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    To the Girl

    Post by Sophie on August 1st 2011, 12:22 am

    I... I was trying to be inspirational, okay? I\'m sorry.

    To the girl without dreams
    With her head bowed to the ground
    Look up.
    You're missing the shooting stars.

    To the girl without hope
    Collapsed on the floor
    Stand up.
    You're missing the sunrise.

    To the girl without love
    Holding her broken heart
    Stop crying.
    You're missing the spring.

    To the girl all alone
    Making that final decision
    Please stop.
    You’ll miss everything.


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    Re: To the Girl

    Post by poetryinmotion on August 4th 2011, 7:12 pm

    In response to - "The Girl"

    To the girl holding hope
    And passing it round
    Thank you
    For picking it up off the ground

    To the girl fighting fear
    And who keeps it at bay
    Thank you
    For making brighter the day

    To the girl chasing rainbows
    Making dreams come alive
    Thank you
    For taking the world in stride

    To the girl making friends
    With the losers, the nerds, the shattered, the rest
    Thank you
    For making each day its best

    (Hope you don't mind - I started another one of our poem-offs.)
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    Re: To the Girl

    Post by Sophie on August 4th 2011, 10:01 pm

    Oooh~
    A poem off! Ahahaha~ I get to be the 'depressing' side this time? Yah? KOLKOLKOLKOLKOL

    How small the earth must look
    To the ones soaring high
    Above all the troubles, despair
    Shielded by sky

    Yet to us unfortunate souls
    That protection is limited
    We're bound to the earth
    Cursed and prohibited

    It's easy for those
    Who can fly to shout
    'Come, it's easy!
    Just bring your wings out'

    For those who are gifted
    Who can dream, can hope
    It must be hard to believe
    We can't see, can't cope

    However, we're already defeated
    We've lost our wings
    You angels, please
    Stop speaking of dreams.



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    Post by poetryinmotion on August 4th 2011, 11:13 pm

    But it's not just the angels
    Gifted with flight
    That can reach for the stars
    Reach out to new heights

    Look around, take it in
    The wonders rooted here
    On this magnificent Earth
    Full of more than just fear

    Take my hand, walk this path
    See the brilliance of life
    What curse is there here
    When the land just feels right

    Mud between toes
    Gentle wind, swaying trees
    I never claimed this was easy
    But have faith, this I'll plead

    Don't give up the moment
    To turn the world on it's heels
    What you need is right here
    No flimsy sky as a shield

    I can't give you the world
    I can't give you your fire
    But I send you my words
    Prayers, ambitions, desires

    And I hope with my heart
    These things tear down your walls
    For the last thing you need
    Is to feel alone, let go, fall


    Man, I am so not good at being the happy side. Why is it easier to write morbid poems?
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    Re: To the Girl

    Post by Sophie on August 4th 2011, 11:48 pm

    Angel, tear off your wings
    See if you can still say
    The words filled with hope
    That you said today.

    Can an angel who has
    Always flown high
    Understand this demon's
    Yearning for sky?

    This earth magnificent?
    This life, brilliant?
    Please, give me those eyes
    That see such resilience.

    Swaying trees, soft sand
    Are mere illusions, you see
    Howling wind, deep mud
    That’s all they are to me

    Your prayers... I thank
    But can hollow words
    Really gather the strength
    To change this world?

    I guess deep inside...
    We're all anguished poets.

    LOLOLOLOL Yay!

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    Post by poetryinmotion on August 5th 2011, 12:09 am

    These wings that you see
    Are the illusion to me
    For I earned them with hope
    While you whimper and mope

    No matter how high you go
    There is one thing to know
    Don't be blinded by fate
    You can make your own way

    Demons, defeat
    Is this the world you seek?
    Rise up and take charge
    If you want to set the bar

    Begining is rough
    But in numbers we're tough
    Which is why I see you differently
    I can read our similarities

    Your own mind is the cause
    That is making you pause
    Not a lacking of wings
    Just the hurt these thoughts bring

    But yes, words hold power and truth
    This I will surely see through
    To the end, and with you
    We will
    Create a new start
    As your world tears apart
    Lift the ashes of the fallen
    Will you not answer this calling?


    Ahh, even when I try to be inspirational it comes out slightly darker than planned. Well, your move again~
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    Post by iKevinly on August 5th 2011, 12:12 am

    Yay! WE NEED A "I'm eating popcorn" EMOTICON :D *eats popcorn and watches you two fight*


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    Post by poetryinmotion on August 5th 2011, 12:18 am

    What fight do you see?
    Seems like nonsense to me.
    Just a friendly exchange
    Words of wisdom, you might say.
    To pass the time, but there you go
    Turning friend into foe.
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    Post by iKevinly on August 5th 2011, 12:23 am

    OH, OKAY.
    I SEE HOW IT IS.
    YOU GO AND MAKE A POEM,
    TO MAKE ME FEEL LIKE SOMETHING THAT RHYMES WITH IS BUT I DONT KNOW WHAT RHYMES WITH IS SO . . . "IS."

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    Re: To the Girl

    Post by Sophie on August 5th 2011, 12:42 am

    To the third party member
    I'll have to agree
    This is not a battle
    But an exchange, you see.

    An exchange, nothing more
    Of contrasting wills
    This angel seems not
    To understand my perils

    Hope? Dreams?
    Must you hurl such hurts?
    In this land forsaken
    By those exact words?

    I cower, I mope
    It's nothing I hide
    I merely can see
    The truth left inside

    I fear to tread the path
    Covered with pain
    Of those unfortunate souls
    Lost to 'possible gain'

    My world is broken
    It's tearing apart
    But at least I should thank
    You for your heart

    But this world you say we'll create
    I fear it. I do.
    I've nothing to gain
    Everything to lose.

    (Ohoho this is getting epic.)


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    Post by iKevinly on August 5th 2011, 12:47 am

    I just must say,
    In my dark-red ink,
    That this is not my battle.
    I disappear in a blink~

    I don't want to get involved,
    In you two girl's artistic fight,
    Since I know I'm going to get pounded down,
    By Sophie's Words and Elayna's Bite.

    =x


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    Re: To the Girl

    Post by Sophie on August 5th 2011, 10:14 am

    One who writes
    In words so red
    Don't be afraid,
    We're not all that bad

    It's just a brilliant angel
    And a lowly demon
    Giving a discourse
    On the meaning of freedom


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    Post by Ketchup Girl on August 5th 2011, 12:01 pm

    *pops in*

    (Please finish your poem, do not allow my stupid post to stop you!)

    GREETINGS, DEAR BUDDIES!
    Look out, here I am!
    To randomly comment
    and troll you with SPAM!

    I've been reading for days
    your majestic poem
    But I would not dare comment
    and be left alone.

    But now our dear buddy
    who writes words in red
    Gave me the courage
    to stick out my head!

    To cut off such wonders-
    I thought it was wrong!
    But now I will DO SO!
    (Damn, this post's long!)

    But I think I will leave now,
    and go off on my way.
    Before I retire,
    I just wish to say:

    HOPE IS A BURGER!
    WITH KETCHUP AND MUSTARD!
    DESPAIR IS A MUFFIN!
    NOTHING RHYMES WITH MUSTARD!

    POETRY'S EPIC,
    BUT I CAN NOT WRITE!
    THIS ONE POST ALONE
    TOOK ME ALL NIGHT!

    BLACK BEARS ARE HAIRY!
    AND APPLES THE SAME!
    MY FOOT IS NOW BLEEDING!
    PLEASE CONTINUE, THE GAME!


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    Re: To the Girl

    Post by Sophie on August 5th 2011, 12:09 pm

    (OMG YOUR POEM IS AMAZING)
    Hee. Hee hee.

    What wonderful rhymes
    To light up the night
    Surrounded by horrors
    Inhabited by fright

    But, alas,
    I cannot respond
    We must wait for the angel
    To continue this round.

    (Sorry I have to keep on referring to you as 'angel' Elayna... But opponent didn't make sense in the context. Dx
    Plus, plus, you can think of it as me complimenting you. Aww...)


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    Post by iKevinly on August 5th 2011, 1:13 pm

    DINOSAUR RACE, HOW DARE YOU?
    MAKE ME LOSE THE GAME!?
    ARE YOU THAT CRUEL,
    ARE YOU TRULY THAT LAME?

    HAVE YOU NO SOUL,
    YOU KNOW THE GAME IS WHAT I PLAY.
    HAVE YOU NO HEART,
    IN THE DEMONIC WORDS THAT YOU SAY?

    SHAME, DINOSAUR, SHAME.
    HOW COULD YOU DO THIS TO ME,
    REMINDING ME OF THE GAME,
    PAIN IS ALL I SEE

    DXX

    THE GAMEEE DX


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    Re: To the Girl

    Post by poetryinmotion on August 5th 2011, 2:02 pm

    Everything to lose, what is this I hear?
    For all I can see is you trembling in fear
    Fear of what - now I see
    Your words bring clarity

    You've nothing to your name
    And this truth burns in shame
    I look into your heart
    But am shrouded in dark

    And this darkness you reek
    Keeps your voice low and meek
    You bend to this world, compliant
    Yet I urge you, defiant

    Stay strong, wingless friend
    Darkness isn't the end
    The world of pain shall crumble
    And although we might stumble

    I'll hold your quivering hand
    So together we'll stand
    But alas, if I must
    I shall earn you my trust

    If my words you won't follow
    Due to fear of tomorrow
    Let me join you down there
    Let me show you I care

    If your world is so broken
    What's to lose, not a token
    But I offer you more
    So much more than this war

    I will do everything
    If I must, shed my wings
    Angels, demons - only labels
    But our words turn the tables

    End this suffering, the pain
    Merely call for my name
    And in an instant I'll be
    Next to you by the sea

    Where the waters will catch
    Any tears you may cry
    And will wash away darkness
    So with hope you can fly

    For hope is the thing with feathers
    Though now darkness you choose
    You've everything to gain
    And nothing to lose


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    Post by Sophie on August 5th 2011, 2:30 pm

    (Your response made me tear up a bit, actually.)
    (This is getting so deep!)

    It's ironic, I think
    The sky seems so grand
    When your trapped, bound
    Cursed by land

    They call me 'demon'
    See, I've something to hide
    Really, deep down
    I'm just yearning for sky

    Your sky is so bright
    I can't help but fear
    Your friends, fellow angels
    Won't allow me there

    Will they accept me?
    Ugly, dark broken thing
    Reeking of darkness
    Holding snapped wings?

    Angel, you don't belong
    In this place called land
    Go, fly with the birds
    Let go of my hand

    I wish not to burden you
    With my tears, my shouts
    You've too much to shoulder
    Let me not drag you down

    I know you can't stand
    The darkness that's here
    So leave me, now
    Go fly up there

    This demon is finished
    I've already lost everything
    My hopes don't shine
    And my dreams never sing

    But, that's not your worry
    Go, fly, fly to some place
    Where darkness can't reach you
    Where you're protected from hate

    The sea is salty
    From catching the tears
    Of all the other demons
    Who've lost their way here

    I fear being lost
    I fear being right
    I fear the tomorrows
    I fear the possible light

    See, I'm a coward
    At body, at heart
    I'm not brave enough yet
    To shoulder my part

    I thank you for your name
    I won't call it, but still
    Thanks for reminding me
    That hope's hard to kill


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    Re: To the Girl

    Post by Ryan on August 5th 2011, 2:39 pm

    Sophie wrote:Angel, tear off your wings
    See if you can still say
    The words filled with hope
    That you said today.

    Can an angel who has
    Always flown high
    Understand this demon's
    Yearning for sky?

    This earth magnificent?
    This life, brilliant?
    Please, give me those eyes
    That see such resilience.

    Swaying trees, soft sand
    Are mere illusions, you see
    Howling wind, deep mud
    That’s all they are to me

    Your prayers... I thank
    But can hollow words
    Really gather the strength
    To change this world?

    I guess deep inside...
    We're all anguished poets.

    LOLOLOLOL Yay!

    Your move!
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    Post by Sophie on August 5th 2011, 2:55 pm

    Your praise I thank
    With unhidden glee
    But I feel that the angel
    Deserves more praise then me

    (I'm clever? AHAHAHAHAHA YAY Hee. Hee hee. )


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    Post by Ketchup Girl on August 5th 2011, 3:26 pm

    Hey, listen here, an idea of mine
    (Which of course I'm obliged to express in a rhyme)
    This wonderful poem, of such epic length,
    Should be shared with the world, to show them your strength!

    So I think you guys should totally submit
    your forum-based poem to the LitMag! Do it!
    Then the world will rejoyce and be wonderfully happy
    For your poem is quite awesome and not at all crappy!


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    Post by poetryinmotion on August 5th 2011, 3:56 pm

    More praise than your work?
    Of youself you think low
    My friend, open your eyes
    Your words chill us so

    Words of despair, wretched grief
    But I can't leave just yet
    No matter the cost
    My own life I would bet

    Visions of sky do you see
    When you look up at me
    But when I glance below
    Don your mask, just a show

    You hide from us angels
    Free from the ground
    Afraid of rejection
    Your heart it does pound

    Oh can you not see
    What your heart does to me?
    Doubt not that we care
    With you, our sky we can share

    Your excuses, as they are
    Only reach so far
    For inside you - a spark
    Fights against the dark

    And this spark that I cherish
    You would let it perish?
    Ah, I get it now
    You did not know how

    How to sing with the wind
    How to dream of new heights
    How to carry these burdens
    That I shoulder with might

    Do not look at me so
    Like I'm worth more than gold
    I will never let go
    Of this hand that I hold

    Coward, lowly demon
    These accusations, they sting
    For when I look at you
    I see brilliant wings

    They still need to grow
    They've yet to spread out
    But they are there nonetheless
    With that spark shouting out

    And I shout out as well
    Get this thought through your head
    I would not be here at all
    If you'd be better dead

    I would have gone long ago
    If that were the case
    Would have saved my time
    Abandoned this place

    This place teeming with hate
    But with soft prayers as well
    For light even reaches
    The corners of hell

    (Yes, Sophie you can be clever sometimes. When you aren't running into things.)
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    Post by Sophie on August 5th 2011, 5:50 pm

    Before I begin
    I want to agree
    With our friend in blue
    And her decree

    Shall we submit it, partner?
    This tale of the sky?
    The story of a demon
    Learning to fly?

    Ah! I think I would be fun
    If we tried to turn this
    Into an actual story
    Not just a short list

    A collection of poems
    To form a cool tale
    It sounds fun to me, partner
    Do you think so as well?





    These tears that are falling
    They're not from your words
    Not because I finally felt
    Like I could see my worth

    Perhaps you were right?
    Your sky does look blue...
    And on bright sunny days
    It takes such a nice hue...

    To dance with the birds,
    I could join you? I can?
    I never really thought
    I could have the chance...

    No. No, I can't
    I can't leave here now
    This thing called flight
    I don't know how!

    Brilliant wings?
    I...I laugh! For how can I
    Flightless, joyless
    Share your sky?

    My wings were already snapped
    By a cruel wicked gale
    She's called life, do you know her?
    For she knows me well

    She made me fly higher
    Taunted me with dreams
    Now I'm stranded here
    With Icarus' wings

    Please, leave now
    Lest she catches you here
    And binds you down with me
    Takes all you hold dear

    Trying to teach me
    To let go of my woes
    Is far too great a challenge
    For you to uphold

    Don't let me be the weight
    That makes your wings fall
    Really, I was just jealous
    Nothing else, nothing at all

    I'll disappear, forget me
    Forget our first exchange
    I was but a shadow
    Who didn't know its place

    (Coordination is my middle name! Yo yo! >:I)


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    Re: To the Girl

    Post by Ryan on August 5th 2011, 7:37 pm

    Sophie wrote:Your praise I thank
    With unhidden glee
    But I feel that the angel
    Deserves more praise then me

    (I'm clever? AHAHAHAHAHA YAY Hee. Hee hee. )
    very, very, very, hun.
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    Post by poetryinmotion on August 11th 2011, 10:23 pm

    My words out in the world?
    For others to see?
    I must be honest with you
    It's a bit scary for me

    Oh yes, it sounds fun
    This "story" of sorts
    But will lit-mag take it?
    It's anything but short

    If you are willing
    Than so am I
    To submit this....creation
    About learning to fly

    ~~~

    My heart weeps
    For you it does
    Weeps for the one that’s
    A stranger to love

    Weeps for the bird
    That’s forgot how to sing
    Weeps for the fallen
    Claiming torn battered wings

    But for you I stay strong
    Push with ever more might
    To show even this world
    Can let in some light

    All of us have weakness
    Fear, darkness, peril
    But the difference in you
    Is you’ve lost it – your will

    So my battle is fraught
    With more hurdles than none
    But persistent I am
    And I’m far from done

    For you’ve put up your walls
    Not to keep us away
    But to see who is left
    Who can manage to stay

    Stick around long enough
    To tear those walls down
    And dust off your wings
    Pick you up from the ground

    But I see that my words
    Are taking their toll
    And you think that these dreams
    Cannot be yours to hold

    So for now I will shed
    These "glorious" wings
    Walk with you on the Earth
    'Til you’re ready to sing

    Sing of hope and beginnings
    Of making new starts
    Of healing your wounds
    And mending your heart

    This poem’s one of the last
    Don’t be disappointed
    What more’s there to say?
    Besides, silence is golden

    And I’ll still follow you round
    Looking up to the stars
    Matching all of your steps
    No matter how far

    How far I must wander
    With you at my side
    How far I must help you
    To regain your pride

    So there is no goodbye
    No soft words of parting
    For we’ve only begun
    Our journey’s just starting
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    Re: To the Girl

    Post by iKevinly on August 11th 2011, 10:29 pm

    Lulz EPIC.


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    Re: To the Girl

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