samantha lauren
samantha lauren
May 22, 2014

love is a disease that i welcomed easily
i ran into it's arms and got stabbed right in the heart
betrayed by the feeling that i had always trusted most
and when i fell back hoping to be caught
you weren't there, you weren't there
i fell right to the floor, you told me you loved me
and then you left me there cold and sore

#love   #broken   #depression   #heart   #disease   #stab  
Jun 19, 2015

Love is cholesterol in the heart,
sugar in the blood.

#love   #heart   #10w   #cholesterol  
Sep 26, 2014

There’s something in my chest
Growing, swelling
A disease manifesting in my heart
It latches to my nerves and infects my brain
It’s love

It overflows from my heart
Oozing through my ribs like a thick river
Of butterflies and tired words
Remembered laughs and the sound of your voice

But lately it’s a symphony of voices
A theatre full of musicians playing my heartstrings
You’re a musician baby, and so are they

I’m sick
Infected with too much love for too many people
It’s a heart transplant
But they don’t take my old heart out first
Just add more and more until they spill from my ribs
Filling every corner of me until I crack

But baby I love it

Don't get me wrong, this is supposed to be a happy poem
#love   #happy   #you   #polyamory   #sickness  
Madeline Weir
Madeline Weir
Mar 25, 2013

just now my heart gave two great
and heaving beats
that shuddered my whole chest.
i know this is just a symptom
of the cardiac quirk i inherited from my mother
but it felt to me like some sort of physical closure.
for a moment after it happened
my chest didn't have that emptiness anymore.
my body is healing my nonbody.
that's what it felt like.
for a second, anyway.

"Medical science is so advanced today that heart disease is no longer a problem," said Li Mei consolingly to Kitty Ting Hao in the Hong Kong movie: Between Tears and Laughter (1960).

I see you every day
But I've never said a word
And even if I did
You never would've heard

I really should avoid
Even looking your way
My heart can barely handle
The words I hear you say

But that's nothing new
My heart is meek
The scar across my chest
Proves I am weak

My father died
Of heart disease
And passed it down
To me with ease

I'll never join you
To run around
To smell the fresh air
And feel the cool ground

And so I'll stay content
Protecting my feeble heart
Watching you smile
As I fall apart

Nov 10, 2014

For so long I have held it to heart
that to be affected is to be infected,
so much so that it has become a disease;
my heart disease.

Not bought on by an over consumption of calories
but a product of being ill at ease with those around me
and that within me,
so better bin me. Better? Bin me.
I'm done being me.

Anthony Steele
Anthony Steele
Jun 28, 2015

hands inspire words to be typed by other hands
my heart is beating
i can see it
my stomach bounces a little each time
low blood pressure typically means a low chance of heart disease but a big chance of not giving much of a shit about anything
bed stained where skin touched skin beautiful act ugly reminder
dont clip fingernails often enough stay dirty work in food industry
coffee farmers drink coffee made from the worst beans of the harvest magnum opus never experienced by artist
motorcycles are a good way of saying i have a lot of money and care about nothing

Can't figure out the damn machine
her mom's heart disease and lack of goals
for her future destroying her control

we like to not talk about that as
a possibility, much like the abortion
we chose awhile ago, that possibility
of her mom possibly dying because
she's been on this planet for too long.

spend my days telling her how to use
the computer, she spends her days
laughing at my dumb poetry.

Wonder of love
Passes through the heart
Leaving special blessings
Warming the soul
Sealing the cracks
that were left in heartache
from before
Love heals all wounds
that pierce the soul
Setting it free once again
to soar

Love is medicine  sent from above
Healing the lonely and afflicted
Sick in heart
Disease is creeping through
us all
Tearing families apart
God is trying to heal our wounds
If only we'll let him be a part
Thoughts and troubles build walls
that only he can tumble
if only we are willing to trust him with our lives
Pushing aside doubts and fears
taking his hand inside the troubles
Even when it's all we see
He's there inside the rumble
If only you believe.

By Weeping willow

Always talking to myself;-]
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