Writingpoetry

[ Join Free! ]
(No Spam mail)

dotsdots
nav
  • RolePlay
  • Join Us
  • Writings
  • Shoutbox
  • Community
  • Digg Mashup
  • Mp3 Search
  • Online Education
  • My Youtube
  • Ear Training
  • Funny Pics
  • nav



    nav
  • Role Play
  • Piano Music
  • Free Videos
  • Web 2.0
  • nav



    << | >>
    poetry


    dots Submission Name: vessel c. by ruejacobs 3/6/10 8:15 dots
    --------------------------------------------------------





    Author: ruejacobs
    ASL Info:    39/feminazi/Gehenna
    Elite Ratio:    4.82 - 619/473/167
    Words: 166
    Class/Type: Poetry/Venting
    Total Views: 752
    Average Vote:    No vote yet.
    Bytes: 1067



    Description:
       why am i not surprised.


    Make the font bigger!! Double Spacing Back to recent posts.

    dotsvessel c. by ruejacobs 3/6/10 8:15 dots
    -------------------------------------------


    Every moth loves the moon
    Something unattainable and glowing just out of reach
    Let them come upon a chinese lantern, though
    And it is a holocaust
    Itís the flame that does them in, my dear
    Itís the tiny motor in all of us
    Driving us to desire
    I know that want will burn your flesh
    And singe your wings, small one
    Learn to expect nothing
    And you will feel neither disappointment nor despair
    I learned to stop battering myself ragged against my own desires
    I mastered both my want and my will
    Call it suppression if you please
    Your own dissatisfaction shines just like moonlight in the palm
    It is just as tangible
    Closed hands are proof against hunger
    Open hands are only illusion
    They are full of hope and nothingness
    A nirvana of misery
    My own hands curl like ashes in a fire
    In the flame of that lantern balanced precariously
    On sudden wind
    Anything could touch it
    But nothing would remain




    Submitted on 2010-03-06 19:17:24     Terms of Service / Copyright Rules
    Submissions: [ Previous ] [ Next ]

    Rate This Submission

    1: >_<
    2: I dunno...
    3: meh!
    4: Pretty cool
    5: Wow!




    ||| Comments |||
      I see so many bits of myself here, mum. You tried to tell me not to repeat your mistakes. Like a moth to a flame! (lol, I'm still going to go to school.)

    lovenmisses
    hugsnkisses
    and a bowl of capn crunch,
    Carrie:)
    | Posted on 2010-03-11 00:00:00 | by Carosuel | [ Reply to This ]
      - wanting is a slow burn experience.
    - singed wings make you fly funny. up and down and all around.
    - expectations always lead to disappointment and despair. which lead to heartache and pain. or somewhere in the middle.
    - finding balance is hard.


    idk. life is this process, yes? always learning something. and sometimes it's hard knocks that get us into flying around the way we do. how do you curb want and desire and find happiness in the in-between? how do we find contentment in what we have? how do we know what is real or imagined? how do we hold onto those parts of self and not get totally lost in the process? how do we accept what is right in front of us and not want more?

    nonsensical? i never make sense at all. ever. so i hope this suffices.

    | Posted on 2010-03-07 00:00:00 | by isabella | [ Reply to This ]


    Think Feedback more than Compliments :: [ Guidelines ]

    1. Be honest.
    2. Try not to give only compliments.
    3. How did it make you feel?
    4. Why did it make you feel that way?
    5. Which parts?
    6. What distracted from the piece?
    7. What was unclear?
    8. What does it remind you of?
    9. How could it be improved?
    10. What would you have done differently?
    11. What was your interpretation of it?
    12. Does it feel original?



    183494

    Be kind, take a few minutes to review the hard work of others <3
    It means a lot to them, as it does to you.

    Untitled written by Daniel Barlow
    The Curtain Call written by faideddarkness
    (Untitled Song) written by TeslaKoyal
    going,,,"Skin." written by teika5
    Verse: written by Daniel Barlow
    Honeymoon written by TheStillSilence
    Deep written by Janesaddiction
    A bit of Pain written by teika5
    Gaia written by endlessgame23
    a leaf of shadow and edge written by Daniel Barlow
    Not the Devil, but the Wind written by endlessgame23
    Adoration written by TheStillSilence
    When Sirens Whisper written by HisNameIsNoMore
    // Seasonal Song written by ShadowParadox
    Day 5 written by TheStillSilence
    Delicious Stews written by elephantasia
    Across the bed written by expiring_touch
    A Thousand Reflections written by endlessgame23
    Supernatural Cowboy Sleuth written by endlessgame23
    untitled written by Outlaw
    Things They (Don't) Say written by TheStillSilence
    no sky on the other side written by teika5
    Ciggarettes written by Poetic_tragedy6
    Starseed written by endlessgame23
    Beauty Rest written by jackz
    Mystery Read written by kyserin
    Sword in the Water written by Wolfwatching
    A Worsening Effect written by Daniel Barlow
    The Want written by Daniel Barlow
    Night- time written by Daniel Barlow

    Google
     


    poetry

    dotsLogindots

    User Name:

    Password:

    [ Quick Signup ]
    [ Lost Password ]


    January 10 07
    131,497 Poems
    Posted

    I have 14,000+ Subscribers on Youtube. See my Video Tutorials

    [ Angst Poetry ]
    [ Cutters ]
    [ Famous Poetry ]
    [ Poetry Scams ]



    FontSize:
    [ Smaller ] [ Bigger ]
     Poetry