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Oct 2014 · 2.6k
Untitled
Skinny Love Oct 2014
Midnight walls
And wading pools
I run through the halls
That echo you
But the songbird
Does not sing the sweet tune
In the dark.

When did time choose to move like wax
When the lifeline breaks into shattered glass
Find a soft place for your bed
Prepare for the war that lies ahead
Of you and I, we cannot win this time.

We are fighting shadows and breezes
It's time to pull our hearts out of the clouds
But the heart does what it pleases
And this silent room is the battleground.

For the night is young with our laughter
But are eyes grow old a grey
And the sunlight i danced with upon your heart was the heat of our final day.
Life is confusing. Maybe I'll write some music and turn thus into some kinda punk song you can only understand if you're confused.

19 hours after posting this. I just go broken up with. He was very respectful but felt it was time to move on. Maybe this poem was foreshadowing, maybe not.
Oct 2014 · 2.9k
Sisters
Skinny Love Oct 2014
Her breath is soft
She mumbles
What? I say
I don't remember she replies clearly
And turns over
Still very much asleep
These are the nights I'll miss the most
Our legs intertwined.
So alike
And so different
I'm leaving in a month
I'll be all alone
And so will she
She's laughing now
I think it's a good dream
She somehow managed to roll on top
I won't push her off
This time
She's comfortable
I'm happy.
I miss my little sister. We shared a bed at home. I'm lying awake in my college apartment and I feel so lonely. I wrote this before I moved out.
Sep 2014 · 2.0k
Shame on Me
Skinny Love Sep 2014
Fool me once
Fool me twice.
Fool me a third time?
I must be an insane
Because I keep coming back again.
Ever talk now is a fight. But I will always love you. I guess that makes me a fool.
Sep 2014 · 1.7k
your name 10w
Skinny Love Sep 2014
your name
is just another dull sword
through my heart
Jul 2014 · 3.6k
Red Thread
Skinny Love Jul 2014
It's as if my heart is sewn to yours
And as we grow apart,
The threads are ripping out of mine.
You have the stronger heart.

But my soft heart can feel each tear
You barely even flinch
I can't tell if you feel at all
As you rip me stich by stich.

And now I'm here, all ripped and torn
And here is where I'll stay
Pieces of my heart still belong to you
But you've had your final say.
Jul 2014 · 1.3k
Swift
Skinny Love Jul 2014
Why can't you let me be happy without you?
Why must you make sure that I'm feeling pain?
Why is it so hard for you to tell the truth?
Why did you love me then take it away?

You were the one who laughed at my sorrow.
You never tried to give me your best.
I thought we were fine but your love is hollow.
I thought you were different. You're just like the rest.

Is it my fault for being so blind?
I made a promise that I didn't keep.
I swore I'd never regret our time.
But you are the reason I cry in my sleep.
Whenever someone asks how I am, I lie. I save my truth for my poetry.
Jul 2014 · 1.1k
Lost
Skinny Love Jul 2014
You broke the girl with the golden smile.
You watched the light drain from her eyes.
A thousand I'm sorrys could never reclaim
The one who was your rainbow after the rain.
Jul 2014 · 8.7k
For You
Skinny Love Jul 2014
Isn't a fresh start
A beautiful place to be.
Isn't a warm heart
Much nicer considerably.
Tell me, when I smile
Does your whole self smile too?
Cause when you stop to look my way,
That's what I can't help but do.
Jul 2014 · 3.6k
A "Like" Letter
Skinny Love Jul 2014
You make my heart skip a beat
You make my soul want to sing
      You are the reason for my smile
I'd like it if you stayed a while.
      I like the way that our eyes send
Messages.  You're my best friend.
      I think that there is something more.
We'll see what the future has in store.
     But for now, best friends we'll stay
Until that very special day
      When we both realize
That what we have is more than "like"
Sorry for the cheesy childish rhyme. Kinda meant to be read aloud slowly, like you're reading it to them.
Apr 2014 · 1.6k
Untitled
Skinny Love Apr 2014
My life,
My love,
My turtle dove.
I set you free
And you left me.
If you love something let it go, if they love you, they'll always come back.
Apr 2014 · 1.1k
Haiku
Skinny Love Apr 2014
Where has my day gone?
I've been daydreaming of you.
Do you think of me?
Apr 2014 · 3.4k
The Pearl
Skinny Love Apr 2014
I see Steinbeck through a new light.
I am a pearl.
But not just any pearl,
I am The Pearl.
The Pearl that changes lives
And changes hearts.
I am Steinbeck’s pearl.
Waiting.
Waiting.
Until some is just lucky enough to find me
Hidden in my shell.
And that person was you.
I didn’t look like much,
But you knew better.
You chose me anyway.
And you were in awe of what you found beneath the surface.
And you were instantly rich.
You knew you were blessed to have found me.
But you knew you had some new troubles too.
You knew that men knew of the treasure you held.
You knew that they would try to take that from you.
You knew you could stop them.
But not for long.
When trouble came and you took me and fled.
But I was not safe.
Nothing was safe.
Because you would not let me go,
Trouble took the one thing you cared about more.
And because it was too much
To look me in the eye.
Because everything had started when you found me.
You let me go too.
You threw me back where you found me.
Apr 2014 · 691
Day 1
Skinny Love Apr 2014
I’m wrong to miss you.
You never were as special as I pretended you were.
I wish I never kissed you.
I wouldn’t feel as lonely and I wouldn’t be so hurt.
Every person that I see I wish was you.
In my heart I kind of wish that you hurt too.
Every time I hear your name, I turn my head.
I can’t go to sleep without you holding me in bed.
I’m as foolish as they come to want you back.
But I thought you gave me things I never had.
The more I think, the more I hope I’m wrong,
The more I wish I never wrote this song.
Apr 2014 · 869
Questions
Skinny Love Apr 2014
It is better to have loved and lost then to never have loved at all.
Is it better to have known the pride that goes before the fall?
Is it best that one so sweet and fair learn life’s hardest truths?
Is it right to hear at a young age that fortune favors youth?
Is it best to judge a character on how someone reacts?
Is it wise to question sayings that have been taught as fact?
Is it better to have loved and lost then to never have loved at all?
Apr 2014 · 21.7k
All is Fair in Love and War
Skinny Love Apr 2014
You changed,
You changed
I walked a way
To keep myself
I lost the game.
The game,
The game,
You were not fair
It was a war
I left you there.
You’re there,
You’re there,
And there you’ll stay.
You play the game.
I’ve walked away.
Things have been said about me that are not true. He thinks I am the enemy, that I hurt him on purpose, but its all in his head. He wants to see me as the one who started the war, so he's justified in fighting me.  He thinks I left him to hurt him, but I left him to stop myself from getting hurt.

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