Up in Smoke

May 31, 2009
By Sultana GOLD, Albertson, New York
Sultana GOLD, Albertson, New York
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I burn your photos to see you
Go up in smoke.
The dim embers of what's left
should tell you how nothing lasts
forever.
The death of passion, the end of all
I gave up for you.

My reward? Another girl.
She can have you, because I apparently
could not.
She can keep you
In her heart, in my hell, in your lack of guilt.
Never again.
I'm stronger than this.

Am I?
No cracks in a completely shattered heart

That you can see.

Must you beguile me?
It doesn't matter now,
For the fire of “us” has quelled.


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Sultana GOLD said...
on May. 15 2010 at 10:01 pm
Sultana GOLD, Albertson, New York
10 articles 0 photos 17 comments
Haha, thank you very much for your wonderfully nice comments. I am truly grateful. This is probably my favorite piece I've written. :)

on May. 15 2010 at 9:41 pm
AlexandraVasari PLATINUM, Fort Stewart, Georgia
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Favorite Quote:
"Writing songs is super intimate. It's a bit like getting naked"~ Gwen Stefani

This is a great poem, I especially love the last verse....:)

Sultana GOLD said...
on May. 6 2010 at 2:58 pm
Sultana GOLD, Albertson, New York
10 articles 0 photos 17 comments
Thank you! :)

on Jul. 31 2009 at 11:55 pm
wnafeelweightless19 BRONZE, Boston, Massachusetts
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wow. this is great! i really love it




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