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Time, Not Time Enough
Fallen leaves fly in the wind's icy sigh,
Feathered limbs shiver, dancing leaves quiver,
The silvery sun's eye will softly cry,
Ripples, delivering life to the river.
But look, with the dusk, in burnt orange clad,
The clock's hands choke me, a coward appears.
Gone is the safety and calmness I had.
I forgot, courage is in spite of fear.
The mean fever of time, not time enough,
That with the winter winds, I waste away.
I cut away love, some leftover slough, but
in another life, old love, I would stay.
If this is sin, a seed of avarice sown,
Then mark me among the devil's own.
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Muse and the Moon
Crescent, eerie eyrie,
Fly as you might, and
I will linger in myself.
You and I are both shepherds,
But I of thoughts,
Dark as the womb.
My muse and the moon abides.
Now flows the most beautiful lies;
Shadows, dancers, unfettered,
with words only spoken by night,
relief for my restless mind.
Listen closely, they are whispering
Secrets to bring us peace.
And above, such beating
Of wings, begging me to join them.
This freedom is malign,
Pecking on the bars for seed
When the cage is unlocked.
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Unfinished - A Portrait's Poem
The orange sky bleeds blue, onto
skeletal husks disguised as trees,
limbs lost, and searching,
barren of leaves.
It is strange to think
that I feel alone,
among thousands.
They wave to me, please,
chop those lonely trees down.
These golden-frame walls,
they used to hold
life and love and hope and breath,
and may yet,
should these bleak brush strokes change.
But what fruit will grow,
when the stem is cut?
My father has long since withered,
and I am not yet complete.
Snip, snip, snap my tendons.
Sip, sip, sap the blood from my veins.
I am at the mercy of your eyes and mind.
No, please don't look away.
I am not yet complete.
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I was featured on DLD by caybeach Born Hobart, Tasmania

Studying Arts/Law Degree 2013.

“Immature poets imitate; mature poets steal; bad poets deface what they take, and good poets make it into something better, or at least something different.”
Studying English and Law is a sure-fire way to find either a lifelong passion or insanity, I'm not sure which I'll end up with yet.

Anyway, been inactive deviation-wise for too long, will post when I can.


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tetrarchangel Featured By Owner Apr 22, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
My thanks for the favourite.
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brain-tree Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2013   General Artist
Thank you for the favourite, sir.
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burytheorchids Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2013  Student General Artist
Thanks a bunch for the :+fav:! Here's a :llama:, because I think you're AWESOME!
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PoetryToTheMasses Featured By Owner Mar 17, 2013
Thank you for watching ~PoetryToTheMasses, I look forward to hearing your suggestions.

Please help to support P2TM by suggesting poems and lyrics, donating points and contest prizes, faving news articles and/or telling your friends about it. However, please be sure to read the rules before suggesting.

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DoveThunder Featured By Owner Mar 13, 2013
Thanks so much for the favorite! (:
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RestlessSands Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2013
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thankye favin :thanks:
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HippieHebe Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
thank you:heart:
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b1gfan Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2013  Student Writer
Thanks very much Matt :)
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schongslipper Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Thank you so much for the favorite! It means a lot, and I really do appreciate it =]

(Your username rocks!)
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em-arginated Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Thank you for the favorite!
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