A.J. McKinley

Rookie (July,1975 / Indiana, United States)

Open Pain - Poem by A.J. McKinley

Once upon my mind.
Memories whispered in kind.
A gift of open faith.
Truths steeped in hate.

A broken bird with wings of tears.
Shattered happiness has marked my years.
Spirit bound in gloominess rage.
Another tear has marked this page.

Wisdom found in a curious stance.
Love found but without a chance.
Ignorance abounds in brilliant shrouds.
Sorrow resides in characterless clouds.

Once upon a thoughtless kiss.
A dreamer made a fruitless wish.
Forever declined her wish did die.
Grace has landed and my spirit cries.


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  • (7/31/2006 9:51:00 PM)


    r u kidding me omg I love this wow awesome freakin awesome love it
    Lylyanna
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Poem Submitted: Monday, July 31, 2006

Poem Edited: Friday, August 20, 2010


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