Dead Man's theories (heart MIA)

Oh lord the misery has gotten through my city gates once again

And snow surrounds my heart which has gone astray after the pain

Blood freezes in my veins, lips cold as ice and heart of stone

Oh my fragile heart still missing in action, leaving me lonely to moan

It’s Christmas again, this time of the year when I’m all on my own

The sky scatters red flakes of my bloody broken skin as people sing

The ghosts of my past haunt me down the painstaking memories sting

The unforgettable stigma of my past tortures me mercilessly

Though I plead forgiveness from the seven heavens endlessly

The night, a beast dressed in black accompanied by ominous mist

This life, a twist of fate has bound me with hate all through the wrist

The incubus uses my heart as a puzzle, a chess pawn

A sacrificial, or a toy, and discards my soul at dawn

The carols echo throughout the night suffocating my cries

Adding knots to my life string, choking me as it ties

“A heart to keep you warm” the oracle said as she handed it in

Yet it lays on the crimson ice bed, broken, MIA ready to give in

I’ve lost hope of conquering the loneliness and tasting the true meaning of life

And the night rider who brought the pain on Christmas hands me the knife

Not having someone’s around my cold body on Christmas is traumatizing

Yet no matter how often sorrow get under my skin it remains agonizing

Alas! The jewelry box in my chest was lost during the last stand

And I’ve lost the battle crashed with no one to give me a hand

The trees sparkle with lights celebrating, as my own turn to black

Ashes to ashes dust to dust, and to earth we’ll all be sent back

But my corpse remains, empty, lifeless, as a heart I lack

dӑяК fцйЗrдl ! = 6:30 pm


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Comments 4 comments

ralwus 7 years ago

This poem is overcast with dark clouds looming. I wish I could chase them away for you with some sunshine and give you a new heart. Nicely written though. When you get your story done I will read it all at once.


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Uriel 7 years ago from Lebanon Author

Ralwus, you always make me smile :D and i bet you already know that this is my style lol...So i hope i didn't ruin your day and for the first time i didn't publish it on Christmas ... Christmas is far long than gone...but i'll go for another "NICie" one for next Christmas LOL...I hope you enjoy the story since i am writing the last chapters now. :D i hope you like it Thanks for stopping by my friend


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Mighty Mom 7 years ago from Where Left is Right, CA

Kinda glad I read this in August rather than near Christmas (no wonder so many suicides occur around the holidays). How can words exemplifying loneliness connect so powerfully? I'm awed. Lovely. MM


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Uriel 7 years ago from Lebanon Author

Mighty MOM, yeh i know many people feel very lonely at holidays but i thank god that some of us are blessed with a very supporting family that makes life pretty interesting :D... Sometimes i try to express what some can't but my life isn't that dark thank GOD :D

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