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All The Poets Come To Life by flummo

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I’m spending most of my time
not crying, and I’m sorry,
but I don’t think I’ll ever love anyone
as much as aspirin, or lullabies,
or the cheap wine  sold for two dollars a bottle,  
or overly-apologetic letters bending over backwards
to make a point of themselves, or the pink petals
blooming on my wrists like flesh and blood miracles,
or the songs named after women
worth loving.

ii
Radical acceptance
is understanding
things may not change,
but you will have to.

iii
I am most alone
surrounded by people

and the buzzing in my head of words
that should have lost their meaning

back when I discovered
they never meant anything
at all.

iv
Dedications are only relevant
to people who appreciate shitty poetry,
or you.  Insanity is writing the same thing
over and over and expecting it not
to sound clichéd.

v
and as much as anyone will swear otherwise,
I am a statistic. A number, an example,
a case study in the manipulation of
narcissism and moving on. Yesterday,

I dreamed. Today, I became
my greatest fears.
discarded title: sertraline epiphanies

I'm sorry if this is really presumptuous and pretentious but I think maybe I am right now, too, so oops
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pepper131361 Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
today i became my greatest fears..

oh dear i absolutely adore this love.. 
i love your poetry it speaks to me like no others writing does.. 
i feel like your real.. like your taking words out of my own head.. 
you are incredibly talented dear keep writing i will watch (:
note me anytime you want to talk.. (:
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intricately-ordinary Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
You're so absolutely sweet <3 thank you for all your kindness
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pepper131361 Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
thank you ma'am for your beautiful poetry you share with us... (:
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glossolalias Featured By Owner Oct 14, 2013
i enjoyed all of these. reminds me of the poems i wrote when i first started smoking weed haha. but one really blew the others out of the water. it's a great poem. it could definitely stand alone. 
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intricately-ordinary Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
ahaha thank you :heart: and if I ever publish it, I think I'll submit it alone
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thetaoofchaos Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2013   Writer
I really enjoyed "i".  
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intricately-ordinary Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
thank you :heart:
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0hgravity Featured By Owner Sep 29, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
really biting and honest.

you say things here that I believe a lot of people think/feel...but of course you say it in ways they couldn't quite.

a mark of a great writer, I think.
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intricately-ordinary Featured By Owner Sep 30, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
ahh :love: you are far too kind, thank you
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haphazardmelody Featured By Owner Sep 29, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Oh my god #3. That hit me like a punch in the gut. I feel like that so often, and I'm sorry that you do too.

I hope that it gets better. :heart:
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