Left Myself Behind

January 26, 2012
By AlexisNicole822 SILVER, Elyria, Ohio
AlexisNicole822 SILVER, Elyria, Ohio
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Favorite Quote:
Robert Pattinson: “If you find a girl who reads, keep her close. When you find her up at 2 AM clutching a book to her chest and weeping, make her a cup of tea and hold her. You may lose her for a couple of hours but she will always come back to you. She’ll talk as if the characters in the book are real, because for a while, they always are. Date a girl who reads because you deserve it. You deserve a girl who can give you the most colorful life imaginable. If you can only give her monotony, and stale hours and half-baked proposals, then you’re better off alone. If you want the world and the worlds beyond it, date a girl who reads"

It’s so dark in my head,
every little piece of me is burning.
Douse me in water,
but all it does is sear up hotter.

Pitch black abyss,
damp and never ending.
I lost myself in there,
and now my heart is caving.

I know I’m calling out for you,
I feel it in my bones.
I feel this sun burning me,
and no water can put it out.

Don’t leave me here,
I promise to try harder.
I’d rather die in your arms,
than be left here to burn.

A caged animal,
I am stuck in a trap.
Can’t you let me free?
Just try and give me at least that?

I failed even though I tried.
Tried way too hard, and maybe that’s why.
And now the darkness closes over me,
like a soft butterfly wing.

The author's comments:
I wrote this because right now is a very dark time in my life. I have a lot of stress, and writing helps me to be free.

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