Picture to Burn

February 4, 2011
Slamming doors,
Unheard cries,
Broken hearts,
Last goodbyes,

Saddened faces,
Cryptic words,
Starless nights,
Wingless birds,

Painful pictures,
Countless lies,
Clouded stories,
No surprise,

Piercing arrows,
Desolate hearts,
Neglected relationships,
Hopeless starts,

Meaningless memories,
Empty promises,
Hollow touches,
Splintered canvasses,

Ghostly silence,
Abandoned arms,
Stupid emotions,
Put on charms.

Simple picture,
Torn up trust,
Burning fire,
Dissipated lust,

Imprinted images,
Sliced up hearts,
Immense pain,
Launched darts,

Reached limit,
Time to burn,
All the pictures,
No return.

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blackamethyst said...
Feb. 20, 2011 at 8:27 pm
I love this poem. Really, it is amazing. Keep writing
shadowofnightfall replied...
Feb. 20, 2011 at 9:13 pm
Thank you so much!
blackamethyst replied...
Feb. 21, 2011 at 11:45 am
You are more than welcome. I even read it out loud--it has great rhythm. I especially like the part about splintered canvasses
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