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You'll Never Know

March 30, 2012
By HoldingFast GOLD, Plano, Texas
HoldingFast GOLD, Plano, Texas
11 articles 0 photos 21 comments

Favorite Quote:
"If I wasn't meant to fly, I wouldn't have these wings"

You’ll never know the warring,
That daily battles across my face.
Never be the one to wipe my tears,
And make me whole.
Because you’ll never know,
How truly broken I am.
I’m screaming for the need,
That aches open to the world.
Yet not a single soul,
Can see the invisible tears,
And the tattered bandages,
So full of my wasted blood.
They litter my eyes with their darkness.
They are the shadow that daily lurk,
Behind my back; beneath my feet.
My silent expression grows,
In its vacancy and withdrawn look.
My breath swells and ebbs,
For my stolen light,
Has shimmered and died.
You’ll never know what was meant to be,
Because you’ll never care enough,
To try and see.

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This article has 4 comments.

on May. 4 2012 at 3:14 pm
SpringRayyn PLATINUM, Lakeville, Minnesota
34 articles 2 photos 658 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Don't punish yourself," she heard her say again, but there would be punishment and pain, and there would be happiness too. That was writing."
--Markus Zusak, "The Book Thief"

I love this! It's very relatable for me, and yet not completely, if you know what I mean. I especially liked "the tattered bandages,/so full of my wasted blood," and basically everything after that. It's a really intense poem. Awesome work!

on Apr. 10 2012 at 7:33 am
loveissmiles GOLD, Lynn, Indiana
13 articles 0 photos 102 comments

Favorite Quote:
"I live for the nights I can't remember with the people I will never forget." -Carassisa M-<3

"What the mind can perceive, the body can achieve." -Softball Coach Steve B-

This is really good. Your writing style reminds me of the way i write when i feel depressed. I love the way this flows. It's wonderful.

on Apr. 9 2012 at 2:07 pm
Behind_a_Plastic_Smile GOLD, Roseville, California
17 articles 1 photo 129 comments

Favorite Quote:
"if you're not 1st you're last"

this has such a great flow to it and i love your message here 5/5

on Apr. 5 2012 at 4:24 pm
AgentOrange789 GOLD, Friendswood, Texas
16 articles 0 photos 59 comments

Favorite Quote:
"It's a saying they have, that a man has a false heart in his mouth for the world to see, another in his breast to show to his special friends and his family, and the real one, the true one, the secret one, which is never known to anyone except to himself alone, hidden only God knows where."
-James Clavell, "Shogun"

This is awesome. Your writing style is elegant and fluid. Very well done.