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Red_CurtainS
Red_CurtainS
SEVEN-ONE-EIGHT
Twisted Dreamer
United States
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Poem 57

This relationship feels like the Titanic
Its drowning and
We can't save each other
The waters are frigid  
Hypothermia temperatures
And neither one of us can swim our way to the surface of love
Its dark and eerie
Rejecting and needy
 
When I'm around you
My temper  
Its scorching
Its
Hell HOT!
Kettle burning
Its CAPS LOCK
And so the night's water feels soothing
To my emotions
Its a cool down
But also freezer burn
 
As we drown into
Hate
There was a lot at stake
So I tried to stay afloat of my expectations for you
I threw a rope of hope
It was too late  
You were frozen and dead weight
And still I tried to save you
Through my hurt and dissapointment
As this painful teardrop
Slid down red cheeks
The ocean took you down to the bottom
At sea level is where the love
Had been eradicated
 
I thought we'd ride the ship together
However, I wanted you off my boat
You did nothing to ehance me
Your jealousy overshadowed
You being a good friend to me
At the bottom is where you will be
With the crabs, sharks, eels  
All of those species of fish that seek to bite sting and pinch
All bad feelings  
None good qualities of a true friend
 
I managed to stay a float
In this icy water
Alone is not so bad after all
I have "ME",
"MYSELF",  
  † † † † seeking fullfillment and
†"I" †realized "I" was the " I"
In friend
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Written by Red_CurtainS (SEVEN-ONE-EIGHT)
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_boybrains
_boybrains
Dangerous Mind
United Kingdom
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moleskines said it best.

 



i sit alone
in a quiet hour

a mind detached

from the
world
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Razzerleaf
Razzerleaf
Fire of Insight
United Kingdom
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Ripped leather flowers

Each year the pavement is buried,
pillion passengers carry crushed flowers
tucked inside black leather jackets,
faded faces drinking beer, veiled
under sprigs of gypsofilia.
Diminished tributes fall flat
on just another wasted road-rash.

Once vibrant petals lose their colour
and that string tied photograph fades
like the sepia memories
they try to crayon in each year.
Swapping stories like trading cards,
old bikers stuck in slip-road ruts.

You wont find me leaning on that tree
throwing posies at your feet
or nailed on a lamppost cross
wearing your flaking crown of chrome.

What's that you say boys?
yes, back in the day boys.
Maybe I did sell out, but it's late
and I'm not your mate,
so ask me again about our friend
and I'll tell you how your story ends.
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PittinixDesigns
PittinixDesigns
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Jamaica
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I'm Going to Love You Constantly

Love will not change,
Feeling alone like the wind,
Wasting away my future,
Pining for love,
A lost love I canít reclaim,
Unable to break the promise Iíve made.
Sounds like boredom,
But I have nothing else to live for.
Time canít reverse,
Trying to bring back the past.
I knew if I lost you, Iíd die slowly.
Tortured by loneliness,
Iíve tried everything I can to cope.
No cure for a crushed emotion,
I canít hold out much longer,
Iíve lost rationality.
Submerged in depression,
I no longer count the years,
Itís as if the whole thing was a dream,
But I know I miss you,
And Iím going to love you constantly.

Days feel like years,
No more tears to cry.
Living on the memory,
Fragments of the love you gave me long ago.
Cheeks like roses in the morning,
Dark eyes that tempted,
Lips of fire born with tenderness,
Awkward hugs Iíve never felt before.
Being with you was what I needed,
Soft words to lift up my heart,
And to know you cared.
You dismissed my strange prediction,
I foresaw love turn hate.
You warned me of the consequence,
Tried to delay the inevitable,
I took a negative approach,
And I knew it would hurt me,
Hurt more than I could bear.
Left in permanent sadness,
I know Iíll be without you,
But the mark of your love will not desert me.

You knew the vows I made to your sister,
But my heart ached only for your love.
ďI canít tell you what to do.Ē
ďMake your own decision.Ē
ďDo whatís best for you.Ē
Thatís what you told me,
But I didnít know what it meant.
The situation confused me,
I got what I wanted, but I couldnít keep it.
I loved you so deeply,
I couldnít believe I had you.
I squandered the opportunity of a lifetime.
Iíve tried repeatedly to reach your heart.
Messages, calls, got no response from you.
I gave up trying a long time ago,
But from time to time, I wonder if youíre okay.
Though you ruined my life, love remains.
Iíd relive the days with you, if I could.
Iím paying a severe penalty for losing you,
But I know Iím going to love you,
Love you constantly.
Written by PittinixDesigns
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Fetchitnow
Fetchitnow
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Black Dog Illness

In a moment of life, sweat running down my face  
Bad case of shyness, silencing ones tongue from race  
No sleep at nighttime, just seeing the sun rise  
My senses all failing and my mind freezing over  
A look in the mirror I didnít recognise
Then it appeared as an hallucination  
I heard her call for me  
I had to slap myself over and over  
This could just be a dream or this might just be heaven  
Then it occurred to me, that I was on strong medication  
The images and voices I heard that day  
Were just from my imagination

Understand the Black Dog Illness †
Not our choice (Not our choice)  
Not our choice  
Heaps of people with the Black Dog Illness  
It doesnít discriminate (It doesnít discriminate)  
It might just be lying in wait  

Your mind is racing quickly, then goes into a frozen zone  
Youíll have struggles daily, yearly, maybe to your gravestone †
How you control yourself in the moment of the bark  
Some handle it well, some canít handle it at all  

So phone a friend if needed  
Say hello, was the answer what youíd expect?  
They said, ďHow are you coping and sorry I left you, I shouldnít disconnect?  
And still those friends donít call me, any day of the week  
Sit by the phone, morning, afternoon and at night †
Just to hear them speak  

Understand the Black Dog Illness †
Not our choice (Not our choice)  
Not our choice  
Society needs to talk to about the Black Dog Illness  
So no oneís alone (So no oneís alone)  
It might be you one day, ok  

Moments of frustration  
Retirement not an option  
Some say, "You arenít really sick, just your minds full of toxinĒ †
And in the family circle  
They gathered for an intervention  
Some still donít get what it controls  
And they think itís my own invention  

Last thing I want to address  
Is the way family and friends that you adore  
Just think itís easy going back to the way I was before  
"Time will heal," said the bible man  
"We are promised our own path  
You can work it out, in your own time  
But you have to believe!"
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Fetchitnow
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Mama, The Bond Is Still Strong

I thought you loved her    
As we all should do † † † †
Loving ones mummy, comes automatically † † † †
Go ahead, say I love you too † † †  
Yeah, Yeah, the bond is so strong † † †  
† † † †
But, I blew up like an atomic bomb † † †  
I lost my loviní mom † † †  
I stayed away for years † † †  
And my letters never arrived † † † †
Rubber stamped, ĎReturn to Senderí † †  
† † † †
I miss my mother † † †  
because the bond was once strong † † † †
I now realise my faults † † †  
as some of you would understand † † †  
Hope-Pray † † †  
to reunite someday soon † † †  
† † † †
My love for my mama † † †  
For our bond is still so strong † † †  
The risk of exploding, itís in everyone † † †  
But never forget every lost soul † † †  
Was once a loviní son.
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Fetchitnow
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This Is Ghetto

As the gangsta dies
On a hot and humid Florida mornin'
A poor grievin' young wife is torn
This is ghetto
And his crew cries
'cause if there's one thing that they don't need
it's another corner boy to bleed
This is ghetto

Society, don't you understand
the hood needs a helping hand
or they'll grow to be all angry young men one day
Take a look at them and me,
are we too black to see,
do we simply shut our mouths
and speak in another way

While the hood rolls
and an inspired young boy with a funny jive
deals on the corner as he collects high fives
This is ghetto

And his crib burns
so he starts to scare the folks with fright
and he teaches how to deal
and he teaches how to bite
This is ghetto

Then one night in conversation
a young rat screams aloud
She buys a toy, steals a heart,
tries for fun, but it won't even start
Then her man tries

As the crew gathers 'round a stupid young hoe
face down in the pillow with a dildo in her snatch
This is ghetto

As the neighbourhood sighs
On a hot and humid Florida mornin'
Another poor grievin' young wife is torn
This is ghetto
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Thetravelingfairy
Thetravelingfairy
Fire of Insight
United States
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I Watched the Tide Rise

lonely beach strolling
slow barefoot walking
the tide was low, like my mood
a marine layer of gloom
and distance

turning to the sea
i shivered in the breeze
letting frigid water blanket sandy toes
washing grains away so effortlessly
it seemed

tying rocks to my bones
rope circled my ankles
tightened and fastened
numb from the cold
nothing

i sat, and watched the ever growing tide
golden strands dipped in salty waves
the water began to hit me
but the rocks were buried under mud
heavy

at that moment, it clicked
as the sun peeked through the fog
maybe the ocean just wasnít for me
my mind mislead me
mistakes happen

the water obeyed
my one wish, granted
so i stayed
until the water touched my lips
i had nothing more to say

enveloped in water, all but eyes
widened by the sight of ships
in the flickering gray
so free out there, while i began to sink
completely unaware

relax... i thought
breathe... i could not
the ships were gone
and i was done
the water had taken care of things
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LunasChild8
LunasChild8
Dangerous Mind
Canada
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Ashes

Verse 1

Iíve always known that I was different; a fact that left my mother proud
My entire life Iíve struggled to fit in; I could never click with any crowd
I was a victim of my fatherís sin; yet Iíve become a better person now
Iíve learned not to show what I have within; Iíve learned to question the why and the how.

Sacrifices have cost me blood, sweat and tears; Iíve managed to find the light
So much suffering has taken away my fears; I no long shy away from a fight
Iíve learned not to trust everything that I hear; sometimes I canít even trust my own sight
I protect those whom I hold dear; donít expect much, my standards have risen to new heights.

Chorus 1

My pain and despair have gone with the ashes
Countless betrayals forbid me from giving second chances
Iíve been hurt and Iíve cried; now itís time to smile
I happily embrace whatís left of my inner child.

Verse 2

Iíve grown weary of superficiality; most people only care about material goods
The only constant thing is stupidity; when taking decisions, few think about whether they shouldÖ
Ötake it, yet I guess itís just me; I often wish that I couldÖ
Öfake it, the idea of irresponsibility; I hide my face underneath this thick hood.

Countless thoughts run through my mind; I never stop thinking
Iím often surprised by what I find; Average Joeís still obedient, even though heís sinking
To succeed, thereís no room for being kind; demons ask for forgiveness, all the while still sinning
The darkness tries to drown those that shine; corruption is what Iíll be extinguishing.

Chorus 2

Gone are the lies as they burn up in ashes
Even my soul must be judged before it passesÖ
Öfrom this world to the next; Iíll reach heaven
Evil must carry out its sentence.
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LunasChild8
LunasChild8
Dangerous Mind
Canada
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Eternal Sleep

From your place up so high,
I stretch my fingers and touch the sky;
Mama says that youíll fall down,
She says: ďplease land safely on the ground.Ē
 
I donít remember your face,
But I still feel your embrace;
Each time I hear the engines roar,
The pang in my heart feels sore.  
 
Papa, I miss you; I want you home,
Please donít leave me all alone;
Mama weeps because you went to eternal sleep.  
I donít understand why I wonít ever see you again.
 
The light suddenly goes out,
And then I hear mama shout;
ďWhy didnít you come back?
You were the only love I ever had.Ē
 
All the clouds turn red,
My heart is filled with dread;
One by one they fall,
The fireís so big and Iím so small.

Papa, I miss you; I want you home,
Please donít leave me all alone;
Mama weeps because you went to eternal sleep.  
I donít understand why I wonít ever see you again.
 
The sirens are so loud,
The silence has turned to sound;
Mama no longer weeps,
All she does is bleed.
 
Now Iím all alone,
My heart has turned to stone;
Youíre a forgotten memory,
Even as I burn, I canít feel anything.
 
Papa, where are you? You didnít come home.
I never see the plane that you have flown;
Mama sweet has joined you in eternal sleep.
I now understand that youíre a dead man.  
And that Iím aloneÖ
 
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LunasChild8
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Canada
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Goodbye

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LunasChild8
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Hollow Shell

This is it; Iím done
My heart still beats, yet no warmth flows through my veins
My face is an emotionless mask, and I feel nothing inside
Tears pour from my eyes, yet they offer no relief
From the pain and torment Iíve subjected myself to
Life is cruel, and Iím merely one of its foolish victims
Iíve irrevocably damaged the lives of the people who matter to me
No matter what I say or do, I can never make up for it
Iím in a dark and unstable place
I canít find the light and set myself free
Life isnít worth living with this pain Iím going through
So why not just end it all with two momentary pains?
And watch my life bleed out of this hollow shell of the person I once was.
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LunasChild8
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To Love Myself

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LunasChild8
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Words Hurt

Verse 1
Do you see me as your emotional punching bag?
I remember everything that youíve ever said
Is it your mission to see me hanged?
Your words play over and over in my head.
-
Theyíve cut out a hole in my heart
As you belittle me and wish I was never born
I wonít ever be rid of these scars
Iíve lost all my petals and was left with thorns.
 
Chorus
Your words hurt me far more than any wound
Only my eyes can see this new bruise
Youíve torn out my roots before I could even bloom
I canít tell if this is the worst form of abuse.
 
Verse 2
Am I meant to be your sacrifice?
Your sharp tongue spares me no mercy
I donít enjoy the pleasures of being alive
The way you talk so fast, itís like youíre in a hurry.
-
No one has the right to talk down on me
Stop; donít react. Just count to three
I canít afford to panic; I need to breathe
Yet your words burn me worse than the third degree.
 
Chorus
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