Home of the Big Mess

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


this is a work in progress of various poems i've written over time. inside lie poems about love, loss, sin, happiness, and everything else one might feel throughout life. becuase, sometimes, even
life leaves us feeling like a big mess.

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My Monster

Submitted: August 18, 2018

The beast that lives within your heart, The one that tells you to tear everything apart. It slithers out from the cage that you b... Read Chapter

Conscient de la Mort

Submitted: August 18, 2018

It snowed the day Death and I became acquainted. If only a few years she would’ve waited. The truck left running, couldn’t pr... Read Chapter

Baiser de la Mort

Submitted: August 18, 2018

  I looked her in the beauty beheld. And from my lips a velvet kiss she drew, Her lips so cold they burned blue. Sil... Read Chapter

Entr’act

Submitted: August 18, 2018

Her and I have become acquainted over the years. A brief passing here, a conversation there, full on war sometimes. But nonethele... Read Chapter

L'appel Du Vide

Submitted: August 18, 2018

The woman in black dances with me. The smell of sulfur and roses brings back memories. We’re moving in rhythm, united in one. ... Read Chapter

Notre Dernière Danse

Submitted: August 18, 2018

This morning, my cheek, a tear dried. Why it was there; I can’t remember the last time I cried? I walked around quite aimlessly... Read Chapter

Mellow Yellow

Submitted: August 18, 2018

Calm, collected, and warm to the touch, Never loud, obscene, or brash; You don’t react to much. You remind me of the color ... Read Chapter

Explosive Red

Submitted: August 18, 2018

  It’s a fraction of an action that leads to reaction, Once the claws are out there is no retraction. I’m sweet like... Read Chapter

A Brand-New Color

Submitted: August 18, 2018

Hello, Mellow Yellow, nice to meet you my dear fellow! I’m Explosive Red, and I’ll knock ya dead! You yellow guys are always ... Read Chapter

Home of the Big Mess

Submitted: August 18, 2018

Home of the Big Mess   The art of war is no longer about strategy, tactical planning, or precision.  It’s about who h... Read Chapter

In the Cage It Cries

Submitted: August 18, 2018

  Make me your national anthem. Wrap around you like a python. Let’s take them off and let’s get it on. Tell me ... Read Chapter

Hate is Born From Love

Submitted: August 18, 2018

  Back when the universe was nothing. We were something. A spark that ignited the cosmos; A force of nature itself a... Read Chapter

80 Proof

Submitted: August 18, 2018

  Soul intoxicating, 80 proof Heart pumping, nicotine Mind racing, universe expanding Claws sharp, daggered gaze ... Read Chapter

Burning Blue

Submitted: August 18, 2018

Just remember, baby, If anyone ever tells you that your fire it too dull; It’s those blue flames that burn hottest. ... Read Chapter

Non Finito

Submitted: August 18, 2018

All art is a mess until it’s finished. I just happen to be an unfinished piece. Unlimited, untapped potential to be beautiful. ... Read Chapter

Supernova

Submitted: August 18, 2018

  You can knock me down until I’m half, a quarter of my size. You can kick me, spit on me, throw dirt in my eyes. Laug... Read Chapter

The "F" Word

Submitted: August 18, 2018

This word has been used against us for years. It’s broken, strangled, and maned so many. People have lost brothers, sisters, ch... Read Chapter

Home is Where the Heart is

Submitted: August 18, 2018

They say home is where the heart is. I find that, undoubtedly true. Home has a fire burning in its chest, Home is a safe plac... Read Chapter

Who Said Love is Blind?

Submitted: August 18, 2018

Cotton candy skies, And little Blue eyes. Titanium made promises, With Lavender colored lies. Rhinestone stars, And C... Read Chapter

Jonnykin Keeks

Submitted: August 18, 2018

A soul shared same; Neither one, but all to blame. Two conceived through love believed; Enemies born, and comrades adored. ... Read Chapter

To Thine Own Self Be True

Submitted: August 18, 2018

I don’t want you to say a prayer for me, I just want you to remember me. I’ve been away for quite some time, Tryin’ to ... Read Chapter

Herself

Submitted: August 18, 2018

She has enough beauty she could make the Devil fall in love She loves so hard she could mend a million broken hearts She has inte... Read Chapter

Himself

Submitted: August 18, 2018

He has chiseled looks enough to fluster Aphrodite He loves so deeply he can reach into the depths of your heart He has brains tha... Read Chapter

To the Limits

Submitted: August 18, 2018

I don’t live in hushed whispers. I live in deafening screams. When I cry I flood the lands, When I laugh I breathe out life... Read Chapter

Intravenous

Submitted: August 18, 2018

It’s your blood in these veins that lets me rage the apocalypse Your blood in these veins that lets me freeze over Hell Your bl... Read Chapter

Shattered Beauty

Submitted: August 18, 2018

You’re a hurricane in a bottle. Pure power and destruction. All within a small glass bottle. You have the strength, you hav... Read Chapter

To the Goddess

Submitted: August 18, 2018

She’s got fire in her blood. And the stars in her eyes. The skies open up when she cries. When she enters the room, nothing... Read Chapter

Sunday's Girl

Submitted: August 18, 2018

She stays awake all week for you to come around. Head’s up in the clouds, Her heart’s lying on the ground. A different gi... Read Chapter

Boy Hearts

Submitted: August 18, 2018

Hey, I saw your guy out late last night; He was at the bar with another boy. Laughing, drinking, and holding hands, Looked li... Read Chapter

Your Eyes

Submitted: August 18, 2018

You don’t have eyes of ocean blue Or emerald green either. Your eyes are earthen brown. Your eyes don’t have rivers flowi... Read Chapter

Rosie Red Eyes

Submitted: August 18, 2018

He lives with roses in his eyes To beautify the ugly lies He cries himself a rose hip tea Sweetened by pure honey A pinki... Read Chapter

When I Speak

Submitted: August 18, 2018

When I speak don’t look at the way my lips form the shapes Of my words But look at the way my words shape me The way my wor... Read Chapter

Difference in Love

Submitted: August 18, 2018

I am the flame that glows in the hearth, You are the snow that covers the earth. I am the moon that shines at night, You are ... Read Chapter

Major Tom

Submitted: August 18, 2018

Ground Control to Major Tom, I’ve been singing your songs all night long. Can you hear me up there Major Tom? I know you’... Read Chapter

My World

Submitted: August 18, 2018

Do I get under your skin? Do I raise the hairs on the back of your neck when I speak? Can you feel my presence in a crowded room?... Read Chapter

Shelly

Submitted: August 18, 2018

Oh, how flawless is your porcelain tone? And within, what potential you behold. A glimpse of golden sunshine. Such susten... Read Chapter

Rotten Curiosity

Submitted: August 18, 2018

Forbidden fruit will rot thy soul and wither thy flesh. Stain the pure and soil the innocent. Curiosity has been known to kill th... Read Chapter

For Who I Am

Submitted: August 18, 2018

In my Black and White. Even if he doesn’t. Heaven loves me. ... Read Chapter

I Walk the Line

Submitted: August 18, 2018

It’s said in tales of yore that there’s a fine line between Gods and Monsters. Very few can walk this line, let alone come close ... Read Chapter

Points of Three

Submitted: August 18, 2018

From points of three:   It’s You.   It’s It.   It’s Me. ... Read Chapter

Sacred Soul

Submitted: August 18, 2018

The soul shouldn’t be touched With soiled  fingers ... Read Chapter

I Loved

Submitted: August 18, 2018

“What is the one thing you’re most proud of?”   “I loved where love couldn’t be found.” ... Read Chapter

Royalty

Submitted: August 18, 2018

You may enjoy being the King, the powerful. But, watch, it’s the Queen that conquers. ... Read Chapter

Sensational

Submitted: August 18, 2018

Does your spine tingle When I smile As you call my name? ... Read Chapter

Two Together

Submitted: August 18, 2018

Eyes like yours could flood the oceans Your words are like lines of poetry Ravened hair that blows in the breeze Wisdom great... Read Chapter

No Longer

Submitted: August 18, 2018

A pen that can no longer write the words that have been thought for years. A mind that can no longer recall family or friend. A s... Read Chapter

Thinking Hurts the Most

Submitted: August 18, 2018

When I sit on my rooftop at night, I think of you, Sometimes. A lot. Then I think to myself: “Would it hurt more if I j... Read Chapter

Complimentation Not Completion

Submitted: August 18, 2018

I’m not looking for someone who will complete me My partner will not complete me Complete who I am. My partner will complim... Read Chapter

Ice Viper

Submitted: August 18, 2018

Venom coursing through my veins, Ice-nine circulating in my blood, My blood starts to freeze, My limbs are going numb, I ... Read Chapter

You Heal

Submitted: August 18, 2018

When the thoughts start coming, And the words start flowing, And the tears start falling, And the blood starts letting, A... Read Chapter

Smile

Submitted: August 18, 2018

They say the first thing you notice about a person Is their smile. But the first thing I noticed about you Was my smile. ... Read Chapter

Terrance

Submitted: August 18, 2018

Touch me deeply caress my soul Run your fingers gently up my thighs and through my hair Love me tender, love me long You are ... Read Chapter