Poetry

I know you don’t think I am worth a second of your time But if you just stop to listen  A surprise you may find...

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You claim to be all grace and faith But I can see your smile is fake I hear the words you utter in the dark...

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I can shoulder The responsibility For your unhappiness If that is what you want. Broken promises Broken minds Broken hearts Are we ever the person...

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The wind changes direction The weather acts wild Fear of change lingers on the lips But not everything is an omen The skies may darken...

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Beauty is only skin deep Puncture it and we all bleed In the end we all die Just like Jesus did for you and I...

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Awoken by tragedy Sleep refusing to return Eyes heavy with the morning sun The nights run together The days fade away And you disappear like...

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Waking up With the hollow feeling of disappointment Rattling around in my heart It gnaws at my happiness And slowly eradicates it Maybe I should...

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When every day Is a struggle to create Mired down in the muck Of self loathing and hate My creativity sometimes just suffocates Nobody will...

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I understand you can’t make time for me. But could you just hear my plea? My heart is breaking you see I’m drowning in misery....

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When I broke away from you It broke me inside Severed me in two. But little by little I forgot our love And all its...

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I crafted the story That I wanted to tell With no thoughts of final sales. I poured my soul Into the pages of these tomes...

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Feeling like the ocean Opened up and swallowed me Drowning in a waveless sea Nothing but anxiety. The gravity of reality Weighing me down Chains...

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I recently received some pieces of art that I had “loaned” out to my mother.  I had completely forgotten about them.  I rediscovered I was...

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I live in my mundane little town With no sites to be seen Yet I keep coming back Because it is home to me. Keep...

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What was life like Before car seats And dance recitals What was life like When it was just me Wandering aimlessly What was life like...

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I am not a lemming I refuse to color in the lines you provide I am not the type to fall in line Or lay...

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All I see Is the eye is too big The arm is too long All I see Are the flaws I can never see the...

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Unfinished poems and stories Lie in wait For a time when I can again create Broken promises And lies Seem to leave me paralyzed Add...

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I was never your kind of beautiful I was never your kind of smart But still you insisted On breaking my heart If I wasn’t...

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The rules do not care For right or wrong Only if you follow along. The rules are impartial They do not see Pain or suffering....

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I’ve given up on everything There is no point to this endless pain To care is to bleed And from this lesson I take heed....

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I was not born of sludge I came from above Full of light and love When I die I will not dissipate As so many...

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I am tired of raging Against the relentless sea Oblivion come wash over me Take me away To a dreamless sleep Where I will no...

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I knew at the end of the day How every card would lay But still, I wanted to play. Lady Luck doesn’t like me much...

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All the old Falls away to the new Doesn’t mean I will ever forget you. I didn’t cry When I learned you died For I...

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I am more than the affliction Or the diagnosed condition My heart beats just like yours. I have dreams and aspirations Sit with me and...

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I hate feeling so alone- Echos of the past stir inside- Making me wish I could hide. Whispers in the dark- Tell me I am...

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I never got over the lies- I packed them down into my core stitched them there- Yet, the remnants seep and pour.   The memory...

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I swallow the pills They tell me to take To kill the ache You left behind. Colored by a Schadenfreude pallet I derive pleasure from other’s pain...

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The cold wind blows I feel the chill of your absence And I know I am alone. The pain is deep and wide I do...

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Can you hear the mournful sound Of a ghost long gone? Shattered by life Singing a sad, sad song. The leaves whisper her regret The...

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Should have never set my sights on you The one who tore my heart in two Kept me dressed in shade of blue.   But...

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  Gone with the morning sun Your lack of love has me on the run.   Your success Cannot dull the emptiness Of my soul....

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Bring me the rain To wash away all the pain Of a love turned to dust.   Yes, bring me the rain To erode your...

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The memories burn- The memories fade- Like ashes in the winter rain.   The ache in my soul- Never lets go- The numbness consumes me...

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I don’t want to go to the places we went I don’t want to see our “old friends”.   I want to forget we ever...

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Over the next few days I intend to post a slew of new poems for you to enjoy.  I am working on several projects, but...

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I will sing you no lullabies. I will cry you no rivers. My deep dark secrets Live hidden in my soul Like tiny prickly metal...

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The memories burn- The memories fade- like ashes in the winter rain. The ache in my soul- never lets go- the numbness consumes me from...

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I don’t want to go to the places we went. I don’t want to see our old friends. I want to forget we ever met....

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