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I want to talk for hours with you. I want to hear your voice. I want to be near and dear to you. I want you to protect me from the voices in my mind.
Some people may tell me that I am crazy, but no matter how hard I try, I can't seem to let you go,
Told everyone I wanted to wait for the right person, little did they know, I'm secretly waiting for you.
I have never been someone who would accept it when someone tells them no, Because I believe that when things get tough, that is when you learn the most and you grow.
For Stacy-Ann . It's been many years since you turned down my proposal. You broke my heart, but my love for you is still growing. I keep loving you even when you don’t want to see me anymore. .
Waited this long for love? Been silly for love? Been mocked for waiting long? That's me at 21.
i waited for you day in day out you promised you'd come but you never showed
The field lay, sad, cold, brown stalks rising rigidly and meaningless from blue snow in footprinted rows dark in the light of the orange sun
I sit listening to the sounds of the world The toys crashing together mindlessly The bubble of boiling water in the kitchen The giggles of a young boy The tv plays and I still sit You are far but not gone
Gazing at the stars above Looking at the moon The weather seems so cool Everything beautiful and glaring But a soul is lonely Seeking for comfort Hoping to find the other better half
Sitting at low tide amongst the creatures of the world underneath my lungs Staring into the unbreaking blackness of the air hung in smoke My eyes a lighthouse that gaze into the unknown reality
Standing in front of a big iron gate Waiting for you, waiving at you To return home from long journey From far, far foreign land away Here you are, standing in front of me
And I see her everywhere Vanishing in the thin blue air A sealed letter in her hand Postmarked from a foreign land Her uniform and face are blue
Once upon a time there was a sad little girlwho sat at the swings alonewaiting for someone to occupy the empty swing next to herso they'd swing togetherand she'd feel a little less lonely
I'll never sleep again, if it means, Getting to see you; to prolong my life, By an indeterminable ammount of time. However long it takes to know you made it home safe.
A little while ago, I met someone special. At the time I didn't realise what was going on inside me. An emotion I hadn't felt before. I didn't understand it to begin with. I almost ignored it really.
Why must I imagine the most amazing things that are so far out of reach Can't I grasp these? If I truely believed? They say you can always reach them But for these I cannot
There is a person named Leon, Who has not worked in an eon. He is on a standby While eating stir-fry. His eyes are freakin' neon!
We've been down this road before. Each time it hurts a little more. I really don't know WHAT you want from me. When we are doing good, WHY won't you let it be? I KNOW that you love me, don't say that you don't...
counting knots in the wood slats- the ones i can feel my nonexistent breath bounce off against the ones holding up the musty mattress that does not get granted a body for most of the year silent cabin
Time sure changes everything. It transforms the parenthesis of reality. The things you once cursed, are the same that you lust. And all you once shouldn't now suddenly, you must.
They stare ahead with blank eyes Like robots, or something more civilized Not a finger twitches Not an eye blinks They stare ahead with blank eyes
In my dreams, we have a home together I'm a little bit older, but you never age We come home from work— But it isn't work, we love our jobs— We embrace the way we always do
I. Just. Love. You. No words in the world are more true People say that I want many things Maybe a dress and maybe a ring That I ask too much I should love for a touch
What do you do when your mind is tired but you can't sleep? I have been up for hours tossing and turning on these sheets he read my work and called me a tumblr poet...
If you wait for your destiny,Then your destiny will be to wait.
I thought I found her. I thought I'd die for her. I thought she'd stay. Life was better when when she was around, but now SHE left
Feeling the warm rays of golden sunlight, their gentle touch carresing my exposed skin as I lay still listening, watching... The murmurr of the leaves a whispering all of the secrets never heard,
A sun, a moon pass above without no scent The sun has fallen for I have lost count For how I wonder if your well To wonder if a sheer streak still lingers
I sit here alone in the dark staring out the window counting fading stars waiting. Waiting for dreams that will never come true Waitig for promises to be pursued
With college approaching My sanity needs coaxing Musing my future- A dry, beguiled form of humor Waiting. Debating. Suffocating. It's the epitome of a plight They say is only finite
I am lost in the curve of your cupid's bow, Oh, but how it seems more like Cupid's chokehold, So far away, across the world; you are, Tantalizing brown eyes searching for a purpose, searching for bravery,
Hot vibrant flames roar in the smoke of an empty fireplace. It warms the ice chipped fingertips wrapped around a perfect pair of mittens. In the palms, knitted thread binds the spaces. Patterns. Cheetah. Floral print. Colors. Stripes.
Do me like my name is music Treat me like I am your music or muses to poetry yet to be created Though physically isolated and mentally shaken Still tethered and anchored Patiently awaiting the weight lift
The clock ticks slowly Yet fast and maliciously Time is running out No time to flee Heart hammering Breath quickening Bones paralyzed Quaking with fear In shoes that are
Two minutes till ten. 120 seconds till the world finally ends, she runs and holds her purse tight but she could not get in, the doors are locked, impaciente she waits, walking in circles bored of time.
Which way should I go? My heart says yes, but my head says no. Should I go up the path, or down the road? My hopes are high, and then they're low. Waiting for answers, chasing dreams.
Young Master has not been home in a while Master was crying I could hear her from the big room I missed Young Master She had always played with me
Anxiety. One of the many things, That can drive me insane. Consistently waiting for something, Or in my case, Someone.
"A deadly weapon in disguise But i keep my head down Horror fills their eyes I search for patterns on the ground Bright lights fills night skies But I still feel bound I look up wishing I could fly
"Where have all the warriors gone? So loyal So true So bold Where have all the fighters gone? So tired So deep So cold Where have all the soldiers gone? Their stories
"The shadows are long The shadows are dark They always lurk They leave no mark The shadows are big The shadows are deep The shadows fall As the world sleeps The shadows return
The waiting is the worst part You wait hours upon hours To see the cast list go up The hours go so So SO slowly You wait and wait and wait And then you wait some more
I sit here painfully, painstakingly watching minutes fly past, too fast, but still too slow when I know you are on the other end of the line dying. I'm trying to get through. Now
Every poem I ever scribbled in a notebook, and every song I ever sang in the shower, was meant for you. every time I woke up with a smile, you were there. in my mind. in my heart.
I spend a long time waiting waiting, waiting. I don't really know what for but I just am here Waiting for a change I guess I mean What else could I wait for?
Sometimes nothing is needed more Than a moment's rest from The constant commotion Burrowed in the heel of The stride of life But then, In other instances, The spaces in life seem
patience, for i have little if not time,and for you i'd wait until all else fades,until the sky cracks, falling earthward down,and the moments stretch out into decades.
Fearless in flight Flickering, you fly That too at night. At night you fly At nature you see Within tiny eyes I haven’t yet seen With radiance unknown
She took her tea with sugar this timeand waited for him to call.The gate made creakings on its hingesbut he made no sound at all.
I can still feel the brush of his lips on mine And the strength of his arms as he pulls me close. I wish I could go back to that beautiful time
Silver-tongued or flustered, Your words make my heart pound. Awkward or with lustre, Your voice is still the best sound. You hide a smile behind your hand, You cheeks go red, that I understand. Gentle words that blow me away, You always
Tick Tock The clock above our old TV tormented me, it’s red numbers screaming distress every time they blinked Where is he?
You're the only one who can lift me up, make me happy with little to no effort. Just you being who you are is enough alone to remind me of all the reasons why I love you.
There he s
I'm in between waiting for food and exictment I'm in between waitng for my car and joy I'm in between waiting for shoes and anxiousness As you can see I'm waiting
Did you ever see a future with me? Because most woman want a man But I waited for you to outgrow your Boy tendencies Yet you’re still here breaking Lego hearts And drawing out our hopeless story
One tear Because that's all I can spare You slowly walk away It is finished This last sunset This last laugh This last moment Gone, forever The rain then came
Do you remember me? I remember you. Will you ever return? I do want you to. Do you know how long it's been? Or have you forgotten? I know how long it's been. I have it here written.
So hard to wait
If you love him Waiting will be simultaneously The easiest and most difficult Thing in the world If you love him Do not tempt him Do not be alone Guilt will eat him Nibble at your love as it
I put all of my feelings about you In jars of glass, Transparent to everyone But you. I've hung out with your friends Multiple times And I'm certain they'll be questioning
My special someone, Why are you so far away? My special someone, Why don't you just stay? Every day I stared outside my window, Waiting for your return while hiding my sorrows.
Cried all day Pain went away
Who am I? I am the seconds in between breaths where the thoughts creep in I am the smile in the sunshine with the windows down in my jeep
I know you are speaking, but I am not listening.
I sit and I wait and I wait But no call comes to say, That you will be late. No calls come to say I just can't make it today. My time is passing me by While I wait watching the sky
Every moment i perch myself upon that plastic seat, i wait. Every time the sting of feelings prick my eyes, i wait. Every sound that occurs to my ears, i wait.
I wrote a letter, put it in a bottle
Every night I went to bed hoping that you would change.
Never had to break a
Tomorrow Tomorrow That is when you will be all mine When our hands fold like cards When I feel your marrow against mine
every night i sit watching the stars dance infinitely hoping somehwere you are sitting watching waiting wondering if i am doing the same
((We're hanging here by our nails and our toes while the lights flash red and the feeling goes.
I give you this lonely flower Which contains all i can give I'm sorry I didn't have the power To give you a better chance to live But in this world that's dying Hope for a better tomorrow is rare
I am a lonely face searching a heart to rest in Yearn for a warm embrace Soft and gentle skin To protect and nurture Help that being grow I will search for her Till the day I know
You'll always be the one I wanted most. The one I gave the most time too. Put in the most effort. The only one I'l ever wait for. And you didn't even seem to notice. You always had some other girl,
I lied every time I said I'd never leave Then again so did she But now she's happier without me
Waiting, quietly behind this sheet,
I am waitingDisney college programMy friends are being acceptedDisney college programMerchandise, Quick Food & BeverageDisney college programAcceptancesDisney college programI am waiting
Couldn't see, couldn't hear, darkness was everywhere Why did you leave? I needed you More now than ever I'm so lost without the two of you Remember when you would call me boo?
I could be addicted to heroine, but your love is so much brighter I could swim around in a pool of alcohol,
Last night I prayed for you; I asked God to keep you safe for me, I laid in my bed Wondering if you had the chance to steal a glance of me last night, because
White honeysuckle mist strokes my jagged blades
If i could turn back time
Waiting to hear a sound,
(read like to the beat of a metronome or a ticking clock) Water drips, puckered lips. Tapping sounds, making rounds. Hitting bars, counting stars. one, two, three, four.
I have loved you faithfully though I tried to forget you. There has never been another. Your friendship has meant everything to me:
Tell me about how the end of the world Tell me about how much we have been fighting for. Should I hold on to the ideas of how I wanted to save this world by myself?
Waiting to be free;
Poetry The tall, dark and handsome man I long for His broad shoulders are the frames to the most beautiful painting His eyes illuminate in the sky like the stars Almost as if you could touch him,
People don't listen, they push you down and say you have no voice. You hide in the shadows, wanting to speak but never knowing how. You have an opinion, but they say it's not allowed,
Its better to wait... Better to wait because you keep your heart and mind safe. Its better to wait... So that your love it doesn't become tainted. Its better to wait...
We were driving back from a long night that consisted of frosted lips, too much eyeliner, beeping car alarms, and ran-thru stop lights
They are waiting I am waiting I don't know them, they don't know me, But we are waiting for each other. I have prayed for them already. I want to be a missionary. All my life I've
I've been counting down the days Untill I see you again. It does not matter where or how; All that matters is when.
My paper, Blank and voidNothing comes to mindAs I write, nothingInspire me I sayStill I have nothingMy poetic words, lost
Days, Weeks, Months, They pass. And I wait. I wait on you. I wait on a FaceTime, A call, Some word. But you don't call. You don't FaceTime, You send no word.
They call themselves boyfriends,But are they really?Yes, they’ve asked you out.Some don’t even do that.They message you dailyWorry about you every secondIf you don’t answer,They might even get mad
If Time passes like the wind is it really that Important? If people die every day do their lives even mean a thing? Why are we even here if we will just pass away someday? Why are we existing
Sometimes i stop believing, i just think about it and stop breathing, i cant take the fact that the things that i lack are the things that i need i mean please, please let me find happiness,love,
Day 3 of my waiting. Yesterday was two days.Sunday was day one.
Listening, the noises surround
I feel cold. Colder than someone should feel. I want to be alone All the time What is there to live for? There is no point Without love, life is pointless
I've waited for change But no change has come Maybe I just realized No change will ever come I'm never myself Or happy at that Well I could never assume I were happy with that
I was scared, Scared of what we could of had. Scared of what we should of locked on a pad. Scared of something that could go bad. And now, I stand. Confused with these flowers from another man.
Despite the distance and the pain even in my tears like rain Just like the last leaf on a tree The same as the way you have loved me Even if the world ends Everyday I make new friends
Wonder what it's like in the public eye. Everyone knowing everything, No secrets Whatsoever, Judging stares; hateful words. Wonder what it's like to always have a front. To be what others want,
So this is me Shoegazing Always An epiphany And your garage rock sound Does nothing to stir me I just sit back Watching the flow Smooth over my edges
The seasons keep changing and I only grow older In the summer i am wild and free like the bonfires on the beach I am not searching for anything but simply enjoying life as it is Life is simple Then comes fall
There are so many things I want to tell you I was the quiet one in class who did all of his work But you still gave me the bad grades because I did not talk throughout your class
They wait upon this platform, sleeping in benches, covered with papers of the year they arrived, let slip their arms to play a clink of glass to echoe amongst the bare and naked walls, They intedned not to stay long,
There is an island 26 miles off the coast of California. It's called Catalina. A place of reality filled up with all the mystery of my last relationship. I don't know how to write you-
I played along like it was nothing, a crush that wouldn't last. I never knew you felt the same, we could've skipped the pain of the past. I denied the accusations, But I knew I loved you from the start.
It started with a touch, a feel, a glimpse. The way your name feels, so soft on my lips. The sound of you, it drives me crazy. They mention your name, I love you, baby. You bring back feelings, long pushed away.
Voices and ventilators echo, Through suffocating hallways, As I walk in a long beige coat, My hair a shoddy bun. Skin transparent, Veins blue, Blood burning, Clawing to my center,
Liar, Liar pants on fire “Mama,” her body began to spark more and more with each step “I’m going to Emily’s house,” her eyes began to glow hungry for fuel
A lonely path I walk along Waiting for the one to take me home To hold my hand and smile sideways To brighten up my darkest sad days To keep me guessing with sweet surprises
Everlasting, perpetual, eternal wait Each moment longer than the last Seems hopeless to leave it to fate Each joyful moment too short to last Biding time till the day should come
My heart is heavy and my head is unclear Waiting to Exhale My eyes are watering and my soul is crying Still waiting to exhale My hands are trembling and my smile is weak And I'm still waiting to exhale
Although it is still summer, all my friends are at school And I'm here thinking: "quarter system, why you so cruel?" I was looking forward to the longest summer yet, But hearing others' fun stories just makes me upset
Lira, Lira by the river Does it yet reflect the sea? Your ears can hear the softest whispers Do they hear my quiet plea? All I love is in the river All you know is out at sea
I’m waiting:waiting for freedom, for a spectacular burst.I’ll know its appearing, though all I know now is the thirst.Just a distant echo now, but how could not the symphony be grand?
You sat alone every first day of school and hoped, no, prayed that no one sat next to you. And when they did, you ignored them; it wasn’t long before they said hello, but you had already put your earphones in.
Do not despair in loneliness be like the sun and the moon (for even the sun and the moon meet to kiss) wait for the right time, wait for your eclipse.
A blank page just sitting, waiting, for my words. A blank page just sitting, waiting, for an adventure.
You told me you love me, Yet where are you now. My birthday approaches, Yet not one word from you.
You are always waitingBut what are you waiting forAre you afraid if you go out to find itThat it may leaveOr that it will end up where you once wereSo shall you wait forever for something to happen
When you are scared it feels like hell that it will last forever every second lasting for years everything feels horrible When you are happy it feels like heaven that it will last forever
two months have passed. dinner is waiting, gratingall this on my mind. nothing has passed. I'm like a lightbulb fading.I was in it to win it but nothing came with it and now I'm just sitting alone.
As you can see...Im still here waiting for youWith my hopes in my handAnd my will to get close to you. Can't you see...That all glitters aren't gold?And not every star will sparkle?Now I know you are between the devil and deep sea. I know that...
Alone I am This feels like one big scam. I have no one to turn to Just empty dreams to pursue. Im here for you! But is your support for me true? When put to the test, All you do is rest.
Love came with you, engulfing me like a flame. We were supposed to be forever, But all that’s left is blame. You promised you adored me like no other
If the void between us Becomes too far to handle, I will make a teleportation device So I can be close to you once more If the time apart Fades memories from my mind,
Five Hundred, Twenty-Five Thousand, Six Hundred Minutes... Times Three. That's how long I must endure this ache in my chest. All I want is you. Your heart. Your Love.
Upon your return I shall wait. The deepest parts of my Confused heart become Your sanctuary. Shall I continue this journey Towards horizons yet unknown? This eternal heart
I sit patiently waiting for you to get here. Why do you keep me waiting? On my skin I feel the sun’s rays, blanketing me in faux warmth, whose real counterpart I can only feel once you get here. Yet still I wait. Why am I still waiting?
do you remember that night the night we felt something new were you there in the moment or were you checked out too
Too young to understand too naïve to comprehend But you’ve sold me short. You’ve pulled the wool over your own, building up the walls of your fort.
I look out across the dingy city. Towers loom over the filthy streets, the roads, broken, have no destination, and the street signs, blank, give no direction.
If I did love If I did love it would be so glorious so clumsy on a spring afternoon as Shakespeare or Keats as a ungraceful trip caught merely by chance
It's that feeling of elation between what is and what could be. It's impatiently waiting for the celebration to begin. & without warnin', you are already in; the new moment has won
I'm shutting down What else am I to do? Till you come around Till then I'll wait for you So broken How I feel inside words unspoken All these feelings denied
Remember when you caught me Bleeding in my bed Hands and face the deepest shade of red And I was floating Through those stars that you call eyes That are brighter than the sunrise and
I wake up but keep my eyes closed. I just lay there in my bed. Seems like everyday is the same, I hear the same old story playing over and over in my head.
What is Time? Time is something that keeps the world going, Something that two people may love to share. Sharing is caring but what if the time you shared, you really didn't care?
The worst thing about myself is that I’m too goddamn impatient. Though I’m not alone because I was born and raised in this nation where waiting on anything from the internet to a Starbucks coffee
Everyday we walk Everyday we keep silent Everyday we wait We wait, for God gave us patience We wait, for success comes in time We wait, for our voices are still merging into one
I don't know what being in love is like, But some say it's easier than riding a bike. I have a few ideas of what it could be, And I hope one day it could happen to me. Some people say true love is blind,
It's hard waiting for the guy you love. It's like waiting for a plane to arrive, And hearing it crashed. It's like watching a sad movie, And not knowing how it ends.