Unrequit

May 30, 2012
By AliceDanielle BRONZE, Boca Raton, Florida
AliceDanielle BRONZE, Boca Raton, Florida
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Favorite Quote:
“If you want to write, if you want to create, you must be the most sublime fool that God ever turned out and sent rambling. You must write every single day of your life. You must read dreadful dumb books and glorious books, and let them wrestle in beautiful fights inside your head, vulgar one moment, brilliant the next. You must lurk in libraries and climb the stacks like ladders to sniff books like perfumes and wear books like hats upon your crazy heads. I wish you a wrestling match with your Creative Muse that will last a lifetime. I wish craziness and foolishness and madness upon you. May you live with hysteria, and out of it make fine stories — science fiction or otherwise. Which finally means, may you be in love every day for the next 20,000 days. And out of that love, remake a world.” ~Ray Bradbury


Let me alone
to my cataclysmic dreams.
Leave me
to my destructive trains
of rattling thoughts
so I can rip apart my skin
and tear apart my mind.

As if
it
were something beautiful
As if
I
were something worth
more than your Wednesday night garbage
about as valuable
as TV dinners
and halfhearted phonecalls
whose laughter never seems to make it
to the other end.

Reach me
reach inside my skull
through those telephone wires
and yearning souls.

Can't you see me?
I say.
Can't you hear me?
I scream.
But I don't think you can
because I want you
and your smile
and

love

still aren't here.



I'm waiting.


The author's comments:
I realize that unrequit isn't a word. But unrequited is an adjective and just doesn't seem to apply as well as my made-up noun form of unrequit. (:

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