DangerousDangerous11 years ago in Free Verse More Like This
I wish for
words that leap
like poison frogs,
words that creep
words as colourful
AngerAnger10 years ago in Free Verse More Like This
You call me weak,
I might be,
You call me names,
I take them,
I stood up to you,
You pushed me down,
My body feels hot,
My knuckles turn white,
I close my eyes,
When I open them you lay on the floor,
You get up and swing at me,
I swing back harder than ever before,
As you fall I see tears of blood,
Istill feel rage,
I still feel hate,
Everyone stares as they pull me away,
Covered in blood that is not mine,
You called me weak,
But my hate for you made me strong.
Empty MeEmpty Me11 years ago in Free Verse More Like This
trapped I am, never
to be seen
walls were built
heart was filled with
ash and dust
my pain drips slowly
from my cheeks
into your hands
catch it with
bury it deep down
in the earth
in the dark sea
dig me a grave
in your heart
in your heart then
I will rest
unhurt I will be
your warmth is disturbing
your strength is annoying
smile pretty nowif you can'tsmile pretty now7 years ago in Free Verse More Like This
from the inside
I won't mistake
DownfallDownfall8 years ago in Free Verse More Like This
And in this dark harvest of season
My life has completely lost reason,
For which or against to decide.
All lost in a savage and endless, bleak tide
In sadness and in kindness
In light and in darkness.
In a boat made of hope
I shall sail to tomorrow,
In a winding hurricane
Made of treachery and sorrow.
There's a spear, endless, and colossal spear...
Piercing, slashing though my head.
Starting somewhere in heaven,
Ending somewhere in hell.
Fighting, burning, crying, crashing.
Are the armies within.
In my head they are all thrashing.
On the heaven's and hell's whim.
To be light or to be darkness.
A perpetual array.
It's not merely my choice,
But the choice of the way.
It's an option of the voice,
It's a thin line of gray.
Is it a choice forced by fate,
Is it a pre-set time and date?
Or a choice to which I myself sway?
But here's our story anyway .
"Nothing that I do will matter.
As all things will merely shatter!"
All my hopes thus darkness scatter,
As it shoves me a decree.
As it si
PhantomShe comes to me where it is always night—Phantom9 years ago in Traditional Fixed Forms More Like This
A black form, flowing black cape;
And like the moon, her face is white,
A deadly blossom from the black scape.
Her whisper I hear, soft but austere.
Her lips blow boreal breaths of dreams,
Dark torrents, cataclysmic illusions,
A web of inky, sugary themes
Building an empire, forcing extrusions
That harden like ice behind my eyes.
She tips the hourglass to begin
(With glassy ice knives and mirrors as weapons)
The descent of fallacy from within
And as each silver sliver cut deepens,
I begin to see the masterpiece.
Then, with a smile, she fades away,
Her work done, leaving me solitary;
Her zephyr falls, bearing an array
Of starlight elucidating the airy
Frost that crept into my mind and slept.
VampiresYou may look twice, but lookVampires10 years ago in Traditional Fixed Forms More Like This
For these things cannot be seen.
Silver shall scare them away, but a stake will end
Walk alone, and walk with fright,
for these things do not walk the ground - they own the sky.
They are the masters
and the flickers
Don't look to your past...
or it may be your last.
ImaginationThe forest bathes in the moonlit night,Imagination7 years ago in Free Verse More Like This
Forgotten forever by those who lost sight.
They used to be young and play under the leafs,
But time takes its toll, now trees are just trees.
Trees used to be castles where secrets would hide,
Pick up your sword and scramble inside.
The monsters are coming, their power is great:
Inside your mind you used to narrate.
The sticks in your hands turned suddenly to swords,
And out in the fields, approached the oncoming hoards.
Hands firm on your sword you rose to the task,
They came at you quick, but you came right back.
Heed my words now or face a dire cost,
The way we create must never be lost.
Look out your window and what do you see?
Is it a castle? Or still just a tree.
Insomnia-A dark nursery rhymeInsomnia-A dark nursery rhyme13 years ago in Free Verse More Like This
I see you've come
to play again
lodged here in my soul so tight
turning brightness into night
please let me sleep
to never wake….
…now I lay me down to sleep
my life in tatters at my feet..
if I should Wake before I die
I pray these tattered wings can fly..
I never want to feel again
trapped here in this world so cold
where self is wrong
and Us is gold.
how i wonder why i'm here..
Hit meHit me11 years ago in Songs & Lyrics More Like This
You can't see my tears
Rolling down my cheeks
You can't hear my screams
Every time you hit me
You can't understand why I cringe
When ever you come around
But this is why
(You) Hit me
'Cuz I am young
And I don't have my own pain
(You) Beat me
'Cuz I am strong
I can stand up to the blows
(You) Hate me
'Cuz I am smart
I can understand that it's not my fault
(No it's not my fault)
It's not my fault
That you hate me so
I can understand
That the rage in your eyes
Is not meant for me
But how am I supposed to know
That I didn't do this to myself
So go ahead
And hit me
'Cuz I can't scream
And I don't bleed
Because I'm not human
I'm just a child
But that's something that you can't see
I lay me down in my own bed
I think about all the tears I've shed
And I watch as my blood seeps
From wounds that are cut so deep
Left there by your hands
(You) Hit me
But I'm not perfect
(What the hell do you think these tears are for)
And I do have my own pain
(You) Beat me
But I'm no
Holding onHolding on11 years ago in Traditional Fixed Forms More Like This
weak of mind
she waits to see him
one last time,
her only child
the ungrateful son
she lies there wondering
will he come?
she loses hope
as she waits
she slips away
lost her faith
her vision blurs
one last tear falls
as she thinks
he never loved her after all
but then the door creaks
and there he stands
her little boy
but half a man
drops on his knees
his eyes shed true tears
for all the years.
as they embrace
they both know
with a smile on her lips
she finally lets go.
Master of RavensMaster of RavensMaster of Ravens9 years ago in Fantasy More Like This
My little brother is nine years old the first time I decide to kill him.
During the night, snow fell over the jagged wreckage of our land. In the morning I realize he will follow me outside if I call to him. Like an awkward-limbed colt he'll stumble through the snowdrifts, and I can leave him to the ice and wind in the shadow of a three-walled building. No one will see me. Our father will think he has gotten lost on his own. I too will cry when they find his body. When the mourning is done, however, I will be my father's true and only son. 'Cam,' he will call to me, and I'll kneel down before him.
My father. Master of Ravens. Crow-Runner. The Blackbird King.
I pull on my winter boots, knot the coarse laces.
My little brother asks, 'Cam. Where are you going?'
'Out,' I tell him.
'To play in the snow?'
'To look at it.'
When he was born, my little brother was named Taliesin. His is a world without myths, of course. Such things perished in the great f
Those eyes I loveIm looking for a way to make things betterThose eyes I love7 years ago in Free Verse More Like This
A way to see you smile again
So tear drops wont fall
From those eyes I love
Without a sound;
Rolling slowly down your cheek
Like a needle in my heart.
The Trouble with CatsToo many times I riseThe Trouble with Cats8 years ago in Free Verse More Like This
in obeisance to passionate mewing
then open the front door and watch
the gray tabby stand there, quite still
as if suddenly overcome by a feline epiphany
of unknown nature.
The Siamese, though, is a man of action,
climbing a curtain in the blink of a cat-eye
to kill and eat a rare butterfly
and cough the whole thing up with
hair and white sauce on the Persian rug.
The brown kitten is a she-devil,
a demon possessed beast
coming for the damned with
a hairy arm scraping and pawing
under the bathroom door while I cower with
the latest issue of Field and Stream.
Yet one warm day when I should be
staring at the ocean, I almost see
a black cat, gone these five years,
standing in a white sink, tail skyward,
from a narrow stream of proffered water.
He kept me warm on winter nights
and waited by the gate when I was out walking.
A quiet despair settles like night,
a lonely place, windswept,
from grief for all the dead
that left joyful footprints
A Dreamer's DreamI dreamed a dreamA Dreamer's Dream7 years ago in Spoken Word More Like This
Late one night;
I dreamed of a day
When our world wouldn't fight.
It was as they've said before:
There's no countries or
Divisions, just peaceful unions
That we've only heard of in lore.
People loved people,
For united we all stand.
We all joined together,
Together hand in hand.
No longer did it matter
About one's gender, age, or race;
We all joined as equals
Moving at the same pace.
We loved one another
For we were all people alike,
All of us were people
Fighting this thing called life.
That no one was just like them.
We celebrated one another's differences,
No matter how foreign.
People loved people,
For united we all stand.
We all joined together,
Together hand in hand.
So happy I was
To arise that morning,
And, even though it was a dream,
I did not succumb to mourning.
Our reality today
Is cruel and judgmental;
Our ways of seeing now
Are totally mental.
One day we'll see
This is not how to be.
One day people will know
How to accept differences li
love feels like youflowers in hand, pants down, our fingers intwined, me breathinglove feels like you5 years ago in Free Verse More Like This
you in, tasting skin, the reasons i love you
written on a deck of cards, the first time i cried when
i was drunk. let me tell you a secret,
i am scared.
you are an intimidating person. those almond blues
shoot me down, pin me, make the truth spill from my lips
faster than the lies could ever come. i feel small
when i stand next to you. i am five foot and am always small,
but whenever i am next to someone i feel like the tallest person
in the room. not next to you. i feel beneath you and supported
by you at the same time. let me tell you
a secret. i am scared. fucking scared.
you may not be in love with me but love the idea of me. you may not
know that everything about our relationship will just be ink on paper,
words on a screen, the story but not the movie, and the past without
a future. god i hope it doesn't go that far. i am scared.
i am scared that i will not live up to expectations. that my thighs are too big,
Always to RememberIt's a, grey day and before meAlways to Remember11 years ago in Songs & Lyrics More Like This
What I see, is a faded memory
Of course, the day is gone
Before long, it'll be back again
Unless, the thing I see
This, lost memory
Is found, I'll be bound
To remembering the past
And it was a long time ago
The past that haunts me,
It must go
Out of my life, into the darkness
No longer on my life will it cast a shadow
As I look outside, all I see
Is a grey day staring back at me
For long gone are these
Always to remember
Days long gone in the past
Never to forget
I am damned to your memory
His Eyes SeeEyes fixed on ages ago, on virtues long trampledHis Eyes See11 years ago in Free Verse More Like This
by camera crews slinking off to tout the newest fad,
his fingers tap out a cadence to which his feet alone respond.
A salute, raised blades honor the sacrifice each is prepared to give
as they add their own voices to the song, voices of sparks and steel.
And they dance, their bodies speaking the language of thrust, slash, and parry.
They dance for an eternity that has yet to reach the present,
an eternity that is drowned out by a new song,
an hysteric song of scrambling feet, frightened children, and panicked adults.
Reverie shattered, he jumps with a bewilderment soon broken by the crack of gunfire,
the crack of a mind too long ignored.
A mind denied access to its ages ago.
A mind with hollow eyes he has seen in two dimensions for the past sixteen years.