November 13, 2009
By scarlettrose BRONZE, Los Angeles, California
scarlettrose BRONZE, Los Angeles, California
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Favorite Quote:
I burn. I pine. I perish.

Sometimes I feel
that I can only hear you
when you don't speak.
When you're sound waves stop hitting my ear drums,
and I can finally think.

Sometimes I feel I get whisked away
on a note that you thought you didn't say,
and I can't help but lose a piece of myself.
And I feel myself aging
faster than I should be,
because all the old and dusty feelings
get the better of me.

Sometimes I need to say "I love you"
even when you're not too fond of me
at the moment
and you sort of wish I'd just choke on it.
And sometimes I need to tell you that
I don't forgive you for half the things I should.
is what could drive me

And sometimes I wish I could
wash away half the things I know.
Just run the soapy water
through my brain, and wash away
everything that gnaws on my bones.
Scientifically speaking,
you could call me a manic lunatic.
Unstable; ready to collapse.

But sometimes I realize...

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