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»When you really don't need me anymore please throw me away in the recycling bin«

Jun 14, 2010

I could stand there naked and what would you say? / I could stun the world's magnificence and you would only walk away. / / Written on the back of a post-it Banana's, milk, eggs. / / Do you not know how to show your love? Or am I not worthy of even a single petal, wilted. / How long must I stand here…  sign in to read more »

»Old Women's Perfume«

Mar 5, 2010

Out of tough skin I battle with my emotion. / Tearing through the layers, of self despising motion. / Brought upon by devils strain, thoughts I can't control. / Perpetrating every bone and rinsing out my soul. / / Whispering like jealousy, tormenting brutal fears. / Calling on anxiety to wipe away the…  sign in to read more »

»Falling uncontrollably«

Nov 5, 2009

You cannot predict when you will fall, / If the mountains move or the floor shakes, / Should the heavens open, / Or the earth quake. / You may be able to foresee it all, / But you can never envisage when you will fall. / / Falling uncontrollably / / You cannot prevent a trip and tumble, / Tug on a rope…  sign in to read more »

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