Blow Out the Candle

August 4, 2013
A single tear
Rolled down my red cheeks
One tear,
That's all there's going to be

White knuckles
Clenched the picture

Last time,

Seeing him smile

Shattered frame
Scattered across the floor

The pills,

Poison running down my throat

Red candle flame
Turned to smoke once I blew it out

Dark sleep,

Carried me to him





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Rayynbow said...
Sept. 13, 2013 at 8:44 pm
I can feel the anger in this poem by the words you used. I don't entirely get the ending though. Did she kill herself or just fall asleep?
 
nelehjr This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
Oct. 27, 2013 at 6:32 pm
Oh that's so sad! It tells a story well though.
By the way, as creepy as this is, I really love your name Carly Elizabeth. It's got music. That's probobly going to wind up a character name.
 
Carly_Elizabeth replied...
Oct. 28, 2013 at 9:56 pm
Haha that's ok nelehjr. I like names all the same, I steal other peoples and use them as character names too. And your names got a certain... flow too it haha. 
 
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