Losing An Innocent Life

March 12, 2012
One last gulp of air
Before my lips caress the swift, hard cheek of death
Before he grabs the shield to break my ties
To memories, young and old
Of life's cold fight with love and war
It's grip falls into the fire of a lost, broken soul
Who could not withstand the tears that stabbed through skin
Revealing burns, caused by acid rain
Falling from the mouths of those I fear
Words said to rip through the bonds of trust
Terror to stab the hearts of those once loved
Lies to fool those with innocent minds
Memories that must be burned from my mind
A perfect world shattered by a dark dream
How does one eradicate this poison of the mind?
Only death can deliver peace to a diseased mind
Death is the cure to end a lifetime of woe
And this is how innocent souls like me forget
A world that dreamed of watching an outcast fall
Down through a hole to land in fiery flames
Too bad the pain could not be silenced
Before a poisoned heart stopped beating

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KrystalT said...
Apr. 1, 2012 at 1:03 pm
That was DEEP! I absolutely loved it.
Brinagirl2014 replied...
Apr. 2, 2012 at 9:48 am
thanks! :)
Timpani_Queen said...
Apr. 1, 2012 at 12:42 pm
How is this not in the magazine? It's amazing! It has a message that we all must learn. I LOVE IT!!!!
Brinagirl2014 replied...
Apr. 1, 2012 at 12:50 pm
thank you! i wrote it because of that reason. i am tired of bullying, so i wrote this to show what some people feel like when they are bullied.
IamtheshyStargirl said...
Mar. 30, 2012 at 5:06 pm
I really like this, though I think using the word 'mind' three times was a little bit redundent. Thanks for sharing!
Brinagirl2014 replied...
Mar. 30, 2012 at 5:17 pm
thanks for the input! i will work on that next time lol. thank you!
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