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poetic fleur May 3
in a damp room
    with red puddles.

she found what she wanted.

a big smile that never
appeared on her face.

happy wrinkles near her lips
and her round eyes are shrinking due to happiness.

she saw that all
with something bright
in front of her,

as her eyes slowly closed.
"a lot of you cared, just not enough"
- Jay Asher.
Hannah Beasley Dec 2017
A name is but a label that has branded us for life
Hannah
A name such as my own, Biblical in nature
Meaning so much more to me than “The grace of god”
Hannah
With a heart for spoken word
And a mouth more than capable
Hannah
Who knows the great pleasure of the perfect phrase
And always has something to say
Hannah
I’ve got a way with words,
And I’m stronger than most
Hannah
A heavy heart,
And gentle hands
Hannah
With uncle lost to a smoking gun,
At the scene of a suicide
Hannah
A snapping turtle beneath my skin
Timid but fierce
Hannah
With intellect in my veins
And curiosity all the same
Hannah
Like a pine cone
Those rough and pointy edges remind me of my own
Hannah
Made from good intentions
And full of pride
Hannah
Backwards I am the same,
For I have only one face.
Hannah
My two-toned mind
Damaged, but alive
Hannah
My bipolar-stained brain
Depression? or mania?
Hannah
Because what good is “the grace of god”
if he only chooses to pit you against yourself
Hannah
For I am my only rival
Or Peninnah I should say
Hannah
For while god's word may be gracious
It is my name not his
harmony crescent Nov 2017
so so soon
well be together
staring at the stars and moon
and dreaming about forever
Janie Elizabeth Nov 2017
Take my breath
I need it not
Take my life
It serves me not
Take my soul
It is no more
Take my whole
I'm nothing in this world
Take my existence
It was a mistake
Take my heart
It broke much more
Take my smile
It is fake
Take my body
Drag it to the lake
Take my bones
Bury them under
Bring me roses
I always will suffer
Janie Hobby Nov 2017
What do I write about?
  Should I still write about you?                                                                    
Should I write about my heartache?
And the pain you put me through?                                                              
Give me something to write about?
Should I write about our history?                                                                
about the arguments between us?
The glory you felt above me?                                                                        
I need something to write about
Should I speak of your manipulative ways?                                              
The way you would blame I
Your mistakes became mine                                                                          
it made it all a lie
Janie Elizabeth Oct 2017
i keep my poems short as to not bore you
the fear of the judgement pouring from you
i keep my lines short so you can rush through
the fear of the judgement pouring from you
i keep my words small as my thoughts are too
the fear of the judgement pouring from you
i keep my mouth shut, these words are true
the fear of the judgement pouring from you
Janie Elizabeth Oct 2017
I sing this song to remind you of me
to remind you of who we used to be
I sing this song to remember your blue eyes
to remember how the same blue cascades the skies
I sing this song to remind you of fall
to remind you of us floating above all
I sing this song to remember your lips
to remember the way you would kiss
I sing this song to remind you of me
to remind you of who we used to be
Janie Elizabeth Oct 2017
i write for who you are
i write for what you've done
i write for your beauty
i write for your perfections
i write for your mistakes
i write for who you were
i write for who you've become
i write for who you are not
i write for you
i do not writ for who i am
i do not write for what i've done
i do not write for my beauty
i do not write for my perfections
i do not write for my mistakes
i do not write for who i was
i do not write fo who i've become
i do not write for who i am not
i do not write for me
i write for you
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