Picking petals
Sep 30, 2014

Picking petals
like you picked apart
my heart.
each piece drifts
to the ground
You loved me,
you love me not.

Petal by petal.
Piece by piece.
Till nothing's left
but a vacant stem,
an empty vessel.
Left to wither away
never can be whole again,
can't get back what's been taken.
You loved me.
You love me not.

I envy the flower,
for while it dies
after being picked and torn
to peices.
I survive,
these injuries won't kill me
but I'll never be the same.
so i'll continue picking petals
You loved me.
You love me not.

#love   #heart   #break   #flower   #unrequited   #petals   #wither   #picking  
N E Waters
N E Waters
Oct 20, 2013

Couldn't eat so
I smoked a cigarette,
now all I've got is shallow satisfaction,
bad breath.

But I'll pick my scabs, just to
remind myself,
Pick my scabs
as if I could find myself
finger-deep in my own left thigh.

Missed you today,
I turned the TV on so I wouldn't
feel alone, and
let reality slip

And I pick my scabs to remind myself,
Pick my scabs to encourage better health
And I pick my scabs so I can know they're healing

I always fell in love with
moments, never with the man.
I danced through stars to
love songs I couldn't understand

And I pick
my scabs, just to remind myself
And I pick my scabs,
just to pretend to know
how scars are birthed from blooming skin

Pick my scabs like I wish I
could crack apart my shell,
let it shatter
let it shatter

But you can't see it, so to you it doesn't matter.

Flesh will always lie, but my keloids will remember.

Bitter past will grasp upon you
but surviving is what matters.

So I,
pick my scabs
to remind myself

super old.
#past   #frustration   #skin   #scar   #scab   #pick  
Rohit Rohan
Rohit Rohan
May 11, 2014

We are like two guitar picks
They are all so unique
Different shapes
Different sizes
Different textures
Different smells
Different feels
Different beings
But we
We are identical
Just like each other
And we play music that is so different
No one gets it
No one figures it why
But so it is
And only we can get what flows out of it
Strumming along in dischord
And harmony too
You’re just like me
And I am just like you
But we have our own guitars
And that is where our melody flows
The music all so complete
All so perfect
That it makes you just not believe
Coz things cannot be perfect
For nothing ever is complete
For beauty lies in incompleteness
And imperfection
And we with our guitars
Are just so bloody perfect
That it bleeds me to see us that way
If only guitar picks like us
Were left alone with each other
And never touched or disturbed
We wouldn’t get around to do anything
For the two of us
Are of the same kind
We can’t get music out of us
Or each other
Coz we are no guitars
And we won’t have them
Or anything else
But just each other
Two guitar picks
With the same lives
Shape and design
The only two unique
That no one else can match
That no one else can get
And there we lie together in the corner
No one to ruffle us
Just left to ourselves
And we lie there
By our sides
And we can’t play no music
And we can’t strum a song
Coz we are two guitar picks
Without nothing else
Without no guitars
But only ourselves
Which is just so bloody incomplete
And so imperfect
So mighty beautiful..

#romance   #two   #guitar   #picks  
life; i'm still picking jagged stones
caitlyn renee
caitlyn renee
May 27, 2014      May 27, 2014

my face smashed against the concrete
when you kicked me from your
life; i'm still picking jagged stones
from the spaces between my
teeth. because of this,

i don't smile

i don't like it when people leave.
#love   #heartbreak   #sad   #depression   #life   #heart   #anxiety   #smile   #boys   #girls   #me   #no   #ache   #face   #personal   #concrete   #heartache   #stone   #teeth   #ugh   #spaces   #rock   #rocks   #kick   #stones   #pick   #smashed   #picking   #smash   #kicking   #kicked  
Aug 4

if i could've had anyone, i would've picked you

#love   #you   #heartache   #anyone   #picked   #starry-eyed  
Lady Grey
Lady Grey
Feb 11      Feb 11

One day
your parents
will put you down
and never, ever
pick you up again.

#love   #sad   #never   #parents   #again   #pick  
Only one for the picking,
Lily IS
Lily IS
Feb 12

Two flowers,
both wonderful.
One yellow,
the other blue.

Only one for the picking,
only one you can choose.

Two flowers,
both swaying.
Sans plucking,
not dying.

#death   #flowers   #blue   #yellow   #2   #picking  
Chance J
Chance J
Mar 9, 2014

His kiss was
a pick-me-up
in a let-me-down
kind of world.
I didn't mind
having an

#kiss   #world   #his   #more   #overdose   #pick-me-up  
May 23      May 23

Business men pick their noses in trains.
They think no one sees them but I haven't forgotten
the many hands that they shake.

#ride   #men   #train   #nose   #business   #picking   #handshakes  
Rosalind Heather Alexander
Rosalind Heather Alexander
Sep 19      Sep 19

Cyber bullying is not acceptable
It's cruel
And demeaning.
As for the person well don't think much of
Their mentality.
Got nothing else better to do than pick
on someone their own age.

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