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Stay

STAY

What's the difference
Between a cut and a scratch
The kiss of a rapist
The bliss ripped from ignorance
The pain keeps you in this moment
Where we can watch you bleed
Listen to you scream
Share a dream
Don't you want to get away with it too
Without you this hunger feeds on me
I owe it all to you
Sacrament of sacrifice purifies
You forever
And me for one more day
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Submitted on January 20, 2016

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I've written poetry for about as long as I can remember. It really is a compulsion. I don't know why, but at this point I've stopped asking. I like to think I have my own voice and style. I particularly like playing with language. I enjoy redefining things, if possible or explore reasons and meanings for things commonly used and taken for granted. To me, it's amazing anything is happening at all. more…

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