too many titlesYour glances were love and hate.too many titles in Free Verse More Like This
They never fooled me.
Like the words that would fall from your double jointed tongue.
When you flew from the tropics into my snowy back yard I should have known.
Nothing's good enough.
Nothing is terrible enough to make you smile.
You thought you had it all.
You thought a lot of things.
Your right and wrong turned out to be a two to one ratio.
Like the voices in your head.
There were days you would smile and tell me I was beautiful.
There were days you would beg Satan to give you the strength to kill me.
And when I told you I liked her lips and the way she acted you found Him in your fists.
It wasn't the first time.
It was the worst time.
Maybe you were searching for a reason.
Maybe you liked the duel nature you never could see.
You would push my buttons and push me to my limits.
I would lie on my back and sweat and moan for you.
I would lie face down and cry and beg you to stop.
Use the beauty on the outside to hide your demon soul.
I would swear to th
A WishI can't ask for a hugA Wish in Free Verse More Like This
or a second of your time.
I can't ask anything of you
write my name in the sky.
a girl's dreamSo take mea girl's dream in Free Verse More Like This
And teach me new ways to breathe
Show me what it means to set things aside
Turn off my mind
Keep me here
Hold my hand and trace my lips with your fingertip
Let your heart beat so close to mine
A feeling more than a word
Make me feel safe
For the first time I want to let it happen
Taking in all the warmth and all the peace
Everything it should be
Now show me
With our eyes closed to everything else
I'm ready for this and ready for you
You are my truth
You have me
Open and honest, every word a promise
Smiles, laughs, every day perfectly shared
Forever's no longer a dream
DaydreamI was blowing chalk dust,Daydream in Free Verse More Like This
I adore you,
I was shaping
I was lying in a forest
of tiny blades,
finding pictures of
silver linings were
becoming smudged eyeliner
and converse sneakers.
Cumulous masterpieces of
and days spent
the hardest words to sayThose words thatthe hardest words to say in Free Verse More Like This
from your mouth, they were like a punch in the face.
given by your lips and felt by my heart.
a kiss like an "I love you".
And you didn't quite understand why I
I think that was always your problem.
You were never aware of your own strength-
Never aware of the power
Your wayYou have a wayYour way in Urban & Spoken Word More Like This
Summer sun eyes
That strange stinging way
To shock me
Tongue tied speech
Tame bitter taste
The way you
Catch me off guard with
Soft, subtle thoughts
You let spill from
Light and lonely lips
The way you
Make it easy
Keep it soft
Let me breathe
That way we breathe
You hold me down
With a word
Take my breath
With a touch
Keep me here
save yourselfVulnerability won't get you anywheresave yourself in Free Verse More Like This
Stay cold, stay distant
And things just come to you
You'll get what you want
It's hard at first
Having so much to say
With your mouth sewn shut
Your words begin to drown your tongue
A close mouthed smile
Just nodding along with I love yous
And in the end it'll be worth it
Your heart will be fully intact
She'll think you're heartless
But you'll know better
You can still hear it
Pounding away in your ears
And she'll look at you confused
Tears streaming down her face
Until she walks away
While you stand there, like a stone
You can scream on the inside
And hold out your hands, begging
But only after she's gone
Let her leave to keep the upper hand
You'll be left alone
But you'll stand strong
On shaky legs, sure
But who's legs are really all that stable?
Another girl will come
And when she does you'll learn
How to smile with your eyes
Show your soul and she'll fall in love
But don't give yourself away
Never whisper, "I need you"
Because she's never really
A Love SongI've fashioned eyes from barbed wireA Love Song in Free Verse More Like This
and I poke through whatever I can to see you.
Through the streams
I will finally see you.
It takes everything
so I do anything.
Screaming from the pain,
the pain of being unveiled.
Hopping the chained links
and slicing through flesh.
If that's what it takes.
That's what it takes.
And I know what they mean now
when they say,
"once in a blue moon".
I get it
I get it
Wonderful colors just pierce through me
A washing of grey and a stab of
Mixed with the stainless steal
of my brown.
Our names are here
but we are not.
Perfectly FlawedI never gave much thought to the factPerfectly Flawed in Free Verse More Like This
that I don't match my bra and panties.
It just never occurred to me
that someone would actually care.
People seem to take them off
faster than I put them on, anyway.
And when you looked at me
that night, with those eyes,
I knew I should have thought
about it just a little harder.
When my mom told me she
saw me kissing your neck,
I had never been so embarrassed.
The fact that you don't produce
sperm was really the kicker.
I stood up, walked upstairs and
confronted my pillow about it.
She just told me to relax.
She really gives the best advice.
Sarah, I call her, Sarah.
June 31st you called me and I couldn't
say everything I needed to.
I ended up having phone sex
for the ninth time that month
and it was totally worth it.
I choked on my tongue,
you thought I was cumming.
I just went along with it
until you choked too.
Too bad I never learned CPR.
I finished that book you told
me I'd love, the one you brought
back from Puerto Rico.
I'm a liar, I warned
untitledI've walked down streets, lifting hats and pushing hair out of strangers faces.untitled in Free Verse More Like This
Looking at eyes-
looking for you.
I don't remember much but I know you have soft, blue eyes.
It's all I have to go on.
I rip through
pray that you'll be one of them.
You never are.
search that never ends the way I want it to.
I could make it easier and fly 15 states from here and now.
I could always just go door to door.
I wouldn't want to come off as desperate-
but I am.
I remember now.
bit them to the
All the better for the touch I suppose.
And you'd touch me so soft with
hands and I'd hold my
heated breath and smile.
special can be
I know that one day, when I stop all this,
you'll find me.
Do I love him or herPeople always say,Do I love him or her in Urban & Spoken Word More Like This
and I'm in love
but how can it be possible
that I have such feelings
about this girl/boy
and they continue to wonder.
They ask whoever
for the answer
the answer lies
Theres always something different
about some person
that makes them stick out
and some person
will have a crush on them,
then fall in love
and then they'll start to wonder,
why do I love this boy/girl.
You'll always wonder
and you'll always ask.
It's not a simple answer,
it's something that needs thought
but eventually you'll figure it out,
one way or another.
Love can't be explained,
not by someone else,
it can only be explained,
by your heart
and your mind,
cause that's how love works,
no matter what you say.
Love is mysterious
and that's all you can truly say.
Words can killOne day my crushWords can kill in Free Verse More Like This
came up to me
"I hate you!"
It seemed like a joke
so I say,
"Don't say that! Cause if you do... I'll die..."
Excited at this
"Whatever you say..."
I say, concerned.
"Prove it to me!
"I'd rather not..."
Instead the boy looks into her eyes
without even listening to what she said,
"I hate you! I wish you would die now!"
So as he commanded
she dropped down,
her heart just stopped beating.
She loved him so much
those simple words
broke her heart in half.
Later in the hospital
the doctors claim
it was a heart attack
but that boy knows it was love...
for right after she dropped dead
he realized how much
he actually loves her.
His heart skipped a beat,
as he felt terrible.
So he held her in his arms,
their hands together,
closed his eyes,
and took his last breath.
They were found,
together in one
but on one knows
the true story...
I'll tryMy whole world is changingI'll try in Songs & Lyrics More Like This
I don't know who to go to
I don't want to give up
but I don't want to lose...
but it's so hard to be
that I was born to be
to change everything
No one see's my pain
No one gets my dreams
No one understands I'm lost
in the dreams that are far
Oh I'll try
but it's so hard to be
that I was born to be
I'll try and try
to change everything.
Don't try to push me
don't tell me I'm ok
I know myself
and I know the path to faith
I just don't want to fall
and mess up.
I just don't understand
what I've done,
to deserve this all,
and to fall, into this hole,
but it's so hard to be
that I was born to be
I'll try and try
to change everything
to get out of this hole
oh but no one knows...
that I've tried and tried
to be the one
I was born to be-e...
I know who I am.
I finally can see
that this hole I'm in
is just apart of me,
I'm not giving up
DreamsDreamsDreams in Free Verse More Like This
are like the one thing
more than anything in the
Like a butterfly flying in the air.
are what keep you going
without reality taking over...
Like a problem.
This is what happens driftThis is what happens in Free Verse More Like This
d e s t r o y
It's how it is.
On and off it goes.
f i e
The liesThe lies,The lies in Free Verse More Like This
around my brain
but it don't matter
may they stop
Untitled 7I'd hate to think that I'm rightUntitled 7 in Free Verse More Like This
that I've just become
at blocking out the truth,
that little thing
that always seems to cause so much
I really hope I'm wrong
and that everything works out
but we all know
we have to be right some time.
It's a feeling
that always seems to be right,
and trust me
Please just be wrong,
or other wise
I must restart my journey
All I want...All I wantAll I want... in Free Verse More Like This
is for you to ask
"Are you ok?"
For me to answer
For you to look into my eyes
All I want
is for you to see my pain
and to see
I'm not tired,
like my lies say.
All I want
is to be noticed
and for that fake smile
not to be taken
as a real one.
All I want
is for you to hold me in your arms,
as I cry
and explain all my pain.
All I want
is for you to realize
I'm not ok.
But your too blind.
all I want.
Better this waylaughingBetter this way in Free Verse More Like This
about you breaking up with me.
making fun of
instead of remembering the good
instead of loving you
(but truly it's both).
instead of stopping
because of a broken heart.
everything you've done to me.
staying in reality
instead of falling into my fantasy
all because I think this world is too harsh.
I'm acting opposite
instead of the truth
about how I feel.
It's just so much better that way...
Simple thingIt's a simple thingSimple thing in Free Verse More Like This
just to walk around
with that smile
that always brightens people's days.
and blasting your favorite songs
from your Ipod,
almost as if
everything is ok.
It's simple to look like a normal being
like the world around you
isn't falling apart
and that you,
above all things,
is risking yourself
just to do a few nice things.
is like a gift
but to fake it,
is almost like
telling a blind person
they can see.
Their is always a difference
in the real
and the fake
but you got to find it
or just assume
everything is ok.
It's truly simple
and to live
in a world
where everything seems to build up.
Everyone believes the lies
and you just stay in your little world
pretending your smile,
and that your life
is as perfect as can be.
No one said lieing was easy.
No one also said there is a punishment for lieing.
Pieces of HeartCrushedPieces of Heart in Free Verse More Like This
Like feelings stomped underfoot
Or consideration given
Like emotions thrown
On the rocks
Salt air in wounds
Open and broken
Forget yesterdays happiness, here is todays pain,
The confusion that chokes us
Here is a piece of my heart.
Do as you please.
- Announcement -WHENEVER we have these meetings, Mars suggests a competition. Once it was "Who's the biggest?" Well, Jupiter won that. Another time it was "Who's the hottest planet?" Venus was smug for decades. This time Mars had a brainwave: it was going to be a race around our landowner, the Sun. Mars seemed so eager this time that no one argued Mercury merely smirked.- Announcement - in Philosophy & Perspectives More Like This
We readied ourselves as usual. We got our moons in order and started gearing up. Uranus and Neptune weren't taking this seriously; they never do, to be honest. They just indulge Mars to keep the peace. Apparently, that's how it is with roommates.
However, a few days before the race was due to start, Earth made an announcement. "Pluto can't take part. This race is only open to planets."
There was outrage. "What are you talking about?" Neptune demanded.
- Alleviation -You can breathe easier now- Alleviation - in Open More Like This
I won't shout
Or tell you
What you already know
I'll express pride
When you're deserving
And tell you to keep going
When the mountain looms dark
And even if no one else
Ever exactly knows
What you're thinking,
Remember that the world has no secrets
Don't go plunging into the ocean's depths
Desperate for treasure
When you'll only find bones,
And don't walk a path strewn with glass
If you long to journey unhurt
But seek shade, safety, comfort and shelter
Where it can be found,
And for every trite ambition that you hold dear,
Never lose sight of the better one.
- Tension -- Tension - in Stories & Vignettes More Like This
"Hey," she looks awkward. "What happened yesterday?"
"I don't know I thought you'd follow me." I feel awkward.
She tilts her head. "We all thought you'd come back."
I've ruined their expectations of me, and I'm not proud. "I guess we're both stubborn, huh?"
"Yeah. We're okay though, right?"
"Yeah, of course."
We smile tentatively.
The Affection - AAAThe most annoying thing is, I dont know how it happened.The Affection - AAA in Free Verse More Like This
For weeks I sat on the porch mourning my losses,
wondering how Id be happy again.
People have praised my resilience in the past,
but I have a vice that overrides my strengths.
Pride. After that rejection,
there was no way I could face him again.
Or so I thought.
I ended up talking to him more than Id ever expected,
and for a while, it seemed like he liked it.
Just a hello in the hallway, how was your day,
that sort of thing. How strange,
that though he didnt like me caring for him,
those words apparently meant a lot.
There was a twinge in his looks, something missing.
It hurt me.
But I didnt know how to bring it up.
So I didnt.
I was by the duck pond when you appeared out of nowhere,
kind of like a Frisbee. I wanted to be alone,
so my only reaction was to look up and glare at
- Motivation -They told me,- Motivation - in Free Verse More Like This
Fight for rolling hills
Where cows can graze and horses gallop,
Where crops will grow and grass be green;
They told me,
Go and fight.
They're monsters over there,
Savage, brutish, made of hate,
They told me
Beasts will cruelly waste
All that I hold dear.
So I followed their commands,
Gave up peace and took up arms,
Forgot the farm and all my friends
And now I can't go back again.
The Apology - AAAPerhaps its time to admit it.The Apology - AAA in Free Verse More Like This
I threw away something precious,
mistaking its value.
So much for insight.
You saw me under the cherry blossoms in
early spring, my magnificent self surrounded
by a halo of light. Its no surprise why that
sight took your breath away Im enough to
turn heads, stop motion. And I accept that,
seeing that momentary flicker of weakness
in your eyes, I was amused, but not touched.
So I smiled directly in your direction,
stunning your heart.
Its a little much to say I led you on, not exactly,
but I didnt say earlier I had no intentions
towards you. Truth be told, its not a strange
concept for anyone to be interested in me.
Im just that special.
Fell in love with me, so quickly, so innocently,
as though youve never felt those emotions before.
That wouldnt shock me, having been
witness to your naivety.
- Lament -i bring you to a people- Lament - in Free Verse More Like This
that cannot care for your success
but do their best to find more ways
to hurt, hunt down, repress,
as we linger for tomorrow
we may only wait and guess
where is the path that we should tread
to be more
not be less.
The Advance - AAAIts a given, like most people, I like myThe Advance - AAA in Free Verse More Like This
surprises, but this well, this happened
completely without warning. I fraternise with
idiots, so what preparation could I have had?
Well, not - all - the time kiddo, you, for
one, arent an idiot, but you need to hear me out.
Lifes like a carousel. You go round and
round seeing the same things, getting bored
of the scene. Eventually, you pick yourself
up and sit down in another place just to
get a new perspective, but nothing really changes.
Its Ive been there, done that.
Totally dull. But thats the drill.
I am so proud of that analogy.
Listen, this carousel that I was on the
view was always disheartening. Ugly and
decrepit, with only a few spots of brightness
on the horizon. Thats why I was shocked that
day, when, something new appeared. The
landscape had s
The CatWhat was your worst nightmare?The Cat in Free Verse More Like This
Maybe you were left completely
alone, regarded as a freakish outcast
because you were born different.
Maybe, while you were growing up,
people always looked down on you,
finding new ways to sneer.
Every time you tried to change things,
someone stood in your path,
screwing things up
as much as possible.
Then that same person never
gave a damn about their privileges.
So you got stronger.
You trained hard, desperate to
make an impact. You wanted change
and were willing to fight claw, fang
and tail to achieve it. You were sick
of the idiots who said youd never belong.
Tired of them.
Bored of them.
And when she looked at you with
eyes on the verge of crying, you
couldnt even say or do
anything to make her stop.
What was your worst nightmare? Something
you woke up from, something which made you
grateful for reality.
Your worst nightmare ?
Thats my life.
SomniloquenceSo soundly, you drift off to sleepSomniloquence in Free Verse More Like This
Peaceful, unmoved by my touch
Our souls weave together as one
Our hearts harmonized, I kiss your lips
You whisper my name, unaware
Of the tears rolling down my face.
IsolationInundated; Ever longingIsolation in Open More Like This
For these shores to recede.
Waiting ever so patiently
For the slightest whisper; a touch.
So weary I grow, so jaded
Of the silent ocean breeze.
OmnipotentHer eyes can makeOmnipotent in Free Verse More Like This
The skies do backflips;
And make my heart
open up and pour down rain.
InstabilityConvulsions intertwinedInstability in Free Verse More Like This
With delusions of grandeur
Forfeiting my sense of self
For one single glimpse
Of reveries yet to come
Beneath this facade
Of control and calm
Lies bereavement and malice
Infecting my subconscious mind
Inverting my psyche
And consuming my will to live
DrowningI look up from the depthsDrowning in Open More Like This
To find an undulating mirror.
Shifting shapes so freely
And hiding the world beyond.
Lightheaded, I gasp for the surface
And break free from my anamorphic prison.
PurgeFragmented, shatteredPurge in Free Verse More Like This
Opaque colours drift by my eyes
Intertwined with atmospheric gasses.
Swirls of curious blotches
On my otherwise perfect canvas
Blotting out memories
Dilluding past occurances
Lift your eyes to the sky
and inhale my impurities
Exhale by-product razors
Adknowledge the world
and all of it's deformities
The epitome of your existance.
The canvas shifts scenes
As your soul and eyes are purged
into my mind.
And my canvas is streaked
In a mortal crimson.
Winter AirA whisp of winter airWinter Air in Free Verse More Like This
sends diamonds across the sky.
dormant, sleeping wooden giants
house the cold and weary.
A whisp of winter air
sends my breath to the skies..
Harvest MoonSilent. Isolated. Ever watching.Harvest Moon in Free Verse More Like This
It's round, rough face is perpetually stationary.
The skies at it's feet, it lulls our heads to sleep
And guides the shores to the sea.
With it's pale grey eyes, ever so tired
It smiles with the force of the heavens.
IlluminationThe sweet humid air meets my faceIllumination in Free Verse More Like This
With a welcoming kiss of warmth
My single glint of companionship
A silent shining satellite
Gazes upon my peaceful wait
For the embrace of the newborn sun.