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Scattered Pieces of Who I Am.

February 3, 2009
By amanda.bower SILVER, Stacy, Minnesota
amanda.bower SILVER, Stacy, Minnesota
9 articles 2 photos 10 comments

Favorite Quote:
maybe i know that you'll crave my secure arms someday, but i'll have come across someone who wasn't afraid. and that's why i can't let go.

My toes immediately cramp
when you've gotten too close again
your skin is blatantly damp
[like the fire building like bricks behind your eyes]
you've paper cut the tip of my ring finger
to highlight the statements that I've dauntlessly rendered
but cunningly you let the atrocity linger
[into the secrecy containing regretful goodbyes;]

once more I'll melt into your chimeric embrace
without a purpose as of why
while you feed off the irrelevant chase

which I can't clutch or nearly defy,

You tug every individual thread
chained tightly to my doubts
& no matter which conclusion I imply,
I'll never be able to figure you out;
the tip of my pen reveals the words
I turbulently choke on when you're around
the bobby pins keep my heart in place
so I don't become entirely unwound,

you find routes to filter me
into tiny components of your time
but that wasn't how it was supposed to be
[you were supposed to be mine]
your name was written with chalk
in the center of a heart that was convincingly drawn
maybe you're really not all "talk"
but then again,
it's never been argued upon.

Push me against your nerves
& acquaint me with another shameful night,
test me by breaking my particles down
if it makes you feel right
but I know who you are
& I can tell that you're quite amiss,
because I'm not here to be used anymore

& I'm certainly not here to conquer your bliss.

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This article has 7 comments.

on Aug. 4 2010 at 4:32 pm
rawrpiranha SILVER, Godfrey, Illinois
8 articles 2 photos 9 comments
this is so amazing. everything that i've read of yours has been like..super inspiring and just lovely. you're really really talented, and i wish i could write with the same amount of imagery and skill as yooou. :)

on Aug. 1 2010 at 5:48 pm
MercedesXO DIAMOND, South Easton, Massachusetts
52 articles 0 photos 280 comments

Favorite Quote:
"I realize that life is risks. It's acknowledging the past but looking forward. It's taking chances that we will make mistakes but believeing we all deserve to be forgiven."
-The Dead Tossed Waves.

this is beautiful. nice work and you truly have talent. i'd appriciate it if you (and anyone else that reads this) could check out some of my work. especially my poem: Torturer of a King.


on Jul. 10 2010 at 6:58 pm
LoveLikeWoe DIAMOND, LeSueur, MN, Minnesota
54 articles 2 photos 748 comments

Favorite Quote:
Whoever laughs first has the sickest mind.

O.O *SPEECHLESS* simply...amazing.

on Jul. 10 2010 at 12:39 pm
ReneetheGreat PLATINUM, Castle Rock, Colorado
28 articles 3 photos 85 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Strength does not come from physical capacity, but from an indomitable will."

You are such an amazing writer! I love your choice of words, I would give ANYTHING to be able to write like this.

on May. 5 2010 at 5:55 pm
secrets_of_silence GOLD, Gisborne, Other
12 articles 0 photos 439 comments

Favorite Quote:
life had i loved the more
had it but passed away
as quietly as the day
ebbs from the darkening star.

-emanuel litvinoff



i mean it

on Jan. 27 2010 at 9:05 pm
sasssgirrrl22 PLATINUM, Pearl River, New York
27 articles 0 photos 266 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Giving up is not a part of my vocabulary."
"Don't let the fear of striking out keep you from playing the game."
"Truth be told I miss ya, truth be told I'm lying."

wowww. ur really talented. plz keep writing!

Taliaaa BRONZE said...
on Dec. 15 2009 at 7:41 pm
Taliaaa BRONZE, Medford, Massachusetts
3 articles 0 photos 15 comments

Favorite Quote:
I wish I were a glow worm, a glow worm's never glum. I mean, how could you be grumpy when the sun shines out your bum? ;]

WOW....and that's all I can say! This is amazing.....