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One True Sin (revised)

pulse, pulse, pulse your my distant ghost.
Right now I need you the most.
Need your warmth in a bed so cold.
A new spirit to hold and you could feed my host.

But your nowhere to be found,
and no one has seen you around.
I feel so alone like im six feet under the ground.
Breathing my last breath, making my last sounds.
Well there is room for you here so come down.

I hope you found your peace. Unpacked your
suitcases of grief.
Burnt it all on a cliff to a wind that blows east.
I wonder did you slay your beast?
Then throw him in the ocean where the oceans
meet?
Did your legs grow stronger when you found your
feet? And did you cry out for me in your restless sleep?

A tortured girl all alone in the world.
Looking for love inside a concrete hell.
Along came a friend to lend a helping hand,
But my own issues stopped me from hanging around.
What a waste of a man.
crawled back inside my can.
Floated on my sea of guilt and drowned.

Ruby is your name and ill remember it foever.
The girl whose angel wings had lost all thier feathers.
Then blood flowed free from those cuts so deep.
My heart missed a beat and I fell to my knees.
Tears filled the street and life felt so bleak.
Knowing my soul had been shamed with this secret
to keep.
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d-ory@hotmail.comIf I try to describe myself I can't cause I don't really know. I think I'm a bunch of different personalities in one body. I' am dark and a little depressed behind closed doors. But towards my friends I' am confident and happy. I struggle for acceptance from people but I do a great job of hiding it.Poetry is my release. Without it I could'nt function. But I think I was always meant to have it. I had never written a poem until I was 22 years old. I did'nt even know I could write a poem until someone special inspired me then shattered my heart. I believe this is why I write mostly dark, depressive poems. Because that's how it all started for me.My tag is weight of the world. Reason being I believe the weight of the world is on the shoulders of a few. And most of us are just standing around consuming and polluting waiting for others to clean up after us. I reflect some of this in my poetry.I live in Hobart, Australia and I' am 24 years old. Thanks for reading. Leave comments, your thoughts and I will return the favour.P.S There are certain words spelt differently in Australia so please keep this in mind when reviewing my poetry. And I 'am on facebook under rosco daw. E-mail at top of page.... more…

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