Blood Bath

July 29, 2011
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.

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WildCard10000 said...
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. 
boogsidoG said...
Sept. 13, 2011 at 10:48 pm

Very nice job Taylor


WritngForTheWin replied...
Sept. 15, 2011 at 10:40 pm
Thanks buddy!
Shadowfoxz said...
Aug. 30, 2011 at 3:00 pm
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!!
WritngForTheWin replied...
Aug. 30, 2011 at 11:38 pm
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.
Shadowfoxz said...
Aug. 30, 2011 at 2:55 pm
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 :))
WritngForTheWin replied...
Aug. 30, 2011 at 11:36 pm
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.
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