Elizabeth Tyease Collins

Rookie - 83 Points (December 22,1992 / Trenton, NJ)

Begging. - Poem by Elizabeth Tyease Collins

When I reached my heart to you it was severed in two,
and as much as I'm bleeding here tonight I couldn't
see it without you.
Yes I've tried to deal with words that damaged
my flesh
left me naked with my own control
but to live this life without you?
I promise I won't let you go.

Pounce on me and pound on me
shoot me in the heart with a gun
set fire to all my dreams that I once dreamed but
are now forgotten like before.
Kill me and decapitate me,
spread my pieces all over the floor,
but don't tell me that you don't love me,
but that you love her more.

Comments about Begging. by Elizabeth Tyease Collins

  • (11/29/2011 7:32:00 PM)

    Tyler: Omg im crying this is so beautiful and sad but amazing you have a real talent god you have no clue what your poem is capable of.
    Mike: Elizabeth your poem has made a wrestling team cry we read poems and write together and even tho we just started we know true poetry when we read it and you have a gift.
    Jt: hey elizabeth we are all guys looking for things to make us realize what love is and your poem has opened our eyes we all apreciate what you have done for us you have the support of the Edison Chargers Wrestling team keep on writing and were gona be reading more of your poems
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  • (11/29/2011 7:27:00 PM)

    I do love you. And weather I'm the person you think I am or not, I promise you, love is out there for you. I've seen love. I know for 100% sure that love is out there for whoever is open to it. Really, that's all it takes. Be open to love. Don't be too cynical. An you will find love. I promise. Sooner or later. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Poem Edited: Wednesday, November 30, 2011

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