Don't Act As I Don't Know



Eyes all seem broken
For I can see there shame
And I can see the love
In the red fluorescent veins

For I can see the pigments
That seem to come and go
And I can see the anger
Of that I didn't know

And I can see the silence
A moment of a thought
Until ones brain gets busy
And nothings at a stop

And I can see the colors
And how the skies as blue
And I can see the darkness
The darkness that is you

And I can see the coating
Of one's chlorophyll like eyes
And I can see the sadness
How it is mint green that you cry


And I can can see the amber
When light shines through the hurt
And how all dark covers pain
But on me that never works

For I can see the frostbite
From a place that isn't cold
As your heart gets frozen over
Don't act as I don't know
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Submitted by Sproutheadedhurt on April 27, 2022

Modified by Sproutheadedhurt on May 06, 2022

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Quick analysis:

Scheme XXXX XABA XXXX XCDC XXDX BXXX XXBA
Closest metre Iambic trimeter
Characters 756
Words 171
Stanzas 7
Stanza Lengths 4, 4, 4, 4, 4, 4, 4

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