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Thought I'd give this whole poetry thing a try...


Yay fire!
I've recently been experiencing feelings of loss that I don't feel like going into detail about... :(
I know it isn't considered 'macho' for guys to express their feelings in poetry, but piss on stereotypes - if you have any doubts as to my masculinity, I'd be glad to introduce you to my fist...
I've just recently begun writing poetry... I find it liberating... this is the first one I've ever posted publicly though. Enjoy.

We were as one, you and I
I wish you didn't have to go
But still our circumstances stand
And soon the tears begin to flow

If there was any way I could
keep you with me, then you know
You'd stay here with me forever
Instead of having to go

Oh how my heart is broken this day
I know that yours is too
I draw you close, one last time
and whisper "I love you"

And as I hold you in my arms
my eyes shut tight with pain
it's as if my very soul
from me begins to drain

I step back to get one last good look
of the love I held so dear
That I may never hold you again
Is now my greatest fear

I turn away and bury my hands
deep into my face
I begin to sob and weep
and my heart begins to race

It's time for you to go now
And I can feel within
An empty space: a part of me
Will never be whole again.

Feedback welcome and appreciated.
very nice, I like the last verse the best, and if anyone gives you shit for being a poet, it's obviously because they're fucking jealous. I don't keep a journal in the conventional sense, I write a poem every day about what's going on, some of them are really good, others suck, but it's something that keeps my skills sharp.


Somewhere in the Between
Very nice, Brava! brava. 8.7.