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October 18, 2013


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I’ve been sitting on your doorstep for three days.
Here are the nothings I left under the mat:

i.I do not feel like a lion anymore,
an alpha wolf, a hyena or
any other strong-willed beast.

ii. Today,
I want to take my scars
out to lunch,
feed them your eyes,
& your tongue
until it bleeds sorrow,
and “please forgive me’s”.

iii.  You wish I never existed
as you grind those words
into my wrists like they are
red hibiscus blossoms.

& I’ll have you know
I am a flower, bloomed,
rooted deep into the soil.

You are just a combination
of 26 letters-

an “I wish…”
A poem I'd forgotten I had posted on Tumblr. I guess here is something to let you guys know I am indeed still around.
I was trying to write happy, but apparently that did not want to be written.

Also: My work might be featured in the local news paper! :3 "Wish" me luck!
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absolutly stunning my dear. the imagery is phenominal and i normally wont critique unless i can also think of something constructivly critical to add on and in this scenario i just couldnt but still had to give you due credit here (: this piece is beautiful in every way its heart breaking but its strong the work is just amazing. verses ii and iii are especially outstanding, so intense! extremely well written love. you are really somethin else girl. im sure they will put you in the paper, your work is indeed phenomenal! keep us updated and take care, keep your head up (:
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WrittenInRaw Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2014  Student Writer
This is very deeply expressed. I absolutely enjoyed reading it. Thank you.
Vanelopes-corner Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Wonderful poem
DearPoetry Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Thank you!
JWA2277 Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
uniquely bleak but lovely.
DearPoetry Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Thank you.
JWA2277 Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Very welcome. Again...Nice work, of interest.
xxAiko-chanxx Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Simply lovely <3 
And that's great I hope it works out for yu with the local newspaper! :D
DearPoetry Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Thank you! :)
PrussianPersephone Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
I love i. It's so profound and painful and I love it. I've missed your writing. It's good to read it again.

I hope you get featured; dammit, you deserve it.
DearPoetry Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Thanks so much girl! :D
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