Ancient Tears

February 10, 2009
By joewalla BRONZE, Cincinnati, Ohio
joewalla BRONZE, Cincinnati, Ohio
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Dried and ancient tears shut you out again.
With stagnant thoughts still remembering.
To you, my seemingly, unwelcomed selfish sins
Are merely the ghosts of regret still lingering.

In contrast, my coyness should your desires quell,
For only selfish men offer water from contamined wells.
Whilst all my benevolent, idealist dreams
Are still burning beneath the poison tree.

In the receptors of your brilliant eyes,
My incapable will can only deny.
Because though we both long for passionate embrace,
I shan't submit 'till my memories erase.

For I bare the burdens of failed Valentines' Days
With soft, tender love fading to slow decay.
I believe in you so very (god damn) much,
If only I could once again believe in love.

The author's comments:
I wrote this piece to express the way I felt about love, and how unselfish it is to enter into a relationship when I cannot fully commit to it.

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on Jan. 4 2011 at 1:34 pm
SophiaCross SILVER, Plattsburgh, New York
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Favorite Quote:
To love, to be loved. To never forget your own insignificance. To never get used to the unspeakable violence and vulgar disparity of the life around you. To seek joy in the saddest places. To pursue beauty to its lair. To never simplify what is complicated or complicate what is simple. To respect strength, never power. Above all to watch. To try and understand. To never look away. And never, never to forget.”

Really deep and impressive!


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