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Suggested by: LunaNitor
Featured by: Medoriko
Dark Riddles by silvertitan93
Suggester says:I like this piece because it has some great descriptive imagery
and metaphors. It is somewhat vague and leaves the reader
to decide what exactly makes them feel the way the poet describes "it" as.
Featured by: AyeAye12
Sgraffito by Cato-chan
Cato-chan has a great array of romantic, lyrical work, and this is definitely
I am biI am sick of people,More Like This
Telling me who to like.
I am sick of them trying to shove me into making a choice,
But at the same time taking away my voice.
They say I should like guys.
And that in my mother's eyes,
Liking anything different,
Would surely cause her demise.
Because she couldn't tolerate a daughter.
Who fell in love with another,
They say I should like girls.
They text me,
Call me things like
Yes I've kissed a girl before,
But it's something I like to keep locked up
As a secret behind closed doors.
I like guys,
I like girls.
I am sorry mother,
And I am sorry father.
But is it so bad,
That I am,
Hate Letter To LoveYou stain like red wine lust,More Like This
Slopping that goblet of obsession
with the elegance of
a puppy-eyed dreamer,
Spilling euphoria as if
it’s as infinite as God.
But Love is not a god,
it’s a chained dog
yapping at the heels of
the inevitable death
of a relationship,
Wagging its tail
until The Expected smashes into your face,
a brick of reluctant empathy
turning your soul into
you pick up the shards
of a mirror you made a shield,
piercing cubist teardrops together
with the glue of desperation
until you have the faux image of true beauty,
a nursery-made glass sculpture,
And the cycle
for the last time,
for the fifth time.
You coat a beloved friend in the clay of cliché,
You cook the popcorn of backstab-born self-esteem,
And watch the
Trying to drown in its
Dreaming of the utopia
that will apparently bloom
from you and him or her and your embrace
but here’s the thing.