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there is twilight in his breathing.
legs like spiders.
eyes of sinking ships,
holding onto the edge with shaking fingertips.
is the water cold?
cold enough to stop air from flowing to his lungs?

auburn hair and a heart too big.
a pen always enclosed in a thoughtful fist.
words spill out one by one,
haunted by ghost nouns and verbs gone wrong.
the thoughts roam from behind his eyes,
make their way down to his spine.
there they hang with poems unread,
while monsters and verses stay trapped in his head.

an empty house can say a lot
of harder times and connections lost.
there he strums a guitar alone,
thinking of the girl he calls his home.
where coffee is brewing,
and they sleep in the same bed.
where together they fight the monsters,
that dwell in their heads.
something simple and haunting
stuck in my head.
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rumvulnad Featured By Owner Oct 11, 2011
wonderful title, wish it were mine
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photographsoflife Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
haunting and beautiful. i love it a lot ...
:blackrose::heart::blackrose:
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Ralenore Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2011  Student General Artist
Haunting and beautiful.
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sceneecupcake Featured By Owner Oct 7, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Haunting.
I really wish I had a way with words like you do.
<3
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ThereWasYou Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2011
Beautiful, as always, lovely.
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SockPorn Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
Beautiful.
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cherryblossomrain Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2011
:heart:!
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KissTheSunrise Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2011
Wowwzaa!! left me nearly speechless... pretty dang good stuff IMHO.
where coffee is brewing,
and they sleep in the same bed.
where together they fight the monsters,
that dwell in their heads.
awesome ending to this poem.
wtf? how does this only have 20 views and 7 favs and not 50 times that amount?
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kaylagwenie09 Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2011  Professional Photographer
my gosh. your writing makes my heart beat fast. I don't think i have ever read anything that actually makes me feel. Love you Kay. So much.
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