In Your HonorTo My LoveMy angelmy Sun:In Your Honor in Free Verse More Like This
Thinking of the words I have to say makes me come undone.
My hand is shakingI cant breathe.
I apologize now if this is impossible to read.
The rain outside is not romantic as we once thought
Because now it reminds me of a loneliness that haunts
It makes me cold deep down into my bones
Perhaps its only the realization that Ill never make it home.
My love, my sweetyoure beautiful I know
Youre probably reading this in a candlelit glow.
Your face soft and angelic with tears standing in your eyes
You were never very good with goodbyes
But then again, neither was I.
Dont hate the system. Dont hate the war
You know its a good cause were fighting for.
One day, youll see, youll be living in a world so free
I want you to go onlive a life of luxury without me.
We all have to make sacrifices and tomorrow Ill make mine
We knew sooner or later I was running out
My Imperfect KnightI'll never be anyone's princess;My Imperfect Knight in Traditional Fixed Forms More Like This
I'll never be some damsel in distress.
You won't see me growing out my hair
Just to see if someone actually notices or cares.
I'm nobody's angel—not a "babe" or a "hun."
I'm just a small town girl looking for some fun.
Maybe you're looking for a materialistic girl
But I know she'll never truly rock your world.
I'm not looking for a knight to slay the dragon
You don't need a white horse or a pumpkin-shaped wagon.
Just give me your heart and I won't ask for more
Lets make this simple. We've all been hurt before.
You don't need to be a graceful dancer
Or some high-class steeplechaser—to win my heart.
Just reach out your hand and I'll gladly offer mine
And perhaps our simple touch can somehow rewind time.
Perhaps then our tears will be forgotten and lost
Just remember how we fought for love and its cost.
The pain on your heart will now only be small scars
Because we're warriors of the night with a noble cause.
Our battlefield now is the sheets on the bed
The MirrorIm sick of this.The Mirror in Free Verse More Like This
I hear you talking, but Im no longer listening.
Your voice is just a high pitch whine.
I pick up on the anger.
I pick up on the frustration.
But the truth is:
I dont care anymore.
What is it that youre saying?
Im a failure again.
I dont need a reminder
For each time I disappoint you.
The room would be filled with stick-it notes
And hateful delusions.
Entering the twilight zone
But were not getting off the ride when it ends.
What do you want from me?
You get down on your knees
And youre pleading.
Oh, do you think the world is listening?
Your words far more superior
Im the inferior.
Ive been told.
Lay down my shirt over a puddle so you can cross it
Lay bare and nakedIm open to the world
And you hate it.
Truth is I hate it too.
So what are we going to do about it?
Nothing. Whats the point?
Were just going backwards instead.
Everyone else has bigger problems. I know.
And when you
Falling For YouCan you see the stars are falling?Falling For You in Traditional Fixed Forms More Like This
Yearning to be closer to where you stand.
Glistening in the night time sky
Wishing to be under your command.
An alluring appeal--a fisherman of hearts
Any pick in the ocean. It was yours from the start.
But wistful eyes turned away from the shore
Into deep waters where you haven't been before.
On the line, with little fight, and I was caught
Pains of the past, we quickly forgot.
Lost in a gaze once thought never meant for me
In your arms I wonder "are we meant to be?"
Can you see the stars are falling?
You are the soul that keeps us safe.
A gravitational pull--you've become my center
Are you sure you haven't made a mistake?
Look in the waters--just one last glance
Hanging By a RainbowI once saw a rainbow--it lit up the skyHanging By a Rainbow in Free Verse More Like This
With a look of wonder, I let out a sigh.
To my discouragement, no matter how hard I tried
The beautiful rainbow could not be defied.
When I sought an ending, it gave me a start
It challenged me with a smile. It called to my heart
And even when it disappeared, I continued searching
Until it was no longer day and quite dark.
Lost in the world, I looked for the rainbow
In my search, got struck by cupid's arrow
Now I pondered philosophies in a daze
Waiting for the moment I'd once again be amazed.
Beautiful rainbow, light up the sky once more
Lead me through the woods like you did before.
What treasures do you hide? What mysteries do you hold?
What stories have you left to be told?
My search went on for ages--days did I go without
Blossomed LoveBlossoms hang upon the branchesBlossomed Love in Traditional Fixed Forms More Like This
New life wafts in the air.
Young birds sing in harmony
Hateful thoughts: beware.
Clouds loom in the distance
But inside I hold no fear.
His hands are tight around me
No worries linger here.
The rain will pour around us
But it is his hands I feel
Upon my face, he touches me
My pain, he has come to heal.
Forever in his arms is paradise
His love lifted me to the sky
I see the beauty in each day
Because of himI fly.