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my heart hurts
broken by people
who do not exist in flesh and blood and bone
but in words and sentences
captured on the once-blank pages
of a tree that used to be alive
as they can never be.
fiction breaks hearts
I just finished reading Marina by Carlos Ruiz Zafon
You claimed to read me like a book
breaking me open and leaving cracks in my spine
so I look older than I am

There are no highlights, just dog-eared pages
where our experiences intertwined
until part of me seems twice as large as the rest

You did read me like a book
enjoying the words as they came across your eyes
but when you looked into mine
You didn't see a window,
you saw a painting-
flat and without life or shadows
nice to look at but merely superficial-
just like you

You never read between my lines
you thought you knew all of me
but you cannot dissect me
And think you know me just because you know some parts

You're skipping pages and paragraphs
straight to an ending wherein I am the novel
you tossed into a bargain bin and forgot all about me

I have one thing to say to you-

You think you know the sum of my parts
but I'm the product of imagined numbers
and all my plot twists may have led me to you
but I've never been a big fan of fate

I am not a novel with creases and dog-ears
I am the reader and the writer
filling up pages with lines between lines
that you can't see
because you can't read deeper
into the motive behind a word
and the meaning behind a sentence

You're just a chapter in my novel
and I'm just a figment of your imagination
our story is over
and so is this poem
Letter to an Ex
So this isn't written at all like a letter, but that's ok considering I'd have nobody to send it to anyway XD The ending may be tweaked later on
Car rides
where the mind moves but the body doesn't
and still I arrive at point b
coming from point a
on my way to point c

thinking life is a ride
is a mistake because machines
can be hijacked leaving you
a hopeless backseat passenger
of the one thing you most want to affect

keep on driving but miss all the sights
blur all the lights till they run
together into lines of life
you're rushing past the roses

Car rides are enjoyable
and so is running
but life is not placed on a racetrack
so there are times when plugging your ears
and strolling away until the yelling can't be hard
is the one thing that might help you
from breaking down
from overheating

you are not a car
but the metaphor is implicit
Car Rides
Just because I do most of my mental writing during a car ride XD
when you end
and i am left
there's sorrow in my chest
and a little
salt in my eyes
making them water
but nothing falls.
Recently, everything I've read or watched to completion is leaving me with sadness that it's over. That's both good and, well, sad. I think I'm learning, with even just the first couple of pages, if I'm going to be stabbed in the heart by the time the book ends. Actually, no, not a stabbing, it's just a little piece of me that was invested, it's like a flower that bloomed and so only petals will fall now, not grow.
don't make promises you can't keep
everything will be ok
because when they are broken
nothing will ever be OK

don't lie when you need to be honest
I hate you
I love you
I need you

because second chances are hard to come by
and you might not get one

don't promise me forever and always
don't try to tell me you're mine for eternity
because nobody is invincible
and I know
I know
nobody is immortal and
when standing before a grave
forever and always and eternity
are cut short leaving only
a memory.
mortality is the reason I try, and likely do, not try and say something can last forever and always and all that. I know some people do believe in that beyond the grave, the after life, people in heaven looking out for us, but I just... I don't believe in that, I guess. What happens after we die we may never know and the future is only uncertainty.


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Why do you cry, child,
Why are your tears so black?
What do you cry for,
What is it you lack?

Whatever wish you ask,
I'll grant it.
Whatever hope you hold,
I'll fulfill it.
Whatever dream you dream,
I'll make it come true.

For you see, child,
I am you.

A poem to go along with the picture by hgfdsasdfgh The picture is the ID =)

A high school Filipino Canadian female, and a violent bookworm, I enjoy arguing about the most inconsequential things. Fantasy fiction is my favourite genre, as well as romance and comedy. I have read many mangas, and watched a few animes. That's pretty much it?

That wonderful picture up there is by the magnificent :iconhgfdsasdfgh: :love: Thank you so much you marvelous friend!

Current Residence: On a planet on an arm of the spiral galaxy the Milky Way
Favourite genre of music: Usually upbeat, or ones whose message I like
Favourite style of art: Expressive, simple, or amazingly detailed and looks effortless
MP3 player of choice: One that I am unable to break.
Personal Quote: Live life to the fullest, because tomorrow may not arrive.
tagged by the lovely :iconstarlightshoals: for a musical meme :D (feeling really lazy right now, so... I probably won't get to putting up links for these songs until later XD

1) Write down every letter in your name (You can use your username if you're not comfortable using your real one)
2) Write down a song that pops into your head beginning with each letter.
3) Count the number of letters and TAG that many people.

S- "Somewhere over the Rainbow" by Judy Garland
T- "This Will Be The Day" by RWBY
E- "Everything at Once" by Lenka
F- "Fuck You" by Lily Allen
A- "A Thousand Miles" by Vanessa Carlton
N- "Never be Famous" by hussalonia
I- "I Would Walk 500 Miles" by The Proclaimers
E- "Everybody's got Somebody but Me" by Hunter Hayes

and stolen from :icontuiskulumi: just 'cause~

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  • Mood: Content
  • Listening to: random music from my collection on Grooveshark
  • Reading: The Damned Busters by Matthew Hughes

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Diluculi Featured By Owner 17 hours ago  Hobbyist Writer
thank you for the :+fav:s :D
FiyeroTigelaar Featured By Owner 3 days ago  Hobbyist Writer
Thank you for favoriting another poem of mine :)
Contradictory55 Featured By Owner 2 days ago  Student Writer
My pleasure!
AcaediaIsGone Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks for favoriting my piece "Falling Under"
Contradictory55 Featured By Owner 4 days ago  Student Writer
My pleasure!
Electric-frizz Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks for the fave from forever ago! XD
Contradictory55 Featured By Owner 4 days ago  Student Writer
:D You're welcome
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TTM77 Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
thanks for the fav on my talking tree.  :)
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