I ask myself
What is love?
What is hope?
What is home?
And then I realise
It’s nothing to know
But to feel.
PathsI saw you walking down the street
Seeing you walking away like that
Makes me smile a bit sadly
But I turn around, keep walking
Walking down the other way
My path of life
Goes in the opposite direction
The path I've chosen to go
A path without you
As I walk further
And further away from you
My smile becomes more sincere
Maybe our paths separate for today
But I don't mind anymore
We had a great time together
And nothing else matters anymore
CanyonIt always felt like
We’re standing at two sides
Of a great, deep canyon
As my attempts to talk to you
Were like trying to yell
Over the canyon
My words were catched
By the wind
And never reached you
That’s why my attempts
Always gone unknown by you
UntitledDon’t want to close my eyes
From everyday’s life
’Cause then I can’t see
That you’re looking at me.
Don’t want to hide anymore
’Cause then I won’t realise
That you’re recognizing me.
Don’t want to close my eyes
From the lies you’re telling
’Cause then I can’t see
The truth in your eyes.
Don’t want to hide my feelings
’Cause then I can’t realise
That you’re feeling the same.
Shadow angelUsed to be an angel
But you’re fallen
White wings slowly turn into black
You can’t fly anymore
’Cause you’re losing your feathers
Falling from broken bonds
Into the darkest shadows
But even when you’re fallen
I can find you in the shadows
Of your own heart
Because your bright shining halo
Is the guiding to find you
So let me take you
Out of the darkness
Into your light
Ariving in spring
Flying over sunny fields
While we make our memories
But dying in autumn
And taking memories
Shooting starWishing for the night to
So I can see the million stars
And wish for a shooting
star . . .
Even when it’s only the light of a plane ...
Blue skySometimes we forget
That the sky
Behind the clouds
Always is constant blue.
Sometimes we forget
That no matter
How hard it is raining
The sun will always shine
Sometimes we forget
That no matter
How dark the night may be
There are a billion stars
You are...Choking on words
That were never said
Drowning in tears
That will never fall
From broken bonds
Crushed by the burden
That people give to you
Every single hateful word
Your deepest fears
Every unfounded sharp critism
Dying on thinks
You can never die on.
But you’ve died long time ago
And no one ever noticed
Because you’ve lived on ...
.As I become the wind
I travel to unkown places
But still trying
To reach your unmoving heart
As I become the rain
I fall gently on the earth
Mixing with your tears
Only to disappear
In the sun again
As I become the night sky
I shine with a billion of stars
Hoping that you will look up
That I will always be with you
No matter who, what or where I am . . .
Empty ShellI didn’t think much of it when I was little.
I didn’t notice all of the bottles
That littered the counter tops and the coffee tables.
I didn’t notice how you were always so unstable.
I didn’t think it odd for a moment
Because the whole time I’ve been around you’ve been broken.
I haven’t seen you actually happy
And it kills me.
I haven’t smelt your breath without a hint of liquor
Hiding behind it.
You’ve always walked around with a heavier shadow
The darkness sticks to you
It slowly made its way from your shoes
To your insides and ate away at them until you were left hollow.
A hollow shell.
Somewhere on the climb up the mountain you fell.
You broke all of your bones
And couldn’t make it back home.
You never saw what it was like to see from the top of that mountain.
To see that things get better,
So you never
The things that I never paid attention to when I was small
That I can see now.
And I feel so horrible
Just SmileJust Smile
The rush of the wind, right beneath your feet.
It's knocked you down, on the left of the street.
People will laugh, people will mock, and people will scorn
Sometimes, like me, you wish you've never been born.
But like my dearest friends taught me, just smile
Smile during the good times and try your darn hardest when dealing with the bad.
This world is bleak, it has a lot to frown over, so just look life in the face and grin.
Tell it, “no matter how bad you treat me. I'm not going to let you win!”
Keep moving my guy, gal, no matter what you look like or how you sound.
There's one thing hatred can't take away from from this earth,
and that's the fact that frowning is more strenuous on the face.
So make your life, and your body feel much better by
Letters to all the people I have kissedi. Rob
I expected a knight in shining armour but you were
just a boy, just a boy.
you flirted and you teased and you kissed me
at midnight on new year’s eve and set the tone
for that whole god-forsaken year.
I could taste lies on your tongue and doubt in your fingers;
you said you were a taurus but you were gemini all over.
friends shouldn’t kiss in the kitchen and
friends shouldn’t drink gin together and
friends shouldn’t cry, drunk on misery, and
friends shouldn’t break another friend’s heart and
I’m still sorry.
I expected just a boy but you were
a knight in shining armour, silver to the pretty
ivory teeth, who was looking for a damsel and found
only don quixote, tilting at windmills and refusing
to be saved.
we were drunk and you were more beautiful
under the harsh car park lights than I had noticed before
and you were mid-sentence and I was mid-hiccup and
we still laugh about it now.
on salting the field and winning the warthe phone rings again; pick it up.
today, the boss asked her when you're
coming back to work. she says she doesn't know
when the last time you got out of your house was.
you're not sure either. not all pain is fleeting.
not all pain is bright and hot. sometimes, it's
through the phone, she talks like the sun filtering through
newborn leaves. she is miles and miles away from
the hurricane that is battering your shoreline.
she wants to know when you'll be able to look her in
the eye again. 'the boss is thinking of giving away your job,'
she says. 'when will you be over this?'
you don't know what you should tell her.
'did you know,' you start, 'that years after
the Mexico City earthquake in 1985, citizens
walked around thinking they still felt aftershocks
in the soles of their feet?' break off
halfway through another word. stop. start again,
voice shaking. 'did you know that more soldiers in the iraq war
have died by their own hand than by that of an enemy's?'
voice shaking, h
GhostsYou have just become a shadow
It is no longer what it was
It is no longer the same
I'm just a stranger I used to know
I know that much has changed
Just a stranger
Nothing that is now really you
You shattered and gone
And now it's just one more person I used to know
I miss you
I feel that it is difficult we could still be friends
But you simply forgot to live
.my head has become a
teeming with ugly whispers and most days
i just want to get drunk
it's too much:
sitting in a history class where
the teacher just drones on
like a broken record about how in sixty years
we'll all be suffocating on the exhaust fumes
of our parents' sins.
driving on a clustered highway
in an empty car with half a tank of
gas getting passed by people too
occupied to live their lives.
contemplating a black hole pompous
enough to call itself the
future as an insatiable
debt worms its way into
the valleys and canyons of
my skin and bones.
give me a scalpel and
open up my skull.
exterminate these savage vermin
from my mind before
my veins turn black from their
toxic desires and my heart stops
beating the moment i close my eyes.
I was imperfect.
I was the lie.
I was not honest.
For I am sorrow.
I'm not worth it.
There's no tomorrow.
Why didn't anyone listen?
Why didn't anyone see?
I am just a mirror
of what's to be!
I am empty.
I am gone!
I am nothingness.
I'm a fraud!
So please forgive me...
because I'm needy...
and you don't need me:
you need no one.
School, Tests, and All The RestI'm not smart enough for this.
I have no answer for this question.
The more I search my brain,
The more I feel inadequate.
I cannot fathom the correct answer.
Didn't I study this for hours?
Why is your intellect based
On such trivial things?
Apparently, I am not as smart as I thought.
Why don't I know what to write?
This test is a nightmare.
Why can't I get this right?
The only thing about me I was proud of
Has now vanished
Because my textbook knowledge
Wasn't up to par.
Dear MeDear me, I know we've had disagreements
And that we don't always see eye to eye,
But the last thing I want for you
Is to feel like you have to say goodbye.
Dear me, I know you've been hurting a while
And I know that you're sick of the misery,
But just keep holding on a day at a time
And someday you'll find yourself set free.
Dear me, I know you've been crying.
I've seen your demons give chase.
Smile instead for things will get better.
Wipe those tears off your pretty face.
Dear me, I know your heart is breaking,
Like your being is shattered in two,
But please, don't give up just yet.
The survival rate is too few.
Dear me, I see that you're struggling,
That you feel like you're on the brink.
But keep pushing forward, keep fighting.
You're much stronger than you think.
Dear me, I feel so proud of you.
You've made it out alive.
You're happy now with all you've gained.
You've reached all for which you did strive.