Blue rivers

by pinkalias   Dec 24, 2004


I want to feel veins beneath my skin and air inside my chest
but this shell made up of rotting flesh shall not breathe these tattered wounds
the blood runs cold while the steel sinks deep and seeps into the ripples of icy flowing clouds
my fingertips are bloody and my knees begin to tremble
but these eyes shed not one tear for this girl is hollow

These blue rivers shall soon bleed red
after they have tasted steel which has penetrated through soggy skin
and when these wretched scars do fade
the fallen girl shall seek another source of which to bestow pain

This razor, yes this blade shall do well in her intentions
temporarily her only memory and the weapon her only friend
seeing past the warnings and everlasting sighs
tears shall never fall except when angry, only when angry

These blue rivers tangled down her limbs
meaningless to herself for this girl is dead
no fluid to run through these streams and feed the pumping vessel
for this girl is cold and dry are all the masses of instruments which once held life

This empty shell, a deserted ocean, the waters do run
these empty shallow rivers of sickening sky and green
transformed to crimson breaking's which do crawl upon her wrists
only to wash away in icy nothings and leave a sting of tears

Trembling, this girl not scared, merely cold from wet despair
empty she feels about to shatter, but no tears fall from these wretched eyes
these eyes do not match those waters, gray as the sky be on a murdered day
but these eyes can bleed, o how they can bleed

Blue rivers mix as well as the darkened rose
as soon as steel is tasted upon their lips
these streams shall flow into mass of crimson flood
and seep into frozen waters only to be restored

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  • 12 years ago

    by pinkalias

    Why are you commenting? I- don't-care, if you want to discuss this, send me a private message, why are you bringing it up in a random piece of mine?

  • 12 years ago

    by Christina Gomes

    great poem thnx fir the comment

  • 12 years ago

    by Mustardhart

    I am breathless here. Can somebody give me some oxygen? lol!! I love your style so much and you have a way with words and your descriptive formular is simply a masterpiece. Good work!!

  • 12 years ago

    by Ashley

    i think it's horrible. hey..if your gonna diss my work..im gonna diss yours...because i dont understand it..i would suggest maybe writing something A 13 YEAR OLD CAN UNDERSTAND!!! cause obviously i dont write stuff like that (so you say) but hey..your not 13 right now..oh wow..the big 1-5..thats SO much older then me! i bet you i have had ALOT more life experience than you have..and you can trust me on that one. so dont be telling me that i suck just because i'm younger then you. so maybe i DONT write stuff that you can relate to and understand..well ya know what? see..hmm..how do i say this.....I DONT CARE!!

  • 12 years ago

    by Taylor

    This is amazing!! I love it! The words flow so well that it pulls my mind to the true meaning! The temptation of reading this poem pulls me closer to it until I must read it! I can not pull my eyes away from this for my heart would yearn to read it again. . . it's so amazing and so compelling. . . I feel it surging through my veins as if this is a story of me. . .this leaves me speechless! keep it up!!!
    ^^o ya I can write comments that are sooo deep! lol

    Love, Taylor