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Breathing You

January 22, 2012
By LiveToLove SILVER, Lansing, Michigan
LiveToLove SILVER, Lansing, Michigan
5 articles 0 photos 2 comments

Favorite Quote:
Having a rough day? Place your hand over your heart. Feel that? That's called purpose. You're alive for a reason. Don't give up♥

I see you
And take you in
You step to me
Like you're not touching the ground
Drifting through the air
I can breathe
Even if my lungs aren't working
I can breathe
At the sight of you
I'll be fine, alive

I breathe in your eyes
Perfect reflections of an imperfect world
But there's an electric connection as they lock
With mine

I breathe in your smile
A pair of flawless lips to frame snowy white teeth
And when they touch mine
I come alive

I breathe in your laughter
Fresh as morning sun,
Sweet as honey,
Rich and deep like the sea,
It weaves around mine
In the sunset's golden light

I breathe in your hands
When they hold mine
The power of our love could take on the world
Strong, long fingers
Around my thin ones
Strong like your heart,
Strong like you.

You radiate life
And light
A shining beacon
The rest of the world is dark
But you'll always be here
...won't you?

I breathe you in
Because I now realize that before I see you again
You'll be gone.
On angel's wings
You're perfect
You don't belong
In a world this flawed.

I watch you
Perfect eyes
Covered under your tan eyelids
No breath escapes you
And your heart
Has ceased to care
To support you
I sit by your side
And try to breathe you in
Through tears and pain
Your light dims
Like day fading
To night
Without you
I'll never breathe life again
I'll never feel your warm embrace
Just cold shoulders
I have only darkness
To hold on to

The inky blackness closes in
And I awake
Without you
By my side.

The author's comments:
I wrote this in about 5 minutes, so it's not my best, but it's about a girl who meets someone in a dream and only knows him while that dream lasts. She's forced to wake up at the end of that dream and live without him.

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This article has 3 comments.

on Nov. 25 2012 at 9:33 pm
ForeverDreaming BRONZE, Acme, Pennsylvania
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I'm not a perfect person, I make a lot of mistakes... but still, I love the people who stay with me after knowing who I really am.~

If God brings you to it then he will bring you through it.

I love the thought of this poem!! It is very interesting and could be relatable... I feel to fully get it you have to read it more than once. Definitely would recommend it to everyone. Amazing poem!!! :)

Relondo BRONZE said...
on Feb. 12 2012 at 8:51 pm
Relondo BRONZE, None, Virginia
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I like it.

-Ash- SILVER said...
on Feb. 12 2012 at 8:41 pm
-Ash- SILVER, Redmond, Washington
7 articles 4 photos 49 comments

Favorite Quote:
She wants to die. She wants to disappear, to be remembered no more. She wants so terribly to be forgotten, all her mistakes, all her failures, everything. Her name to be wiped free from all record of existence. Because is it really existing when you’ve got nothing to show for your life?

this is really good! 5/5 :)