Nightmares

September 20, 2009
By SaintJamesHallow PLATINUM, Sequim, Washington
SaintJamesHallow PLATINUM, Sequim, Washington
26 articles 1 photo 12 comments

I'm fighting
over your lies
I'm crawling
over to my tree
these bleeding leafs
is all I ever see
In the shapes of hearts
they fall
and fall
into the muddy puddle
to be stomped on
thrashed and scratched
torn and tattered
until they're nothing at all
does this sound familiar?
the way you left me?
you cheated me out of a chance
to show you who i am
my ribs ripped open
the heart i own is exposed
but you took your dagger
with one thrust
i fell to your feet
gripping this old worn sheets
I Awake from my dream

I sleep at night
the way i used to
before i ever saw you.
Sometimes i awake at night
screaming to the thoughts
the way we were
the way i held you tight
the way you looked that night
It was love at first sight
but i can no longer fight.
this war you have one
take your trophy,
my scarred and worn heart
put it on your golden shelve
showed it to your friends
have them hold it
smash it
crush it
play ball with it
I'm done with it
just remove the lead balls
from the shell of a shotgun
you shot to pierce my soul
and when i awake at night
screaming again
i'll fall back to sleep
knowing your image
is nothing more
then a nightmare
tonight.

You walk by me so much
i just want a touch
of the drug called love
suck it through the needle
so i can shoot it up
into my veins
it will stay
but eventually i will pay.
you left me again
have i once more sinned?
why am i caring so much for you?
the pain you caused
the life i've lost
it's been given to you by court order
do i still have to cross the border
to get away from your sight?
i will flee once more
i shall take flight tonight
and see if these winds
will clear my mind
of your memory
my nightmare

can you say i was a mistake?
or are you mine?
i don't know what to say
so i'll just fade away
come on babe
just tell me my wrong
and i'll stay out of your life
forever
just like you want it
the way you make me feel about it
i'll break my addiction
and check into rehab
won't that be so "fab"?
i hope your friend helps you through your issues
the way i was going to
you refused to talk
even after i removed your stitches
i'm tired of trying
tired of lying
so through me into the sea
and let me sink deep
tonight i will sleep with the fishes
becoming an accessory to the ocean floor
with the love boat
that sunk so long ago.

I sleep at night
the way i used to
before i ever saw you.
Sometimes i awake at night
screaming to the thoughts
the way we were
the way i held you tight
the way you looked that night
It was love at first sight
but i can no longer fight.
this war you have one
take your trophy,
my scarred and worn heart
put it on your golden shelve
showed it to your friends
have them hold it
smash it
crush it
play ball with it
I'm done with it
just remove the lead balls
from the shell of a shotgun
you shot to pierce my soul
and when i awake at night
screaming again
i'll fall back to sleep
knowing your image
is nothing more
then a nightmare
tonight.

Nightmares are when the one thing you feared...comes to life...maybe a past memory will haunt your dreams, telling you what you should and shouldn't do, or what you should or shouldn't have done. I'll tell you one thing. This nightmare is no fun.


The author's comments:
Inspirations: George Harrison's While My Guitar Gently Weaps

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on Sep. 1 2012 at 10:23 pm
HeyChanel BRONZE, Las Cruces, New Mexico
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Favorite Quote:
"There comes a time in life when you have to let go of the pointless drama and those who create it and surround yourself with people who make you laugh so hard you forget the bad and focus soely on the good."

This is really good!

on Feb. 29 2012 at 8:30 am
stacyrose3 PLATINUM, Coventry, Rhode Island
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Favorite Quote:
"You know I'm on the grind. So I miss you at times. All on my mind, as I'm scribbling lines."

I loved these lyrics so much . I can relate to how u feel. :_)

on Jan. 3 2012 at 9:16 pm
n3xtusplaya DIAMOND, Honolulu, Hawaii
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Favorite Quote:
"It's better to be hated for who you are than to be loved for what you are not."





~Luara Moncur

very heart wrenching, personalization gives it more emphasis, youre a great writer!

alanphu3 said...
on Oct. 7 2011 at 2:54 pm
alanphu3, Las Vegas, Nevada
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Favorite Quote:
Live, Laugh, Love

very touching and interesting and good use of personification and relations.

on Oct. 7 2011 at 2:53 pm
Lost_In_LALA_Land BRONZE, Albuquerque, New Mexico
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Favorite Quote:
The akward moment when you look at someone and you realize what you could be, what you should be, and also that it will probaby never happen...</3

I loved it :) 

on Aug. 2 2011 at 4:57 pm
Callaghan PLATINUM, Medford, Massachusetts
41 articles 8 photos 56 comments

Favorite Quote:
I have hated the words and I have loved them, and I hope I have made them right.
-Marcus Zusak, The Book Thief

!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

on Apr. 6 2011 at 11:56 am
i liked the use of personification in your poem ! it was very original !

on Mar. 23 2011 at 7:03 pm
ThisIsRivera SILVER, Orchardlake, Michigan
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Favorite Quote:
" Some people never go crazy. What truly horrible lives they must lead."

dude this was spectacular i throughly enjoyed it and i can feel everything in it you have a true talent

on Mar. 15 2011 at 6:51 pm
secrets_of_silence GOLD, Gisborne, Other
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Favorite Quote:
life had i loved the more
had it but passed away
as quietly as the day
ebbs from the darkening star.


-emanuel litvinoff

chills and tears

on Mar. 10 2011 at 10:18 pm
SaintJamesHallow PLATINUM, Sequim, Washington
26 articles 1 photo 12 comments
Yes, I write a lot when I'm hurt and this is just some of my "appropriate" writings, most of my other songs are really cruel.

on Mar. 10 2011 at 10:15 pm
ilovedayna BRONZE, Story, Wyoming
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Favorite Quote:
i love you

it's so awesome! i'm guessing you write when you're hurt? if so, Me too!!! :) love your skill

on Feb. 5 2011 at 9:15 am
KrsytalnBlake14 BRONZE, Vinemont, Alabama
1 article 0 photos 17 comments

Favorite Quote:
Our love grows stronger every lifetime that passes us through.. (:

this have alot of meaning to it, what with your songs that i feel like i have to follow my mistakes when i do make them? Thanks:)

on Dec. 15 2010 at 6:23 pm
sillygirl880 BRONZE, Spring Grove, Pennsylvania
2 articles 0 photos 16 comments

Favorite Quote:
"IF I CANT DO IT ILL DO IT"

that was touching it praticaly made me cry . you wont believe how many people go through that very exact thing so it was inspiring for youm to write that. you pritty much just spoke up for alot of people out there you should be proud of your self.

Jennypooh said...
on Nov. 11 2010 at 8:19 am
Jennypooh, Cleveland, Ohio
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Favorite Quote:
"Good Choice, Bad Choice...It's Your Choice"

That was really nice...I'm inspired

on May. 19 2010 at 8:13 am
StrongerThenBefore, Somerset, New Jersey
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Favorite Quote:
Look into my eyes and tell me if this is the real me.

i definitely read this and fell in love with it. i made up a little tune in my head as well :D

love it(:


on Dec. 31 2009 at 10:29 am
bookworm75 SILVER, Monticello, New York
5 articles 0 photos 11 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Teachers open the door, you enter yourself"

love the song, cool

on Nov. 29 2009 at 8:40 pm
-JustDance- PLATINUM, Medford, Oregon
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Favorite Quote:
"The manner in which we live and that in which we ought to live are things so wide asunder that he who quits the one to betake himself in the other is more likely to destroy than to save himself." ~Niccolo Machiavelli

So let us find the balance.

Great job, I can definitely relate ;)

-Kal- GOLD said...
on Oct. 4 2009 at 9:00 am
-Kal- GOLD, Carthage, North Carolina
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Favorite Quote:
"Faith sees the invisible, believes the incredible, and recieves the impossible"
-Anonymous

this was really good, although some parts were a little confusing. i think that the confusion just adds to the song though instead of hurting it. great job in all :)


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