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Sun Mar 23, 2014, 4:27 PM
if these
walls could
talk
then i'm sure
they'd be
screaming
get out,
burn us
down,
we can't
bear
to hold you
any
longer


(been too busy dreaming to get any sleep)

Skin by Nobody
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ThirteenthMonth Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
In your bones and
between their clenched jaws
one finds unspent bravery (not much).

Something akin to mercury
or silver
from a filling (too cold, too much?).

It does matter
and I do care (but only so much)
ha, and you and I both know why.

Made the mistake of thinking
there was such a thing
as too much, (inasmuch as)
bravery and bravado holding together,

Just for once.
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Morticia-Lynne Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2014  Student Writer
Stunning work as always, and a magnificent twist on the phrase.
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haphazardmelody Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
This poem...is like you looked into my head and wrote what you saw. I'm sorry you're feeling this way/have felt this way, but thank you so much for writing it down and sharing it. :heart:
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Pokepower888 Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Leave us empty, leave us empty
you carve scars in our skin
we don't love you
Cause we aren't letting you go
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goodiesbasket Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2014  Professional Writer
makes me want to cry its so beautiful
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fableweaver55 Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Yes, if only walls could speak.
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annafuru Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
This just speaks for itself. I like this poem ;w;
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DRA3X Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2014  Student General Artist
but the noise becomes a blur in my head

wow this just gets to me on an emotional level that is way too flipping high-
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237-IndefiniteTruth Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2014  Student General Artist
This is driving me mad, I friggin' love thisss!
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Spiritblossom Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Wonderful. Its just wonderful. (Mindblown!!!)
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