AwakeAwake in Free Verse More Like This
Bestow me your fear
Give me something to fight for
Let the sleeping blood in my veins flare
So I can pick myself up and head towards the war
For the sun
Justice in thee
For our rights
Cries become faint! / Lies become replaced!
The sinners pretend to be saints! / All of their promises were fake!
Choose the battles to wage! / Use that stored up rage!
Put on your war paint! / Take back your pride today!
Wipe the grief from your face! / Idle no more is the phrase!
Don't let your name be disgraced! / Our gathered faith will never fade!
Act now before it's too late! / The government doesn't have a slate!
Don't fall victim to their cruel fate! / Don't let any more lives become erased!
From your greed
The ones oppressed
For better days
In this day and age
Some things still need to be changed
Please pass the torch so I can light the way
And await for our brothers and sisters spirit's to awake
UnfazedUnfazed in Free Verse More Like This
Hardships are a token
There's so many scars
I'm proud to be broken
I'm a living shard
I live off of regret
Breathing in certainty
My life feeds on suspense
It's almost considered a dependency
People break down sometimes
That's an understatement
Pretending to walk the line
While hope is in fragments
Can you imagine-
Enduring another lifetime
Even a fraction-
Of the pain I called mine?
I reach for the sky / Sweat falls in the fire
Worshiped halos remain shy / Shall I wait here forever?
People say we are all loved
That's nothing but a lie
Belief and trust become lost
That's the only truth I will testify
The gates will stay closed-
Backs will be turned
I will pray no more-
Only to try and justify the hurt
Some things are just not meant to be
No expectations- means no let downs
My own words are the only ones I'll believe
I was once lost, and I was once never found
And when death finally comes for me
My hollowed soul won't be raised
It will learn that statues nev
ReflectionReflection in Free Verse More Like This
In the window...
In the ocean...
I see sorrow
I see confusion
I'll wake up tomorrow
And...forget my confessions
I regret every given sin
Replaying it all in my mind
Tattoos repent on my skin
They're serving a lifetime
Scars reveal past pain
And it's all mine
I see my eyes! / I fear my lies!
I scream inside! / I hide behind!
Tears won't fade! / Lost my faith!
I'm not okay! / It's too late!
I see through the cracks
Into my fallen reality
I put up a poor act
My transparent sanity
My soul finally snapped
Unleashed the real me
In the mirror...
In the destruction...
I see terror
I see justification
I'll wake up as an avenger
...Of my former reflection
CrushCrush in Free Verse More Like This
It's my world
These are my shoulders
It's my burden
These are my problems
It's my life
These are the tears I cry
It's my truth
These are my last moments with you
When you said those words
My vision got blurry
We couldn't be "us" anymore
It divides me
Double-edged love / I needed you so much
You're all I really got / Without you- I'm lost
When you walked away
I met the ground
I felt a ripping pain
A deafening sound
I won't get up again
This is my place now
This is me on my knees
Let me be weak
This is me breaking down
Let me cry out
This is me at my worst
Let me be hurt
This is me crushing my heart
Please...let me fall apart...in your arms
VictimVictim in Free Verse More Like This
That could obliterate the indestructible
That can crush any emotional-barrier
That seems beyond cruel
That is far out of control
It's impossible almost every night / You're the one who left me traumatized
As my lungs become EVER-so numb / This damage can NEVER be undone
Then my wounded memory floods / You will always be a part of my blood
Gasping for air
Holding my head
Afflicted by despair
I will never be able to forget
Living like this
One can only pretend
There is no such thing as darkness
But I knew I could not prevent the end
A part of me
Has that one wish
There was no tragedy
Ever to begin with
Innocence is held down
By what cannot be seen
Dark images are bound
Thou will forever be a part of me
I want to be set free / From your relentless agony
I'm starting to forget what it's like / To feel a complete soul inside
Though I hope you're doing well / I can't wait to see you here in hell
My soul is astrayMy soul is astray in Free Verse More Like This
My soul is astray
The war is over
The villages are burned
Innocent people are dead
My soul is astray
The blood on my hands
The death in my heart
Regrets for my acts
My soul is astray
I am scared of hell and of Horseman of the Apocalypse
I know he is here
The forgiveness is impossible
I am damned
Dead flowerDead flower in Free Verse More Like This
A perfume of dead permeates this rose
like this flower, thou hast withered
Now I'm sad
Object of desireObject of desire in Free Verse More Like This
Each evening, he watches the show
he admires her beauty
he listens to her sweet voice
Each evening, he imagines his life with her
his hand in her hair
his tongue on her sensual body
Each evening, a desire obscene crosses his mind
soon, I will come near thou
soon, you will be my mistress for eternity
Valiant Queen of NarniaValiant Queen of Narnia in Free Verse More Like This
He is there! Why cant you see him?
Peter, you are the leader, head of us all.
Susan, you believe! I know you do!
Edmund, you sided with me, but why cant you see?
I believe. I do believe in Aslan with all
Of my heart! Perhaps thats why I see him,
And my siblings do not. We returned to England,
Then we came back; but all of us are afraid that it wont last.
Of course I missed Narnia; of course I longed for it;
But I trust Aslan too, no matter how long he took coming
To us, returning us to Narnia, and coming while we were there.
I know I get to come back, but I will never live there again.
It hurts me too. I also grew in Cair Paravel.
I had friends that I thought of as family
Battles that I helped fight; people that I watched die.
I also returned to England as an adult no longer.
But I learned. We got to come back as four
For one last time; we got to be a part of Narnian
Gentle Queen of NarniaGentle Queen of Narnia in Free Verse More Like This
I was a queen, the most beautiful in the land;
Suitors and princes came to court me for my hand.
Now I am only a teenager in England, awkward and shy,
Where the boys dont even know how to lift a broadsword!
First Im whisked away to Narnia where I grow up as queen,
Whisked away back to England where being an adult is still just a dream,
And now I am back again in Narnia, with no hope of staying.
I am queen still, but must make leave for someone new. Caspian.
Caspian. Tall, strong, compassionate to my Narnians.
Would he have been alive when I was queen!
Or even if he were from England, or even if I could stay.
Either way, I cannot stay, and he cannot come.
Peter and I are never coming back,
And once again I must go through growing up.
But waitmy years in Narnia have given me what I need
To live in England again, Aslan has given me a great gift indeed.
Not everything happens the same way twice;
I am sad to leave Narnia, my home, but a new adventure
High King of NarniaHigh King of Narnia in Free Verse More Like This
Once a king or queen of Narnia,
Always a king or queen of Narnia,
The Lion told us way back when,
But then the four of us were in England again!
We were grown up; tall and strong
The four of us were actually getting along!
And then back to England we appeared once more
As children and going to school; what a bore!
I have waited so long to return
To Narnia so much my heart burns.
I have learned so much and ruled well for so long
But it is Caspians turn to help Narnia sing a new song.
Narnia is my home. Nothing can change that.
I want to stay, but I know I cant.
Aslan himself told Susan and I
That though Narnia is home in our heart, here we cannot bide.
He says weve learned all we can from this place,
But Narnia is the only place where I feel whole and safe.
Aslan is kind and wise knows what he is doing.
I just wish when Edmund and Lucy come back I can also go adventuring.
It is still home, and I will long for it every day;
I will reme
New King of NarniaNew King of Narnia in Free Verse More Like This
Once a king or queen of Narnia,
Always a king or queen of Narnia.
And the Lion was right when he
Spoke those words, for here they are now.
They may not look like much at first
Glance, but they are so much more than they seem.
Its almost terrifying being under their scrutiny
Trying to lead without making a mistakeespecially hers.
The littlest girl is sweet; sends a smile my way when
Needed; the next oldest is a fighter, though waits for his
Brothers cue, he is a leader as well; just like his brother.
I do respect his brother. I wish he would respect me.
And then, there is her. She sides with her brother,
But she tries to help him see what I say too. She amazes me.
The four of them stayed last time they came; I wish they would!
I wish to know her. I wish her to stay, or at least I to go! I wish many things.
But the Lion came to help. I saw the Lion of legend.
And he is sendi
Inner DemonsInner Demons in Free Verse More Like This
Praying for the prey
A saint so blissful
Don't let the old scars awake
A storm of rage comes my way
Idle hands yearn to be unfaithful
Even the heavens won't feel safe
I am my greatest fear
I am my own worst enemy
The glares I give myself are fierce
I barely hold onto this false harmony
My twisted thoughts flicker / The acts of a sinner
The silence of a confessor / A secret held forever
The madness took over / Becoming hell's harbinger
I am the lawless; I am executioner / This is my will; this is my terror
I hated my own reflection
Knowing the truth behind the lie
I destroyed my own protection
I tore down the walls in my mind
The light has darkened
A past so painful
Forcing fury to descend
No more trespasses to repent
I am the child who became spiteful
I have been devoured by my inner demons
My Invisible LifeMy Invisible Life in Free Verse More Like This
My Invisible Life
On the surface of anxiety
Getting used to this melancholy
They'd always be here to help
I've always only had myself
Opening the gates to this hell
And the screams are revealed
I let my sorrow and resolve meld
My desires are overtaken
I know this isn't right
But my lies weren't convincing
So this will always be my invisible life
Nightmare: The Only CureNightmare: The Only Cure in Free Verse More Like This
Nightmare: The Only Cure
My insides burn-
Like swallowing acid
Reality slows down-
Smiling is therapeutic
Health is a virtue / Strength is torture
Alive again tomorrow / Enduring the horror
To keep on breathing
Mirrors are left sickened
Grinning back at myself
You must be enjoying this hell
Perfect possession / Muffled suffocation
Heart is racing / Sight is darkening
In these hallucinations
My skin is melting
Oh how I wish I was dreaming
Of when I finally start recovering
It's only hopeful thinking
A cure for me is a delusion
Quarantined tears / Reality's nightmare
I am beyond repair / All were well aware
A bright light shone-
Like a welcoming presence
My suffering is done-
Take away my sickness
Fear in the FleshFear in the Flesh in Free Verse More Like This
In there, where I sat surrounded by three walls
and a recently closed curtain...
My feet made a crooked arrow towards the drain,
down where the water ran from me.
My legs came together as there I sat,
fetal beneath the running head of a shower.
I did not weep, nor did I smile, knowing my curse,
the inability to practice what I preached.
The length of my patience ended at the untouched
wall of my breaking point, built by inevitability.
The husk of this, myself through lethargic motion and mentality,
sat awaiting there below the streams.
Awaiting what, the lethargic mind in mind is too lethargic to know,
running on not but fumes.
My flesh pruned as water ran over me and into
the drain where the crooked arrow pointed.
I felt as well, a cold beyond that curtain closed by my hands,
and fear became my newest skin.
Tremble, the prune flesh upon me, cloaked in fear,
shaking running water away drop by drop.
The terror of my impending act, what was to be my
curtain call as to speak of my wayward
The Forward MovementThe Forward Movement in Traditional Fixed Forms More Like This
Tragedy, abrupt to my very soul,
that left me far from whole.
The withered memory born unto my dreams again,
refreshed and once more binding me by chain.
The reopening scars I once upon a time, thought healed,
gape wide to open for the flood gates, red and revealed.
My witnessing eyes bleed out old tears from a rusted well,
Attempting again to put back out the fires of this age old Hell.
The rising waters find my feet and climb,
the two floods meet, where their cause is rhymed.
My heart from which the blood and tears flow,
now at where the pain does ever grow.
Close these outpouring wounds, build back up the walls...
Make for my feet, the forward movement from where my future calls.
Once again I will shed my skin,
leaving behind the marks of where I've been.
Sons and Daughters of The RevolutionSons and Daughters of The Revolution in Traditional Fixed Forms More Like This
A Hierarchy lost in translation,
laid out before us, but so forgotten.
Lord forgive us our folly,
Such great division,
for reasons many.
To my human eyes,
the scorching history,
wayward amid all anarchy.
Fractions to masses,
to lead and wage war.
The eternal struggle,
to which we are oblivious,
but so highly involved.
Lord forgive me,
as I fear my efforts are in vain.
100ThemesChallenge - DarkDoesn't everything seem more real in black and white photos? That's because the world's losing it's colour.100ThemesChallenge - Dark in Philosophical More Like This
Shadow WorldShadow World in Free Verse More Like This
It's enveloping my heart
And tainting my soul
I've been corrupted by the dark
A new power to behold
I'm too far gone already
Just give in
Accepting my tragedy
A new path will begin
Transform into what I dreamed of
No longer afraid
The road to peace will be victorious
A triumph so great
I closed my eyes for the last time / I watched it all disappear
I left behind my old life / I've become what I've feared
I know this path is one that very few desire
But what's done is done
Never again will I look into a mirror
For my darkness and I have become one
It's what I've always wanted
So I tried to cast aside my guilt
But I will always be haunted
From the innocent hope I killed
It's blinding my morals
And embracing my greed
I left behind my sorrow
And gained a new kind of belief
I've done it, I've really done it
Dawning this new dusk
I've made it into the darkness
The light was never enough
This Unknown FeelingThis Unknown Feeling in Free Verse More Like This
This Unknown Feeling
It's in this one moment-
That my eyes are truly opened
When the world around me is torn-
My foolish heart escapes it's warmth
There are no real words-
To express this level of loss and hurt
My tears want to go berserk-
But the shattered urge...is...purged
Breathless ever after
Everyday masks were trustful
For reasons that seemed hopeful
I yearned for reality to be rendered true
I wanted it to represent what I would never lose
Eyes torn wide! / Darkness swallows light!
Instantly side-swiped! / Ripped your disguise!
Spite forms inside! / Stripped my pride!
My humanity's demise! / Destroyed and deprived!
My mind lay in ruins
There's nothing worth holding
Attachments never really last
That realization- I finally grasped
Dreams can only be a part of the imagination
But nightmares can influence one's own annihilation
It's within any second-
That hope itself can be taken for granted
There's always a source at fault-
Whether a betrayal