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Idiots shouldn't play
with matches
                cos they washed in petrol...


But I'm no idiot,
            but I'll still throw a match

in the room and watch the idiots burn.
LLillis 7d
Amber fire cooled
Smooth over water hardened
To soften the burn.
Em MacKenzie Oct 7
I’ll bring you the moon
and the stars will come down for you tonight.
I hope that you will show up soon,
but I don’t see one trace of light.
I’m at dead end ruin,
I guess I should’ve made a right.
Bound to pop just like a balloon,
no need to apply strength or might.

So don’t try to stray
it will never be through,
you can’t run away,
she’s not done with you.

Climb out from the dark,
but take a break before you tire.
I thought that I did feel a spark
but realized that I’m on fire.
I’m ash; my body is an urn,
I beg to be spread and to be set free.
So blindingly bright you burn
but there’s no complaints from me.

So don’t try to stray,
it’s something you can’t do,
you can’t run away,
she’s not done with you.
Every night and day,
one thing rings true,
sidelined and kept at bay,
it’s just déjà vu.

You know I have nothing left to lose
but I’d still give all of my nothing over to you.
Out of options but there’s only one thing that I’d choose,
the only thing I know, but still a mystery lacking a clue.

Think of how beautiful life could be
and all of the colours that could come from grey.
Just take a single step towards me
and I’ll carry us both the rest of the way.

I won’t try to stray,
you know I’m stuck like glue,
I’ll never run away,
I’ll follow it through.
There’s nothing else to say,
one divided by two,
and come what may,
it’s all déjà vu.

I’ll keep my distance
but dream of you nightly.
But in this instance
you just shine so brightly.
Didda Oct 6
I want you
to set your throat ablaze
and yell as loud as you can.

you are
                                               allowed
to be angry.

I want you
to sing
as we burn
our                                               problems
to ashes.
As a human, it is instinct to be kind. However, you can get loud. Get mad.
Shadowhollow Oct 5
Rome burned
In a red iridescence
The houses burned
As did the ruins
And everything seemed perfect
For Rome burned
In sunlight
And reminded us
of everything we were
And promised to us
Everything we will be
copykitten Sep 27
I saw something in you
I glimpsed it in your eyes
Look at me, now
Let me see your fire again
Ablaze amidst amber eyes
Consuming me wholly, fully
Soft, caressing flames of emotions
Of passion, of sheer will
Mixed with anger and grief
Burning me alive, inside out
I accepted everything
And loved all of it
Now close those wistful eyes
Lower your head and come closer
So that I can whisper a question
Why are you too afraid
To let it engulf the rest of you?
23.09.2019
Josiah Bates Sep 27
I'm tired of fighting
feelings so fleeting
this lonliness in my weary heart

I'm tired of writings
of the feelings I fight
so light a fire under me
and burn my feelings clean off my bones.
Take it.
Take the fingertip, spark-dipped touches,
and throw them in the fire.
Watch them blacken
like the rest.

Evidence yields memories I'd rather not remember.
Remember the eyes?
That's where the magic happened.
I'd will myself blind to forget.

Grab that effort-versus-retreat.
Let it burn
forevermore
as I miss the days before our eyes did meet.
fraudelle Sep 20
I have thousand copies of your smile
I draw them as portrait
I composed them as song
I write them like poem

Until I realized..
I can't draw your actual smile
I can't make your perfect rhymes
I never made your bliss
Even once,
All I do is just a drawing
A letter, words, notes,

So... I built this empire of ashes
By Playing my flute
While watching my masterpiece,


Burning...
... Im back
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