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4d · 172
small doses
when i left my mark
i didn't think
it would be a scar

i dreamed of it being a handprint
on your heart
but i see now, that i've only cut it open

and sorry is not the bandage that i once believed it could be
time no longer the cure i had labeled it

i see now why the doctor prescribed those
shifting glances
and one word responses

because i am just a relapse waiting to happen
i know sorry doesn't cut it. but... sometimes it seems like that's all i am.

sorry </3
Jan 8 · 690
pane
i've been staring out of this window
for so long
i can't tell who's
gone

me
or
the people i can't see
i pressed snooze
so many times

i don't know when
i meant to wake up

but i might as well
stay
under the
covers
i technically get up at five am, but my mind keeps pressing snooze
the clock is time
ticking away
going on without us

the hourglass is our time
draining slowly
running out grain by grain

you tipped
my hourglass
over
so that time stood still

and broke the glass at both ends
when you walked away
leaving my heart
bleeding
in the sand,

my time in a
meaningless
heap
song: "rumors of my demise have been greatly exaggerated" by rise against
(stole the title directly from a lyric. don't sue please.)
Dec 2019 · 65
eclipse
the sunlight was so loud
but i couldn't hear it
because it doesn't shine
on me
when you aren't around
you are my sunshine
my only sunshine
you make me happy
when skies are grey
you'll never know, dear
how much i love you
please don't take my sunshine away
i'm not afraid to die, love

i'm afraid to live
i'm holding my breath and i just might suffocate

xP
Dec 2019 · 58
garrote
when i gave you my heart
i didn't know that yours
came with strings
and you could tug
on them
whenever the ******* felt like it
pardon my french
Dec 2019 · 84
scapegoat
as much as i say i do,
i do not blame you
the only one i blame is me
for everything i cannot be

for all the times i've fallen short
when i couldn't think of the right retort
for every single time i cry
i only blame my own eye

when i scream your err
pay no attention
it is only lack of self care
and increasing muscle tension
just stressed
a void
would be preferable
to your eyes
avoiding mine
just
look
at
me
Nov 2019 · 266
eraser
i stare at the pen in my hands
and think

i'd give
just about anything
to write my life
in

pencil
i can't seem to stop ******* up
Nov 2019 · 851
nonchalant (10w)
the problem is
i care
too much
about
not caring
i wish i wasn't like this.
i am jet lagged
but not from flying;

from falling
Nov 2019 · 205
left on unread (10w)
you don't read my poems
but
they're all for you
Nov 2019 · 123
gaze (6w)
please, love,
do not look
away
Sep 2019 · 1.1k
tired
i am so tired
but
everything that
exhausts me
keeps me
awake
at night
having a hard time sleeping
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