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to love you is to lie;
to deceive you is to betray myself.

to curse you is to send my heart to something else,
perhaps a ghost of what I imagined,
last spring, in the rain, under the full moon,
that open heart, willing soul, and I knew them both.

to love you is to die;
to trick you is to destroy myself.

shattered windows and bloodstains,
my mind torn from my body as I tried to
my stars all falling from the sky.

loving you is agony;
shunning you is pain.

not again, said my corpse,
my battered conscience,
this house is built on stone!
but summer brought heat,
autumn brought wind, and
winter brought the chill of death.
suddenly the fortress I had built was
gone, taken by new spring floods.

loving you is death;
hiding from you is torture.

who to blame?
my being, my essence,
swept from beneath by the hand of forces unseen.
my heart had no more walls, then,
my soul was sinking, and
my mind was weak from distress.

shining strength of twenty suns, I prayed,
allow this love to vanish like light in mist.

I loved you, and though it might have,
it never killed me.
I was never so strong in my life.
tombstones waited for my name,
but they did not have it.
the river beckoned, but I ignored it.
the glint of steel sometimes called me out,
but I walked away.

I love you, and I am over it;
I have leapt, and soared, and flown on the clouds,
high above the ruins of my old house
and en route to my new home,
full of black and white, and contrast,
never questioned or denied privilege,
easy to find. easy to find; but,

I will never love again.
My attempt at metaphorical romantic poetry. The popular genre, these days, it seems.

"In comes the dawn,
I've fallen asleep with my head pressed against your flaws,
All my love,
And something got in the way,
And your soul turned black as the sun grows somber,
Took my heart, and my love (and my love...)"

--All I Ask of You ft. Penny, Skrillex
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DragonsChest Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2013  Professional Writer
I love the last stanza which sums up everything really well...
tirasunil Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
DragonsChest Featured By Owner Feb 2, 2013  Professional Writer
:iconpianohappyplz: :iconwelcome1plz::iconwelcome2plz::iconwelcome3plz::iconwelcome4plz:
Michel-le-fou Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2013  Professional Writer
Critique due for #PoeticalCondition,
The length of the poem and style of presentation were both very sufficient. The topic was interesting and thoughtful. The lines about curses sending your mind to a ghost was a propos. Generally, it was a fascinating poem.
tirasunil Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Well thank you!
junete Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2013
I loved it. You really capture emotion beautifully.
tirasunil Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Thank you. A couple of these are inspired by someone, and real experience is the best inspiration.
junete Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2013
You're welcome and I certainly agree.
RabeaUmbra Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
So awesome. I can almost feel the writers sorrow, and being torn by thier emotions.
tirasunil Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Well thank you. :) And thanks for the fav.
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