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I'm Still Here.

July 26, 2010
By carlytracz PLATINUM, Manhattan, Kansas
carlytracz PLATINUM, Manhattan, Kansas
21 articles 1 photo 30 comments

Favorite Quote:
"We allow ourselves to dream without fear of how impossible it may seem." -Z.H.
"Anything other than yes is no. Anything other than stay is go. Anything less than 'I love you.' is lying." -John Mayer.

If you were to slice your arm,
would you bleed at all?
or would the cold blood pump through
your veins,
mindlessly ignoring the gaping hole?

Or maybe the seemingly
emotions will pour out,
tearing off your innocent mask
along the way.

Who would be there,
in the shadows to help you?
After they've seen the
you really are,
who would care for such
an unstable fake?

Emotions spewing,
innocence stolen,
you're hiding uncertainty
through fear and deception.

Because of hidden meanings
and stabs in the back,
no one comes near.

Yet through all the pain,
I've clearly stayed

But now you've got
tearing open your seams,
letting every drop of
clog the new wound
until pain is overpowering.

When it seems as though
the wound is healing,
she'll rip through
hoping to create a lasting scar
so you won't
forget her.

And still!
You keep her around
as if she's not
killing you slowly.
As if she's not
the spawn of satan.

So the feelings that spilled,
I swept them right up.

When everything seemed
I poured them back in
and let you,
the bottomless pit,
swallow them

So don't you dare say
no one cares or is ever there,
because even you know,
I have been

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on Oct. 23 2010 at 8:31 am
Michelle24 GOLD, Riverwoods, Illinois
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"Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don't matter, and those who matter don't mind."-Dr. Seuss

"Life is not measured by the breaths we take but by the moments that take our breath away."-Unknown

I love your work! Powerful ending! Take a peek at some of mind, please?

on Aug. 18 2010 at 4:16 pm
silent_reader BRONZE, Columbia, Maryland
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Favorite Quote:
"I cannot live without books." - Thomas Jefferson

it mad me feel sad but in a good way :) keep writing!

on Aug. 18 2010 at 4:11 pm
This is a very powerful paice i like it keep up the good work

on Aug. 18 2010 at 11:46 am
crubs33 DIAMOND, Lido Beach, New York
58 articles 3 photos 750 comments

Favorite Quote:
"The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud."- Coco Chanel
Life isn't about surviving the storm, it's about learning to dance in the rain.

This is so amaing!!! i love it!! could u please rate and check out my work?? thatd be great!! thanks and ur so good!!

Austy BRONZE said...
on Aug. 18 2010 at 12:12 am
Austy BRONZE, New Rockford, North Dakota
4 articles 2 photos 6 comments

Favorite Quote:
Professionals built the Titanic, but amateurs built the ark.
Live life like there is no tomorrow

Your imagry was really good.... i thought it was well written but gets lost in the middle ...i lost attention at "you really are,     but it came back at stabs in the back

on Aug. 17 2010 at 10:14 pm
angeeeyxo BRONZE, Burlington, Massachusetts
4 articles 0 photos 5 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Hokey religions and ancient weapons are no match for a good blaster at your side, kid." -Han Solo

This is really powerful, it makes me wonder what the story is behind the poem..

on Aug. 17 2010 at 9:11 pm
Hannahgee6 BRONZE, Greensburg, Kentucky
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Favorite Quote:
therefore do not worry about tomorrow. for tomorrow will worry about itself. each day has enough trouble of its own.

This is really really good!!!! :) look at soMe Of my work? thank yOU!!! aNd good jOb!!! ;)

Deiyjuan GOLD said...
on Aug. 17 2010 at 8:43 pm
Deiyjuan GOLD, St. Petersburg, Florida
17 articles 0 photos 15 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Life is poetry, so the different experiences I go through in life are my poems." - Deiyjuan Christie

Wow, this is really good! Keep on writing it's a positive release for you. If you don't mind, would you check out some of my poems please?

on Aug. 17 2010 at 9:41 am
whoami13 BRONZE, Elkhorn, Wisconsin
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Favorite Quote:
"your eyes are placed in front so you never have to look back" - anonymous

"I've learned that you can tell a lot about a person by the way he/she handles these three things: a rainy day, lost luggage, and tangled Christmas tree lights." - Maya Angelou

this is beautiful <3 i love it!