Heartache

August 14, 2009
By FreakyEyed DIAMOND, Juneau, Alaska
FreakyEyed DIAMOND, Juneau, Alaska
53 articles 29 photos 111 comments

Favorite Quote:
"This, too, will pass."


One.

It hurts like too many days of rain.
Like paper cuts inside
And all around the rims of your dry eyes.

The maggots crawl within your chest,
Your heart is lost
In between boxes and little memories
Of saying things to someone
Who didn’t fully take them to heart.

Two.

It feels like mothballs in a piano.
A casket in the rain.

An empty church and
Burning buildings,
A ring on a dead hand.

It festers like a sore
Inside your head and in your core
And then it bleeds onto your
Thoughts
And stains your
Worthless words.

Three.

It smells like ice
And decaying flesh
And stings the tongue
Like thorns

And wooden splinters that will
Never come out and heal.

Four.

It hurts everywhere I look
And smell
And touch
And taste
And hear.

It fills my eyes with salty
Fear
And dread
For coming minutes.

Five.

It is a torn-apart
Love letter.

Six.

It is a cut
With a dull knife.

Seven.

It is a lie
Told twice
To tear-filled
Eyes
And whispered a third
In less believable words.

Eight.

It is melancholy,
And the color gray,
And a lonely person in a hospital
That does not get flowers.

It is the pure essence of
Pain---
As a child with no breath
And death lingers upon the breast
Of a mother
Who’s child will never live.

Nine.

And it is three times,
This time.

And it hurts.


The author's comments:
For Alex.

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on Mar. 1 2014 at 10:48 pm
dreamcatcher77 BRONZE, Congers, New York
4 articles 0 photos 18 comments

Favorite Quote:
"People change things go wrong but just remember life goes on"

oh my. so good. but why did you number it? 

on Aug. 13 2012 at 11:39 pm
Ga-GahKayMarie GOLD, Patterson, California
14 articles 0 photos 27 comments

Favorite Quote:
If there is one word to describe life it is one

In this i can see as well as feel pain ! Which is very nice, to think that your words can make someone else feel your emotions is just amazing! nice job!

on Apr. 3 2012 at 3:36 pm
windswift DIAMOND, Arvada, Colorado
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Favorite Quote:
let it burn, suffering teaches the soul; let it grow, love nourishes the heart.

the essence of pain, what a lovely combination of words, to one who understands what it feels like and knows what it is to go through with it all.  I will not say this poem is loveable, for it is not, it is to be despised at all cost, but also to be trusted beyond anything, because of the truth that it reveals, and of the pain it foreshadows.  you have done a brilliant piece of work, but it can proggress no further, for there is no further way to describe the pain you have felt, trust me, I understand it, have lived with it for eternity.  I regard this poem with the highest of what I have to offer, which is something of much temperment and more strength of soul than has been known in a long time.  keep writing, and keep on track, no matter what.

on Jul. 13 2011 at 1:22 am
FreakyEyed DIAMOND, Juneau, Alaska
53 articles 29 photos 111 comments

Favorite Quote:
"This, too, will pass."

You are too kind! Thank you! <3 (Also, you better come back. We miss you.)

on Jul. 8 2011 at 6:01 pm
PaigeStreet PLATINUM, Juneau, Alaska
47 articles 0 photos 218 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Stay golden"
- Johnny (The Outsiders, S. E. Hinton)

You never cease amazing me. 

on Sep. 15 2009 at 9:11 pm
FreakyEyed DIAMOND, Juneau, Alaska
53 articles 29 photos 111 comments

Favorite Quote:
"This, too, will pass."

Thanks! =]

I was going through a hard time.

on Sep. 15 2009 at 9:02 pm
Inkspired PLATINUM, Whitby, Other
26 articles 0 photos 493 comments

Favorite Quote:
"If one will scoff at the study of language, how, save in terms of language, will one scoff?" - Mario Pei
"I write for the same reason I breathe - because if I didn't, I would die." Isaac Asimov

Love this poem! It's very descriptive and provides lots of examples and similies for that one pain.

on Sep. 15 2009 at 8:58 pm
FreakyEyed DIAMOND, Juneau, Alaska
53 articles 29 photos 111 comments

Favorite Quote:
"This, too, will pass."

Thank you for your compliments. =)

Haha, not all of my stuff is this pleasing to the ear and eye! XD

on Sep. 15 2009 at 8:44 pm
MeghanMichelle GOLD, Hooksett, New Hampshire
12 articles 0 photos 77 comments
Amazing poem. You are a really good writer.

on Sep. 14 2009 at 7:32 pm
FreakyEyed DIAMOND, Juneau, Alaska
53 articles 29 photos 111 comments

Favorite Quote:
"This, too, will pass."

Thank you very much! =]

on Sep. 14 2009 at 6:15 pm
XxXCoco_KittyXxX BRONZE, Rapid City, South Dakota
1 article 0 photos 10 comments
i love this poem, very discriptive.


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