Bent WingBent WingAngela MalzowI saw death in a rainbow, in a broken butterflyFelt the pain that one should feel insideAll the while it fluttered, crooked and bentI knew this butterfly, for me, had been sentFor I had been looking for a sign, to lead me where it's rightBecause all alone and empty, I've begun to dread the nightSoftly fluttering, his broken wing still tries to make him flyTried and failing over again, enough to make me cryRemembering how many times I've been insultedLike this butterfly, off the flower, catapultedSo tired of looking for beauty, it never looks for meTears so heavy, I can't even seeAnd I wonder, again, why I'm here aloneMy voice reflecting a new toneOther butterflies fly passed their fallen comradeOblivious to his pain, that he could even be sadIf butterflies lived ages and could speakWould it be intelligent and even readCould one love another with their whole heart?And never be forced apart?So silly to think, I know I'm insane, but I smi
What Keeps Me Quiet"I'm not ready to die inside,Will your love keep me alive?"How many days will I be aloneBefore I'm finally seen?Will anyone even careWhen I am no longer me?Once again, she abides,Telling me '...just fly...'And my tears roll backNo culling this tide.How many more daysWill I miss the light?While I try to run from the night.I had so much to do today, andI just sat and watched it fade awayTo me, I harbor so muchThat fearsI'm scared like I've never been beforeShaking to my very coreI miss the hugs in a safe embraceI miss my black secret placeI'd die for the love I feel,Scared that, maybe, it's not realHave I made the right choice today?Was there any other way?It's okay, just keep quietI will win with this silenceLet the pain close my eyesAs the darkness spreads inside
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