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Author Name: FreeTomahawk 6 Comments
Date Added: June 18, 2013 18:06:39 Average Score: (Needs 2)
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Type: Rhyming
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Putting Out Fire With Gasoline
Look into the eyes of fire
tell me what you see
is it your very heart's desire
or are you just blind to me
 
Try to feel the fire's burn
let it engulf your heart and soul
expression's oh so taciturn
are you losing all control
 
Sweep away the guilt of sex
what you did, is what you did
emotions so deliciously complex
will retribution be your bid
 
You think you're still who are you
not just another, who was violated
what are you really going to do
when self control is annihilated
 
This fire that was started here
is an all consuming force
you waited so long....forget fear
inborn feelings you can't divorce
 
In these eyes, you sought release
from all that you've become
no worries, no tears, no peace
an impossible concept, for some
 
Look into the depths of passion
and read the lines, between
for trying to deny your base desire
is like putting out fire with gasoline
 
 
 
 
Author's Notes:
Somewhat allegorical, but completely true.
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Comments:
Comment By: FreeKymberly Donn on June 27, 2013 05:55:53 PM Report

Your work has always been profound, but I think you have found a new level of profundity. Well done!!

 

~KD~

Comment By: FreeSavannah Collins on June 22, 2013 01:03:26 AM Report

emotions so deliciously complex

will retribution be your bid



Great line! Wonderful work, as always. -Savannah




Comment By: FreeFirestone Feinberg on June 20, 2013 09:49:35 AM Report
ORIGINAL AND DYNAMIC WORDS!   This seems a new direction, what?  Your poems are all great to read.  David (dare i say "pyro?")
Comment By: FreeLeonard Wilson on June 19, 2013 11:56:49 PM Report
We are what we feel...not what we think...Very powerful write with a very human face....len
Comment By: PremiumBlake Hightdudis on June 19, 2013 03:00:42 PM Report
Wow this was a beautiful write and very descriptive. I really really enjoyed this.
Comment By: PremiumLindaM on June 19, 2013 08:04:13 AM Report

Passion is a vital and wonderful part of life, and it is sad that someone would deny sharing themselves with

someone they love if the love is mutual and there is respect between them. I like that phrase 'like putting out fire with gasoline.'

Linda





 


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