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Look at you now!
You crawl, you fall,
You walk, you stumble..
As if I can’t see all that your eyes are telling me,
So sore, they beg to be forgiven,
Yet why do you cry dry tears I can’t see?

We’ve been down that road together,
Bruised and damned.
Prayers we told with tears in our eyes,
Scars I know you’ve wore this long,
Curses they set us a blaze,
Still the cries of our hearts remain unknown.

The shadows of yesterday,
They haunt you to this very day,
But don’t you see every nerve in my body dances to your words?
The thoughts I have,
The dreams I dream,
You won’t ever know!

If with every step I could hold your hand,
I’d never let you down,
If I could open your eyes,
I’d make you see what I see,
If life is not the fight you imagined it would be,
You would breathe in what I breathe in,
Instead of suffocating under the dim light,
Instead of bottling up your rage,
You’d believe there’s more to life than the life you’ve lived.
Think of me as a mirror to your tomorrows,
Live a little more so I will have a story to tell,
Of the ghosts of our past,
That tore down the walls between tragedy and sanity.
Laugh a little louder so I can celebrate,
The victory we’ve long held,
Cry never again so I can don’t have to die in shame,
Pray a little harder so won’t have to drown again,
Feel a little brighter so I can return the colours we lost in finding you.



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Shnitzal8D said...
Mar. 8, 2012 at 10:53 am:

Beautiful! Your words flowed and constructed a scene like a dream. Very dramatic...loved it :D 

Keep writing.

 
youngspeare replied...
Mar. 10, 2012 at 1:01 am :
aw, thank youuu so much! I appreciate it soo very much. xD thanks again. 
 
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Aug. 19, 2012 at 4:22 am :
wowz, very good. I love the depth in detail
 
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Raistlin4ewer said...
Feb. 4, 2012 at 2:47 am:
Great.You wrote it in an independed shape.Keep writing
 
youngspeare replied...
Feb. 4, 2012 at 2:48 am :
Thank You, Your comment is much appreciated lol :)
 
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morizenbu said...
Jan. 30, 2012 at 3:08 am:
Realist, huh? Trying saying that three times fast nine years from now as you sit in a diner, alone, nursing your broken heart and wondering how you're going to pay your rent.
 
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Ella1 said...
Jan. 13, 2012 at 11:12 am:
I like it, great descriptions! Would you mind reading my poem A Pink Watch, Portal, and Perpetual Sea? Thank you
 
youngspeare replied...
Feb. 4, 2012 at 2:49 am :
Ella first of all thank youu, appreciate it. I'm onto it wait for my comments! ;)
 
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kaylatheninjaturtle said...
Jan. 11, 2012 at 9:12 am:
Hey remember me? I finally got my story, One Is All It Takes, up. You read 'This Cut' awhile ago. I'd love for you to take a look at it. Also, I really enjoyed this!
 
youngspeare replied...
Feb. 4, 2012 at 2:33 am :
course i do. Leme check it out pronto wait for my rating and comment :-)
 
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Ranea said...
Jan. 7, 2012 at 10:36 pm:
this was like totally wicked!!!!!!! but i was so disapointed when i found out you only had one written. please write more. and if its not to big of an inconvienence could you please check out some of my work?
 
youngspeare replied...
Feb. 4, 2012 at 2:46 am :
aww, i'll be sure to post more. It's just that getting one to be noticed around here is tough. anyways thanks a ton. Really appreciate it xD
 
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poetidea_myworld_22 said...
Jan. 3, 2012 at 7:55 am:
i love it :) its amazing :)
 
youngspeare replied...
Feb. 4, 2012 at 2:34 am :
Thanks Poetidea, appreciate it! ;)
 
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Illuminatus said...
Jan. 3, 2012 at 7:48 am:
great work ... keep it up !!!
 
youngspeare replied...
Jan. 8, 2012 at 12:43 am :
thanks! :) appreciate it.
 
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PrincessBubblegum said...
Dec. 31, 2011 at 11:36 pm:
This was amazing. I dig it. Thank you for commenting on my poem, by the way.
 
youngspeare replied...
Jan. 8, 2012 at 12:44 am :
thank youu! :) your welcome your work is great as well.
 
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Lola_Black said...
Dec. 30, 2011 at 1:25 pm:
Wow! That was f*cking awesome! Keep writing!
 
youngspeare replied...
Jan. 8, 2012 at 12:42 am :
Thankss! Appreciate it super much xD
 
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