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copper breath

September 27, 2014
By Jade.I.Am ELITE, Fishers, Indiana
Jade.I.Am ELITE, Fishers, Indiana
214 articles 14 photos 1163 comments

Favorite Quote:
“If you're losing your soul and you know it, then you've still got a soul left to lose”
― Charles Bukowski


i can taste your copper breath,
it lights a fuse
within me

 

 

and the wires in my veins are exposed
and frayed,
but somehow they still work

 

my pulse
quivers as you touch me,
like the strings of Cupid's bow
when he shot
me

 

 

and like St. Sebastian I'm pinned
and held
by my own lacerations

 

knowing... 
you do not bleed as well



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on Oct. 2 2014 at 9:50 pm
Jade.I.Am ELITE, Fishers, Indiana
214 articles 14 photos 1163 comments

Favorite Quote:
“If you're losing your soul and you know it, then you've still got a soul left to lose”
― Charles Bukowski

Wow... Not sure I deserve such praise, but I appreciate it nonetheless :) Thanks for reading! Means a lot.

on Oct. 1 2014 at 10:44 pm
EmilytheBelleofA. DIAMOND, Athens, Georgia
81 articles 5 photos 1492 comments

Favorite Quote:
To love is to be vulnerable; Triumph is born out of struggle; We notice shadows most when they stand alone in the midst of overwhelming light.

This is absolutely, beautiful, Jade. :) All of your poems are beautiful, full of depth, emotion, beauty, wonder, and amazingness. Your poems make people think, when they read it. It made me. You really have a talent and greatness in you. Thank you so much, for sharing this. 


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