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Jude Quinn Jun 13
Open me in half
And you'll find plastic in my lungs
And concrete in my stomach.
It's good to know
After I'm gone
You'll still linger around,
Even if you're just a corpse.

Tell me we are no longer human;
We are consumers,
We are citizens.

And all the angels know,
And all the devils know,
We won't change any time soon.

I want to hurt you,
I want you to hurt me.
I want to curl my hands round your neck
And see the life run away from you
Like you made me run away too.

I felt your shadow while we were making love
And I cried.

I felt your shadow
And I wonder if you can feel my heartbeat.
I'm just as lost as you,
But we all forget
Everyone else is hurting too;
That makes it easy

To open people in half.
Shots
fired
armor donned
shielding the softness
displayed so openly
in the springtime haze
of youth
fear chokes trust
persuades us
that everyone
is hiding a knife up their sleeve
we package up our vulnerability
wrap our heart in bubble wrap
expecting each wound
to bleed a little less
but healing is impossible
in the absence
of oxygen.

Esther L. Krenzin.
Sophie Jun 6
I inhale absence
I'm slowly dying from all the nothing I inhale
The lack of your hand in mine, it's killing me
I lie in fetal helplessness
Caving in on myself, becoming smaller
Becoming absence
Roland Jun 2
This broken-in heart, the scene of a crime.
Your kisses, ballistic. Etched into my mind.
You broke my world and set ablaze my soul.
With the gleeful way you just stabbed away.
Humming to the tune of our song.
Em May 31
sometimes, i get so tangled in my comforter and the darkness it brings that it is all i become.
i feel stuck underneath, taking only the shape of the crumbled fabric.
i’m drowning in cloth.
i forget i exist outside of my bed, that a version of me once got up and didn’t fear the loss of contact.
i forget that i am not one with the sheets, that i am something outside of my bed.
Last night I drifted away into a panicked state all night.
eyes filled with tears, I paced and felt so sick I knew this wasn't right.
You were only down stairs but you felt so far away.
I found it hard to breathe my heart did race.

feeling so frail and unsure,
I worry about what you do behind closed doors

oh no, this is happening again
I've fallen so fast, I just can't pretend
What a fool I've been, surely I should have seen. The signed were there but the thought of loosing you I just couldn't bare.
A cool Summer morning.

6am, leaving a party.

Stayed up, all night,
With people I'm not close with.

Trying to disintegrate
Thoughts
Of You,
With a bonfire.

In the car, driving home.
The sky visible
In my rear view.
A muddled color palette
Of you and me.

Blues and pinks separated.
Struggling to mix
Into a shade of
Purple morning sky.

I might crash.
I can't keep my eyes off the Past.
Too consumed, with sleep in my eyes.

My clothes drenched, with smoke particles
Hanging still
In the air. touching my lips.

Dark blue skies
Ahead of me.

Doubts of never finding
Purple skies
I'm dreaming of.

God.

If only I could close my eyes.

Right here on the freeway.

Allowing my car a freedom
I'm craving.

To guide me
Into
Purple skies.
I wrote this poem after a breakup. When the confusion of what lies ahead is so strong that you want to relinquish control. This is a reminder that if you and your partner didn't mix well, then it wasn't meant to be. Keep searching for your person who will make purple skies with you. Even if the future only looks like dark blue skies, they're out there. I know it.
N May 21
II
The piercing sound of
your silence pains me

I wish to hear you speak
for as long as I live
Shorter version.
kgl May 20
let go of dreams that aren’t serving you
let go of dreams that will never come true
you’re still sitting sobbing in your room to songs you were crying to at 14
and what the **** is growth anyway?
doesn’t pain throb the same at any age?
why hang on to possibilities when the potentiality of everything is right there in front of you?
shut up, you stupid *****: you’re brilliant
I love you
I will keep on loving you until you figure out what’s going on here
who you are
is not all you will be
and I love you
you’re mine
what else could I do?
I've been fighting with temptation in everyday that I'm
faced with
Resetting my mind
all of my hopes and my dreams
onto the re-placement
Of every loss
And the suicidal thoughts of me
Losing  Control
Still engaged in my mind I'm inclined
while,
Maintaining the goal
of walking down that straight and
narrow road  of Life
Because I have a date with Destiny in spite of what is ailing me in
Sight
While all the while?
Through the dark of night
I'm forced to fight with many
different things,
With no self-esteem trying to figure out
who to believe
And who to trust and on whom
can I call?
Soul is uncontent to balance the fence
Slowly committed to fall
All while seeing the steady fall
Of my many brethrens called
For the same purpose and the work that was meant for us all
But still my soul fell slowly down
De-pression's Well
Totally left to figure out how to
make it out
Wondering how I slipped and fell?
Fallen waist deep
Lost
within the clutches grief
With seemingly no way of me finding
an answer,
And no way of me holding my Peace
So as a means of release?
I'm now speaking my Peace
Releasing for this reason having the
means of picking up the
Spiritual  Pieces
And putting it all back together using it for what it's worth
Visualizing the Holy theme giving birth to revive my Hopes and
Dreams
But these dreams are not seen through the eyes of surprise
But only seen through the joyfulness of watching our spirits
Rise
Riiising out of the ashes where the
fearfulness is cruel and savage,
Out of the madness where the hopelessness is the rule of sadness
Escaping the Pain
No longer bond under heavy
Locks and Chains
No more wounds to be healed
No wounds to seal
No bandages with
-Stains-
Been stuck trying to write something new, So I've decided to repost this for motivational purposes.. I'm taking it back to the roots of why I started writing in the first place. I would love to get some feedback on this one because it is still a very personal and emotional rollercoaster of a write for me. I would honestly love to hear from some new people on how this was relatable to you. This is me at my best at my worst, I am in my element when I write like this and I have a lot more like this as well, You just have to look for it.
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