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8.1k · May 2014
Wonderland
Mary-Elizabeth May 2014
When Alices world
Was a M
                    E
                           S
                                 S
She lost herself in a
Wonderland of *M
                                    A
                                          D
                                                 N
                                                           E  
                                                                S
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4.3k · Jan 2015
❤ sisters ❤
Mary-Elizabeth Jan 2015
Side by side
      Or        Miles       Apart
Sisters
Will always be
Connected by the heart
❤❤❤
Love my sisters wish we all lived closer. Edinburgh to London is too far!! Miss my big sisters
3.7k · May 2014
fairytale love
Mary-Elizabeth May 2014
A fantasy love,
Between two worlds
The real,
And         the fairy tale

An unlikely prince
Sings to find a lovable Princes
Tragedy strikes
Loves caught between two worlds

I know that the prince
Will find his princess
Loosing one
He shall find another

A love of bonds
A love of life
A love for music and
Nature alike.

Two marriages
Two new royals
Royal blood
Royal love

A love like no other
                                      Just a fairytale
3.2k · May 2014
humans and nature (10W)
Mary-Elizabeth May 2014
chaos** --
The law of nature

Order--
The dream of humans
2.2k · Mar 2014
the bonds
Mary-Elizabeth Mar 2014
A bond so great it never breaks us,
Sisters united through blood,  
So far apart,
But so close we stand.

My rock, My help,
My everything.
The bridge between me and the real world.
My life's imaginary without yours

The bonds of sisterhood stand tall and strong.
A bond of friendship, love and laughter
Great memories shared through bonds unbreakable
Will stay with us for life,
For death,  
And time immemorial.

For my greatest friend,
My sister,  
My life!
A note for my greatest friend.... my sister :) thank you **
1.6k · Jul 2014
end of an era!
Mary-Elizabeth Jul 2014
5 years led to this
A party
A prom
A goodbye.

Not many shall I miss
Only few will stay with
Me in my heart
The memories we made!

Some people partied
Each one the same
I concentrate, being
The introvert I am.

The final day, Friday
A prom.  Our prom
We created.
We will go!

I won't miss
The loud ones
The rude ones

I will miss
The fun
The games
My friends

My close connection of
People I love.
Have bonded with
Will miss!

We won't meet for
Years to come
This last day
Will be for years

Good luck to you
My friends
My year.
My school
Leavers.  Laat day prom,  will miss my friends lots as we lead separate lives
1.5k · Jul 2014
belief
Mary-Elizabeth Jul 2014
I believed in you.  My
Friend, just like my sister.
You broke it. You broke...
Me

The belief that all
Things happen for a reason
Confuses me, it doesn't work
The way you want.
You make your destiny

I believe that the future
Holds a path of good.
And bad
A path that only we can change
We sculpt it how we
Want it.
Are our lives already known?
Are we just living out other people's plans? 
 Is there such a thing as destiny?
Do we create our own destiny?
Can we sculpt our lives away from the plans we're given?
1.3k · Jun 2014
Pain (the essence of dance)
Mary-Elizabeth Jun 2014
Pain,
The stabbing feeling
That I experience
Day in day out.

Knowing that for
Three years
The issue has been
This the pain is unneeded

To stop the pain
These tablets, Painkillers
Cause more pain
Than they solve

The daily tears
The throbbing
Like a knife
Unexplainable
Unthinkable

A dance career
Wanted
No longer possible
Ended before begun
1.0k · Apr 2016
Live Love Learn
Mary-Elizabeth Apr 2016
I'm learning

learning to be free
learning to love myself
learning to live

I'm living

living my life
living without you
living with love

I'm loving

loving my life
loving myself
loving you
The last few months have been tough but I am learning, living and loving!  I am accepting my mistakes, my choices and beginning my life again
979 · Jan 2015
SINGLE
Mary-Elizabeth Jan 2015
Strong
Independent
Noticeable
Generous
Loving
Enlightened
This is who I am. I am me!!!
922 · Oct 2014
A hard decision
Mary-Elizabeth Oct 2014
I'm done with the pain
I'm done with the hurt
In my muscles
Nerves
Bones

The inflicted pain
The stretching
Brings me no joy
I hate it

In 13 years
What have I got?
No better
Only worse

Injuries beyond belief
The pysio
For the pain endured
Every week!

Do I stay?
Do I go?
How do I decide
Loyalty of life itself?

I can't,  I really can't!
Been advised to give up dancing due to my injuries.  I cant do a lot anyway but I love my friends there :(
918 · Apr 2014
untitled (reverse poem)
Mary-Elizabeth Apr 2014
Sorry
I try to help
I'm a hindrance
It's never right

My tears are nothing
You laugh at me
I want to help
I'm just no good

It all means something
What you say it hurts
Ruins me piece by piece
A fragment of broken glass

When will you see?
What you do
It kills me
It breaks my heart

You're mysterious
An act or gift
You're my conscience
I love you.

reverse

I love you
You're my conscience
An act or a gift
You're mysterious

It breaks my heart
It kills me
What you do
When will you see?

A fragment of broken glass
Ruins me piece by piece
What you say it hurts
It all means something

I'm just no good
I want to help
You laugh at me
My tears are nothing

It's never right
I'm a hindrance
I try to help
Sorry
My first reverse poem, let me know what you think :)
874 · Apr 2014
We Dance
Mary-Elizabeth Apr 2014
We dance* for laughter,
We dance for tears,
We dance for madness,
We dance for fears,
We dance for hope,
We dance for screams,

We are the dancers,
We create the dreams!
817 · Apr 2014
karma
Mary-Elizabeth Apr 2014
Like a rubber band;
      It can only stretch so far,
             Before it comes back and
                  **Smacks you in the face
808 · Nov 2014
changes
Mary-Elizabeth Nov 2014
I thought this change
Was for the better
For me, myself and I.

A chance to meet new people
Be liked
Be helped

To find myself

Different from the past I thought
Never to be true
I overestimate what we can do.

This change though
Only months old
Was one too many
*BAD
6 months full of changes none so far have turned out the way they were planned!
769 · Dec 2014
Flashback
Mary-Elizabeth Dec 2014
My old home,
My new home
One,
the same.

My building at birth
My building in later years
Leaving,  Returning
I'm reminded of much

My first few years
Are not forgotten
For many back then
Tell me now

I was only little
When we left
As a teen
I return

Flashbacks of past times
With our regulars
I remember much
I never knew about.

To me it's my   forgotten   *past
In the process of moving back to the pub my parents once owned.
730 · Jan 2015
Haiku
Mary-Elizabeth Jan 2015
When did family,
Become about choosing sides
I'm done choosing who.
Who is right and wrong
Who I can trust
Which side of my family i want
Is it right for me or them
714 · May 2014
broken home
Mary-Elizabeth May 2014
Knowing what you did
How you ruined our lives
When will you learn?
We come first

No text
No phone call
No letters
Will ever make this right

Your love
Help
Willingness to be there for us
That's how life improves

When will you comprehend
I need you in my life
Be the person I need you do be
Be my Father
Just somethoughts
701 · Dec 2014
Haiku (#2)
Mary-Elizabeth Dec 2014
After everything
I know that I will have you
My trustworthy friend
676 · Oct 2016
The question
Mary-Elizabeth Oct 2016
I moved far away
To try and better myself
But what is the point?
I just realised wverything happens for a reason and I made these mistakes to learn from them
654 · May 2014
A Cinderella Story
Mary-Elizabeth May 2014
Have you ever dreamed of your prince?
The man who'll save you from the pain.

When the clock strikes midnight
Run
Don't stay,
go.

If you loose a shoe
Keep moving
It's a hint for your prince
He needs it

Don't stay
Remember you riches
They turn to rags
He will find you

Always remember
If it's meant to be
It will be
610 · Apr 2015
assistance
Mary-Elizabeth Apr 2015
Any assistance for me,
The mild, meek, ugly me?
When will I be...
What I see...
In all those magazines.

A guy like you,
A girl like me...
Naa never going to be
I know what you want.

You want the "perfect" girl,
With the perfect smile.
A girl, skinny and tall
What am I?

All I see is rolls of fat
A short, ugly waste
Have your princess
The girl you want

Please just leave me be, in peace
Without assistance, you or us
You had your choice of me and her
The perfect or just me

Plain old boring me
592 · Apr 2014
Contentment
Mary-Elizabeth Apr 2014
I regret
Nothing in my life,
Even if my past
Was full of hurt,
I still look back
And smile,
Because*
It made me who I am today
576 · May 2015
Nothing
Mary-Elizabeth May 2015
This tear stained pillow
Means nothing

The heartache and misery
Mean nothing

You build me up
You break me down

You tear our family apart

What is this?
A dream?

NO
This is the reality

I feel nothing inside
My head hurts
My heart breaks
I feel nothing anymore
538 · May 2014
life 10W
Mary-Elizabeth May 2014
Life,
        Is offended by mere sights
                                                        Of you and I.
529 · Jun 2015
Escape
Mary-Elizabeth Jun 2015
Find me a window,
Find me a door,
Find me a corner
To hide in

I need to escape
This unfortunate life
My house, a building
Not a home

My sister's are my rock
Parents.
Well what can I say?
ENEMIES

What is a family,
When there's no love?
It's emotional
It's my stability,

Well maybe not.

When can I escape?
Without any money
I can only hide
Hidings what I'm good at.
It's been a long day full of hurt and emotions, I just can't face. I really need to escape
519 · Jan 2015
Untitled (Haiku)
Mary-Elizabeth Jan 2015
The comments you make,
The laughter and sniggering
Drive me so insane!
When people get you down fight back. Stand up for yourself... don't go crazy with worry, I promise you will pull though
510 · May 2014
I'm ready
Mary-Elizabeth May 2014
I'm ready,

ready to see your smile,
ready to see you dance,
Latin,
Ballroom.

I'm ready to hear the music,
Jive,
Waltz.

I'm ready to dance,
ready to light the stage,
ready to impress.
Inspiration from the Strictly Come Dancing Tour that i will be taking part in tonight
502 · Jun 2015
father
Mary-Elizabeth Jun 2015
My father's love
Is like a
guiding star
That shines brighter
Through my
**darkest hours
Although I know he won't read this, he knows how much I love him. He is my star. Forever a daddy's girl
488 · Dec 2014
stress
Mary-Elizabeth Dec 2014
Overworked and underpaid
To help the family survive
To please you
I just can't

Two jobs, school and dance
Little sleep and lacking comfort
So much to do to help
I struggle

No time for me to relax
Working,  revising,  practicing
For what?
A better future for all

I'm stressed out
And struggling
With life
With everything

Failing school
Failng my family
Failing at dancing
It's all falling apart

The stress I'm under
It's effecting me
You
All those I know

I can't keep it in
I will just burst
Leaving you all behind
          *GOODBYE
Mary-Elizabeth Apr 2014
You did this.
The blade used, tore me
Ripping my heart from the place it belongs,
Draining the blood from my body.
A knife, cuts
A knife, kills.

Please,
Don't do this
Not again!
Title by Abigail Alabi.
471 · Mar 2014
broken connection
Mary-Elizabeth Mar 2014
You're just a broken dream
Shattered on the floor
What once was
Stands no more.

The humming
Singing
Now just whining
Screaming

The pain intensifies
Breaking our bond
You're sweet song
A melody no more

I wish it was my dream
I wish it was me
The dreams of the nation
A dream no more

A sweet song
The lyrics
Now just a high pitched
ringing in my ears

What once was
Between us broken
What was once
Shared gone

A dream
A song
Sweet memories
Stand forgotten in
Shadowed light
Random
462 · May 2015
trust
Mary-Elizabeth May 2015
Who can I really trust?
Well I thought it was you but
No

Just like her
you tell the my story
My secrets
My feelings

Manipulative
Two-faced
It's a shame you hold the title
Father


Twisting every single word
I spill my heart out
She knows
What I tell you in confidence

I'm unaware if it's
You or her that stirs
this hatred so much

Mother and father
Divorced but will always be
Partners when it comes the the
Spilling of My secrets
True and to the point!!
440 · Apr 2016
Acceptance
Mary-Elizabeth Apr 2016
I was never able to accept
The position was was in
At eighteen I am stupid
I left myself vulnerable.

In under 4 months
You were gone
The hardest decision I made
A choice, a life

The trust of my friends
broken
The secret out.
I was stupid.

I took a pill,
it was over,
But my pain
My regret

You will always be
on my mind
in my heart
on my conscience

You are a reminder
of my power
my choices
my mistakes.

I have to accept
You were me
I was you
A life never lived.
I have had a tough time recently. A lot changed for me I put myself in a difficult position and even though i regret my choice I believe it was the right one
427 · May 2014
inspiration
Mary-Elizabeth May 2014
I'd rather live a life
Full of 'Oh wells'
Than a life
Of 'What ifs'

In my life
I was taught
And I've finally managed
To follow my instincts

I know fake when
I see it
I know B.S when
I hear it

The most important thing
I've learned to this day
I can respect real when
*I feel it
Sorry about the abbreviations I thought it would be best not to use that word.
421 · Mar 2015
life or death?
Mary-Elizabeth Mar 2015
Abused And
Misused
But always forgotten
It's only a question of death.

Searching, not knowing
For a dream
I don't know
There's nothing here for me

A life spent wanting
Spent waiting
For something never to be
Is there any point

Life is lame
It *****
It's not what we expect
That why

It's only a question of death

It may seem dark
But there may be
Light
It's never a question of death
life is hard but I'm used to it. Amongst the dark there's a glimmer of light. Just find it
419 · Mar 2014
Untitled
Mary-Elizabeth Mar 2014
A sigh of relief,
As I watch you walk through the door,
Knowing that the day will be great,
Me and you
You and me, us!

Friends walking side by side,
Laughing
Talking
Being us. Two friends just you and me.

A frienship strong,
You never fail to amaze me.
A frienship that will last so long,
Together we should be.

Is it really just a frienship,
I just wish it wasn't
Why can't we be more than this
Together, us, forever?!
Just for fun whilsts on my break
Please enjoy :) x
385 · May 2014
Earth
Mary-Elizabeth May 2014
Men in denim
Built this land
For us to love and grow

Men in suits
Destroyed the land
So that man no longer stands
Random
368 · Apr 2014
courage
Mary-Elizabeth Apr 2014
Courage doesn't always roar.
For me it is the quiet voice,
At the end of the day
It says;
*'I will try again tomorrow'
361 · Mar 2014
life
Mary-Elizabeth Mar 2014
time* decides who you meet in your life
your heart decides who you want in your life
behaviour decides who will stay in your life

life is a whirlwind
A Whirlwind you say
each day is a virture
the next to be lived

all those ups
downs
mould each scar and
living memory

memories with friends
family
*the world
358 · Apr 2014
Happiness
Mary-Elizabeth Apr 2014
Think less,
Feel more.
That's the key to happiness

Frown less,
Listen more.
That's the key to happiness

Talk less,
Listen more.
That's the key to happiness

Judge less,
Accept more.
That's the key to happiness

Watch less,
Do more.
That's the key to happiness

Complain less,
Appreciate more.
That's the key to happiness

Fear less,
Love more.
*That's the key to happiness
354 · Mar 2014
Untitled #3
Mary-Elizabeth Mar 2014
The breeze
The sound
Makes the night so real
The two before the bells

A ring signifies a new beginning
The ending of the past
The dress shows all the dreams
All those dreams, come true

A venue to show
Family and friends
what you're all about
The joining of young souls

That bench
It still stands
Waiting for you
The place where you met

The limp and lonely boy
Finally got his girl
The lively and loveable girl
He stayed

He stood by her
He helped her
He stared at the girl he loved
Because he stayed
Just an idea from my first poem that tended :) please enjoy x
346 · May 2014
meant to be
Mary-Elizabeth May 2014
What's meant to be,
Will be.
It may take a year,
It might take a day,
But what's meant to be
Will always find a way
342 · Jan 2015
Untitled (see notes)
Mary-Elizabeth Jan 2015
A limp and lonely boy,
A lively loveable girl,
One bench,
One day.

A bench where strangers meet,
They glance,
They look,
They stare.

A simple stare,
But more than that,
A new beginning,
Of an old ending.

Would it be love,
Or friendship,
Or nothing,
Only days would tell.

As everyday they sat,
They stared, but neither said a thing,
This then changed one day,
When the girl was not there.

The boy just stared,
At the place she should be,
Waiting for her to arrive,
She never did.

Three weeks later,
She finally turns up,
He says "where have you been,
I was worried about you"

He sits closer,
She goes to back away,
He holds her,
Then noticing the bruises and cuts.

One cut still bleeding,
Had she run,
He looked,
He stared.

He stayed!
Kept this poem private for a long time as I couldn't find an ending I liked... finally finished it.

Title- if anyone has an idea for a title pkwase message me the suggestions
328 · May 2014
The way to live
Mary-Elizabeth May 2014
Yesterday
Is history
It's in the past
Forget it

Tomorrow
Is a mystery
It's in the future
Wait for it

Today*
Is a gift
It's the here and now
Treasure every moment
327 · May 2016
Child
Mary-Elizabeth May 2016
My choices
My life
I put them before you
Before your life!

You aren't here
I ended your life
Before it had even begun
I'm sorry

The only words I have
Sad
Regret

You're my child
You always will be
Even though you
Will never be born

I love you my child
I may be young but i made my choices. Some good, some bad. I love you my child! ❤
324 · May 2014
friends
Mary-Elizabeth May 2014
No daily conversations,
Never, always together,
It lives in the hearts,
Of you,
Of me.
It's our strong friendship,
You,
Me
True friends
Will never part...
315 · Jan 2015
advice in love
Mary-Elizabeth Jan 2015
If they miss you
They'll call.
If they want you
They'll say it.
If they care
They'll show it.
And if not
They're not worth your time.
Stay strong you can do it. Love is hard but when it works, it works!!
For my girl Emma!! You don't need a guy to be happy
305 · Jul 2014
How do you know?
Mary-Elizabeth Jul 2014
How do you know
He loves you
How do you know
He cares

How do you know
He loves you
How do you know
That he really cares?

How do I know
It's meant to be
How do I know
That he wants me


What is love?

How will you know
When you find it
How do you know
It will last

Will it last?
Will it be?
Will it work?
Will we be us or
You and me

The various questions
That hide the truth
Of something so simple.
*Love
Issues of a young girls heart.
301 · Mar 2014
the lies
Mary-Elizabeth Mar 2014
The lives we lead
The lies we tell...
A glimpse to the real us?

"I went here,
I did this,"
we all know the truth
It's all lies

I see it true
I see it know
Everybody lies.

Behind each word we speak,
Smile we share,
A glance encountered
Any true?


This is who we are
You, Me, Them
you may find this wierd
But this is the truth

The lie behind your smile,
I can see it.
The lie in every word you say,
I can see it too.

No lie unseen,
Unheared,
Unguessed
because i know the real you!
Just random
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