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As the brilliant sun plummets gradually into the dark night The abundance of aspiration is blight Her reveries infrequent, sporadic, a humdrum, Her porspect dwindles to some
Falling in love is like blinking an eye It happens so quick, so suddenly You don’t realize it’s been done Your attitude just changes, but it’s like it never did
Your light, soft yet blinding, Battles back demons. They are stronger than they once were. They remain close, Just outside the perimeter, Waiting for you to fade.
I want to know what it feels like to be loved by you. I wonder if the nights will be just as endless. Am I worried for the responsibility? Or grateful for the opportunity? Will I nurture your love?
hiding. always hiding. what are you afraid of? what is it that you're running from? i'm so tired of this facade. i'd help you find what you're looking for
I feel it; It's within my reach, you are within my reach, I reach out to you and I feel you closer to me- Just within reach, It feels like I am closer to you; I can almost feel your smooth skin,
I love you and I hope I will be seeing you soon, I'm not your friend, I am the love of your life. I can't wait to kiss you and hold you, and be the one to comfort you when life gets you down,
And when I take off heavy chains of the day Drowning deeply into painful helping sleep I dream of us as black doves
The kind boy with the hazel eyes The boy That has a way with words Makes me think of another life Of which im Rich Brave
Big blind. She hasn't texted back in two days... I'll call. But I suppose Things haven't really been the same Since...
you breathed a song into my mouth, a melody so beautiful that if he should hear it, Bernstein would write off his symphonies as nothing more than empty refrains.
Our love was like a blue jay in the snow, as cool and soft as your cheek pressed to mine. Our love was only ours, no one could know how our entwined hearts beat to the same time.
my guardian angel is skin and bones thin and weary but so clearly i can see us dancing in the stove light twirling you around
"Dearly Beloved..."Stunned, I am amazed by this purgatory endured for loving you; dwindling morals and virtues as the ticking beast in my chest grows more enamored of solely you.
a feather at one’s nape:amidst that cocktail ofsound sight scenthis piqued some part of me;wafting, it beckonedand stroked my core.
I'm pacing in a public hallway And the people staring at me need to- Mind their business I'm waiting for you to text me back
Uncertain futures, We were so close. We were near that amavi. That latin phrase that breaks the phase, The one that doesn’t conquer.
u use a bright pen that is last to be picked in the packet. may u speak ur true feelings on paper and pray. she can’t see where ur love starts and ends. but she has to.
In my dreams, I run my long, thin fingers through your caramel colored hair. The prettiest shade there is. And, I laugh because my words come out perfectly. They come out so perfect that my tongue rolls and words slip.
I'm sitting on your bedroom floor talking about nothing but how could I not want more? you're laying in bed telling me about your latest fantasy asking if the same thoughts are running in his head
the feel of your hair while you rest your head on me should be a crime, it isn't fair the look in your eyes while you tell me you're here to stay makes me want to ask if you'll be mine
When I grew up,I knew what people meant whenthey said the sun bloomed hotterin the mountains. When I grew up,the air slid between my teethin a new way, that dry Colorado wind
I will always love you in the way that the insomniac dreams of sleep.
Your voice slips and rolls like honey. And, your tone sounds just as sweet. You treat me as if I were a fragile bird. Your gaze opens wide and centers on me.
It was in the way you kissed me Savagely. Ravishing me from the top of my head to the tips of my toes. Lighting in me a fire so deep in the core of my sex Filling my thoughts selfishly of you.
The window to a soul.
It swirls within me, Messing up my insides, Organs queasy and tightening. My heart pounds, A drum with a messed up beat, Fast and unpaced.
My hands are shaking, As I try to form the words. The ground is quaking As I try to dodge the swords. It is difficult to say, Oh how I wish to say,
Today I painted my nails black so next time I dig them into your warm cold, indifferent back you might feel my anger under your skin and maybe my kiss might
I've seen things I never meant to see And dreamed of places I'll never go With you Well, maybe you're just an archetype But not the soul sent to save mine From you
Years have passed and my heart still yearns, For a love, which is a love that hurts worse I reach out to draw you in But get hurt as I learn that you seek lonliness. But rather than sitting all alone,
Push me too far and I will tumble over the edge Make my heart stop and I'll listen to what he says. As much as I'd love to stay and chat The more you pull me in, the next step I take back.
Whatever it may be The person who misses it is not me, But the one who gave it away. -G
I close my eyes and take a step Right, left, right, left My hand placed gently, my hip grasped My right leg traps with the other, My mind goes to rest Right left right right
I had to fold The pair of hearts you claim to hold Didn't include mine
A poet said that love will conquer all. Such words are just fallacious fantasies That turn a thousand dreamers into thralls, For no vain promise saves from centuries Of separation. You, my lover lost,
He's once again there, waiting, And hoping that somehow The fate would deem it worthy For them to make a vow. And though it seems unsightly, And it is frowned upon,
He knows what he's doing, Yet his love is just a game, False hope, it's just another thing i'm losing, And it slowly drives me insane.
Surprised by what this day meant It meant she doesn't have a place In his world she wanted to see He kept on a distance she can't reach.
You are an ocean I promised myself I wouldn't get lost in, but I went into this with no compass, no map, and no intention of asking for directions.
i taught you how to love again. i helped you open up your heart to more than just the familiar. the love you had grown to know.
Dear Darling, You know how I feel. When will you feel it too? Will you ever? Dear Darling, I'm starting to dream of us. How one day we could rule the world. You are my prince;
Dear April-man, Do you know Why April is the cruelest month? I do. Because it is when you took me In your arms In your bed And I let you. I let you.
Dear Fate, Since the day I was born exposed to the empty canvas called life, that I was never in control of, we’ve been playing each other. Locked in a stalemate. I play as the mighty king;
Dear Hurricane Victor, A hailstorm commenced when I agreed to be yours And you, mine… I often wonder if it was a sign.
I know you don’t understand The sun has set and the fog is heavy But can’t you hear them whispering? The soft voices beyond our own
I tried so hard not to fall for you Or maybe I was just convincing myself I was I guess that is exactly what screwed me over, huh? I guess after it all, I figured I was invincible this time Im not.
So I see you’ve met him. You, whomever you may be, whatever you may be, are about to marry my best friend.
The morning's gentle sigh, held me in my sorrow. Cloaked in shame, bathed in longing for love unborrowed. Words fresh and foul. Aching to run, to flock, to howl.
You were so keen on leavingso abruptly, tooI did not know how to recoverAnd so I wept, and wept, and weptwith the knowledge that I’ll never see you again.
To wake up to the sound of my own broken heart that is the worst way to start the dayTo wake up thinking about how you leftmakes me want to drive a knife through my heartTo wake up not knowing the future of us
I wonder if we wish upon a starfor things to be different from the way they areWould it erase what has originally been written in the stars?
Tell me what tomorrow will bring Solar wind or heavenly fire Tell me when I wake you will be here Wrap me in your arms Those frostbitten demons
Your smile and eyes are in my head Stored in a bucket I keep Tucked in my mind It sits, nestled between jokes and good memories Those things that make me so happy
If this can be called poetry, I consider it to be that, Then I’d be willing to sit in any number of smokey cafes, Reading from my lined notebook paper,
Dear Love, I watch as she guides you away Away from my steadying hand again I’m Again, pulling away from my comforting embrace
To the girl with hair like the sun, to the girl whose voice reaches out to the angels. I cannot speak. Words washed away
One petal falls from her lips One petal lands in her hand One petal falls to her feet The rose they come from grows in her lung She's stuck with this pain Due to unrequited love
I caught a fish when I was 15And I was terrified by her beautyBut she never failed to make me smileOne that would find joy eventually
I didnt know what love was until i met him. I only read about it in stories and dreamed of it. I dreamt of a happy ending I didn’t know at first.
When eyes behold bright rays in yonder wave, Where darkness cowers in the fear of light, My love, the lodestar, guides me through the cave, And blinds the shadows that urge me to flight.
i don’t think you fully comprehend how much i need you.
Because I love you, doesn't mean you have to love me But what a world it would be if our love was true. You hold the key to my heart, but someone else holds yours.
Perhaps I could have spared my lungs the weight of an infinite sea- Had my name not slipped so sweetly, So carelessly, From between your lips-
You stained my existance, smeared my heart, and left a masterpiece of a mess behind.
I've watched your broad shoulders stretch outward, Listened to your beautiful quip of laughter, Traced the flesh of your lower back, And told you about my darkest moments.
Writing, the power that masters the beast That turns into something easy to caress Into a bliss of doubt Of fondness, just like love.
You feasted on the bear, the bird, the boar; I was the one who brought them to your door. Are princesses so blind to who supplies The panther’s pelts where you so often lie?
She dreamt of his sunset eyes, his their blue and starlit skies. He dreamt of the past's pale roses, her fair yet seductive poses, Together, Apart, Past, Future.
Your happiness is a well of memories He's always on your mind The thought of his smile is a rejuvenating memory And you hate having to have left it behind You know it's for the best
Every glance, a confession made. Drenched in ink spilt, by fate's hate. The same ink, your cloak to this day, is the burden you bear, attempt to lose your way.
Every time I look at you I feel broken again Whether it's sitting in the car and smoking one Or sitting in your room The tension is a loaded gun Why can't I just pull the trigger Maybe I'll get lucky and die As you sit in your car and tell me Abou
In a parallel universe we-could be us. In a parallel universe I have pulled every fire alarm i’ve ever seen. In a parallel universe we live together in a volkswagon bus.
She misses him.
She's loved him from afar all her days, He's loved her the same, And while they grow ever closer, They cannot help but feel yearning pain. They wonder if the other Will ever get close enough
Your words felt like medicine that day... ...but in the end, it gave me pain and greif. Remember the day that we first spoke My heart, my heart, it grew a bit.
For awhile I thought she made him beautiful But his beauty was always there and it is why I cared for him so much she didn't change a thing she was like makeup amplifying the best features while I only brought out the worst. I wanted him so bad
He makes my heart beat faster just by being in the same room. He makes me laugh like no one else can. He makes me feel like someone special when he talks to me. He always acts like a gentleman.
GLACIERS Blue veins run up her fingersjust like those blue coalsthat run up her cigarettes and like the glaciers that yearn to breakfree from one anotheralong the coast of some frozen country
darling, my love for you is incredible. my soul has travelled far and wide, over oceans and continents, over deserts and tundras to find someone, but I didn't just find someone, I found an angel, a soulmate.
I cannot place my finger on exactly why I miss you. All I know is that I do. And I should not because I know for certain you don’t care. The best days are when I spend without thinking about you.
I think of how you prefered the night. You liked it because the streets were sound and hardly anyone was around. It could be just us no distraction from the midday attractions.
he was my forbidden fruit. (God, temptation can be so beautiful.) i, his eve. (just one bite, just one bite.) sin too sweet to resist, lips as red as apples, and arms like home.
Pretty words flow from unkempt mouths. I long to breathe out that I have seen what your lips do in the dark but I can do nothing except breathe in secondhand smoke. You call me darling
I wish I could have saved you From falling for a broke thing like me Because I can see it in everythng you say and do That the shards left of your heart aren't free And this isn't what I wanted
Loving her is like loving the stars Cold Lonely But so very beautiful.
Darkness envelops me from that speck of light that I aimed to reach for Parents didn't believe in my depression and marked it off as "wants for attention"
I'm afraid. I'm afraid of love Of happiness Of how much they cost. What do I have to lose To gain. I'm afraid of you the most. I'm afraid of how I notice you.
And your intellect is wasted.Let me tell you, your words will lose their depth.Because she hears them and smiles,but they are hollow to her.They are just an extension of you.
I wish I could tell you all the things I cannot say like, that I love you but, you already know that I said it to your face in a shortness of breath coughed out of my mouth
Easy breathing and a steady heart beatSoft thoughts; a gentle smile that you can't seeTimes like this, when I'm raw and real and weakI thank Heaven that you're blind to me
the poem series I wrote but never published - accumulated over about a year and a half.
I don’t mind that we went our separate ways it was bound to happen anyway I don’t mind the awkward feeling when we’re with mutual friends
There is a girl With eyes so bright You forget that they're brown There is a girl So full of laughter You forget all she's been through There is a girl So changed, so different
Sweet Amaryllis,my stunningcrimson flower,pierces her hearttime and againwith pridefuldetermination& a glinting,gilded arrow.How many nightshas she waited,a smile playing
To illustrate the Spring, And focus on the innocence of bright new leaves Which cover a fresh landscape... Is ignorance on my part-- To say that infantile flowers are so opaque as to mask
I’ve watched a lot of TV in my life, a lot of sitcoms at that, a lot of romantic comedies too. And it seems to me like they’re all teaching the same
Is it possible, To love someone that doesn’t love you back? Is it possible, To forget and move on? To get with the saying “Life goes on?”
And he will be standing in the spotlight again... and I will be hiding in the shadows from him... Long talks, long nights, a handshake and a goodbye. It is the final curtain call!
Our Dirty Dance This indecency has been plaguing me; seconds, minutes, hours, and even days. Days that eat at my infringed soul; or whatever has been left of it. This life being a riddle, and love is a maze. I'm just a dame merely caught in the m
the love song hangs unspoken, there for you to steal from my lips as you stole my heart. and now there’s nothing that I would not do: I’d barter, kill, and for your love I’d starve.
Slashes all along her cheek Make her spirit and pride weak. She hides behind a mane of hair, because she is afraid people will stare. The girl is shy, her eyes are haunted.
I am laying in the same bed, my head on the same pillows that caught my tears when I was fifteen
If I see a day, may I know the night For in the darkness, you hold me tight Carry on my sweetest soul For tomorrow shall bring us closer still And though,
When people talk about Unrequited love They will tell you how much It hurts To feel boundless love For someone Who does not feel The same How it feels to rip Yourself apart
Through thy looking glass Hephaestus doth glares Truth may shatter and replace with my lies Roman and Greek profiles turn with cold airs Thou fervent crimson in my own mind's eyes
Love is an obse
I spend yet another night, jonsing for a kiss only you can give me, longing to be held only in your arms, wanting to cling onto you and lay down in our blissful silence, saying so much but at the same time, not much at all.
Love Unrequited and unappeased. In a desperate desire to soothe ones own heart come thine destruction. Call thy name.
What a miserable experience it is to be unloved by the one you love most. Your eternal fixation left in the dust. They who occupies all facets of your mind never even had you in theirs. The toil and torture.
I'm not sure what it is about her if it's the way she asserts herself and isn't afraid to be honest if it's the way she guards herself like someone who's been hurt if it's the way she seems just so perfect
Why do I make people my top priority? I work my ass off to please. It is weird how they don't care with ease. You push, fight, and scratch your way into their hearts just for some one to fake love you.
A LANGUAGE GUIDE BOOK FOR THE BOY WITH THE BLUE EYES AND MUSIC IN HIS VEINS How are you?
I am just that one used for fun. Never serious. Just a game. I am not the most wanted player. I am wanted when others get bored. When they need a good laugh. They think I don’t feel.
I'm starting to feel like hearts are anchors and mine is rushing to the ground. Only I don't want to stay here, stranded under the beating sun. So tell me how to jump
I love you. I love you. "I like you so much" I said. My heart was still pounding At the prospect of saying what I really meant. He knew what I really meant.
I'm not gonna write you a love poem At least not the kind you'd like that tells you just how amazing you are and how your dark lively haunted eyes
What do I need ? I need you to say you love me too And i need my restless infatuation to mean something
Crushed at the sight of this disgraceful love
d the ability to get a glance at the figure of the physique under the black veil I've cast upon myself, I applaud.
All eyes on us as we dancedI'm sweating like a sinner in church and I cantMeet your eyesAnd everyone knew what I was going to tell youThey expected smiles and at the end I'd hug you
I remember thinking, that your blue deep dark blue eyes ... Could solve anything Cure anything and that your smile... your pearly white smile could fix my sadness,
i’ve been counting all the bones
When I think of you sometimes my stomach flips. Not alwyas in that "good way" well, Most of the time is alwyas the good way. but I shouldn't feel like this.
I got sent here to learn about The world and how it messes people up And how people keep going no matter What, how they never give up but at the end of the day. I stare at you for hours
Cupid is no archer, but a demon with a bow
I am different. At times, even belligerent
In my time of need would you? When it's time to grieve would you? When I need a shoulder to lean on would you? If i said I love you would you? If i weren't brave enough could you?
I know I’m unwanted, Yet I still try To find the one Whom would die For me and make me feel
That life alrtering heart shattering body shaking head aching words spurring hatred your whole world's crumbling down and you just can't take it that love that you thought
What can I say?
For I would take your hand in a heartbeat, And run with you through eternity Amongst the fields of flowing time Beautifully illuminated amidst our minds
Words whispered in the breeze Linger even after she can't hear. The trees ramble on Shivering and leaning Love's impression vanishes. The dejected dreams Long to be real, To have been felt.
That star, Lighting up every single crevis of our world. Shining in our faces,
There are always love that define the beauty of a person. Beauty is not just a person looks it's the way a person personality is.
Will the life we once sought,
The rays of heat from the sun on your skin The thumping of your heart The weight of his gaze on your skin Light breaths blowing your bangs The tickle of eye lashes on your cheak
Am I on your mind
Bright shadows and the paradox of missing a man who has given no time to be missed--Realities and symptoms of the many afflicted with warmth in their nature and
Love is just some four letter word, That people use to show how they feel How can you feel something, when you don't know love is real? What is love? We don't know
The smiles don't stay, they turn into tears. Happiness goes away and I think of the first few years. Even though they're not for long the laughs feel so worth it. Without him it'd feel wrong,
Overtime I've come to realize they couldn't be more wrong; Because in hating you I was weaker but in loving you I was strong. They said that angels and demons were destined to fly apart,
I looked at her, And I looked at you, And I knew that I had already lost.
A charming smile melts a stoic heart, Magma cools and turns to glass, The soul fades gray and turns to ash. The chest grows cold and light falls dim, Yearning ends and passion fades, Fear and love doth wane.
Maybe it’s been two yearsHaving a teacher crushMaybe I’m completely fineBook chatsMaybe those issues have dissolvedSmirking eyesAnd I will never pryWords that aren’t all that appropriate
She fluttered in through my heart's window,
Why do i love him being around him only makes me grim I have loved him through the ins and outs of time I love him to the point it's a crime He's the orange juice I'm the syrup
Why do I like you? There's never a time or place when I don't think of you. Why do I like you?
What is this I see today? What is that I hear? There isn't anything there you say? You're telling me you can't see her? Perhaps I'm going crazy; Yes I'm certainly a nut! But perhaps, just maybe,
In my mind It only makes sense that if you fall into something You have to go through something So it surprises me that people always talk about falling in love But never talk about what they fell through
Remember that night were you thought I fell asleep on the car ride home?
There, atop the highest tower
I don’t understand where this is going. Where are you taking me exactly? The way I see it, This has become an endless cycle Repeating itself, Leading to a dead end each time.
An unholy attraction, That leaves me torn apart at the seams. Each word, each glance, Slowly shreds the delicate stitching, Holding me together.
It felt so real, it could have been true— The way his arms caressed me, strong, never letting go. The rain like pellets fell, dancing— around entwining torsos; Surrendering lips knew nothing but each other.
She gripped the rope Step off, Let yourself fall She already knew how he felt And knew how it would end But she had to try Had to take the chance Though there was no chance How fickle love can be
To the Boy Who Lost His Shadow, you told me you had to find it so you could feel whole again
Your heart is not mine to break, For another holds your hand.
It's funny how you're perfect for me , but I'm the worst for you. Funny how you make me happy but I annoy you funny how I just want to be around you, but you will hang out with others first
I'm sorry I made you fall for me, though neither is at fault. If I could help you get over me, I would, but that's impossible. Whatever you like about me, you'd see more of it.
How can you admit to someone you love themWhen you can barely admit it to youThis love you so adamantly condemnThat won't disappear no matter what you doNo matter what you say no matter what you think
you like girls withlong, flowing hairhair that twists and turns and flows as the breezeflicks it and it danceshair that shines and sparkles and
I hate those eyes, That filled the empty void, I hate their soft glow, that promised me everything. I hate those eyes, that let me into your heart, and welcomed me so warmly, told me I am home.
His unparalleled beauty rivaled nature, A strong chiseled jaw And a quite impressive stature; Looks like his could have been against the law. He was adorned with chocolate brown eyes
Oh my Bellasiel, you don't know how you steal the breath from my lips or the great love from the chips of my agonized heart. Oh how I wish I could start the words that would say
Death is but a mask that only the living dare to don To be danced within the light of day, and when the sun sets, forever gone It speaks to those who tread in fear and walks passed those who want prey’d
A chest of drawers that once was open, But now is locked. A little girl tries to peek inside, And look for something she had lost. A doorway that was open, Now is broken.
Hard is it for the eyes to perceive true love from fallacy For there are so many waves that make up an entire sea. To what in my heart longs of eternal lust Is silenced by your cold words that turn it to mere dust.
It's a burning like the sun in the daytime and I want to climb the highest mountain and scream 'I love you' from the top of my lungs but the ghosts in my head wont let me
You are the picture frame I got for my fourteenth birthday That still, to this day hangs empty on my wall. In your hands you hold the first page of a book That I desperately want to read, but can’t
This is my town. Our town where she ran me ragged. She was always running. Running around in circles in two bit town. Never getting anywhere. Because the end felt a lot like the beginning.
I have in my hand a ticket One that I bought hours after the train had departed. It's heavy in my grip This featherweight slip of paper I fold it into a heart but easily it rips.
Small Dish, Short tines, Weaving metal vines, The doubt that fill my mind. Waiting, Wondering, If you will ever see? Or are you just as blind as me?
With one word, he takes me in the clouds or down to Hades, his willing Eurydice just waiting until he decides to turn around all too soon. When that happens, of course
I watched from afar Drenched in the downpour Of rain? Or tears from Heaven? I watched from afar Knowing a part of me Has vanished into Nothingness forever I watched from afar