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Happily Never After

Updated on August 4, 2017
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VOC is a poetry/fiction writer with no concept of time or reality, who wants to save the world, but hates cardio. Heroes always have to run.

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Happily Never After

We are a a bittersweet romance

novel, devoured by eager candle

flame, as strong as an Aries--

susceptible to others thoughts,

like the air we need to survive.


Our pages melt like waxy hearts,

curling like toes--beneath the covers--

We are unemotional lovers, without

poetic imagery to fuel our misery.


No metaphors or simile tease

the tears of regret upon our cheeks.

I am weak with word and spaces,

and think only of myself.


Let's re-shelve our story:

perhaps I will be worthy of you

when we have grown a bit.

Writing The Book On Love

Well, it isn't easy, and chances are, no matter who you are, your love story is full of a lot of mistakes. Maybe you're the lucky person who picked the first person you found and made it work, but the rest of the world suffers from an awful plight called "How The Fuck Do We Do This?"


Compromise, unconditional affection, sexual tension, the everyday stresses that come with surviving in today's world, and a whole mess of other things, make relationships the hardest thing we will ever do. Also the most rewarding.


Kudos to the people out there who are making it work. Keep it up! For those of you still struggling, just remember no plotline is perfect.


Who has some great advice for things to strengthen the bonds of love?

© 2013 TheVoiceOfCreation

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