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Poem / Poetry

September 18, 2017

Reads: 7

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

<p> This is but a prelude for the wretched end of me; mine eyes have seen the light extinguished by a breath, never meant to have been released in such fashion, in such way... </p> Read More

Poem / Poetry

September 18, 2017

Reads: 11

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

<p> I caught you like a fever and was delirious, way back when... </p> Read More

Poem / Poetry

September 11, 2017

Reads: 55

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

<p> Often…when I can’t see you, when I can’t feel you, when I can’t find you…madness visits me, and I begin flirting with the desire to lock you away somewhere you cannot escape from... </p> Read More

Poem / Romance

September 11, 2017

Reads: 56

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

<p> Love you—I do not; you’re everything I resent, alien to myself, and so…despicable... </p> Read More

Poem / Poetry

September 05, 2017

Reads: 54

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

<p> And I’ve seen beauty…incomparable, magnificent, breathtakingly splendid, laid out in front of these eyes—these hungry, hungry eyes…to be worshipped and revered... </p> Read More

Poem / Poetry

September 05, 2017

Reads: 51

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

<p> I won’t tell you it’s alright, I won’t tell you its all good, because it’s not…and we both know it; but it’s over just for now... </p> Read More

Poem / Poetry

August 28, 2017

Reads: 69

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

It’s funny…it’s your tragedy, but it’s funny to somebody else; somebody safe, somebody smiling, somebody sheltered, somebody laughing... Read More

Reads: 65

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

I could have you at any time; I simply must choose when to make the steal You aren’t theirs—you never were, and I have the right to stake my claim... Read More

Poem / Romance

August 21, 2017

Reads: 55

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

She wins by default; she gets you automatically, while I struggle to break the barriers barring me from your heart... Read More

Poem / Poetry

August 21, 2017

Reads: 74

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Sometimes I am dreaming, and I realize I am awake... Read More

Poem / Poetry

August 11, 2017

Reads: 57

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Stay in the moment…there are so many things you can’t take away, can’t hold onto, can’t keep with you... Read More

Reads: 53

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Game start—get your character straight; decide who you’re supposed to be, and shape yourself within the mold... Read More

Poem / Romance

August 08, 2017

Reads: 40

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Wasn’t like they said it would be, this thing called falling, called giving in... Read More

Reads: 42

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

He’s got the gentleman’s disease, a clean suit and the shoes to match; says things like—the sun rises when you wake, and the stars go swimming in your eyes... Read More

Poem / Romance

August 02, 2017

Reads: 87

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Like a bad taste on my tongue, you linger beyond the scope of my comprehension... Read More

Reads: 72

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

I’m not the best you could imagine, but I’m the best you’ll ever have And I know you can’t stand it—and I know you can’t take it... Read More

Poem / Poetry

July 28, 2017

Reads: 58

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Felt like writing, but it was really purging; felt like speaking, but it was really vomiting…something hurled straight from the heart... Read More

Reads: 68

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

I don’t know what to say—it seems I’ve said everything; and now you’re not even listening, and I’ve become…distracted... Read More

Reads: 59

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Predictably, you run to me, when the coast is clear and no one else is near; you expect I will always be right here to clean up your mess, and patch up your pride... Read More

Reads: 86

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Put me in a mood, why don’t you? Torture my conscience, why don’t you? Read More

Reads: 81

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

You never wanted me, not really, not ever Only who you thought I was, only who you felt I should be—someone better than the both of us... Read More

Reads: 72

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

When you opened your mouth, I couldn’t hear a thing…not one word was clear; but I knew you loved me, even as you raved and ranted about whatever stupid thing I did wrong today... Read More

Poem / Romance

July 21, 2017

Reads: 47

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Precious things…I remember, like the smell of rain heavy in the air, like the lingering heat of your gaze on my neck, or the sound of your laughter inflating my chest... Read More

Poem / Poetry

July 21, 2017

Reads: 45

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Shall I compare thee to a winter’s storm? Surely thou art more unforgiving, relentless... Read More

Poem / Romance

July 18, 2017

Reads: 63

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

There are a few ways to start this off; one being with the obvious confession and display of sufficient remorse... Read More

Reads: 70

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

For giving you a chance, I am sorry; for expecting you to change, I am ashamed... Read More

Poem / Poetry

July 17, 2017

Reads: 73

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

You don’t believe me, and I don’t blame you; I used to be a liar and lived to deny whatever seemed true... Read More

Poem / Poetry

July 17, 2017

Reads: 74

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

While I was sitting, I had a thought; it crossed my mind and disappeared Read More

Poem / Poetry

July 14, 2017

Reads: 80

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Get lost in me, and just maybe you’ll find yourself; the self you struggle to identify as you pull off and sift through your masks... Read More

Poem / Romance

July 14, 2017

Reads: 69

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

I am following…even before I realize you’ve moved I am wondering…even before the questions are formed Read More
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