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30.6k · May 2014
Kiss Me
Wanderer May 2014
A butterfly kiss like a smile in the wind
16.6k · Jul 2018
I am no Artist (right now)
Wanderer Jul 2018
Artists are often
broken people
using the fragments of themselves
to create something new
and although
being healed
feels so complete
sometimes i want to be broken again
sometimes i want open wounds
so i can use the blood
to paint sunsets
so i can use the torn off pieces of skin as a canvas
so i can carve
masterpieces with the jagged bones left behind
but I can't bring myself to break my own heart in the name of Art
12.3k · Apr 2014
Shadows
Wanderer Apr 2014
I stand in the back of the crowd
looking around
is anyone really here
or am i seeing shadows
because surely these people aren't real
With their smiling faces
in the midst of a war
With diamonds and pearls
hanging from their necks
in a time where money is rare
They must be shadows
I can promise you they aren't real
11.3k · Dec 2018
What does love sound like?
Wanderer Dec 2018
Is it the words whispered
in secret corridors
i love you

are they proclaimed boldly
from roof tops
I LOVE YOU

Or maybe love
sounds like laughter
giggles shared only between two

what if love has no noise
its beauty is similar to a sunset
seen and felt
but never heard
Wanderer Jun 2015
Sadness clung to you like a staticky old dryer sheet
Chancellor
10.4k · May 2014
Princess Michaela
Wanderer May 2014
She's treated like a princess
and I the troll
But they've got it all wrong
the evil she possesses is beyond compare
and once it's realized
they will beg
and beg
but I will say no
because she will give them
the hell they all deserve
7.1k · May 2014
Scars
Wanderer May 2014
The heat in the room is smoldering
sweat beads on my forehead
and the fan can't keep up with the rising heat of summer
Her arms are still covered though
and i start to wonder
Who hurt her so bad?
So bad that tears weren't enough
that only a blade could make her feel
Human again
So bad that the pain couldn't all be held in one place
So bad that the scars on the inside had to reveal themselves
to the outside worls
3.7k · Feb 2016
In Need of Affection
Wanderer Feb 2016
I am trying so hard
don't you see
just give me a break
and cuddle with me
3.4k · May 2014
Maybe just Maybe
Wanderer May 2014
Maybe it's my fault
but
Maybe it's not

Maybe I care too much
but
Maybe you don't care enough

Maybe I trust too much
but
Maybe I don't trust enough
2.6k · Apr 2017
I Will Fight For You
Wanderer Apr 2017
Every time I start to think
maybe this isn't meant to be

Maybe I should just give up
on the idea of you and me

I am reminded of the feeling
that magical delight when I'm with you

It is more than infatuation
its something shared between just us two

I think back on our first conversations
and how every word you said brought a smile

And that isn't unusual for people falling in love
The magical part is that it still does

Our love is like no other
Never have I been jealous of another relationship

Never have I wanted anyone but  you
you are all I ever asked for

**And that is why I will fight for you
2.6k · Apr 2016
Appearance
Wanderer Apr 2016
How sad it is
that we see people
with our eyes

We should
look at people
with our souls
2.4k · Sep 2015
The Dying Moon Light
Wanderer Sep 2015
The sun shone day in and day out
working all through the night
to keep the moons light alive

The sun became lonely all by himself in the sky
with only a few clouds floating by
Whilst the moon had stars a million
shining through the night to keep her company

The sun couldn't help but feel like maybe
she didn't need him
maybe all that effort he put in
was nothing more than wasted energy

Slowly he exited
each night giving her a little less light

She began to shrink
curling in on herself
until she faded completely

What the sun didn't realize
was that although there may be other stars around
he was the only one for her
2.4k · Feb 2015
His Smile
Wanderer Feb 2015
It's more beautiful than sunsets
Brighter than a summer day
I crave it in every way
But it isn't given away
to passing strangers
or poorly thought out jokes
It is rare
He saves it for special moments
That's what makes it so precious
There is nothing better than the feeling I get when I can put a smile on his face

Connor
2.2k · Apr 2014
Lonely
Wanderer Apr 2014
The stars and the moon light my way
but you asked about those hazy days,
when you look up and there's nothing but darkness
Well those days have caught me in the most dreaded loneliness
Those are the days that hurt everywhere
The days that I can't bare to walk without each step feeling like a loss
those are the days I miss having someone
2.1k · Apr 2015
I Thought We Were Friends
Wanderer Apr 2015
that's the reason we didn't date.... right?
so that we could be friends
or were you just trying to let me down easy?
please don't ignore me
Connor
1.8k · May 2014
Human (10w)
Wanderer May 2014
We are all just human here
don't be so mean
1.8k · Mar 2017
Patience is Key
Wanderer Mar 2017
I told you I would do anything for you, love
I would climb mountains
I would cross oceans
just to see a smile on your face
Because isn't that what love is

So you asked me for one thing
to be patient
oh how it would be easier to climb a mountain
patience is key
but patience is not something I have the key to

I will do my best to be what you need me to be
please just remember
I am human too
I make mistakes
that sometimes hurt you
1.7k · Jul 2016
A house vs. A home
Wanderer Jul 2016
My home happened to be a house
There were people
There was love
There was home made meals
And memories in the making
Each night as I went to bed
I felt content
and like I was where I needed to be

But as our family got torn apart
The laughter left our house
The liveliness fell away
leaving tears in its place
only some continued to stay there
But much of the once occupied space
was now empty

I no longer felt okay
in my own bed
I didn't care for my room
the building ceased to be more
than just a building
**It was a house
but not a home
1.7k · Dec 2014
Crumbling Relationships
Wanderer Dec 2014
I knew what you wanted
And it wasn't love
It wasn't what I wanted
But I let you push the boundaries
In hopes that it would make you happy
But even with me giving more each time
You weren't satisfied

You knew there was someone who was...
More experienced
Could please you better
And make you happier
Too bad that girl happened to be my best friend
Evan
1.6k · May 2015
Red
Wanderer May 2015
Red
The color of the blood of my enemies

or
a
flower
Credit goes to my friends Branden and Noah
1.6k · Jul 2018
Bleeding out
Wanderer Jul 2018
I knew that eventually you'd hurt me
I knew that I couldn't be friends with a girl
who wielded a knife so loosely
without getting cut a time or two
I assumed they'd be accidental
that you'd just get a little too close
and nick me in the side
but oh how I wish
Even a jab at my arm or stomach
wouldn't have hurt
the way it did
when you stabbed me in the back
disappointment and regret
flowing from me
as I am on my knees
and not even an apology
from the girl with a ****** knife
1.4k · Jan 2015
Premtive Apology
Wanderer Jan 2015
I love you
And that's the problem
I will eventually hurt you
I will disappoint you
I will make you cry
It's not that I mean to
It's truly an accident
Love causes pain
That's why I wanted to tell you
I'm Sorry
Even if I haven't hurt you yet
I eventually will
Connor
1.3k · May 2014
I deserve
Wanderer May 2014
I deserve someone
someone beautiful, inside and out
someone caring, toward me and others
someone loving, in all senses of the word
someone i care about to

You don't deserve someone
someone like me
Branden
1.3k · Mar 2015
Mislead
Wanderer Mar 2015
I was told that
If I ate a little less
If I ran a little more
I would be skinny

I was told that
If I was skinny, I would be pretty
If I was skinny, boys would like me
If I was skinny, I would turn heads

So I ran, and I ate my vegetables
I watched the numbers on the scale
slowly descend
I became as skinny as the models in magazines
As skinny as the girls in my class

But no heads turned
Boys don't like me
*And I sure don't feel prettier
1.2k · May 2014
Lost
Wanderer May 2014
We are all lost
Wandering through the maze of life
No compass to guide us
Only our thoughts to accompany us

We are all scared of the monsters
The noises in the dark
But we never ask other for help
Even though they might know the way out

We wander for years
Maybe even our whole lives
Getting deeper and deeper into the maze
Most never find the way out
1.2k · Feb 2016
Was My Love Not Enough
Wanderer Feb 2016
You felt unloved
You hadn't learned how to love yourself
You sought out love
from those who were incapable of giving it

I thought that maybe I could change things
give you my love
Maybe if I filled you up with enough of my love
you would learn
to love yourself, and learn who was really there for you
You didn't though
My love only confused you, you felt unworthy

I gave you all my love
Assuming that the faster I gave it to you
the sooner you could give it back
But you stole all my love and then threw it away

I had forgotten to love myself
and you didn't love me
so I was left with nothing, I was hollow

I gave you the one thing you wanted
I don't understand why you aren't happy
Wanderer Jan 2016
It used to be
when we were in a crowded room
our eyes would lock
and smiles would creep up our faces
just knowing the other was there
brought so much joy

But this time was different
you hardly glanced at me
our eyes only meeting for a second
before you turned away
no smile
not even the slightest lift
in the corners of your mouth

I can't figure out
if you wont look at me
because you don't love me
or because you still do


The only thing I know is that
it took every ounce of strength I had
not to break down in tears
the moment I left that room
Why do things have to be this way?
1.1k · Feb 2016
Forgive and Forget
Wanderer Feb 2016
It is so much easier to forgive
This last month of hell you caused
Than to forget the happiness
That you brought me for so long
1.1k · Jul 2016
Your time isn't worth it
Wanderer Jul 2016
I was tired of making up excuses for you
Each time, I told myself
He is just so busy
He didnt mean it
He just forgot to get to it
But all I asked was for ten minutes of your time
And some how you still managed
To get lost in the world of things more important than me
So I have accepted my status near the bottom of your list
I wont put any more energy into this
Because everytime I reach out
It seems my name gets pushed further down on the list
1.0k · Aug 2015
Everyone Has a Story
Wanderer Aug 2015
Isn't so magnificent how everyone has a story?
Every single person has a lifetime
of memories and thoughts and knowledge
stored up, just waiting to be shared

Each part of their past shaping who they are today

Every time you talk to someone
you get to dip in to a little piece
of who they are
And I think that is just wonderful
1.0k · May 2017
Push Pin Poetry #3
Wanderer May 2017
Sometimes
Choose
Peace
All credit to an anonymous resident of 4S
989 · Feb 2016
a conversation we never had
Wanderer Feb 2016
Love is different for everyone**
there is no definition that fits every situation
love can be a feeling, an action, or just a word

I should have told you
what love meant to me
before I started giving it to you
before I whispered
those words in your ear

I should have asked you
what love meant to you
before I assumed your words
meant the same as mine
and that they weren't just words
985 · Jan 2016
Slow Death
Wanderer Jan 2016
Our relationship took a bullet
It went strait for me
but it wasn't a fatal wound
I didn't get hit in the heart
I was shot in the stomach
You could have saved me
**but instead
you left me to bleed out
I'm not sure which version I like better:
Our relationship took a bullet
It wasn't strait to the heart
You shot me in the stomach
Then left me to bleed out
951 · Jan 2016
I know this boy
Wanderer Jan 2016
He loves coffee shops
But he hates coffee
I don't know how this could be
945 · Jan 2016
Easy Come, Easy Go
Wanderer Jan 2016
I wrote once that
love goes as easy as it comes
I don't remember the circumstance
in which I learnt that

I wish I would have remembered
because I know it now better than ever
and maybe had I remembered
I would have thought twice

I wouldn't have jumped off a bridge
into your arms

I would have sought out a staircase
and slowly made my way down to you
The problem with climbing down stairs is, you have to turn your back to them and trust that they will still be waiting when you get to the bottom
927 · Jun 2015
Drowning
Wanderer Jun 2015
Since when was air so thick
I breathe in
But my lungs can't attain what they are craving
Chancellor
922 · Aug 2016
Who should I turn to?
Wanderer Aug 2016
Some days I still have a hard time understanding
the boy who said he loved me,
broke my heart wide open
He said that no matter what
No matter how things went down
that even if we weren't destined to be together
That at least we had a friendship
to last a lifetime
But his messages became spotty
and his appearance in my life eventually ceased to exist

He stopped coming around
Stopped being there for me when I needed him
On the days I couldn't breathe because I was crying so hard
He told me I should go to someone else with my problems
Our friendship was demolished

So all I gained was a broken heart,
trust issues, and a life lesson?
that doesn't seem right

Now I have a hard time believing
the words that come out of lovers mouths
I assume they are beautiful lies
meant to keep up a charade
Is that not what love is?
An incredible lust and infatuation
turned game of pretending to care
in order to use someone for what you need?
At least that's what he showed me.

I wish I was still the hopeless romantic I once was
But now I have a bitter heart
918 · Jul 2016
the burning home
Wanderer Jul 2016
smoke fills my lungs
as i walk through the halls
making it difficult for me to breathe
i navigate the house from memory
my eyes being blinded
by the bright light of the fire
mixed with ashes floating near by
i make it past the kitchen and living room
into the long hall
where i am finally able to take a deep breathe
i peer into my room
smoke lingers but fire has yet to destroy
the things i own
as i move to my brothers room
there is astonishingly little smoke
his room is untouched
but as i make my way toward my parents room
the smoke thickens
and i disappear into a haze of ash, smoke, and heat
i find my mom at the far end of the room
looking out the window
we stand there together and watch
as children play in the street
as neighbors walk past
seemingly unaware of the flames engulfing the house
This was a dream I had. And an amazing metaphor for what is happening right now
909 · Jun 2017
How do I get over him?
Wanderer Jun 2017
I tore you apart
when all you needed
was building back up
I was trying to get to the bottom of it all
But when I did
There was nothing left of you
That's when I realized
I had lost the person
I loved the most
Soley because I didn't know how
To love him as a friend
This is a poem I wrote in May, it mirrors how I felt at that time.
905 · Aug 2016
I would say I love you
Wanderer Aug 2016
I would say I love you
to the moon and back
But that would be a lie
For my love cannot be measured
by miles or metrics of any kind

My love for you crosses oceans
My affection spans galaxy's
My adoration does not end at
a point decided by a ruler

My love for you is endless
Wanderer Apr 2016
I had a dream about him again
I guess you could call it a nightmare

I stopped letting him haunt my thoughts
But somehow he manages to creep into my dreams

He tells me I am worthless
That I will never be enough


For him
Or anyone

And I believe him
Which is the worst part

Because when I wake up
I can't shake the feeling

**That maybe he is right
889 · Jun 2015
where did my childhood go?
Wanderer Jun 2015
The world was so small when I was little
And everything was so simple
The worst type of pain was when I got a paper cut
This is an old poem I found from about 4 years ago
868 · Dec 2014
Please Don't Break My Heart
Wanderer Dec 2014
I'm so scared
not because I have never been through it
there are more knives in my back than I can count
my heart is in such small pieces I don't know how to put it back together anymore

I'm scared because I think I might actually like you
I'm scared because I've heard what happens when you really like someone
and its never good

please don't break my heart
Evan
856 · May 2016
He comes in waves
Wanderer May 2016
I can go hours
even days
without a single thought of you

But then it is like a tidal wave
emotions crashing over me

I can feel it all
Every hurt
Every pain
Every anger
All the broken promises
All the plans we had that you will never follow though with

I can feel them crashing over me
suffocating me
drowning me
ultimately drowning me in my own tears
Please just go away and never come back. I can't this in and out thing its killing me
846 · Jun 2015
Bricks
Wanderer Jun 2015
Everyone is given a set of bricks
From a young age my parents built a pedestal
with those bricks
held me high above the others around
Bricks of compliments and loving gestures
layed beneath my feet

At a certain age
I became old enough
to lift up bricks on my own
Methodically I layed them all around me
My parents now too busy
it became a job of my own

But there was just one problem
I forgot to pick up  my feet
What I had been building was no pedestal
but instead a wall

By time I realized this though
others realized they had bricks too
instead of building themselves up
they hurled bricks
to knock others down

My walls now had a purpose
So I continued to build
the walls rising above my head
and ending at my arms length
I had built myself a prison
to protect myself from others

It was very lonely in my prison
just my thoughts and me
And although what layed beneath my feet was love
The wall around me was made of fear
and the outside world of **hate
845 · Dec 2014
Acid Tears
Wanderer Dec 2014
I saw the tears swell in your eyes
they began to fall over
I tried to wipe them away
but your tears weren't made of salt water
they were made of acid
and everytime I wiped one away it burned me
I tried to forget the pain
but it got worse and worse everytime
so finally I stopped, and let your own tears burn you
I just wanted to make you happy but you kept hurting me in the process

Evan
837 · Oct 2015
Are you okay?
Wanderer Oct 2015
In half a second
a silent conversation
passed between us

Your eyes
dull and downcast
with dark bags
and droopy eyelids

Your mouth
the corners turned down
ever so slightly
with your jaw clenched

You were upset
and just a little mad
but not with me
at yourself

You always blamed yourself
even when others
were hurting you
Please don't blame yourself for what happened
835 · Mar 2018
Ingénue
Wanderer Mar 2018
I
Could
Explore
His
Broken
Soul
&
Live
In It
Like a
Home
832 · Feb 2016
Things I Live For #1
Wanderer Feb 2016
Things I live for:
passionate conversations
about the things I love and care for
that last for hours longer than planned
in coffee shops with exposed brick walls
with coffee stains and muffin crumbles littering the papers
where I am writing the plans for the rest of my life
the things I want for my future, my passions
and how I am going to live those out
mapping out my life on napkins
and old note pads
so I can remind myself
that this my passion and I can
achieve anything I put my mind to
but its always important to have support
so I pour my heart out to my friends and hope
they don't mind listening, because when I am excited
I don't stop talking, and I hope they do the same
with me and we can learn to help each other
achieve our goals
Although I am an introvert an spend plenty of time alone, I never view myself as alone. I think life is meant to be shared with others. And although I enjoy my time in solitude the best memories come from enjoying experiences with others.
822 · Oct 2016
Spring Leaves
Wanderer Oct 2016
If I were a tree
I would sway in the wind
Letting my leaves tremble and shake
Feeling the freedom of air all around them
For just a moment
they would understand the birds
The thrill of freely flying through the air
with nothing to ground them

I would let the birds
sit on my branches
feeling for a second
what it is like
to be supported, to be rooted
to have something to keep you from falling

Each will envy the other
not realizing what they have
would be a dream to another
inspired by a boring day in class sitting by a big window
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