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25.4k · Sep 2014
First meeting
Axl Rose Sep 2014
Stood so tall
Teeth so bright
How could you make me feel so right?
With just one look
That's all it took
For me to risk the pain
If you could make me love again
22.1k · Jul 2014
Patience
Axl Rose Jul 2014
How long could it get
Before it breaks
The finish line
Tell yourself
"Walk
But don't run."
13.5k · Mar 2015
Tapat
Axl Rose Mar 2015
Maraming natapong tubig nang hinawi mo ang baso papunta sa direksyon na sigurado kang maiiwasan ko.
Alam ko na sinubukan mo lang akong takutin.
Alam mo at alam ko na walang may balak manakit sa atin.
Matalas ang aking memorya para masabi ko na ni isang beses, hindi mo ako pinagbuhatan ng mga kamay mo.
Walang nabasag na mga bote, naiwang marka sa katawan at mga kalat sa sahig.
Ngunit katumbas nito ang masasakit na salita, matabunan ng sakit at mabigat na damdamin.
Hindi nila alam kung ano ang nangyayari sa atin.
Hindi nila alam kung gaano tayo naging masaya sa piling ng isa't isa.
Hindi nila alam kung papaano tayo tumawid sa tulay na naitayo lang nating magkasama.
Hindi nila alam. Pwede ding wala silang alam.
Pero nang dahil alam mo at nang dahil na alam ko.
Nangako tayong hindi susuko.
Nangako tayong walang magiging ibang kasalo.
Nangako tayong mahalin ang isa't isa.
Nangako tayo na parang ang lahat ay maaaring gawing pangako.
Hindi pa tayo kasal, pero ang mga pangako natin ay katumbas na ng mag-asawang tila may apat na anak at matagal na pinagsamahan.
Masasabi kong iba ang naidudulot ng pagibig.
Iba ang nadudulot ng labis at tunay na pagmamahal.
Mahal, kaya mo ba ako iniwan?
Nang dahil sa labis at tunay na pagmamahal?
Ayun siguro ang huli na nating nalaman.
Na pwede din palang malipat sa iba ang pakiramdam.
Pero huwag kang magalala, naniniwala pa din naman ako sa konsepto ng pagmamahal at pagmamahalan.
Pero sa ngayon, hayaan mo muna hanggang sa matanggap ko na hindi ikaw ang nararapat kong pagbigyan.
#filipinopoem
3.8k · Oct 2016
Stop This Dance
Axl Rose Oct 2016
The music starts
Our directions
Oppose with the wind
But we smile through the wrong steps
Unending search for intersection
Shifting of melody
Another tone
Hindered our duet
Turned out to be the longest song
Until we reached the chorus
As we sing lies
In unison
_
3.2k · Jul 2014
To: Rain
Axl Rose Jul 2014
I love the rain
When it brings cold
When it makes your coffee tastes better
When I get to be near you under the umbrella
When we complement it with hugs

But I love it more when it's gone
And that the rainbow symbolizes there's peace again
At least rainbows don't make noises
It doesn't pour on you
It doesn't bring darkness but all the right colors

I love the rain
Even more when it stopped
And the most when I don't feel it
2.5k · Jul 2014
Winner
Axl Rose Jul 2014
When do we win?

When you finished a race first place?
When you graduated Valedictorian?
When you hit the lottery?
or
When you see your family happy
When you can eat at least 3 times a day
When you get to be educated

You just don't win occasionally.
You could win daily.
You have to win daily.
2.5k · Jul 2014
Determination
Axl Rose Jul 2014
The fight
I knew
Because of sight

I fly
Towards you

To help you
And be with you

We win some
We lose some
But my love for you
Is greater than any sum
Determination UnconditionalLove Love Family Success
2.4k · May 2015
Imperfect
Axl Rose May 2015
Rough skin
Too thin
Chapped lips
Broad hips
They look, but don't see
Your scar still bleeds for me
1.6k · Jul 2014
Handwritten
Axl Rose Jul 2014
Why do people consider it as an "effort" when you express your emotions into words by having to translate them using pen and paper?
It took the same effort to think about it,
Same way you raise your left eyebrow,
Bite your lower lip,
Scratch your head
And just plain thinking.
But I'd always prefer it
Postcards, letters, sticky notes, stamps and stationaries.
In that way, I'll discover so many things.
Your choices.
I could imagine how you made them.
How much you put into picking the most striking marker,
The smoothest paper
To give me a sign
A single hint of how much the fragrance of the paper,
The strokes of every letter formed,
The mistakes you put a cover on already
In order to find the perfect words to match with each.
All these, to show me not just what you feel
But also of what you are made of.
The boldness in you,
The things you rather hide
And some you wouldn't want to forget
That remind you of so many things
Even the little ones
So you sealed them, put colorful stamps and send it to your second home which you have found in me.
1.4k · Jul 2014
Anxiety
Axl Rose Jul 2014
I think I'm crazy
I might be
Am I going to be?
'Cause you're not here with me
Where are you anyway?
Are you okay?
Well, I hope you're doing perfectly well
I'm fine, since you didn't ask
Wait, you did not ask
What did I say I was?
Oh I was lying
But would you know I was?
It might be that this time I am
Lying
Or it was earlier that I was
Lying
But then again
How would you know about me
Lying
Oh, don't mind me
I have told you
I'm crazy
I might be already
I have gone, just maybe
1.4k · Mar 2016
Hundred Miles [Nearer]
Axl Rose Mar 2016
I hate the oceans,
Every bridge,
And busy streets
The irony, of what could bring us closer
Keeps us apart
_
1.4k · Mar 2016
Honestly, I Lied.
Axl Rose Mar 2016
We juggle the words and let them stumble
Only to miss out the truth
The worst thing I fear the most
Is how much we misuse our words
When Yes means No,
None means Full,
And Him means You
_
1.3k · May 2015
Silver lining
Axl Rose May 2015
In destruction we find out the weaker points
The assistance comes right after the storm
Your trophy of proof
And fruit of labor
Are under the sands, stones and the waters
You need to dig deeper
Spread the unnecessary farther
And fight with the slap of waves
To be able to go in
Embrace the idea of darkness
Because even shadows have the right to shine, too
The stars can't wait to shine brighter tonight
To give you a sense of hope
Try wishing aloud
And in being able to hear clearly
Makes you think twice
"Is this what you really wanted in your life?"
So tomorrow, you have another chance
To choose wisely
Make sure to search for it behind the soft and thin clouds
And when you do,
It'd come with a lightning
Hitting you with a hint of your silver lining
1.2k · May 2015
Long Distance Relationship
Axl Rose May 2015
How far is too far?
They say numbers don’t lie
But so do our feelings
How does someone know it’s something you can’t pull off?
You can’t reach, you can’t hold, you can’t keep
“He wouldn’t hear you from here.”
I didn’t know love has to have hands
I didn’t know love has to hear, has to see
When I saw you, I didn’t remember how far was the distance between us    
Between our love
But know you don’t have to be here
To take my hand
To brush off my hair
To kiss me on my right cheek
To be able to feel your love
You stay where you are
And I’ll be where I am
And we’ll love each other
Against the light and its shadows
Beyond the highest mountain and longest bridge
I’ll love you more for not being near
Because that’s when you needed it the most
1.1k · Mar 2016
Trick or Treat
Axl Rose Mar 2016
We'll dress up like puppets, queens, nutella, and your favorite Game of Thrones character
We'll dress up like what we've been planning to for almost a year now
Finally, today arrives
And for tomorrow, we'll dress up like what we've been always put up with
The truth
But just for today,
Can we dress up like a pair?
1.1k · May 2015
Burn
Axl Rose May 2015
In dark places
Small pieces
You've already been burned
But still the ashes return
1.0k · May 2015
Memories
Axl Rose May 2015
There's nothing you'll get
Not wanting to forget
1.0k · Feb 2015
Checkmate
Axl Rose Feb 2015
In a world full of pretension
Secrecy and bad intention
The most fulfilling
Is to have finally found yourself
Somewhere
Within a person
When words don't crumble
Where sentences never stumble
We'll be the loudest click
Most fascinating wit
Slowest kiss
And hardest fall
959 · Mar 2015
Worth
Axl Rose Mar 2015
We are more than a dozen roses
Steak at the most expensive restaurant
Diamond ring
And a mercedes
We are made of each other's eyes
Helping hand
Warm embrace
And a loving heart
817 · Mar 2016
I knew your way home
Axl Rose Mar 2016
I knew your way home
I knew how big should the steps be, the number of challenging roads to pass through, and a lot more traffic lights
New lands, cotton candy clouds, and the scent of branded air
I knew your way home
At the same rate I knew why you left
So even with all things I know how
I won't
For the sole reason I knew
When I could drink wine with you,
Whisper how I see stars whenever I look in your eyes,
And how much your touch could keep me warm all night
I knew your way home
But you've already set up a barricade,
Closed all roads,
And sent hints like guarded gates in front of you
So even when I knew your way home
When the traffic light hints Go
I'll change directions,
Away from the intersections
To all possible places of your destination
755 · May 2015
Epiphany
Axl Rose May 2015
I have come to the point where the line stops drawing itself further
It has come to where I am in need to decide for myself
But my point doesn't mean an ending
When I've created a line that also starts with one
732 · Oct 2016
With You, I Don't Mind
Axl Rose Oct 2016
Sweeter than sweetest candy?
Cheesy.
No hundred dollar meal
Can pull it off if you're not with me.
No sky's a limit
Long as you're in it.
A lover's heart
Pumps recklessly
Through the veins
To your brain.
"With you, I don't mind."
704 · Jul 2014
Triangle
Axl Rose Jul 2014
A triangle has three sides
Just like every human being
1. The side you show
2. One you hide
3. And the truth
Each sides measures differently.
Unfortunately, number 3. has the least.
674 · Jul 2014
Move
Axl Rose Jul 2014
"Move on", they said
So I took a step
"Learn from it."
So I never stopped studying even a bit.

But I didn't know which book to read
Who was I to plead?
Who would give me answers
When I'm the only person who's after

From who we were used to be
I have always wanted to see
The way we were before
On that distant blue shore

When you first told me you love me
It was like those waves hit me
Hard
It was an invitation card

To your heart
Sent personally
You were so lovely
With those eyes

That once cried from my lies
I have always been so sorry
For everything and told you not to worry
"You were the only person I wanted."

But it still took me to find another
I was confused
And I made you feel used
You decided to end our relationship being together

Because it wasn't just only about love for each other
Trust and loyalty
We lost each other that instant
When it took me years to have you when you were so distant
669 · May 2015
DOLLHOUSE
Axl Rose May 2015
I'd want you to love me
Like your personalized doll
Dress me
Put me to sleep
Push me
DO SOMETHING
In order for me to do the same
I'd want you to be always here with me
You have probably noticed I can't do a single thing without you
You have built me a home
You have provided me with everything I needed
But love
Because loving me means not being your personalized doll
Loving me is letting me do whatever the hell I'd want to
And I'd rather be someone you don't love
Than to live in some place in your heart
And the ticket of entrance is only being able to do what you want
655 · Aug 2014
Intersection
Axl Rose Aug 2014
A day like this
I'd definitely miss
How we both laughed at the same jokes
Over and over until someone chokes
Some days I had to pretend
Those I have still to mend
But this is yet temporary
We all search for a journey
You might not be here today
But I know we'll cross to that intersection someday
So I'll see you
And when we do
I won't tell you I missed you
Cause everyday, I always do
604 · Mar 2015
When Souls Speak
Axl Rose Mar 2015
The night is dark
An obvious description
For something you see everyday
The sky is blue
For a person who knows exactly how to differentiate colors
"Wasn't really that difficult," he said
But these are only visible to the eyes
And I have never believed in love at first sight
If I could always describe the night as bright when I'm happy
And the sky to be purple when I'm confused
There are a lot of things we didn't mean saying
But only few we meant feeling
584 · May 2015
Conventional
Axl Rose May 2015
Wrapped in dirt
Taped with guilt
From bruises
To kisses
A convention
Of affections
A sensation
From emotions
An indifference
From inferences
Measure the distance
An inch between us
517 · May 2015
Untitled
Axl Rose May 2015
The farthest place I have been
Is from where you are
513 · Mar 2015
X
Axl Rose Mar 2015
X
I've already burned the photos you left that night. I decided to tag along all the things you have given me - my favorite necklace, the pink shoes that I usually wear during our dates, and the our leftover cake. I've turned them into pieces, ashes, and nothing. The only things left now are your letters. I couldn't afford to reread them until before I write this. Yes, I am actually writing this for you. This is probably the last thing you'll ever receive from me, and not even a hint of apology. This is the last thing, last letter, that would remind us how things got bitter when we were in them, together. So this is me, finally letting all the hate, hurt, and suffering go. I am finally freeing myself from you. From the words, sentences, and paragraphs. Tonight, they'll be no letters anymore, not even a single from the 26 in the alphabet.
512 · Oct 2016
Glimpse of Heaven
Axl Rose Oct 2016
I've been finding ways to catch your smile
So genuine
It'd make your eyes look like a fine line
Too wide
Showing your teeth all at once
I've been finding ways to catch your smile
Maybe I should look more often
But you're the type to hide them
Then I realized all I needed to do
Was to make you
488 · Dec 2015
Fractions
Axl Rose Dec 2015
An open letter, an amiss, my biggest wish
Late night calls, obvious hints, good morning texts
After such long list, exceptions, and dates

Is there really a need for selection
Don't I deserve your full attention
To become the only reason of your affection

For I'd never fight to be the best out of your possible options
To be the strongest opponent just for your own satisfaction
When there has been only one name you'd always choose to mention
478 · Jul 2014
Just Another
Axl Rose Jul 2014
I knew you have someone else
So having feelings for you doesn't make sense
I tried to hide
But every time, we happen to collide
You were always there
And always cared
In the end,
I was about to bend
So before I break
I started to shake
All my feelings away
But you wanted to stay
You didn't know
What I feel
You will never know
How much it kills
467 · Mar 2015
You sans Me
Axl Rose Mar 2015
The memory of you was soft, fragile, and uncommon. There was once that I had to hold it not too firm and not too loose at the very same time. I had to remember it at least once a day in order to become fully aware of it, that such memory existed. I had to seize every moment, because those weren't what you could just pick up in a nearby convenience store. The moment was priceless, it was vague but it was clear that we're in it, together. But the memory I have right now is only me, trying every single day to recover whatever it is that has been supposedly ours.
465 · Aug 2018
21st
Axl Rose Aug 2018
A Beautiful Voice came rescuing my soft sobs
It didn't tell me to stop
Instead, It said "go on"
When I've come crashing like pieces of stones
Ruined by steps and huge machines
I am the last piece of stone residue
Threw myself at the waters
Hoping it would take me away far from here
But with Its most Beautiful tone,
"This last part of you is still a part of you
And I'd collect all others
That's been lost
When and where you've crashed
In the deepest of the lands
Through every tunnel,
And under the dark bridges."
After a while
This Beautiful Voice came back to the waters
Bringing all the cracked stones which were once part of me
I didn't get them
Instead, showed It what's left of me
And said how It came again with the most proper timing
Through the lowest and highest of tides
For although the Voice offered to make me whole
I was assured whatever's left of me
Has been completed the moment It came back to where I was lost
How ironic
The stone was Hit with a Voice
That couldn't even make a single hint of Touch
449 · Oct 2016
False Alarm
Axl Rose Oct 2016
Careful, we are surrounded with whispers
And that you might have heard wrongly
Whose fault, then
When you can't even fish others for proof
Cause it's only meant for two
445 · Jul 2014
If I were born rich
Axl Rose Jul 2014
I would be pursuing a different career

I would travel the world
Wherever
Whenever

I would kiss my money goodbye
To buy all things
If I wanted them
I'll get them

I would be eating meals
Take naps
Shower
In hotel rooms

-

I breathe fresh air
I don't commute

-

I'll drink wine every night

-

Sleep on the comfort of my bed
Plan what to do tomorrow
But I would not be who I am today
Inspiration: Marriage and Family lecture
444 · Jul 2014
Little Too Overwhelming
Axl Rose Jul 2014
I didn’t know how we were so
In love that I didn’t know how
We were so reckless and selfless
I had no idea how to love you any less

You made me feel so blissful
Didn’t notice how rainbow could be so colorful
We were always happy together
I was so sure we would be able to get anywhere

With our love so strong
Feels like nothing was ever wrong
You gave me sunshine during nights
Then a moon that ever shines so bright

But you didn’t give me that same light during days
When I can see all clearly
The way you blink and every other thing of your detail
And so I’ve read that this is all going to end, just like those fairy tales

You were my shining armor
You were my happy ever after
The one who’d find me with the lost shoe
Who’d still consider me the fairest of them all

But you were also the one who hurt me
The person who’d spill all my secrets
The villain I’d forever regret having
The person who knows exactly what was about me worth destroying

So I guess if this means we need an ending like all those tales do
I’d make it sure I’m the one who’s choosing
So I had to close the book
‘Cause I finally realized how fiction looks
428 · Mar 2015
Pair
Axl Rose Mar 2015
It was one night during summer. Everyone was planning to go on vacation but us. They were asking why we wouldn't want to join them. We looked at each other, shrugged our shoulders, and laughed because we did it at exactly the same time after three. From that moment we knew, how our glances could mean a thousand words, my right hand on your left shoulder meant carrying each other’s baggage, and our presence means never leaving. We always knew what each wanted but our indifference never hindered. We didn’t look literally at the window but its beauty when opened. We saw each other through thick walls, climbed the tallest mountain and swam countless seas. We could not have done all these without accomplishing each, together.
422 · Mar 2015
Warm Coffee
Axl Rose Mar 2015
I am at our favorite coffee place and immediately ordered my favorite. I took a sip. It burned a part of my tongue. It was when I realized it’s never so good to hustle. “There’s time for everything,” they said. It’s both true and otherwise. There’s enough time for everything, and since I had considered you as my everything, there was enough time for us. And when it’s us we’re talking about, there’s nothing and no one else. Two people, couple, pair, partners, tayong dalawa lang, only the two of us. In reality, we don’t have the time for everything, we only have time for our selected priorities. Funny how my world revolved only with you before. Never had it occurred to me that it wasn’t my time I was spending with you but yours solely. Everything was mostly about what you wanted for us, never what I wanted for us and most especially for myself. They said true love hurts, and that it should. Do we really want to believe that *******? Isn’t love supposed to be making us better, happier and stronger individuals? Love never told you to give her everything she’d want. Love never obliged for a date every month. Love never asked for a bouquet of flowers whenever someone steps out of the room. Love didn’t make you feel insecure. Love didn’t tend for you to be jealous all the time. Love didn’t want you to become selfish. These are only actions resulted from your loving. I never wanted to associate love with hurt. God didn’t put that into our heads. And our hands were beautifully made to caress. Our eyes to see beyond what’s visible. Lend me your ears, I was created with a tongue to utter the words that could save us for telling the truth: So I patiently waited for my coffee to get warmer. Thinking, I deserve this one. I prepared almost two hours for this, drove miles and saved enough. The next time I take a sip of love, it won’t hurt anymore, for I wasn’t created to be burned, especially by you.
Axl Rose Jan 2015
You're looking at hundreds of photos every day. A lot of apps and sites could immediately get a response from a single photo. Positive, negative and maybe just right at the middle, when you didn't just care. Emotions trigger as fast as bullets shoot. Bang! You'll love me. Bang! You envy me. Banged, bang and banging. I know for a fact beauty is subjective and we could spend billions of years trying to defend what really is beautiful. I am also a victim of the norm, what's the trend and am surrounded by people who tell you which is considered to be proper. But the human soul could only bring you one reason to finally disclose the meaning of genuine beauty, love. The good, the nonjudgmental, the acceptance, and the truth. It's in the human soul that you should see through the real beauty of a person. Not because someone wears your favorite brand of clothing, same type of bands, or a 'like' in Facebook. It's rather a bonus, than the entire package itself. "You are more what meets the eye." A shout to my co-victims, we know how tangible things are rather temporary. So I'll probably never really believe in love at first sight until I hear what you have to say.
416 · Mar 2015
NOW
Axl Rose Mar 2015
NOW
I'd want to be where you are right now. Maybe initiate a conversation that could go on for hours then go back home relieved that I did. I'll keep the glances I stole, your name on my chest and the promise to meet again. I'll write to you, everyday. I'll tell you how my day went and how far it was from the day I expected it to be. How different were the days when I was with you compared to those I wasn't. I'll also ask you how did your day go. Did you like your breakfast, and if you are still the same person I've known ever since the day I laid my eyes on you. All these, and many more. Everything that you are a part of, I'll always keep with me. Inside my pockets, locked in my chest and sealed in my heart.
412 · May 2015
Unrequited Love
Axl Rose May 2015
S** he loves me
H e loves me not
I f it isn't me
T hen everybody else cannot
404 · Nov 2014
When do we stop?
Axl Rose Nov 2014
They say that you only get mad at the people you love
To those who you care for
You get mad at the things they do
and at which they don't
Sometimes you don't have the right to feel that way
Other times you do
Could you really blame someone for that
Could you really blame them
When they started seeing
How things are falling apart
398 · Jul 2014
Senses
Axl Rose Jul 2014
From the corner of my eye
I have seen how you walked this road
Courage and your undying passion
Right under my nose
I have smelled your fragrance
Like a flower, bloomed graciously from its seed
An open ear
That I have heard your soft but intimidating voice
The way your lips meet and part ways
It's like an unending cycle
That I would always encounter
And wonder
How these lips would meet those
When all of my senses have grown fond of you
But I might never even touch you
387 · Mar 2016
Assurance
Axl Rose Mar 2016
A lover once told me that I wasn't enough
That it wasn't me but my loving
My calls were few
The number of hours we spent together were limited
And the way I said "I love you" didn't convince him I do
A lover once told me I should try harder
So I tried calling as often as possible
Whenever I'm free, even when I'm not
I spent quite an amount
I made sure to see him whenever I could
Prepared, and always bring the most genuine smile I could possible produce
I've told him I love him
Through poems, love letters, and sticky notes
"I love you, Honey. Try not to forget."
A lover once told me I was enough already
I considered my trying to be the assurance of our possible everything
A lover once told him to try harder
His calls were few
The number of hours he spent with me were limited
And the way he says "I love you" didn't convince me he does
**But he didn't try harder
385 · Mar 2015
Untitled
Axl Rose Mar 2015
It's time for you
To be affectionate
To the real ones
And not the idea alone
382 · Oct 2014
Pushing
Axl Rose Oct 2014
All the feelings
I have been
Feeling
For you
I need to keep going
'Cause it's more difficult
When I'm the only person
Who's pushing
378 · Mar 2016
Do You Love How I Love You?
Axl Rose Mar 2016
I was so ******
I got annoyed to almost anything thereafter
No matter how shallow
I wanted to break glasses, cassettes, and the colored pens I just bought
I wanted to break ties
I wanted a wider distance
Farthest, in an instant
The one you can no longer reach
With your hands
With your eyes
With your breath
I wanted to do all sorts of bad ideas
Wishing to form at least something good
But then I had all these forgotten
The pieces went from pair to a dozen
After all I have gone through
I realized I just needed to see you
377 · Nov 2014
Flows and overflows
Axl Rose Nov 2014
Your name
Sends signal
To my veins
Wandering
Wondering
Is this the spot
Where I reached your heart?
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