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The Eclectic Pen - Beneath the Ice

By: Lindsay M. (theresacowinmypants)   + 9 more  
Date Submitted: 3/31/2007
Last Updated: 3/31/2007
Genre: Literature & Fiction » Poetry
Words: 142

  Life is the death of kings
From baby knees to angel wings
A yawn of time, wishes met,
Just enough to get in debt.
Needs immense and expectations tall,
We all together fear the fall.
So kiss my palm and smudge your tear
Take my hand; the time is near.
Forget rational and embrace truth
Sever ties and abandon youth.
Stars to pocket and emptiness enthrall
We all together fear the fall.
You remember life; I ponder death,
Why is it that you can catch your breath?
Bleeding ice and cold that cuts
I hear you giggle from beneath glass that juts.
My mouth forms words, my screams are raw;
We all together fear the fall.
Regret cuts you deep, and you reach for my hand
Through water that bites; do you understand?
My skin is cold, so cold, swaddled in frost,
You seek a pulse, but mine is long lost.
Your tears come then, a deafening bawl,
We all together fear the fall.

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IONE L. (zaneygraylady) - 3/31/2007 4:56 PM ET
Lynn B. (seraphina) - 4/1/2007 1:38 PM ET
Very intense.
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