Brace Yourself For Harms Smile

June 18, 2010
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My day is droning by and by

Filled with love and deceit and brimmed with lies.

Emotions stir,

My mind whirs...

Your tongue is dripping honey

And all of your cunning

Is confusing me. Why do I feel this way?

Your fingertips bleed emotion,

Love and hate, so cold

Yet causing friction and commotion...

Wising I wasn't bound to you

By my childhood chains,

Yet so much good

Comes from this bane.

Your exterior is rough;

And interior calloused;

Is there anything I could do

To stop you from acting with such malice?

Your hand reaches through

Your shield of insecurities,

And your voice rings true-

Your hand brushes mine.

Apologies- not needed, not accepted;

You brace yourself for harms smile.

My day drones on.

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imrighthereyouknow said...
Jun. 21, 2010 at 7:07 pm
this poem is awesome! honestly there's nothing really you could improve with it :)
Saint_that,_Sins This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jun. 21, 2010 at 12:16 pm
I like this piece, its...true and honest. Very good! And about the whole daydreaming thing...i do it all the time too! Day, Night, and most of all in school lol!
TrueLoveWaits This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jun. 20, 2010 at 1:54 pm
i absolutely lovee this poem. i can relate to it so well. your emotions just pour through your words. and your word choice only makes it even better. check out some of my poems if you get the chance, i think you could relate to some of them too. :)
Babie replied...
Jun. 21, 2010 at 2:08 am
I will >_< thank you so much
Babie replied...
Jun. 21, 2010 at 2:20 am
Oh, ya if anyone would like to post a comment if I should work harder. Just say what I should improve on thank you >_<
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