I see you in my sleep.
I hear you in my sleep.
And you're nowhere near.
I wake up with you on my mind.
I dream of you all the time.
And this suits me fine.
I speak of you.
I talk about you.
And you're nowhere near.
But if you were here?
I will be silent in professing my love for you.
Meeting of the board members
Nights are long
You fail to breathe
Stretching your arm
It hurts what's wrong
Must exercise in time
Muscles did dwindle
Lifting and bending
Do you have to.....
It's never too late
Be again strong
In the morning dew
A whistle a song
Just a self assessment
on our first date,
what that mouth does,
let me ask the same to you,
but besides lying.
idk just trying out
singing notes of the sick dawn
a bird makes off with my heart
pins it to the notice board
I'll not retrieve it
what are the things that fascinate you most?
Things that make your eyes sparkle aglow,
that soothe your awry, unrest, stirred soul.
Some are fascinated with their fiery, burning passion of life,
and some others are fascinated with their own death.
I am one of the latter.
Since you're too heavy, it's almost a joke to hang yourself, Shannon. Find another alternative.
you're my signature tune
favorite phase of the moon
sweet tea in June
always gone too soon
It's a wonder how others
Can sometimes look at us
better than we see ourselves.
The darkness we fight
Obscures a brighter view.
Thoughts hidden from sight,
And feelings concealed,
Portrayed as right,
Are not beliefs that others
Gather to be true
*at least not on purpose... there is more complexity to it though sometimes
It is amazing that not seeing someone on the inside is also the greatest source of conflict... thankfully, we can choose love over fear
i want to stand in torrential storms and scream
until my lungs become ash and the rain has eroded the world around me
~who wants to join?
A shared cigarette
like a pirouette
spinning through my mind
a kiss, a touching of hands,
Rosy cheeks and a quick
stammering of words.
Brought with spark
and gone too soon
Like a shared cigarette
Seeking for moments between,
to maybe glean
another shared cigarette
Come, oh Muse of the Night,
And let us embark on a pitiful Dream,
Where moonlight Shadows and shaded Light
Make starry Skies and breathless Vapours deadly seem.
Come, my Melinoë, and take my sweet Dreams away!
I'll change my Sense for the purest Madness
For not in Agony I impede the venomous Day,
Nor return to Helios, Bringer of bitter Sadness.
Oh Daedalus! beg me to harness my Ambition,
(lest I fall prey to the Sun's melting Faculty).
Rise, my Icarus to drive me away from the Exposition
That could render me Aspiration's final Casualty.
Rise, my Dark, my beautiful Soul!
Catch me from rushing my Time.
Grace me with the Gift of Control;
Please, take my blemish'd Anxieties
Away, bring Golden Rest, and make it mine!
The trees are bare
Having lost her
White glistening snow
Be here to cover
tremors so troubling,
once more, and debilitating
with a promise that stays.
cold thoughts shadowing my day,
an obsession with such urgency
and a voice too tired to remain.
perhaps my dreams never came.
I haven't washed in two months(?). Pitiful, isn't it? Anyway, I hope this is sufficient.
There are not so many transitions in life as peculiar as love.
the stages from
"I think, I could love you."
"I want, to love you."
"I know, I love you."
Rome's majesty hangs in the night air
in a haze of amber and gold
illuminating the domes and cypress trees
and clinging to our newly infatuated cheeks
like a million droplets of citrine mist
conjured from the knowing mischief
that imbues the age-old streets
Our formerly suppressed smiles break their bonds
and creep up our faces to sparkle from our eyes
as our fingers entwine
and the columns and porticos look on
winking at us, nudging us,
urging us to cavort with olives and wine
and revel in decadence with the ancients
We cross a bridge over the River Tiber
a dark shimmering ribbon
that subtly beckons us to gaze at its glory
and reminds us like a sly grandfather
that while the city is eternal
we are just mortals
and every second of magic is there to be grasped
Accepting its sage, I squeeze her hand
making her gasp and bite her lip.
I climb up and sit on the edge of the bridge
she joins me and brushes the hair from her face
revealing cheeks that flush pinker by the second.
We stare at each other in silence
against a backdrop of timeless radiance
Her chest rises and falls
but filled with the steel of Caesar's legions
I lean forward and cradle her soft, glowing face
and inhale her sweet, warm breath
before our lips brush and fizzle with delight
caressing softly as the static crackles
until we pant for air
We adjust, reconnect
and sink back into each other
in a swirl of saffron hued enchantment
merging with the city and time
as three millennia of history
alights in rapturous applause, to relive its ecstacies
through our perishable young flesh
with so many seemingly
dark filled times ahead, behind
while some days still remain
we will go forward, resilient
knowing that we must be strong
a little bit longer, until we get there
take a moment, be a child once more
as you did then , look up , search
the night sky, find the brightest star to make
a grown up wish upon, make it a plea that
we will have peace and dignity once and for all
By Michael Perry
Whether a comma, or colon:
Punctuation slows my rolling
I need no period. When I end
no Capitalization when I begin
Rulelessly I flow my art
Not a single!
Are you not the one
Where a question mark
No longer goes
Warp the structure
Bend the lines
Put in repeat
Let emotion unwind
Your poetry's the best
Be your own ruler
Pass your own test
Take your own road
Where ever it leads
Lover or hater
It's all poetry!
No matter who you are
You have my deepest respect!
All is vanity
The meanings of passion
The aesthetic expression
The lines we draw and stay within
Even love is beyond intent
Flowing from our pens
And so we breathe again
Packing up the memories to the corner of my mind
where they will collect dust until I decide
I am ready to unpack the thought of
you no longer by my side.
this world is temporary
it won't be in our graves
our possessions will be left behind
so live your life
while you can
Goodbye to the tears rolling down my cheeks
Goodbye to the bleeding through my sheets
Goodbye to fighting a battle I'll never win.
Goodbye to a world full of sin.
Goodbye to a hopeless night.
Goodbye...I lost my fight.
Yeah idk This just kind of came out of my brain. I hope you guys like it!
Highlight my bruises.
Illuminate Hidden confessions;
I roam from wonder to another
The thing about us—
Not a lot has to be said
For a lot to be felt
h.w. I'm telling you
let me lay a kiss upon your temple
count your freckles, soft skin so simple
short one i found in an old journal
I should be too
I’m not okay
Nor are you
But days with you feel better
Dreams with you feel sweeter
You give feeling to a gray world
i stutter and fidget,
searching for words and for phrases that make sense
i'm twisting my jacket, pulling my hair
my teeth clash together and my tongue gets in the way
and nothing really comes of it,
i give them no reason to stay.
i just realized that i am incredibly socially inept. which, you know, is always a nice realization at nine in the morning
mere separation cannot keep us apart
for your voice is in the song of every bird
your warmth in every beat of my heart
Are the feels
Silence my words,
Cut my ties away from it all,
Walk away from you,
Close my eyes,
Close my mouth,
Close my ears,
Lock up my heart.
I can't hear you,
I can't see you,
I can't trust you,
Loving you died long ago,
Letting you go.
I feels no ways,
I'm not mad,
I'm content with my choice,
At some point you're just over it,
I'M OVER IT ALL.
Step right up and hit the girl!
She belongs to you anyways.
Girl for sale! Girl for sale!
Too bad she's worth dirt.
Extra, extra, read all about it!
Auction today, all the girls you could ever want!
It doesn't matter how they feel.
You're in control.
A new toy comes along, replacing me.
Don't worry. I'll wait in the trash for you to get bored.
Does it ever make you wonder?
That very time you hurt me it only makes me love you harder
For every teardrops I make
Another smile that I fake
And for every false hope you give
Another day that I regret to live
But loving you is the best part
Me being hurt is always outshined by that spark
I am willing to admit that I am stupid
For loving you and wishing that you know that every moment I did.
I have found peaceful sleep on concrete floors
Where my desires have been needs
And had restless nights on feather soft beds
Where dreams of wants have piled with greed
They ask how people become mad
And I tell them
Look, like this
By doing business with dreams
Each moment has its own wonder and beauty,
Sense it in your every bones,
Let it flow through your every veins,
Absorb in every fibre of your body,
native to southwest U. S.
the Gila monster
Grey of days
Nights of told
Spin of wheels
Clouds of cold
Black of days
Rise to know
Awake of cover
Red of days
Warmth of freeze
Doves to call
Begin the breeze
Green of days
Depth of roots
Flow what tears
Arrow that shoots
i love you,
and to prove it,
i need to end myself?
it's not that I'm scared,
but i would die,
if you smiled,
when you knew,
i loved you more than myself
a lot of people **** themselves to show someone how they love them, but if you did you will never be able to know if your love for them, made them smile
A star in the sky, the moon is full
A tear in my eye; I feel her pull
When she rises my heart is in tune
Itinerant moon her energy grows
The swell of the tide, the thrill of the ride
Beckons me on to be by her side
Sometimes the thrill is too much to bear
She is high in the sky I want to be there
At one with the moon, I can’t let her go
As days go by the moon she must die
Sinking into emotionless sea
Waiting for rebirth, tied to the Earth
I die a little each time she is low
Next time she will take me ....
Next time I will go
My beautiful sunflower,
of warm, yellow joy -
infectious - as sunshine
beams across our faces.
An abundance of petals,
golden in the light.
Growing toward the sun,
striving for perfection.
Our beautiful sunflower,
nurtured and thriving,
growing through my heart, warm
with happiness and love.
happiness of being in love? feels gross to read it now haha
with the tears
I've got nothing to give
I've got nothing to live.
I'm fine. Okay, if not completely at the moment, I will be, sometime later.
The stars don’t feel
They just exist
without regard for you
or your perception of them
They are raw energy
bound only to the cold grip of
Free of their shackles
they unleash hell
that you will never know
Beyond your sight
the apocalypse means
From a distance
the universe is pretty
And our little star
a beacon of safety
warm and comfortable
until one day
My true sickness
is that I never feel more loved
than when I'm on my knees for you
And I crave it more than anything
nothing less but i have felt before
salt in the wound
brain asking why did i do to deserve this complicated rage
i simply just rip out my dignity
and run to the cemetery's shadows
and hang from that tree
that my father loved
Tease me, tempt me, tickle me too,
Kiss me, cuddle me, cradle on cue,
Love me, lavish me, leave me in lieu,
Forget me, fickle me, a frivolous few.