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June 25


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Wed Jun 25, 2014, 11:16 AM
what if
i get rid of everything -
one summer i found
a dead stag beetle
laying on the pavement,
brittle and crisp
dried out by the sun,
he must have thought
that he'd died and
gone to hell
the year i got hit
in the temple
with a hammer, hard
but not hard enough,
funny what happens
when you pull a voice
out of its chest
just because it looks
done, slick and silver
and only a sliver meant
what it said, i feel
deflated, i wish
i'd have known then
that in a couple
of years i'd have written
you off
as a bad dream, written
you off in a poem
or two
with the leaves and the
trees and the moon
as a fat white opal, sunken
into the wall that divides us,
the border from
my land to yours,
she is nothing but
decorative stone
to me -

what if all the dead
opened their mouths
and said everything
they wished they had?

(i saw the stars weeping when my nose bled)

Skin by Nobody
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ohsostarryeyed Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2014
shit man..this is real feels
randompasserbyer Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I read that in a kind of bitter tone. It was kind of heartbreaking. 
rainpeltkitty Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Beautiful.  I don't even have the words. <3
Artaniss87 Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2014
Love the last stanza! So, deep and crude.
JoePhilliacTheBlack Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
The whole last stanza was like an amazing, wonderful punch in the gut.
Wolfgang627 Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2014  Student General Artist
I hope you're doing okay. I'm always here to talk, and I'm not just saying that to be nice. I will do my best to help you if you feel like you need it.Huggle! 
fuzed-ice Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2014
I agree with haphazardmelody and  BloodyRoyalty about what they said. I'm sorry if the opposite of what they wish is true.
haphazardmelody Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
I hope you're okay. :heart:
DireWolfwere Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I love that last chunk at the end about the dead. I think there'd maybe be a lot of noise.
DeviantArtist14 Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist're ability to write is just...just phenomenal, really :clap:
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