Lauren Love

Rookie (23/6/1999 / Australia)

Shadow-Kissed - Poem by Lauren Love

Why this happens to me,
I do not understand
Why this happens to me,
They don't give a damn

Since the death of my sister,
A shadow hung over me
She followed in my heart,
But was never there beside me.

Some don't know,
Some don't care,
Some don't show,
How they really feel.

I always thought I could handle the pain,
But sometimes it was too much.
I would punch or bite myself,
Or wishing I was dead.

I would never actually do it,
But sometimes it feels.
Like tying a rope around my throat,
Was the most simplist thing.

My heart is in pain,
All day long,
For all of them I live,
A shadow-kissed life.


Comments about Shadow-Kissed by Lauren Love

  • Agbor Enya (6/29/2017 3:32:00 PM)


    very well narrated, well done! ! (Report) Reply

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  • (12/26/2011 9:12:00 PM)


    Thankyou :) I've always seemed to express my feelings to poetry and it's helped me (Report) Reply

  • (12/26/2011 4:41:00 PM)


    A fine poem about a lost sibling. Runs well has good insight and takes you with it.

    I could critique some of the modern thinking but it has to be relevant to those most likely to read it.

    A good read.
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  • Vipins Puthooran (12/26/2011 2:39:00 AM)


    Wow, an excellent poem! top marks! ! (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, December 24, 2011



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