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Burning Love

Why did you burn me,
Rather than leaving me eternally ignited?
You've extinguished the flames of my everlasting love,
Leaving me to ashes, with the smoke still floating above.
How cruel for you to light the spark,
Leave your mark,
Then just abandon me in the dark.
Your face once illuminated within my heart,
Shining, glowing, upon my soul,
Leaving me with positivity, until the ashes turned me dull.
Your face is no longer the torch for my loving heart,
But now the match for a new flame to start.
Hatred is what will truly eternally ignite,
Illuminating a much brighter light.
This hatred will not burn me,
In fact, it will revive me.
I will become the Phoenix of hatred and rise from the ashes,
Healing myself with each spark that flashes.
You've ignited the flames of my everlasting hate,
Impossible to extinguish because forgiveness is too late.





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Josika.Nav said...
May 22, 2012 at 5:34 am
hey! brilliant piece! i really love the tone and depth of the poem. i think you did a really good job with the language and wording. i would give all of your poems a 5/5 :D
 
SuNshiNe007 said...
May 14, 2012 at 1:12 pm
Wow, I LOVE this! Amazing job! :D I give you 5 stars!!
 
AmandaElizabeth said...
May 14, 2012 at 10:43 am
I love this. It's extremly amazing! xD
 
torilutz8 said...
May 14, 2012 at 8:44 am
This is awesome! I tried writing something like this awhile ago but couldn't get it right so good job, I can totally respect it! It's really relatable too, keep it up :)
 
loveissmiles said...
May 14, 2012 at 7:28 am
this is really good. Its beautifully written. You have an immense amount of talent. Keep up the wonderful work! :)
 
Behind_a_Plastic_Smile said...
May 13, 2012 at 11:42 pm
this was a very beautiful poem :) it reminded me of one of my favorite quotes: "the world is a great big log thrown on the fires of love"
 
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