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oni Dec 2014
they called me crazy
for refusing to pick flowers
for saving spiders from the kitchen
and for talking to birds rather than humans

they called me crazy
for clawing at my wrists
for eating my own words
and for tearing out my hair for allowing myself to feel

nothing ever satisfies
when you worry about the endless amount
of "they"
and "them"
and what "they" think

nothing ever satisfies
when "they" meet your demons
and "they" make a home
in your own ******* ribs
29.8k · Feb 2015
personality conflict
oni Feb 2015
i am a
television
with many
channels
and i have yet
to find one
without static
10.6k · May 2015
virginity.
oni May 2015
in the end,
your *****
is just another
piece of you
that he *******
broke.
9.7k · Jan 2015
reality
oni Jan 2015
i am
trapped
in a moment
where all i
can do
is stare
until the
scene
blurs together --
not that my
reality
had really been
clear
before.
my struggle with depression
9.5k · Dec 2014
thinking
oni Dec 2014
when i am
not thinking
of how much i
miss you
i am thinking
of how much
better
it would be
if you were
here
8.5k · May 2015
connected
oni May 2015
lives
touch,
pass,
and
continue.
oni Sep 2015
all of these thoughts
that keep me up at night
are not even worth
thinking about
during the day
5.7k · Dec 2014
BARCODE
oni Dec 2014
these words
are used
to describe,

and you
pin them
to my
forehead.

these words
are used
to describe,

*but i will
not
let them
describe
me.
"You don't make me who I am." - Sometimes You're the Hammer, Sometimes You're the Nail; A Day to Remember
5.3k · Feb 2015
suicide note
oni Feb 2015
you have
every right
to be
disappointed
and i have
every intention
to die
oni Oct 2015
i did not
even know
that you could
love and hate
someone
at the same time,
even more so
did i not know
that i could feel
both emotions
so much
and so deeply -
together.
4.1k · Jan 2015
puppeteer
oni Jan 2015
when the puppet
finally
breaks free
of his strings
you'd better be
careful
that he
does not
choke you
with them
4.0k · Dec 2014
this is me, leaving you.
oni Dec 2014
this is me,
leaving you.
not because
i do not love you,
but because
i love myself,
too.
3.7k · Feb 2015
carousel
oni Feb 2015
i am a
horse
on a
carousel
with four legs
built to run
but i insist
on retracing
the same
circle
oni Apr 2016
waking up
is like
coming up for air -

but after you take
that first breath,
youre ready
to go back
under.
sorry for the random hiatus.
3.4k · Sep 2015
an argument on arguments
oni Sep 2015
are arguments
really
a sign of
passion,
or just a
sign
that one person
cares more
than the
other?
3.3k · Nov 2014
holding on
oni Nov 2014
i want to
hold on
but when i
gave you
all of me
i gave you
my hands
too
3.2k · Jan 2015
industrialization
oni Jan 2015
what is a human
but a cosmic spec
of semi-wanderlust
destroying the planet
because they believe
they rule it
while if the human race
ceased to exist
the world would
flourish
3.2k · Sep 2015
body heat
oni Sep 2015
why rot in hell
when you can rot anywhere

save the heat
for warming your bones
after the flesh has decayed
3.2k · Jan 2015
power
oni Jan 2015
a fawn's
eyes
can be much more
powerful
than a buck's
antlers
3.2k · Feb 2015
anxiety
oni Feb 2015
my body
does not belong
to me
so stop
treating my actions
like my own
3.1k · May 2015
courage
oni May 2015
not all
lions
use their
teeth;

some
do not
even
realize
they
have them
3.0k · Oct 2015
gamble.
oni Oct 2015
all the cards
i have been dealt
are jokers -
its a wonder
i havent gone
all-in
3.0k · Feb 2015
relapse
oni Feb 2015
i told you
because
i wanted you
to stop me.
2.9k · Feb 2015
cut
oni Feb 2015
cut
i am an artist
of my own
destruction

i dabble in
shades
of crimson

my only
canvas
is a sheet
of pale flesh

and my artistry
is to
die
for
2.9k · Dec 2014
science vs. emotion
oni Dec 2014
i learned
that my heart
is as large
as my fist,
but that
doesn't mean
that it is
as strong
2.8k · Jan 2015
consume
oni Jan 2015
in a cluster
of trees
beneath fingers
of sunlight
a forgotten
cemetery
lies decrepit
beside an old
back road
named after
an indian tribe

most people
are afraid
of being
forgotten
but i wish
to be buried
in the
forgotten
cemetery
surrounded by
crooked stakes
of rusted
wraught iron
engulfed by ivy

and i wish
to let the
earth
consume me
oncemore
2.8k · Apr 2015
hurt
oni Apr 2015
the
pain
is how
i know
i love him
2.7k · Nov 2014
a case of ethics
oni Nov 2014
if i drowned
in my own tears,
would it be
suicide
because they were mine,
or
******
because you caused them?
2.6k · Dec 2014
missing
oni Dec 2014
i miss
the way
the base of his
neck
gets warm
when he
sweats
2.4k · Jan 2015
paranoia
oni Jan 2015
i cant imagine
myself
loving anyone else
but i can imagine
you
loving anyone
2.4k · Sep 2015
blank stare
oni Sep 2015
caught like an animal
in headlights,
which way do i
run?
2.3k · Sep 2015
13 is an unlucky number
oni Sep 2015
i find myself
continuing
to rely
on things
that were
never
once
reliable.
2.3k · Nov 2017
I D O L
oni Nov 2017
i watch you
fall at the feet
of those
who will never
know your name

im here
im real
i love you
and you
are distracted
2.2k · Sep 2015
strength of a meteor
oni Sep 2015
you were made of stars;
im honored you tore me apart.
2.2k · Jan 2015
stage kiss
oni Jan 2015
and all those times
you kissed me
you were just
putting your
thumb
over my
lips
2.2k · Dec 2014
light
oni Dec 2014
even the night
is not dark
as long as the moon
is in the sky
and this
is what you are
to me
2.0k · Apr 2015
past
oni Apr 2015
you appear
in a
breeze

rustling
a few
of my
leaves

only to
disappear
as soon
as i
remember
you
2.0k · Jun 2015
still chained
oni Jun 2015
they always say
to set free
the things you love,

but they never mention
that you will still
love
what you set free.
2.0k · Dec 2014
luxury
oni Dec 2014
you are a
hidden oasis
and as i
pause
to drink,
i find that
you are
only an
illusion
oni Sep 2015
its easier
to fall back into
old habits
than to fall out off them

because who falls
out of a hole -
especially
when you arent even sure
where it begins
and where it ends?
1.8k · Oct 2015
public service announcement
oni Oct 2015
i am alive

and you are but a
copy
of a copy
of a copy
of a copy
of a copy
of a copy
1.8k · Sep 2015
young snake
oni Sep 2015
now that i have
discovered my fangs,
i hope my bite
is poisonous
i grovel until i strike
1.7k · Nov 2014
IMAGINARY GUILT..
oni Nov 2014
and all the times
that you screamed
to the mirror
telling it
that it wasnt your fault
you still cant forgive yourself
even though
you did nothing wrong.
oni May 2017
that* (pronoun)
\ˈthat, thət\

used by the misunderstanding to describe the depth of thought and/or emotion experienced by the reader upon reading poetry that has been ripped directly from the author's soul
1.7k · Mar 2015
so this is real heartbreak
oni Mar 2015
i stopped
breathing
and my
soul
left my
body
but my
ghost
is still
here
and refuses
to leave
1.7k · Oct 2014
I AM SMALL
oni Oct 2014
who are you
but a few molecules
of the universe
stitched together

what is your voice
bur a single vibration
lost within the echoes
of a thousand more

you tell me that i matter,
that i am different,
that i am special,

but what am i
but a single
strand
of endless DNA
that could still function
after the death
of my chromosomes
oni Oct 2015
i cannot help but feel
that i am clinging to
a corpse
after the dog has died

the flesh is
rotting
and my bed
reeks
but i cannot help
but come back
to this
every night
oni Jan 2016
running your hardest
still doesnt mean
you wont slip and fall
inspired by the a day to remember song.
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