Daniel Hooks


My Love Is Ashes

Poem by Daniel Hooks

My love is ashes
and heart shaped gashes
my love is pain and fear
I want to hold you close
I want to keep you here
But like sand, you drain through my hands
This love never happens like I planned

My love is denial
One day I smile
then the sadness returns
but I love you too much to let you learn
of they way I feel
and there is a seal on my mouth
my lips are bound
what comes out is not a sound of
the truth of how I feel
but the truth I fear you will find anyway!

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Comments about My Love Is Ashes by Daniel Hooks

  • Amy Hang (6/3/2009 3:19:00 AM)

    Awww...so so so sad
    Some girls like it that some guys show how they feel
    or even say how they feel...so dreadful...
    i would cry in this poem
    but i did enough crying XD
    well please this was so sad...but keep up the work...
    I love your poems...(Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, November 22, 2007

Poem Edited: Tuesday, April 26, 2011