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poetry and prose by Cold-Strigoi

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we love like we sin, terrified and breathless.

we are tea-at-midnight girls, naming constellations
that don't exist after lost tourists we meet on the
street, reminding our freckle covered shoulders
that even beautiful things can be made ordinary.

we are broken fingers and half-closed eyelids and a
penchant for mischief. we are ribbon skin and frantic
desires and incandescent hope. we are a voice spilling
secrets to falling leaves diving after their arachnid brothers,

mimicking the millions before us who were
judged unfairly, unjustly but all too correctly.

we whisper promises to dandelions because they do not
know how to hold grudges and we refuse to die because
the world can not stand the sight of our scars and
cloud-colored eyes filled with a malady called freedom.

we are believers and dreamers and scared to death but we
are not done yet. we are dusty library windows and thunder
raking through bones and leaving eyes glowing, skin shaking,
burning whispers of 'I'm sorry, but this is me. This is just


we are not victims, we are survivors,

and you'll be praying for death by tomorrow morning.
full title: and we found that, together, we could never breathe


Thank you everybody for the favorites and the comments! I'm honored and pleased to have gotten a DD. I never thought my writing would really touch someone but it seems like I was wrong. Again, thank you so much.
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A truly imaginative offering, ~SmileforSomeone's and we found... easily takes what seems ordinary and turns it into something quite extraordinary. ( Suggested by Gir-Gir and Featured by LadyLincoln )
HastyMage Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
I'm crying. Good job, it's take real skill to make be cry. It's so beautiful. Thank you. :)
JackieRB2007 Featured By Owner Nov 8, 2011
that's amazing.
Poisonedkitty Featured By Owner Apr 26, 2011
This is something. This is something special.
SmileforSomeone Featured By Owner Apr 26, 2011
Thank you. :heart:
wastlandgirl Featured By Owner Mar 7, 2011
this is so delisously sad.although it makes me so sad i cant keep my eyes of ever word u write.
swehboi Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2010
beautiful :)
Cherri13 Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2010
this is an excellent piece....i see a lot of myself in this...thank you...
chaseouttheshadows Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
one of my favourite poems,makes me shiver everytime ^_^

utterly fantastic
SmileforSomeone Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2010
Thank you so much!
It seems to be liked by everyone. C:
Blessfullyshocked Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2010  Hobbyist Writer
"we are dusty library windows and thunder
raking through bones and leaving eyes glowing, skin shaking,
burning whispers of 'I'm sorry, but this is me. This is just

me.' "

favorite line,
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