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Date Added: October 24, 2016 21:10:34 Average Score: (Needs 2)
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Type: Free Verse
Category: Broken Hearts Add To Favorites | Text Only
 
We Were

Are we empty at last?

Is it morning, is that the light I see

there's so little can reach this far in,

far far in;

We poured the molds for leaden walls

and steel curtains, promising privacy

threatening it, coolly, with malice, like the wind.

It doesn't stir them,

but pushes and pushes and wails,

crying through the cracks

and longing for something to flay.

There were never children here.

We don't want them,

they don't know how to want,

and where would they sleep anyway?

Huddled up under threadbare promises,

against the faded paint

where someone forgot to add a door?

It wasn't us.

Could you go away, maybe, finally;

There's only so much oxygen to go around.

It's mine, I exhaled it,

I made it

from the water that I was meant to drink.

There were never children here,

and I don't know you

Not you,

not anymore,

not anyone.

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