I was sitting by my chalk outline on the floor
Spencer Carlson

The sun burns bright all day and night
The moon comes to steal it's light
I was sitting by myself
I couldn't help to notice your shine

I was sitting by my chalk outline on the floor
You came like the sun to destroy the night that held me before

You don't have to dress up like a
Barbie doll to look so beautiful
I'll make sure you shine like you're supposed to
You don't deserve to feel like you're being used

I was sitting by my chalk outline on the floor
You came like the sun to destroy the night that held me before

And they’re just want to remind you
That there's nothing you can do
But I'm here to tell you
I’m in love with everything that you do

I don't mind your cold fingertips
That means my body is warm for you
Sitting, waiting for you to decide
If you want to go out or stay by my side

I was sitting by my chalk outline on the floor
And you came like the sun to destroy the night that held me before
So come sit by my side and set me on fire with your love
Who needs the world when I’ve got the girl that burns like the sun

https://spencercarlson.bandcamp.com/track/chalk-outline

Third track from my album *The Universe is Screaming*
Look at the size of that chalk outline,
Chloe Mondegreen
Chloe Mondegreen
Sep 17, 2014      Sep 19, 2014

Look at the size of that chalk outline,
The evidence labelled from one to nine,
Hear the sirens cry throughout the night,
The screams of despair, the gasps at the sight.

For the chalk outline, common it was,
White powder stained with drops of blood,
Outlining a corpse, a reflection of death,
But this one was less, than two feet in length

#sad   #death   #goodbye   #miss   #chalk   #outline  
Matthew Harlovic
Matthew Harlovic
Oct 29, 2014

She colors the cosmos,
brushstrokes on brain.
Acrylic paint plunges
deep in my vein.
Did you paint me insane?

© Matthew Harlovic

#paint   #art   #insanity   #talk   #colors   #sanity   #chalk   #cosmos   #vein   #acrylic  
Kristo Frost
Kristo Frost
Mar 16, 2013      Mar 17, 2013

Hear the symphony of the room you surround yourself with.
Have you already heard this song?

Sip your current State.
Do you like it?

How now a brown cow.
Are you even listening?

Pass your homework to the front of the class.
Were you daydreaming again?

*the day it rained all the chalk on the sidewalk washed away,
Alexandria O'Brien
Alexandria O'Brien
Sep 29, 2014

the day it rained all the chalk on the sidewalk washed away,
the sun came and dried an utterly blank canvas

Hana Gabrielle Behrs
Hana Gabrielle Behrs
Feb 21, 2014      Feb 22, 2014

the lulls of fog hug close
to the hips of the hills
caught
in the soaked grass
and the sighs of February

the styrofoam sticks
burned to the roots,
compact in the cracks
of the sidewalk so packed
into my memory

and the powdered
assimilation
leaves sweetness
on the base of my tongue

the hooves of fog
race us
they dance between the trees
bucking at the thunder
at the bursting
of my anticipation

danielle m
danielle m
Aug 13, 2013

the spaces between my ribs
ive reserved for you
please fill them with love
and bind me with your glue

the glue you made from blood
of past girls you robbed
when you promised them the world
and left them dislodged

the powder of my bones
chalked into the earth
writing your name in greys and whites
and weighing up our worth

now im just a shell
writing words to ghosts
these words that no one seems to hear
im your lifeless loveless hoax

...

Jack C Preston
Jack C Preston
Apr 7, 2013

It wasn't too long ago when I last saw you
But forever is an overwhelming state of mind
See, all emotions are transferrable to expression
It's not by force
But by watching the spool roll down the hallway and unwind
I could never roll it back up
So I learned how to knit
You learn adaptation, and to control your mind
Energies can take harsh tolls
On the stamina of your patience
So just stop thinking from time to time.

 
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