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Steep me in happiness, make me believe in perfection where there is none.
Hold me in your dreams, for that is the only place you'll find me.

I'm so cold.

The only warmth I feel is when you're holding me.
But let me go, and I know nothing of my desire.

I've tried to die, and even cheated the reaper of his due more than a few times.
The guards remain high, laughing at me

Laughing at you.

I beg for deliverance in a world where the answers make no difference when I've already decided your future.

It's dark and late now.
Listen to me when I tell you to run.

And don't look back.
As I stroke her hair, I try to ignore the voices
coming from the fan blades.
Another sign, another symptom,
Always someone or something asking me to
Pay attention, and then promptly
Running away when I look up.

No one stays forever.
Everyone wants something from me.
Even the voices in my head.

Life twists and turns like her
Golden strands and I wish for once
It could all be as beautiful as her.
I've shed enough tears today
And I will shed more tomorrow,
Rain drops that sting like razor blades
And threaten even the best parts of me.

The future is brighter.
This I know.
It lies in dark brown eyes and
Hardwood, the scents of which
Complete me, all the while competing for my attention.

I love her.
I wish my body loved me as much,
And promised me the life that she did.
There was a time when I was innocent
But I barely remember it.
Hands now ache with memories
That are soon to be lost.

I tasted love and I forgot his name;
All the things I swore I'd never let go of
Are now buried in the pain of an
Anxious-ridden heart.

I won't settle again.
I'll pick up the pieces with arthritic fingers
And a limp that keeps reminding me
Of who I never wanted to be.

Hold me in your arms, my love,
And cripple me gently with a kiss
That gives me hope for better days.

I love you.
I have loved selfishly but
It was all with the good intentions
That may lead to me burn.

But I don't care.
Because you are my sunshine,
And I your rain.
Every drop that falls will fall on us,
Washing away the last bit of innocence.

I used to be innocent.
Lost but now found.

These hands will never let go.
I'll never let go.
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I'm losing you.
A little more every day,
I'm losing you.

It doesn't matter if it's for
the best or it's just the way things go.
But the fact is
I'm losing you
and it hurts like hell.

The fire is burning out.
Now it's only a glimpse of
what it used to be,
extinguished by the water
from your tears and mine.

I can feel you slipping away
with every passing day.
And I don't deserve you.
I know this.

You've waited years for me.
Why should I hold you, when
you want so much more?
Why can't I let you go?

I can't let you go because
the corners of my eyes sting
when I think about someone else
loving you, holding you, giving you
everything you wanted from me.

I've tried so hard to be everything
you wanted me to be.
I gave you what was left of my heart.

But I know I can be replaced.
I see it in the eyes of your
pictures with others.
And maybe I should be replaced.

I'm just selfish enough that I
can't loosen my grip,
even when it seems like
I'm fading away, getting lost.

I still love you.
I still love you.
And I will love you until
I no longer love you,
or I see you happy without me...
and then I'll still love you.


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LancelotPrice Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2015
Thanks for collecting 'unparalleled', Kiddo. :)
KiddosPoet Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2015  Hobbyist Writer
You're welcome. Your work is worth collecting.
LancelotPrice Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2015
WordlessJoe Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2015
You"re very kind to support my feeble rhymes.  Thanks for the fave!
LancelotPrice Featured By Owner Oct 14, 2015
Thank you for faving my newest. :)
KiddosPoet Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2015  Hobbyist Writer
You're welcome Sir. :rose:
LancelotPrice Featured By Owner Sep 29, 2015
Thanks for faving. :iconbowplz:
KiddosPoet Featured By Owner Sep 29, 2015  Hobbyist Writer
You're welcome, talented young knight. :rose:
LancelotPrice Featured By Owner Sep 29, 2015
Doddering, curmudgeonly old knight, more like. :D
KiddosPoet Featured By Owner Oct 1, 2015  Hobbyist Writer
Bet I'm older than you lol.
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