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    Didn't I tell you Or was that a lie I'm the confused one Because Well I don't really know Whoever said That life would make sense That person Maybe that person was you But if it was Then you didn't realize That my life is mine and you haven't read every page I ...
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    He murdered her soul With the touch of his hand Her eyes clear and empty His full of the monster inside him Doesn’t he know that she loved She knew that he wanted She has no more tears He only ever cried blood One too many bruises One too many scars Neither of them should have played wit...
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    Lost in the dictionary Looking for the meaning of a word I can't remember Which word I was looking for Darling Do you remember Did I tell you Where I was going Before I left the house this morning Baby now I can't find the way home I took a ...
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    I’m so very sorry That I’m doing this to you That I’m doing this to myself I didn’t want to I don’t want to I wish I wasn’t But I just can’t stop The feelings are intoxicating They were at least Now I need them to get by It hurts It hurts a lot I can’t help but continue ...
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    Have you ever wondered What the tears of a baby sound like When they hit the ground? I have. I know. They sound like diamonds Exploding into imperfections Lost forever when you blink....
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    The colors of the sky Are making madness out of nothing Purple swirls in a midnight rainbow That shooting star was just a plane She places one foot then the other Solidly in soaking earth Soft like silk between her toes Dirt and mud feel wonderful today The sky begins to blend Togeth...
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    Beautiful child Don’t you dare do what I’m doing Don’t you dare follow in my footsteps I’m making bad decisions I’m not listening to the people who know best Even if it makes me a hypocrite I’m asking you to listen to me Lovely little girl You are wonderful Don’t change yours...
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    Will you run away with me And go somewhere we've never been Next Saturady let's catch a plane And go as far as we can go You bring your heart and I'll bring my soul No need to worry about baggage fees When we get there let's get married I don't care if you buy a ring ...
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    I am your daughter I am your sister I am your cousin I am you I did not grow up in an unstable home I do not have parents I cannot talk to I get good grades I do not drink I do not do drugs I do not cut myself I am a virgin I am the perfect girl-child On the outside Have you seen my ...
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    I saw him as I walked through the parking lot. He was sitting in a small, banged-up red car. His brightly-colored polo told me he worked in the mega-store. The one I had just come out of. His race told me why he worked there. He looked young, maybe twenty. I won’t pretend to say that he was ...
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    Reach Gasp Splitter Curse Help me I am falling Darling, please take my hand I can’t make it alone Crash Crumble Soft Breathe Thank the sky above me That wasn't hard at all The ground is made of feathers Bounce Scratch Hiss Burn What is that awful smell I think the feathers ...
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    I pulled all the painted buttons out of their buttonholes. I stood in front of the mirror so that I could watch. It hurt a little more than I expected. I'd never tried to open up myself before. I watched fingers tugging at my skin. It slowly pulled apart from the rest of me. Hanging lifeless a...
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    Twisting words inside my head Replaying Over and over I pull them out of my mind Like they're alphabet beads on a string They don't stop They won't I'll be stuck like this forever Crazy Driven mad Perhaps you've felt this way Perhaps you haven't Like somet...
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    “Darling, they say that you’re crazy. Please don’t be crazy. I need you, my darling!” “Red is red and blue is green. One plus two equals please don’t be mean.” “Darling, I told you! I don’t understand. Why are you like this? Please just come back!” “Sunshine burns broken win...
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    Softly, softly Whisper Slowly Careful Do not scare them We wouldn’t want to frighten them away I think they understand I think they’re learning Soaking up the words One droplet at a time Louder now I think they can handle it I think they’ll understand Faster, just a litt...
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    I said, “Please” and you said, “No.” The sun never shone and the moon never rose. I cried water, but you spat fire. You told me, “That’s the way it goes.” I ripped out your heart and placed it with mine. Together we both began to cry. You didn’t have my love; I didn’t have...
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    Slowly dying Drip on drip The lifeblood of a haunted nation Slipping through their broken fingers Glory, glory Sun, please rise tomorrow Show us what we’re living for Please don’t forsake us, leave us all behind The Nighttime scares me Brings the shattered stars The sickly yellow m...

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