Blood Bath

July 29, 2011
By WritngForTheWin GOLD, Portland, Oregon
WritngForTheWin GOLD, Portland, Oregon
15 articles 3 photos 9 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Love is the Banner i fly over my head,
Even when im shacled to the whim of decite." -Unknown.


I lay in the water of my bathtub,
Trying to forgive,
Trying to forget,
Trying not to relapse on pain I shed,
I shed the pain,
I wash it off,
Why isn't the water red?

I cry my bath tub full,
Not knowing what to do,
There's a blade on the bath tub rim,
Meant to shave not to meet crimson,
I shake my head,
Oh how the pains like a prison,
But the blade was ALWAYS a fools story.

I lay in the water of my bathtub,
I look down on myself

"Whats to hate?" I ask god.

"Whats to love," I hear

My eyes run down my warn down body,
All my battle scars,
All my "acting hard"s,
Where is love in my gypsy deck of cards?

I close my eyes,
I am beautiful
I tell myself,
I am strong.

I am not a fools story,
I don't deserve to wash in the blood of my pain,
I deserve to wash in the gold of my riches.
I should cherish what I always had,
Not what to destroy what I have!

I stood up in my tub,
I will always forgive them,
But I will never forget them,
I will never relapse on the pain I once chocked on,
As the pain slowly drips off and my lips play a smile,
(Guess the frown went soft)
I pull the ever lasting plug,

Then all that pain,
Flows down that drain.


The author's comments:
I went through a stage of depression and I listened to songs by Atmosphere. The beat to all Atmosphere songs were the same so it kind of got stuck in my head, so when I started to write this piece the beat of it kept going through my head.
This poem is about how much I hated myself and then I realized how much I should love myself instead of beat myself up for my past.

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on Mar. 11 2013 at 10:10 am
This is so powerful. And strong. Overcoming is the best feeling in the world and you captured it in your words. 

on Sep. 15 2011 at 10:40 pm
WritngForTheWin GOLD, Portland, Oregon
15 articles 3 photos 9 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Love is the Banner i fly over my head,
Even when im shacled to the whim of decite." -Unknown.

Thanks buddy!

on Sep. 13 2011 at 10:48 pm
boogsidoG BRONZE, Portland, Oregon
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Favorite Quote:
I have way to many favorite quotes!

Very nice job Taylor

-Devan


on Aug. 30 2011 at 11:38 pm
WritngForTheWin GOLD, Portland, Oregon
15 articles 3 photos 9 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Love is the Banner i fly over my head,
Even when im shacled to the whim of decite." -Unknown.

Yes I have a facebook, Taylor Jada Garcia is where you'll find me. And pefect, I've been dying to get my poems out and see and be seen.

on Aug. 30 2011 at 11:36 pm
WritngForTheWin GOLD, Portland, Oregon
15 articles 3 photos 9 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Love is the Banner i fly over my head,
Even when im shacled to the whim of decite." -Unknown.

I am so happy you liked it! This is personly my fav. out of all of them :D And to be honest, I was really in my bath tub when the words came to mind lol. The shiffrt was a nice touch I agree.

on Aug. 30 2011 at 3:00 pm
Shadowfoxz DIAMOND, Washington D.C, District Of Columbia
56 articles 0 photos 62 comments

Favorite Quote:
I have new work coming out every week. Yaay.

House of night fan eh? Cool :) hey, do you have facebook? I've got a great place you can showcase your work if you're interested!!

on Aug. 30 2011 at 2:55 pm
Shadowfoxz DIAMOND, Washington D.C, District Of Columbia
56 articles 0 photos 62 comments

Favorite Quote:
I have new work coming out every week. Yaay.

Wooow! Again awesome! I started off thinking oh man with the title and the way it's going, it's gonna be so depressing. But the dramatic shift was perfect! Such a hopeful message! And the way you use the bathtub to hold the metaphorical pain is genius. You kill me with those last lines of yours :))


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