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Mel. D. Poems
We've always been the very best of friends, And I told her all of my secret stuff, Private matters she promised to defend, And I thought that her promise was enough.
The red line slowly rises, Puffy and bold against my pale arm. Why must I make so many promises If I'm the only one that I harm.
You have eyes of chocolate Oh, so impossibly sweet. They're my absolute favorite, My most looked forward to treat.
Dark things lurk in the dark; They come out to play at night. But I don't hide myself from them Even though the monsters can bite.
If I told you I didn't like you, Would that fix my sin? If I were to say I wasn't in love, Would you love me again?
In Your Arms
There is too much junk in my little world That requires my attention and care, Causing my sanity to come unfurled And yell at life to get out of my hair.
Soaring through the air Back and forth I swing Reaching for the sun's glare, Listening to the wind sing.
Entering through the church door, I gain a sense of security. This is what I love to live for, Why I never miss a Sunday.
We had our first date tonight. I didn't know what to expect. It turned out to be alright- No, actually, it was perfect.
Maybe if I try really hard, I can lead a life of pretend, Because why should I be spared If with the devil I contend.
In The Corner
It was a pretty normal day, innocent, Going into the church's basement To get the signs out of the closet, Laughing and joking with him as we went.
Daddy's Little Soldier
"Be a good girl while I'm gone, " Daddy told his daughter as he walked out the door, Leaving for three months on his first trip with his new job, Leaving her alone with the woman she's come to abhor.
With the night come fears, But I can't show my tears. Holding it in all these years Is harder than it appears.
I sneak through the woods where everything is covered in snow. While walking as quiet as I could, I try not to let my panic show.
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We've always been the very best of friends,
And I told her all of my secret stuff,
Private matters she promised to defend,
And I thought that her promise was enough.
She knows that my life has been pretty tough,
And I thought that she understood the need
To keep to herself the parts that were rough;
That's the arrangement to which we agreed.
But apparently trust is too hard to heed,
For she spilled to someone she barely knows,
Dug up and told what in her I'd buried,
So now she must reap what it is she sews.
My closest friend has become a stranger; ...