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Status: In Progress  |  Genre: Poetry  |  House: Booksie Classic
Collection of Poetry

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Submitted: July 19, 2017

I am trying not to snuff out my fires to please others. I am trying to be undeniably me, but I'm afraid that who I am will only m... Read Chapter

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Submitted: July 19, 2017

I just want to be achingly honest with the world, with myself, but it's better off this way to keep some things hidden and rolled up ... Read Chapter

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Submitted: July 19, 2017

I can't scream loud enough  for someone to hear me, but I try to scream anyway because I need to hear myself. - I have to ... Read Chapter

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Submitted: July 19, 2017

The only way to cope is to find an addiction and my addictions are never healthy. - But what addiction is? Lexington Nicole... Read Chapter

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Submitted: July 19, 2017

The monsters under my bed became the monsters inside my head and I'm terrified of closing my eyes in case they come out to get me. ... Read Chapter

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Submitted: July 19, 2017

If I had a dollar for every time you told me you were proud of me,  I'd only have a dollar. Do you regret that? Lexingto... Read Chapter

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Submitted: July 19, 2017

I used to sleep with my bedroom door wide open and the hallway light on because I was afraid of the dark. Now I sleep with my bed... Read Chapter

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Submitted: July 19, 2017

I feel sideways. I stand up straight and the world tilts; I sit and the floor spins. Reality doesn't exist today. - I never had... Read Chapter

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Submitted: July 19, 2017

Run from your shadow into shade so it can't follow and wonder if this is really what your life has come to. - You hide from e... Read Chapter

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Submitted: July 19, 2017

Eyelids heavy, bones breaking, this body is not made to carry the weight of stones and boulders piled high, or waves pushing down i... Read Chapter

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Submitted: July 19, 2017

I swallowed stone. My stomach gurgles, can't digest the material and asks me why I swallowed stone. I swallowed stone. The we... Read Chapter

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Submitted: July 19, 2017

Her colors rubbed off on you and now you're purple, but purple isn't a good color on you. You think you're still red, shining b... Read Chapter

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Submitted: July 19, 2017

Vulgar I taste sour words on the tip of my tongue; fuck, dammit motherfucker, hell, bitch - I say these in the quiet conversation... Read Chapter

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Submitted: July 19, 2017

Feel along every inch of your skull, brush a bump and pause, a tiny bump that could resemble perhaps a pimple, a scab, maybe just s... Read Chapter

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Submitted: July 19, 2017

Your narcissistic attitude is the reason you have no family - Do you even notice? You're so wrapped up inside yourself your daughte... Read Chapter

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Submitted: July 19, 2017

pain is pleasure, pleasure is pain push through, push through, push through the blood means nothing if there is ecstasy pouring fro... Read Chapter

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Submitted: July 27, 2017

Every time I take a chance, I get shot down. Someone must have wonderful aim to shoot the same bird until its feathers have crumple... Read Chapter