Shaving Layers

April 10, 2010
poetryangel SILVER,
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Favorite Quote:
"We know not what we've done."-RJA "Godspeed"

"I ain't got no fight in me
In this whole damn world"-Robert Pattinson "Never Think"


I observe you as you
Shake away the cobwebs,
Shedding the past shapes
In which you were formed.
Shapes made of memories
That convey to me.
I choke, seeing what falls.

Our life,
Our happiness,
Our lo--

I understand now.
It's gone forever now.
You're gone forever now.
I need to live with that.

Flames lick at my charred heart,
Despite desperate efforts
Against the ash it becomes.

I bring back memories;
Snapshots of painful fights.
Collages of red wrists,
Burned by your rough grasp.

I see what you’ve become,
And I’m okay.
Only for mere seconds, but
I’m. Okay.


The author's comments:
Relationships are hard sometimes. Forgetting them can be harder.

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on Sep. 29 2010 at 4:09 am
Captain-Tightpants GOLD, Lawrenceville, Georgia
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You're getting better.

The repeat of now two lines is a row is a bit weak though.


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