Bloodied and Broken

February 27, 2011
By CharlesDickens SILVER, Georgetown, Texas
CharlesDickens SILVER, Georgetown, Texas
8 articles 0 photos 82 comments

Favorite Quote:
"I do not agree with what you have to say, but I'll defend to the death your right to say it."
~Voltaire


When we’re together, we’re constantly fencing.
Watching each other; dangerous dancing.
Hammering back and forth like masons;
But instead of building, we’re breaking.

I’m hurt by your steel words, and I try to parry the blows;
I fight back, thrusting my foil, but I’m too slow.
I wear armor; I don’t let you break through;
But I can’t keep myself from coming back to you,
Bloodied and broken.



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on May. 18 2014 at 6:58 am
Sunshine2420 SILVER, Unknown, Other
9 articles 0 photos 173 comments

Favorite Quote:
A smile hides everything.

Whoa! Your works seem professional. Keep it up! ;)

on Oct. 16 2011 at 5:33 pm
CharlesDickens SILVER, Georgetown, Texas
8 articles 0 photos 82 comments

Favorite Quote:
"I do not agree with what you have to say, but I'll defend to the death your right to say it."
~Voltaire

seriously whoever gets on here every day and posts 1 out of 5 stars, you have no life.  Cut it out, I don't care about your opinion if you don't post a comment.

on Aug. 1 2011 at 9:47 am
CharlesDickens SILVER, Georgetown, Texas
8 articles 0 photos 82 comments

Favorite Quote:
"I do not agree with what you have to say, but I'll defend to the death your right to say it."
~Voltaire

Thanks, Intrepid.  Always nice hearing from you!  I actually need to get more on-the-ball with writing poetry, this was the last one I've written since...  whenever I wrote this one.

on May. 17 2011 at 3:00 pm
MidnightWriter SILVER, Ontario, Other
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Writers are a less dangerous version of the career criminal. Everywhere they go, they see the potential for the perfect crime. The difference is that writers have better self control.

I like the imagery. I really like the first line of the second stanza. Lovely piece of work.


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