Us (Or, Broken Places)

October 17, 2013
By RKing BRONZE, Abergavenny, Other
RKing BRONZE, Abergavenny, Other
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Favorite Quote:
"Death is not a lover.
Oh yes he is." - The Road

Silence is shattered by a dozen
Tears that scream as artillery.
Broken glass and broken hearts
Dance among the wounded
and they sob with us;
We fight;
We Dance;
We laugh;
We do not give a s***
We are eachother

Tanks rumble with iron lungs
Catatonic silence within
The ensuing chaos;
Pow, ka-boom, dakka,
We sob
Rounds scream overhead,
All around
Wounded wail morbidly
And we shudder within
One another's arms

Inside the screaming
Shells and distant rattles
Of Death
We hold our Life
The haze clears in its
Embracing bubble that surrounds us
We hold onto our sanity
Look into our eyes
Our clarity.

A dance, Darling
A kiss,
We smile
Glass shatters around us
Like our Broken Places...
But we Fight
We dance
We laugh
We do not give a S***;
We are immortal
Within eachother:
We are Us

The author's comments:
Basically, I wrote this when I was going through a rough patch with my current girlfriend, but realised that it happens a lot and relationships are ups and downs. I thought the imagery of war used would be an appropriate parallel to the lovey-dovey bits

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Mckay ELITE said...
on Nov. 12 2013 at 5:48 pm
Mckay ELITE, Somewhere, Virginia
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Favorite Quote:
"The people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones who do."
—Apple’s “Think Different” commercial, 1997
“Crazy people are considered mad by the rest of the society only because their intelligence isn't understood.”
― Weihui Zhou

I love that last line. Adds the poingnant feeling at the end that remians with the reader. One minor thing: eachother should be each other. Well done. 


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