Skeleton Tea Parties

You do not pretend to be someone I know

I recognize the symptoms

Of the life...

That leads you


I hold

Not to hold on

But to be held

Not to be left

But leave me alone

Come back

I'm hurting again

And you

Yes you

Are not here

To hold on to

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Micky Dee 6 years ago

Hold on and hold to! God bless figment!

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Awful Poet 6 years ago from The Large Magellanic Cloud (LMC) (m-M)_0 = 18.41, or 48 kpc (~157,000

This is by far one of my favorite pieces

To have had the pleasure of reading

So I must thank you for sharing.

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Astra Nomik 5 years ago from Edge of Reality and Known Space

You are right to want to love on your own terms. I liked this poem. :)

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zzron 5 years ago from Houston, TX.

Cool hub! You go girl!

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Rod Marsden 5 years ago from Wollongong, NSW, Australia

Not bad. Voting up.

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