Joseph Tanner

Rookie - 368 Points (29/01/1982 / United Kingdom)

Hells Bells

Poem by Joseph Tanner

Hells bells are ringing,
With a kiss I'm awake,
For you to utter the words that should not be said,
The awkward silence that follows tells you all.
Lying there in your arms,
Wishing this silence to end.
Try to escape without getting hurt,
No time for pain at this time,
Facing this world alone,
The bells keep ringing.
Smile at me all you want,
It doesn't change a thing,
I'm scared of love,
The alarm is off.

Topic(s) of this poem: love, lust

Comments about Hells Bells by Joseph Tanner

  • Raynette Eitel (6/10/2005 1:33:00 PM)

    I had to smile at the image of hells bells ringing. This is a unique view of life, love, and waking up. Check line four for a typo.


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  • Nick Hilton (1/27/2005 1:26:00 PM)

    Clever usage of the metaphor. Good last lines.(Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, January 27, 2005

Poem Edited: Tuesday, March 5, 2019