Testament to the Scratched Reflection of an Angel

September 29, 2011
By Ariel_Greyse PLATINUM, Hale, Missouri
Ariel_Greyse PLATINUM, Hale, Missouri
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Favorite Quote:
"If at first you do not succeed...skydiving is not for you."


Cigarettes by the bedside table,
Ashes in the sheets.
Burns on skin that's worn too thin.
The innocent count sheep.

She let him scratch the surface.
The virgins see the scars.
Nervous when the deed is done,
moreso than when it starts.

She told him not to smoke inside
Rekindled feeds the blaze.
Cigarette burns on a paper heart.
The clarity, the haze.



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on Oct. 25 2011 at 9:51 pm
Ariel_Greyse PLATINUM, Hale, Missouri
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Favorite Quote:
"If at first you do not succeed...skydiving is not for you."

Well thanks! I'll definitely check your stuff out, Lexie, thanks for reading mine! :)

Lexie96 GOLD said...
on Oct. 25 2011 at 7:44 pm
Lexie96 GOLD, Havana, Illinois
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Favorite Quote:
Now Cinderella don't you go to sleep, it's such a bitter form of refuge, oh don't you know the kingdom's under siege, and everbody needs you. - The Killers

I really love this. Your word choice is strong, the message clear, and the poem beautiful. Great work, check out mine sometime?


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