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i woke up with a headache and found this in my notes. (the coffin song)

In the shadows

Like a ghost you hide

In the single most foreign

Corners of my mind

Therapy and pills still

Can’t subside the angelic choir

Of your pretty lies

Promises you made,

The bones I broke

You once took my breath

And now I choke

Jesus let me breathe

Is there hope for me?

.

Now I desire

The obscure

All that reminds

Of being yours

Your oils, poison

My waters, pure

Your love is cancer

There is no cure.

.

I watched my grandfather take his final breaths as he kissed my head and you held my hand. Not two months later you foresaw our end, and decided not to keep me, even as a friend.

And now you’re off, marriage in the plans. I pray your time falls like the sand and hits the bottom of every glass as fast as it can.

I have no home. I’m lost and cold. You promised me a home would grow. We got a dog, and had planned for more. Mouth of this world, a fish at shore you took my breath and killed me slow.

I’m suicidal, I have no hope. I’ve not a gun, don’t have a rope. The only reason I’ve not a note, I’d end it all, I’d end it all.


I just want to feel pretty.

Pretty loved and pretty free

But for now I keep to getting

Pretty drunk, it isn’t cheap

But I can afford it/‘s kinda sweet

Too bad you’re not round

To drink with me.

I’d fill the bottle

We’d watch the office

Instead I scar

Until I am solid

An ugly rock

A useless object

I’ll break my stones

And build a coffin

And die in your name

Die in your name.

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    1. HanakoIsBestGirl
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      Im bad at responses to things. but I would like to say that I do really like (or perhaps relate to and therefore like is a better word??) these poems you have been posting. It is great to hear...

      Im bad at responses to things.

      but I would like to say that I do really like (or perhaps relate to and therefore like is a better word??) these poems you have been posting.

      It is great to hear that things have been going up.

      <3

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    2. The_Fad
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      Your writing speaks to experiences I've had that few others seem to be able to encapsulate. It's not the broad emotions, no, but the specific turns of phrase and the images you paint. As long as...

      Your writing speaks to experiences I've had that few others seem to be able to encapsulate. It's not the broad emotions, no, but the specific turns of phrase and the images you paint. As long as you post, it's literally the least I can do to support you with a vote. Keep at it.

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