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I see her there with
Coal dust carved
Into the icy skin
Under her eyes,
And on her lips
Dance a chorus
Of bitter lies.

A skeletal hand of smoke
Claws at my neck
Until I bleed;
She tells me that the pain
Is just what I need.

Her pupils
Are supernovas;
Dying stars,
And her blood
Zooms in her veins
Like speeding cars.

She looks at me
And sneers
At what I am.
She’s a snake,
A liar,
In the guise
Of a lamb.

‘What happened to us?’
She giggles,
A ghost
Of what I used to be.
I reply;
‘I may be you,
But you are not me.’

The sun comes up:
New day.
Yesterday is gone
But see it this way;
The past is part of the future
But the future isn’t the past.
You choose which bits go,
You choose which bits last.
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Abeer-Kasiri Featured By Owner Sep 21, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
this is beautiful <3 
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CorporateRockWhore Featured By Owner Sep 22, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Thank you :hug:
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puddlethecat Featured By Owner May 28, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
I simply adore this! <3
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ShaedowDanceGlam Featured By Owner May 18, 2014
Every day...my life...
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CorporateRockWhore Featured By Owner May 22, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
:hug:
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azureauraa Featured By Owner May 3, 2014  Student Writer
Haunting and leaving an imprint. I love this!
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Gumlee-love Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2014
This is just so .... Wow I cant even ... I just .... I love poetry so much... And yours makes me feel like they were written about me ... It just brings tears to my eyes to know that such tormented souls still exist (not in a bad way)
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CorporateRockWhore Featured By Owner Apr 26, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Thank you :hug: :hug: :hug:
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artisticfella Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2014
i hope your poems get published. They're so frickin perfect i can't even
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CorporateRockWhore Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Aw, thank you very much! I'd love for them to get published too :D
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