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Trigger

January 1, 2012
By Inksy SILVER, NSL, Utah
Inksy SILVER, NSL, Utah
7 articles 0 photos 89 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Three can keep a secret if two of them are dead"
~Benjamin Frankiln
"Love? Above all things I believe in love. Love is like oxygen. Love is a many splendored thing. Love lifts us up where we belong. All you need is love."
~Moulin Rouge


What ever happened
To the smiling boy
Full of joy
Full of hope
Full of dreams
I don't see him there anymore

All I see is someone scared
He's turned hard
He's turned cold
He's turned hopeless
Wishing he could disappear

On the edge,
Ready to jump
He feels alone
He feels scared
He feels helpless
What is there left to do?

Running out of options
The pain was just too much
Crushing him
Pounding him
Destroying him
With every passing day

Someone was still out there
Someone still cared
Just a little more searching
And he would have remembered me
That I still care
I know that he matters
I know that he had a story to tell

But now it's too late
He's gone
I look around
And it really sinks in
The people dressed in black
Girls from school crying into tissues
Solemn men bringing in more chairs
I know that the smiling boy
That I loved so much
Isn't here anymore

All of that joy
All of that hope
All of those dreams
All of that possibility
Vanished
When he pulled that fatal trigger



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Inksy SILVER said...
on May. 21 2012 at 4:08 pm
Inksy SILVER, NSL, Utah
7 articles 0 photos 89 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Three can keep a secret if two of them are dead"
~Benjamin Frankiln
"Love? Above all things I believe in love. Love is like oxygen. Love is a many splendored thing. Love lifts us up where we belong. All you need is love."
~Moulin Rouge

Thank you so much!

Inksy SILVER said...
on May. 21 2012 at 4:08 pm
Inksy SILVER, NSL, Utah
7 articles 0 photos 89 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Three can keep a secret if two of them are dead"
~Benjamin Frankiln
"Love? Above all things I believe in love. Love is like oxygen. Love is a many splendored thing. Love lifts us up where we belong. All you need is love."
~Moulin Rouge

Thank you (:

on Mar. 26 2012 at 12:22 am
poetface SILVER, Woodruff, South Carolina
6 articles 0 photos 6 comments

Favorite Quote:
“Waste no more time arguing about what a good man should be. Be one.” Marcus Aurelius

This poem is very powerful, and it really allowed me to picture everything so clearly :-)) awesome job.

on Mar. 12 2012 at 5:25 pm
BrightBurningCampeador PLATINUM, Portland, Oregon
42 articles 11 photos 333 comments
I really like the repetition. It gives the peice a great rhythm.

Inksy SILVER said...
on Feb. 17 2012 at 3:04 pm
Inksy SILVER, NSL, Utah
7 articles 0 photos 89 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Three can keep a secret if two of them are dead"
~Benjamin Frankiln
"Love? Above all things I believe in love. Love is like oxygen. Love is a many splendored thing. Love lifts us up where we belong. All you need is love."
~Moulin Rouge

Thank you (: It's not from personal experience though. I saw a program on suicide and was inspired to write this.

on Feb. 9 2012 at 11:26 pm
Kiki_McGee GOLD, Woodstock, Illinois
16 articles 16 photos 72 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul - and sings the tunes without the words - and never stops at all." - Emily Dickinson

Wow. This is a brilliantlly written poem with a heartbreaking storyline. Is this based off of experience?

Inksy SILVER said...
on Feb. 4 2012 at 1:09 am
Inksy SILVER, NSL, Utah
7 articles 0 photos 89 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Three can keep a secret if two of them are dead"
~Benjamin Frankiln
"Love? Above all things I believe in love. Love is like oxygen. Love is a many splendored thing. Love lifts us up where we belong. All you need is love."
~Moulin Rouge

Thank you everyone for the great feedback (:

on Feb. 1 2012 at 12:05 pm
Lover_that_Hates DIAMOND, Reynolds, Georgia
76 articles 0 photos 118 comments

Favorite Quote:
"She was fascinated with words. To her words were things of beauty, each like a magical powder or potion that could be combinded with other words to create powerful spells." From: Lighting(By: Dean Koontz)

this was absolutely brilliant!! I loved it! The ending was very intense and real. Great work!!

on Jan. 24 2012 at 5:01 pm
marissadele PLATINUM, Danbury, Connecticut
20 articles 3 photos 388 comments

Favorite Quote:
"If you know how you feel, and so clearly what you need to say, you'll know it. I don't think you should wait. I think you should speak now." -Taylor Swift

Oh God, this is sad...heart wrenching...but it's still really good... :( ....5/5

on Jan. 16 2012 at 3:44 pm
Eshshah PLATINUM, Galloway, New Jersey
32 articles 31 photos 239 comments

Favorite Quote:
"The woods are lovely, dark and deep. But I have promises to keep, and miles to go before I sleep." -Robert Frost

very pretty poem- I could almost think it was lyrics because of the setup- I like it! a lot5/5

on Jan. 16 2012 at 11:46 am
Viridian BRONZE, Nah, Louisiana
1 article 0 photos 22 comments

Favorite Quote:
"If there's nothing left to care about, there's nothing left to save."

This is a great poem, it shows how even the people who seem happy can be suffering so much.

yungwill GOLD said...
on Jan. 4 2012 at 12:53 pm
yungwill GOLD, Killeen, Texas
14 articles 0 photos 7 comments

Favorite Quote:
work for what you want

that speaks to me and i know how you feel


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