you

you

A Poem by Courtney

You swallow me whole, and then ask why im not more confident.

You suffocate me in your words, then wonder why I cant breathe.

You tie ropes around my arms, then are curious as to why I cant move.

You push me to the edge, then wonder why I want to fall.

I give all of myself to you, and you wonder why I have nothing left of me.  


© 2017 Courtney



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I lie the tight structure and the repetition. It drives home the sense of restriction, the need to breathe and find the freedom and release of a love that fulfills and does not construct and crush.

Posted 3 Months Ago


yes the restraints we put on ourselves emotionally when we sacrifice ourselves in the name of love. nice write.

Posted 3 Months Ago


Courtney

3 Months Ago

thank you so much! Your poems are beauitful as well.
Very intense feeling of soul in something really new. Words are strong in meaning of poem well done.

Posted 3 Months Ago


Courtney

3 Months Ago

Thank you so much! :)
Euchrid Eucrow  22.   23.   31

3 Months Ago

You welcome ,yours poems are also very beauiful.
Love this! Very relatable.

Posted 3 Months Ago


Courtney

3 Months Ago

thank you so much, your poems are very beautiful as well.
This is very deep. I like the anaphora implemented on this! It illuminated the theme that pushing someone over the edge can lead to corruption. Well done!

Posted 3 Months Ago



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