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Nov 11 · 140
blueprints
OpenWorldView Nov 11
so many grand plans,
laid out in perfect detail.
life is sobering.
Nov 11 · 174
dystopian
OpenWorldView Nov 11
"you will own nothing
and you will be happy,"
until age thirty.
WEF meets Logan's Run
Nov 9 · 296
Surviving the Night
hide from the monsters.
plan your next moves.
keep warm and rest.

for daylight will bring hope.
a new chance to find meaning
and experience happiness.
Nov 1 · 648
what remains (10w)
the dew of your lips
and butterflies in my stomach
a kiss, my eyes closed
Oct 30 · 150
Melancholy
OpenWorldView Oct 30
oh sweet agony,
cover me in darkness
and feed my despair.

your single-mindedness
numbs my wretched life
and amplifies the longing.

lead me away
to beautiful places
and unfulfilled dreams.

you are the gateway
for my soul.
Oct 27 · 111
hope
OpenWorldView Oct 27
makes us submissive.
prevents us taking action.
we can do better!
have courage
Oct 23 · 158
such days
OpenWorldView Oct 23
dark marauding dreams
follow me into daylight
death can't come early
Oct 17 · 254
serene (10w)
OpenWorldView Oct 17
to love
the way you are
to feel
as one with you
Oct 7 · 151
"don't let it happen"
independent minds
and critical thinkers
led to the gallows
and burnt on stakes.

but without dissent,
valid or not,
there is no progress,
just stagnation.

life is too easy
and people complacent.
numbed by gimmicks
that steal our time.

a downward spiral
of mediocracy ensues.
all leading to a
tyranny of the few
and ****** revolutions
when their lies collapse.
Jul 26 · 474
freedom (10w)
OpenWorldView Jul 26
walk alone
be free and dream
heart and mind
open
free yourself
Jul 14 · 399
longing
OpenWorldView Jul 14
i followed the light
but could never get a hold
kept me warm anyway
it's sadder, more beautiful that way
because it lasts forever
Nov 2020 · 474
homesick
OpenWorldView Nov 2020
mama and papa
i long for your warm embrace
but you both passed on
I miss you!
Jul 2020 · 421
soul colors
OpenWorldView Jul 2020
blue shreds broken glass
cut deep red to find lost love
boundless black void spills
Jul 2020 · 345
dreamer
OpenWorldView Jul 2020
etched into my mind
you fill my dreams with pure love
let us never wake
escaping reality
Jul 2020 · 355
keeping silent
OpenWorldView Jul 2020
when words are targets
the truth remains unspoken
and progress will stall
May 2020 · 209
desire
OpenWorldView May 2020
thoughts of untamed love
  obsess the martyred soul

pleasure, raw and wild
  tear the mind to pieces

quelled emotions surrender
  to the passion of desire
Apr 2020 · 717
mood
OpenWorldView Apr 2020
black rose petals fall
a dark veil for our dead
love transcends the loss
love transcends
Mar 2020 · 395
the sum of us
OpenWorldView Mar 2020
life sways through time
shedding tears of joy and pain
into an ocean
Feb 2020 · 635
hush
OpenWorldView Feb 2020
it’s breaking my heart
listening to the silence
of unfulfilled love
Feb 2020 · 536
dreams
OpenWorldView Feb 2020
do not be afraid
to imagine happiness
after you wake up
Feb 2020 · 427
pointless
OpenWorldView Feb 2020
going back in time
to right the wrongs of your life
is a futile wish
learning from your mistakes is not
Feb 2020 · 432
angel
OpenWorldView Feb 2020
in you I saw light
a bright beacon from heaven
guiding me from hell
Feb 2020 · 319
drowning
OpenWorldView Feb 2020
darkness, cold water
stone tied around my ankle
the abyss awaits
Jan 2020 · 374
behind closed eyes
OpenWorldView Jan 2020
I strip away that skin,
the flesh and bones
until nothing is left,
but a single sad sob
in an empty world.
Jan 2020 · 546
some love
OpenWorldView Jan 2020
hush, my dear darkness
release me from your refuge
and give me some love
Dec 2019 · 334
inertia
OpenWorldView Dec 2019
time flows eternal
a year coming to an end
leaving me behind
Dec 2019 · 293
eroded (10w)
OpenWorldView Dec 2019
your early heat
and the coldness later
made me brittle
Dec 2019 · 361
miss you
OpenWorldView Dec 2019
we have never met
but always knew each other
two souls bound by fate
Dec 2019 · 188
sweet veil
OpenWorldView Dec 2019
dreams ease the longing
painting love in soft red hues
sweet veil of closed eyes
Dec 2019 · 905
city scene
OpenWorldView Dec 2019
neon lights
illuminate the night’s
heavy clouds

while rain muffles
the constant urban humming

pierced by distant sirens
moving slowly
through concrete canyons.
Nov 2019 · 1.2k
your poems
OpenWorldView Nov 2019
enchanting whispers
of lost love and new longing
penned with ink and heart
pure magic
thank you
Nov 2019 · 287
restraint
OpenWorldView Nov 2019
count from one to ten
take a deep breath of fresh air
close your eyes, exhale
Nov 2019 · 262
conscience
OpenWorldView Nov 2019
prisoner for life
solitary confinement
seeking no parole
within every person lives the real self
Nov 2019 · 505
float in the sea of music
OpenWorldView Nov 2019
hallowing darkness
wordless psychedelic sounds
transcending my griefs
music my saviour and friend
Nov 2019 · 577
soylent green
OpenWorldView Nov 2019
screening "Hannibal"
demonize animal meat
selling soylent green
Desensitization - turning off emotional responses
Nov 2019 · 530
alone
OpenWorldView Nov 2019
fingertips caress
the empty space beside me
searching your warm skin
Nov 2019 · 571
wish
OpenWorldView Nov 2019
i have but one wish,
that the sun shines forever
while you burn in hell
Nov 2019 · 872
Silk
OpenWorldView Nov 2019
across time and space
love plays with weightless longing
sadness covers all
Inspired by "Silk"
from "Alessandro Baricco"
Oct 2019 · 385
slowing down
OpenWorldView Oct 2019
shadows grow longer
crows lament coming winter
silence blankets land
hiking impressions
Oct 2019 · 481
her beauty
OpenWorldView Oct 2019
the sight,
like a constant surf,
broke my courage.
and all those silent words
drowned in the white spray
of her beauty.
Oct 2019 · 218
october
OpenWorldView Oct 2019
green, yellow, red, brown
hanging, dying, falling down
beautiful carnage
Oct 2019 · 721
extinguished
OpenWorldView Oct 2019
this little hot spark
ready to ignite the world
fell in its cold sea
Oct 2019 · 605
rebel within
OpenWorldView Oct 2019
falling for someone
knowing it to be a dream
won’t stop the heart riot
Oct 2019 · 1.1k
witch
OpenWorldView Oct 2019
pure white innocence
charmed the world with pale beauty.
envy lit the pyre
Oct 2019 · 199
pilgrim
OpenWorldView Oct 2019
visit old places
to search among memories
in hope to find you
Oct 2019 · 552
will
OpenWorldView Oct 2019
reborn from despair
we find strength inside ourselves
choosing life, not death
Sep 2019 · 322
silence
OpenWorldView Sep 2019
colorless cocoon
envelops a silent pain
until we accept
inspired by
AMA
a short film by Julie Gautier

https://youtu.be/bdBuDg7mrT8
Sep 2019 · 144
mud
OpenWorldView Sep 2019
mud
rain darkens the day
the earth is drinking its fill
life sprouts from union
Sep 2019 · 580
sepals
OpenWorldView Sep 2019
her moist, ruby lips
yielded the sweetest kisses.  
the taste still lingers
Sep 2019 · 412
pebble
OpenWorldView Sep 2019
ground down smooth and small
I fit nicely among man,
but cut if broken
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