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Death Sentence

April 8, 2021
By coffeeaddict-05 PLATINUM, Woodland Park, Colorado
coffeeaddict-05 PLATINUM, Woodland Park, Colorado
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Favorite Quote:
Don't compare yourself to others. There's no comparison between the sun and the moon, they both shine when the time is right.


I have gunpowder in my chest

Instead of a heart.

It leaves my lips in the shape of a bullet;

I open my ribcage for acceptance,

for it to leave me as nothing but a husk.


The author's comments:

This piece came when I tried to share my emotions but felt rejected. It came at a time when I was feeling really vulnerable and wanting to share that with someone.


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Lydiaq ELITE said...
on Apr. 11 at 6:13 pm
Lydiaq ELITE, Somonauk, Illinois
106 articles 32 photos 819 comments

Favorite Quote:
I've looked at life from both sides now
From win and lose and still somehow
It's life's illusions I recall
I really don't know life at all
--Joni Mitchell

Wow, I sometimes feel that way too. Great short poem that says everything.