For You

April 27, 2010
By Benjamin.B BRONZE, Columbus Grove, Ohio
Benjamin.B BRONZE, Columbus Grove, Ohio
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Favorite Quote:
“People are afraid of themselves, of their own reality; their feelings most of all. People talk about how great love is, but that's bullshit. Love hurts. Feelings are disturbing. People are taught that pain is evil and dangerous. How can they deal with love if they're afraid to feel? Pain is meant to wake us up. People try to hide their pain. But they're wrong. Pain is something to carry, like a radio. You feel your strength in the experience of pain. It's all in how you carry it. That's what matters. Pain is a feeling. Your feelings are a part of you. Your own reality. If you feel ashamed of them, and hide
them, you're letting society destroy your reality. You should stand up for your right to feel your pain.” - Jim Morrison

I'll run through the streets of Stalingrad and and get riddled with bullets for you.
I'll walk through the destruction of Nagisaki and Hiroshima to find you.
I'll stagger through the carnage of Dresden to find you.
I'll lead the charge onto the beaches of Normandy for you.
I'll bleed my knuckles to the bone in the concentration camps for you.

I will burn in the incinerators for you.
I will go on the Bataan Death March a thousand times over to search for you.
I will continue when I'm wearied and weathered, 'til my feet bleed dry.
I will find you and protect you from the gas and napalm.

With my last breath.
I will utter only six words.
I love you, forever and always.

The author's comments:
I got the inspiration for this poem by listening to the song Alive With the Glory of Love by Say Anything and thinking of my girlfriend.

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