For You, And I, And You

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Romance  |  House: Booksie Classic

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Writer's note

Submitted: October 08, 2016

This book is for our fears, our hopes,   and the one who never reads them   —   She writes abo... Read Chapter

The Silent, The Solemn, The Gravely Loyal

Submitted: October 08, 2016

Sit up straight Keep a stern face Hands steady, voice smooth. Let him hear you You speak, you present yourself to be attend... Read Chapter

Into Chaos

Submitted: October 08, 2016

Into the chaos and destruction she throws herself and takes the hand that is offered. Relentless, careless, yet fully aware of ... Read Chapter

All For You

Submitted: October 08, 2016

My poems are no longer about the man who never reads them, but a man who reads all of them. And the moment he does not see them, ... Read Chapter

A Dangerous Method

Submitted: October 08, 2016

The danger of a poet is when her poems speak more than she writes, especially if it involves the echoes of a secret world that thrives or... Read Chapter

The Punching Bag

Submitted: October 08, 2016

If you need me, I will be there Throw me punches, Hand me your burdens. I am a punching bag But if you punch me, I will ble... Read Chapter

Too Much

Submitted: October 08, 2016

I dare not love what I cannot. I dare not ache for what I have lost. And maybe I’m so bad at showing what I feel, Because maybe I... Read Chapter

An Ocean Between — part I

Submitted: October 08, 2016

even with an ocean between us, I would still see you, and love you, until I could no more. ... Read Chapter

An Ocean Between — part II

Submitted: October 08, 2016

sometimes, to love, is to swim across the ocean, and somewhere in between, where the coast is gone and one lives no more, must ... Read Chapter

The Silence

Submitted: October 08, 2016

A solace, A comfort, A familiar face. It drives one to madness, yet relieves one of one’s sadness It is an absence yet it... Read Chapter

I know a Mr Darcy, and I know him well

Submitted: October 08, 2016

(inspired by Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen) Read Chapter

Seine Seele, Meine Musik

Submitted: October 08, 2016

(His soul, my music) Read Chapter

The Other

Submitted: October 08, 2016

I have always been my own leader. My path is for me and my hands hold my world. My vision is clear and my thoughts sharp. On my own two f... Read Chapter

All the Things I Cannot Be

Submitted: October 08, 2016

It is the way she loves you The way she moves you The way she holds you That drives me crazy It is the very fact that she can... Read Chapter

Pride

Submitted: October 08, 2016

He has a pride which I scorn And I turn away from him Only to watch him unseen Vanity is absent in that man For his coolness is... Read Chapter

The Storm

Submitted: October 08, 2016

She is one who loves without having to lose. And in loving she  strides forward to meet the man she loves in the darkest of storms, ... Read Chapter

Where is the door?

Submitted: October 08, 2016

Now I have worn myself out I plead myself to leave the door open But now the door has no handle And I have nowhere to go My dar... Read Chapter

The Seeing

Submitted: October 08, 2016

He does not see me, so I am free to look I see his raven hair, his brooding scowl, his unsmiling mouth. But they all seem a t... Read Chapter

The Mess

Submitted: October 08, 2016

And just like that, he returns to me. He returns to me in his own way. That unsmiling face, always grave and passive. But it is he; I can... Read Chapter

Anchored

Submitted: October 08, 2016

You could be brighter if you weren’t so afraid of the dark. And in darkness you can confide if you need the stars to shine brighter. An... Read Chapter

The Old Fool

Submitted: October 08, 2016

There was once a man who called himself an old fool “I am an old fool,” he would tell me But I smiled and told myself what ... Read Chapter

The Man and His Pride

Submitted: October 08, 2016

Isn’t it a torture to fall in love with his pride? His stern mouth twists into a fine line, suppressing a snide remark towards the grou... Read Chapter

The Dream

Submitted: October 08, 2016

The morning came when her dream reveals his face. But her mind forgets and she awakes. “I have loved you,” said she, “but now I... Read Chapter

The Spell

Submitted: October 08, 2016

Oh I remember I remember his eyes well So grim and dark Like a morbid spell Then I remember I remember his laugh Full of li... Read Chapter

Love or Beauty?

Submitted: October 08, 2016

I fell in love once He was a beautiful man And I’ll never forget But I do not know if this disaster is love itself or his... Read Chapter

What I Found

Submitted: October 08, 2016

Through a man I found love, through love I found madness, through madness I found serenity, through serenity I found man. ... Read Chapter

The Writer

Submitted: October 08, 2016

I’m emptying myself here. I’m emptying myself writing about you. I put you on a piece of paper so that you’re no longer a part of m... Read Chapter

The False Accusation

Submitted: October 08, 2016

What if this idea of love kills the Love and replaces it with itself? Will I only then walk around with nothing but an idea in me? An ide... Read Chapter

The Question

Submitted: October 08, 2016

He asked me one day, “Do you really dare to question who you really are?” And I answered, “Only every day, my love.” So h... Read Chapter

I Am My Own

Submitted: October 08, 2016

I would have followed you if I didn’t walk my own path. I would have taken your hand if I didn’t lead myself. I would have waited for... Read Chapter

The Silhouette

Submitted: October 08, 2016

I go to places where we’ve once threaded to have pieces of memories appearing and evanescing. Like a silhouette of your shoulder at my ... Read Chapter

No Other

Submitted: October 08, 2016

He had a fine face, and a smile that embraces a woman and eyes she’ll never forget. He laughed rarely, and brooded more often... Read Chapter

“Why do you love me?”

Submitted: October 08, 2016

I cannot answer you. I cannot tell you without deferring. But I can tell you this: I love you because you are. I do not love a man for hi... Read Chapter

The Iron Maiden

Submitted: October 08, 2016

How does one leave such darkness without being affected by it?  Her mind plays awful tricks  Her madness resides within h... Read Chapter

The Wrong Man

Submitted: October 08, 2016

A year ago I asked how I could unlove a man. I have never surrendered to a man and it frightened me. I wrote about him but I couldn’t u... Read Chapter

The Other Way

Submitted: October 08, 2016

It is the moment When you look at him in the eyes The eyes you love so much The eyes that tell stories The eyes that watch you la... Read Chapter

The Story

Submitted: October 08, 2016

Yes, the story. I will tell you. It is about a man. He is tall, slender and brown. Browner than I. His voice has a rich baritone. He neve... Read Chapter

The Sleep

Submitted: October 08, 2016

I was between sleep drifting from dream to dream My mind was fighting But I was losing a battle of remembering ... Read Chapter

On the Other Side of the Wall

Submitted: October 08, 2016

Bricks laid between us and forever it will be. Sometimes I could hear your voice, sometimes silence. But you walked through the door, so ... Read Chapter

The Rare Soul

Submitted: October 08, 2016

He was too old for me, they said. He thought like a wise old man, retired from youth at an early age. He spoke like a man who knew too mu... Read Chapter

An Idea

Submitted: October 08, 2016

A memory. Distant and near. A flashback like a silent film. We walked and talked of things we thought of. You laughed that beautiful, rar... Read Chapter

The Laugh

Submitted: October 08, 2016

I remember that man.  He has the prettiest eyes and the ugliest shoes. He made me laugh a shy, honest laugh. But the best ... Read Chapter

Memory

Submitted: October 08, 2016

It is at the very vulnerable time when I hear a faint voice in my head that sounds a lot like yours. And when my mind is on the edge of u... Read Chapter

The Possibility

Submitted: October 08, 2016

Why is it that every time I got a hold of liberty and a grip of pure happiness, it slips past and you find your way into my mind? Like a ... Read Chapter

Ghost

Submitted: October 08, 2016

Now that you’ve stopped coming to me in my dreams, I start to look for you when I’m awake. I still see your ghost—the familiar silh... Read Chapter

The Man in the Past

Submitted: October 08, 2016

I tilted my head. He had been talking for a while and I zoned out. On and on he rambled while I watched him passionately speak his mind. ... Read Chapter

The World Around You

Submitted: October 08, 2016

I love catching a glimpse of the way the world sees you. When you tower over the crowd and your eyes squint from the smoke of your cigare... Read Chapter

”Date someone who walks you home.”

Submitted: October 08, 2016

They say it’s romantic. I will nod my head and agree, but I act very differently. Date someone who walks you home. Yes, if she lets... Read Chapter

Dear Old Friend

Submitted: October 08, 2016

There was a picture of you with a group of people, and this is what I saw: Your solemn gaze fixated on the camera. Your thin-lipped m... Read Chapter

The Conscious and the Conscience

Submitted: October 08, 2016

The conscious and the conscience. They coexist well if I agree with their teaching. And if this was 5 years ago, I would have not perceiv... Read Chapter