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Shaker

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Published: September 20, 2016
Today a group of boys
Approach me for a favor
Today I find myself
Shaking in my shoes

I've always been a shaker
Constantly shivering in fear
Terrified of everyone
Always bending over backwards

I'm a coward
I only know how to run
I'm nothing more than
Everyone's crutch

Covered in bruises
Down in the dirt
Another piece of work
Given to another

I try my best
To avoid conflict
This usually results
In pain for me

As the years go by
In exchange for avoiding
Any sort of pain
I give away my homework

Everyone benefits
From my abilities
And we all end up
In similar classes

Cheating runs rampant
And I'm at the center
If I stop now
I'll surely be destroyed

Junior year begins
A new girl begins to use me
I find myself falling
Head over heels for her

She always knows
Exactly what I want
And dangles it over my head
So I'll do what she desires

One day a monster attacks
She screams in fear
Before I know what's happening
I'm running to protect her

A shield appears in front of us
Protecting the blast
And soon I find I'm once again
Shaking

She suddenly stops
Trying to charm me
And one day before
I understand anything

We're locked in an embrace
Our lips finally touch
Looks like I'm the one
Making someone else shake now

Our arrangement continues
We date in secret
A literal "power couple"
Mind & Matter

So the boy who
Could only shake
Soon finds he can
Shake the world
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Titanic
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listen: fall makes me think of leaving and of apple cider, though i never liked apple cider. but i liked the idea of it. listen: two years ago i met a boy as fragile as dead leaves who called me his little spring girl. (i'd always liked autumn the best.) he kissed the two soft dimples on the small of my back and told me helikedme helovedme hewantedme. and oh, by the way, "everything good must come to an end." listen: on our one year anniversary we picked out two pumpkins and i drew elephants on them for us to carve. he cut his out so aggressively that it lost its shape. lopped off tusks and broken trunks became just a large, jagged ho
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