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    dots Submission Name: "Til Kingdom Come..."dots
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    Author: Drifting Star
    ASL Info:    19/F/Somewhere
    Elite Ratio:    2.02 - 22/101/73
    Words: 218
    Class/Type: Poetry/Longing
    Total Views: 764
    Average Vote:    5.0000
    Bytes: 1511



    Description:
       Written in response to a pang of longing; I wanted to call and I didn't.

    Far From Elite,

    Sennie.


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    dots"Til Kingdom Come..."dots
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    Hail to thee, you’re all mighty!
    Looking down on me for my happy nature;
    You spurned my love—
    My heart, the object of your disdain.

    I’ve given up on telling you—
    Reminders of what was;
    I’ve decided I forgive you—
    For forgetting everything you were.

    I’ve come to the conclusion,
    That you need conflict to survive,
    Drama becomes you,
    Something I despise.

    It pains me tovaras*,
    That you pulled away in such a manner,
    But wayward children refuse to see,
    The nature of their disrespect.

    I set myself away from you,
    But not against you—never that.
    I’m waiting for the day when you see,
    The disillusionment that—
    You’ve forced between us with your hate,
    A covenant of chill in your eyes,
    Sapphire like the morning sky,
    A hell with no redemption, in your eyes.

    And so I stand here, cloaked by shadows,
    Seeking solace in a place we both frequented;
    I wonder if I’ll ever lose the urge—
    The urge to call you on summer days…
    Days when the clouds form pictures,
    And the high-grass dances to the wind’s song…
    When will I learn to stop loving you—
    You, the one already so far gone.



    Author's Note:

    *[tovaras]: pronounced.."toe-var-esh"...meaning, an individual you trust with your life, safety and happiness.




    Submitted on 2007-04-15 19:48:34     Terms of Service / Copyright Rules
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      oh god. the first part made me think "bible" {SLASH} shakespeare-ish...

    the next, an old fashioned "i love you, we broke up, i still want you, but i accept it" conversation.

    comes to the mind-old lovers, death, teenagers, bitterness, lonliness, hatred, love

    i liked it very good

    love how broad you vocab is.

    also makes me thin of like getting married

    like a fifties housewife who is just letting her husband take over her life and she knows that he'll do the right thing with it, like he trusts her...

    tovaras--->never heard that one before...
    | Posted on 2007-04-15 00:00:00 | by Rhaine | [ Reply to This ]
      I thought it was lovely. Very good in it's simplicity.

    Keep Writing,
    Elle
    | Posted on 2007-04-15 00:00:00 | by GetFighted | [ Reply to This ]


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