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June 7, 2021 @ 10 pm A 28-year old teenager - not more than 34. Somewhere between one and the other, my life went out the door. I haven't seen it, hyde nor hair; my birthdays equal 55.
Maman, tu étais la première femme
Brain before body Response to stimulus Required for life Required for happiness If not made by you It will be made for you
If not from you first It doesn’t matter Your perception Be careful with your definition Vital part of life
Forth then back Teeter then totter Deflected off Not quite straight back Creation lives here Or so says the universe
It feels different Makes you want to question Don't resist Pay attention Power lives in the changes
The world turns The sun rises Morning breaks as you realize It’s time for movement It’s time for change The world turns
Dark and long goes the road Middle line stretches straight as if never ending Lights only show so far But the line streams out straight into the black
It based on results it won’t last Failure is coming and shatters perfection Have you walked the path? Have you put in the work?
Our fleeting view of reality Check points ensure accuracy Balance your views Mesh with humanity Pursue beauty and truth
How do you love someone Someone you know at their core The ins and outs, good and bad You know every thought and desire You stand in judgement
Panic rages Anxiety attacks Fear abounds How to make it stop Weather it? Fight it? Breeding ground for inaction
It is not words It's not only thoughts Less talking required Internal rooting necessary Drive your legs down Let your feet firmly plant
Future The future’s power Unlimited in nature Where creativity lives To shape the present Past
Awareness within Not looking out It begins inside Then pushes its way out Self propriety and self focus Creating yourself isn’t selfish
Why is it that we always want what we don't have? Why is it that what is avilable to us is never good enough? Maybe we are a society of people who fixate too much on chaning everything,
I can't tell if the voices in my head or the voices in my ears are the ones that are bringing me down, I am someone who is always positive, and these voices that won't stop are the ones that are turning this around.
Some people may tell me that I am crazy, but no matter how hard I try, I can't seem to let you go,
When PRESSURE Comes Knocking How PATIENT Are You... ? Do You Remain COOL Or Are You The Type To Start HURLING ABUSE... !?! I Try To STAY COOL When Dealing With Fools... !!!
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.
I’ts not that I’m insouciant, I just can’t find the shape of tongue To inform you of your ignorance; To tell you the ways of the world, In a moment or less.
Isn't it so funny how we all sit there and create these different scenarios in our heads, But most of the time they are negative ones, and they are things that we dread.
They say distance makes the heart grow fonder, And being apart from somelike you has made my mind wander. I am constanty wondering what you are doing during this time,
In times like this, it is easy to feel scared and alone, When you have no idea what's going on in the outside world because you are stuck at home. With your loved ones so far away,
Take Your Time Man USE Your Mind ... Before You Try To Ride With CRIME ... !!! Take Your Time When You Design ... Your Prose To Flow Poems In Rhyme ...
Patience is a virtue, so I've been told. But instant gratification seems so much easier, so much more appealing, how can it not be better? Somehow patience supposedly brings better blessings.
How does one fight for fairness without keeping score? If you have the answers , please , please say more. This rumbling and rattling in a vacant brain ... It’s enough to make one wonder if they ever were sane.
Wear my poetry.On your skin.Recite parts of me. On your stretch marks.Carry my sensuality.On your tongue. Speak. Only about us.
Not forced Victory does not care Your past struggles mean nothing 5 a.m sessions for the perfect application yet you may still fail
Patience, Dear child your turn will come. Your mind is racing while time is still, You wonder why your youth is gone. Now is a time to think, Tomorrow is a time to execute.
“forget your perfect offering just ring the bells that still can ring there is a crack in everything that’s how the light gets in” -Leonard Cohen
Patience.you have to go through many temptations and many expectations and/or sensations.
Patience What is it? A nonexistence. The mind was wicked, and the body was involuntary. Play around, aggravate sound, Adam found. Indeed, an innocent one. Patience What is it?
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
Under the fall leaves Sitting, waiting for answers, The world stops, let’s see.
I just want to be the thing You never dream But always find. The one who Never makes it out From the corners of your mind. The one with whom you never knew
Notes flying ‘cross the page, Singing hope and singing rage Of how they plead to be free of the cage And dance across the page.
Love is kind Love endures Love is patient
Love is kind Love endures Love is patient
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.
I feel like the clouds are in the sky I feel like it is a gray day But I look out my window and notice the light, the blue skies, the bristling wind The chill still seeps in through the windows
When I realized you had moved on so fast, I realized that the pace was set. I realized when your bright blue eyes never lit up when we saw each other after a few days
My future wife.
Dear Dreams, I 'm sorry this had to come across as adrupt I never though there would be so many things in the way I always thought that if you worked hard enough If you just let yourself be driven by passion
Consistently patiently waiting for you
Dear Lover, So close yet so far. What's going on? It's a maze of love that I can't escape. Where's the door? At least a window.
Dear Young Hearts,
Show strength when fear is strongest Have patience when the struggle is longest Show love when hate is spewn For happiness will follow soon
//Patience// there has been a change. await, await ; in the sound of fate , no mantra to convince you ; no ecstasy to taint you . far away, far away ; stands
Frozen hands on the face Echoing, echoing Killing me without a trace The silence, loud in my ear What then, oh my, oh dear, oh dear That’s it, I’m done, life’s not worth living
I'VE CONFUSED LOVE WITH HATE AND HATE WITH LOVE CONFUSED THE TRUTH WITH A BLUFF AND WONDERED WHY LOVE IS SO ROUGH HERE'S A TOKEN FROM THE BROKEN ILL DROP GEMS OF LOVE THAT SEEM UNSPOKEN
“Love” is a powerful word so full of intense emotion and desperate desires. “Love” can mend or break you, healing wounds of the past
I thought I was special when he talked to me. Our eight year age difference intrigued me. Laughter and sweet small talk consumed our weeks. His vast charisma and poise decived me.
Being in an unhealthy relationship can affect all areas of your life. In my case, it negatively affected my grades in school, my performance on the football field, my mood which hurt my relationship with my family.
Why? You forgive Even when I don't deserve it You give When I need it You hold me But never things against me When I am mad You are calm I wonder why
Am I ready for you?The love you want to giveThe patience you have that's real.The touches I can already feel.Getting myself prepared for the thrillMakes me wanna already sign the deal.
You Feel Numb & Don't Know How To React, But You Also Wonder How Will I Get My Life Back Intact? You've Gone Through Hell In Silence, But Always Wiped Your Tears & Came Out Smiling.
She sits in her room everyday, Making plans and hoping. She sits in her room as the seasons start to change... Spring to Summer, Summer to Fall, Fall to Winter... On and on,
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,
Patiently waiting for the day that you come in and make volume of this hollowed soul, Waiting for the pleasure, Waiting for the ring of my phone,
dreams. path. future. past i find these things don't always last pain. promise. people. places surrounded by unfamiler faces another world, oh God's heaven different eyes, didn't feel i could win
The spirit of an earthly man is effortless. Buried in flesh and the ways of this world. Though living each day in his master’s indulgence, he is without internal conflict.
I look in the mirror of the year and see him behind me. January started with a ring. White, blue, me, you. Curled together and sprinkled with glittering gems. As the snow melted I took courses in depression and numbness,
The freedom I felt to express was so effortless, yet so natural and challenging.
Driving for 45 minutes Bumper to bumper Radio's broken and so is the AC But, that's Chicago for ya
Every morning he wakes up and sighs, To God he constantly prays. He hopes that today is the day he won’t lament, Because finally someone will notice his talent As he shares his beautiful voice with the world
I am the early bird Leaving my nest on the daily to catch my worm But I am not your usual early bird, For I just never catch the worm. The early bird that’s always unlucky.
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
this is the day the one single day on its own its not much but maybe thats the point it doesn't have to be much I mean we don't remember days we remember moments and not every moment either
Our words will stumble from my memory, and I will not feel any emptiness When the sun's light sees her own reflection In me. And then I will miss you no more I will walk with quiet footsteps;
Sitting patiently, Hearing closey for that tone, Just to make my day. When will it arrive? Am I just wasting my time? Must wait quietly.
Anxiety. One of the many things, That can drive me insane. Consistently waiting for something, Or in my case, Someone.
So lay yourself beside me love, and let's spend these lonely hours as one Part your sweet lips and invite me in I fell my head begin to spin as slowly, like fresh honey,
Little ego for self-esteemPatience when you go off beamStubbornness when you think you are just
I sowed seeds with love and hope Scattered them on earth Giving them lots of space And warmth by burying it in soil Nurtured it with manure and water Sunlight and air will help me I was sure
Fate works in mysterious ways Putting me through pain on most of my days Mental and physical, it has no preference For in my mind pain has taken up residence But still I wonder for what reason this is
you will probably never know what it's like to be a victim of your own mind
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.
So tell me about the things that keep you up at night. Tell me about the things you love so much that you would fight for them. Tell me about where you grew up. Tell me about why you grew up.
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
My hand is here all you have to do is take it you will have everything you need by just believing in me
Father, You eat your porridge at such speed That I wonder how your teeth
We all say Emily Dickinson in our sleep And watch Van Gogh as we eat,
I have a million thoughts running through my head and it seems that none of them have a clear answer for me.
that’s the problem, I don’t know I’m on a wooden boat being tossed to and fro
The rolling rumble, resonating through the clouds
A wave, one word, two syllables: a melancholy taste left upon my tongue. A hug, one word, two syllables: a flashback of all the memories that were fun. A kiss, three words,
Love is patient.
Cried all day Pain went away
All of our years we work and try to see, The girl or boy we are supposed to be. We go through school being judged and bullied, Just to turn around and judge and bully. We are called to act with love and kindness,
CUT THE RESTRAINTS THAT HAVE HELD YOU BACK SHUT THE DOOR TO ALL THE NEGATIVE SMACK BUILD THE BLOCKS OF CONFIDENCE INSIDE YOU SHILED THE PAST AND PUT OLD THOUGHTS BEHIND YOU
When you see me, My tall slender statue, Fashioned to rule. You expect the typical teen. In the drugs, alcohol, sex pool No way, sorry, not my destiny. Boyfriend yes, fun yes, free to be me,
Scared in a world with a variety of people, the rejects, the nerds and quiet people . With the people who belong on stages and are natural leaders , those who belong at the steaple.
Solitude taught me something
"Patience", she said, As she whispered in my ear. All being's trials start here. She drew me a map And left me alone. "If you want, come follow me here." With tears in my eyes,
Here I sitand wonder why.Why am I here?Is it just to die?Or is there a reasonFor this crazy world?A reason to be hereto spin and to twirl?
Sometimes, enough is enough you tap out before the going actually gets tough nevertheless, no one else is in your position except you battling and fightng to get through
Strength is the river; Though it seems to conform To the limits of the earth, With diligence and patience, Even the most stubborn stone Will obey the current.
God loves girls of all shapes and size, and I get really sick of hearing all the lies. You're not a piece of meat to be flaunted around, No matter how sweet the boys may sound.
In every woman's life, Love is a must. Some men just think that means lust. Forget her figure, and her face. I swear some men are just a disgrace. Love is a feeling, a heartfelt passion,
Blink Too much light. Wink She's just right. Squint He's not there. See Them smiling fare. Yawn Took tired and weak.
I love snowflakes, how they stick to my jacket, as they fall, like little shredded fairy wings, soft and delicate. I love soft blankets, how they envelop me in warmth, minutes later,
There she is on the other side of the road.
Sculpted from minerals and then the spirit flows,
Remember the garden, our special place. Where I'd always be waiting for your pretty face. For waiting and writing, these beautiful scenes are all that I can do for now, so it seems.
I could see the universe in your eyes, leaping through my body, dripping from my bones. Your breath took mine away. As we got lost together in our infinite lust,
Neither sunrise nor moonlit stars will ever be more beautiful than you,
True love is something that I have never believed in,
Though it seems that the heavens keep us apart,
Let's do this before we expire don't look away or you too will transpire into a mindless individual a zombie to them they take you and use you until you are dead
I see his shadow rising I feel like going down Once I feel my dreams I can't understand how I feel About this mystery love Once I need know How your heart works I never stop thinking About you
"Mine"I wish I could hold youYou don't remember our moments
You are the flowers
I will someday get to meet her As long as I am able to save money There will be a day when I am able to happily meet her It is a matter of an exotic toungue and money, nothing more As of now I am without gladness
A patient heart is well rewarded in time It understands the clock’s tick is a sign Each stroke a step to something so divine There are occasions we don’t fully understand A heart will break so it can learn to mend When life is truly ready, the go
If a stranger was the face reflected back You wouldn't break his jaw would you? Threaten to murder him for being black Or beat him for loving his fellow man Too often I see the withered dreams
I've been counting down the days Untill I see you again. It does not matter where or how; All that matters is when.
Watch Time Friend of Mine Brave and cunning Clever till the end Watch the red, as it spreads
All of us are like flowers, we start out real slow. From a really small seed, we learn things as we grow. To be better than someone else is our focus rather than the flow. Everyone has their moment,
Yelling at me 24/7, complaining when you don't have your way, calling me names when you feel like it, think you're the king on the throne, I wait until it's sucked in like helium.
This is for the girl
Day 3 of my waiting. Yesterday was two days.Sunday was day one.
Love is the touch that heals the wound, a gentle press, nothing much,
Madness Is My Only Cure, Sanity Is What People Tell Me Is Pure,
If a flower was love, why pick it? The flower will die so leave it be and it will grow
It takes pain to know that you're alive, That your heart is beating. That your skin is feeling. That your lungs are breathing. It takes passion to know that you have the drive,
Everything is wild, And Everything is thus something, But will the tides turn, Till we have nothing? We lost it all, Though we had it all, Everything was all we needed,
You know your mom’s been coming to see you And you should know every day I’m here too My people been saying I’m gonna go broke taking off so many hours Running to the store to get you flowers
How come they say time heals all pain?
Dear my love, whose name is unknown I’ve encrypted my unspoken words onto this heart of stone Each waking hour, each restless night, every passing moment all a paradigm
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
Good morning and good night To you whose always let me down We're dancing apart in this twilight You're rising sun tares me down. I followed you into te haze Not realizing you never looked back
First stage is completely content and indifferent
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
"You cant change who you've become" This phrase doesn't apply to you literarlly but figurativley its who you've made your self known to others That DOESN'T mean you cant change yourself for the better...or for the worst
Help me believe that youre the right man for my heart..help believe that you can stand to be the mother of my future childrens...
The beginning of love is happiness But when it gets to the middle It begins to change So try and have patince looking for the right one Because the right ones are hard to come by Patience is the key to love
That rush you dread as life crashes towards you, Barreling through with unspoken emotions. Guilt, remorse, and weariness threads a shadow, A fifty-foot tower right over you.
fffffffffffffIn the dark of the nightBy the light of the moonI sat without frightKnowing he would come soon
I can't believe I was so blind, To see the mistakes I made, To see all the chances I could have taken, To see all the things that went wrong, To see all the things I could have prevented.
this place you call home, well it’s burning you down find a place for change, take a chance, invent hope you’re more than what you do and where you are you’re beautiful.
You walk in the room My hands begin to shake You look at me My heart pounds I can feel it fighting to jump through my skin You begin to speak
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
I cried an ocean of tears. Then I swam through all my fears. Just to get to you. I was never afraid To prove it! I have always loved you. You always knew it. I would do everything
A misty dusk falls softly on the trees Which leaves are crisp with water’s frosty breath. Its rushing motion underneath their eaves S’portrayed by hasty sunlight’s daily death.
And I feel as though our book has not ended, this chaper may have closed, but I believe better ones are in the making and in time our book will continue again.
As i sit there Quietly and Wait My dark surrondings I'm not aware Not sure what fate will bring Every second I hear What may be the last I am filled with fear About some of my past
Stop trying so hard And just relax Take each day slowly And give love back Life is short And terribly long Painfully bitter Yet a beautiful song
My breath loses thought, but my brain is reeling through images and I swear it won't ever stop. A dose of fear catches hold of me at least once a day.
I do not write I express what is dormant this is not a poem these are words formatted from the grievings in my soul the depths of which that is so persecuted attacks my flesh for opening the door
When you left leaves blew, away with my thoughts of you. My heart grips like roots.
the essence of my existence. As fastpaste as I’ve taught myself to be, my true fulfillment lies in stillness. The tranquil serenity and peacefulness of the motionless state of the self, a time when I can thoroughly analyze my position in social
I Love the way you stop everything and Orderly tell me to sit back down, listen Very closely to Everything You have to say in Order for me to Understand your world.
You know it's true when you only have reasons to smile around them, or when your thoughts are flooded with their words and actions, your smile just sticks around for once.
I forgot Those times I sat on my bed and cried, And sobbed my losses after all I tried And you sat by my side and held me tight You spoke comforting words to make things right.
So you ask me why I write... You want to know why I do what I do? So here, how about I give you a clue, I am an emotional volcanoe just waiting to erupt, but not in the way you may think, I don't live to dectruct
Him. He's there. Purple skater shoes, His last name on the back, Talking all gamer and yet focused on Me. I'm there. Blouse and make up on- Trying super hard to impress him.
When I see you, the butterflies go crazy. Flying and fluttering, Telling me the obvious. You smile and wave, Seemingly thrilled to see me, and I can't help but smile and wave back,
If I could change one thing about my past It wouldn’t be me loving you, or the amount of time and effort I invested in you... It would be the oceans waves that washed against this brown beach
I am the girl your mother warned you about - that when you're done with the easy lays in beds that never get used to your shape - You'll look up from your third drink and see me standing there, patient,
I wrote this one at the age of 12. This one goes out to my daddy, cause hes my best friend. I know we always be tight until the very end. Sometimes I loose everything and he is all I've got.
i watch the raindrops slide downi watch the cold creep upi watch the day turn to nightand i know i'm dying on the insidei want to tell you you're the onethe only one i lovebut i can't seem to find the words
I miss you now, but hold my tears Knowing you're there through all my fears. These days seem dark and filled with gloom, Woven with trouble on a weaver's loom. But through the clouds I see a ray,
Lonely Night When I look at the see I only sea me, Nothing special, Nothing true. I wonder through the sand Dragging my feet in the blue, To my surprise a little white shell caught my eyes
They say, love is complex.. that's complexity found in the emotions that are reaching at the brain, flowing into the heart but his definition fails to leave the lips of the one who's in love.
The only time I conquorThe only time I fightThe only time I feel, is only when the time is right.If I am human, and if I am true...Why do I feel nothing but when it is felt by you?Emotionally stable?
2 houses, opposite sides of the world 4 parents constantly fighting 6 brothers dirty and wrestling 5 sisters always borrowing The eldest child is the guinea The youngest is just spoiled
I fly in excess over the sun, Ready for a rapture that does not come. Although I travel in great speed, It is I who has all the power and need, To survive in the path of demons and evil things.
(poems go here)never look back at your past, the past is past, and nothing at last, lool into the future for what you might see, is you and me forever
I used to be bound by the past But when I was fourteen At last Finally there was a way out Someone helped me Happiness filled me Inside and out My church family really cared
Patience is a virtue; To know you is to love you. Yet still I cannot help but feel, To me you will reveal, Your hopes, your dreams, Yet presently I know not your name! I will wait and I will laugh,
Many people believe that time is moneySome add that money isn't everything thoughBut for me, time is simply trickyIt's the reason why I'm at a point so low
Hope deferred makes the heartsick Toxins of hurt and shame permeating Leaving fuels of carnal residue Where pride flicks its presence and magnifies it all
I recall that pulse of summer, vivacious and lively when I first met you. Fall sprang into worlds of color, I learned the meaning of Love is Blue. Through the winter, snow sparkled down.
I await the benevolence. No rebellion to be found here, nor even a challenge just a confounded nomad seeking serenity. I hope we'll all one day be able to break through the irony.
Why do the days have to end? The lights go out. The night begins. The beauty of a summer's day Darkens after sunset. They say the bird's songs are lovely all day
My mother is special kind of woman She is no ordinary mother, for her ways Her ways are different, they are unique As she shows love in various ways
Do not disturb the fragile likes of time. He, she, they do not take kindly to the fickle sort. I wish to behold before I become, I wish to grasp tranquility void of trials and become half baked
MaYbE wE'rE aLl ToO eAgEr, ToO gRoW uP & gEt a LiFe MaYbE wE'rE aLl ToO eAgEr, ToO rUn AwAy FrOm AlL oUr StRiFe MaYbE wErE aLl ToO eAgEr ToO qUiT tHe HoMe FoR tHe DoRm
The valleys green, the ocean blue The golden sun in the afternoon The soft brush of and offshore breeze And in the fall, the piles of leaves
lyrics to dance words running skipping Letter to Letter inklike waterfalling curled paper edges hinting hiding sneaky secrets scribbled to question is it shame periods semicolons and Why i should do
come sit by my side. i waited for you twenty seven years. vain fantasies and aches and eventual numbness.
Our love is first class Sit down and take a glass Come and drench in the past Long convos never cease to last on the phone past 12 Will we ever go to bed? Couldn't say goodnight Knowing in my head
There's so much stress The last forty days of school With all of the reports and papers Books and projects Filling out papers Application after application All asking the same questions
See The other day this girl I once loved told me I have issues But that girl doesn’t know a thing about my life in Mogadishu… The feeling of this pain is impeccable
~Countdown of Madness~
~i waited patiently… as if my turn was next i was just as naive as you thinking that you were the best you watched him cheat but you forgot about the rest forgave him time after time
Slam what you will, Slam what you may, but you must always seize the day.
Too many decisions. What decisions are going to make my life right? Thats all i am thinking about on this sleepless night. Sometimes i want to give up. Why cant life be simple? This stress makes me tremble.
Why can't it be over? Why can't it be done? The stress always builds, The tension never leaves. I wish it was over, I wish it was done. To be able to relax, To be able to be carefree.
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
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,