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Just Kiss Me Back

Just Kiss Me Back

A Poem by trainwreck

Judas Iscariot. Not my hero, but he's never talked about.


I'm stumbling through my streets,


Just remembering.

You were here!

You walked with me,

I was your sinner,

And you were my breaking dream.


We can see you weaving;

Did the darkness of your deed

Infect your gray soul?

Do you want to let go?

We can hear you screaming,

But you are not seeing

What is clear.


I'm searching for my start,

Aching heart,

Pressing dark.

You were light!

You loved all of me,

I wanted blood,

You gave love,

And I lost the chance to be anything.


Throw your money on the floor,

See if regret saves you from your

Own Darkness inside.

You think you can hide?

We'll supply the rope

If you leave us alone.

Leave us here.


We gave the noose,


And put it around my neck, 


                     Redemption slips away from you,


But all I wanted was forgiveness.



© 2011 trainwreck

Author's Note

So. This was inspired by Judas, betrayer of Jesus Christ. The italics are the Pharisees, who hired Judas to help them kill Jesus. No offense intended, and no, I don't actually like Judas at all.

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A deeply dark piece. You have made points, and suggested thiings not many have thought of. I like the style and the layout. Well done

Posted 8 Years Ago


8 Years Ago

Thank you so much. Your page is a testament to Jade.
Very deep and dark.

Posted 8 Years Ago

Really good job!!!

Posted 8 Years Ago

Wonderful write, enjoy the set up. Love it ♥

Posted 9 Years Ago

This. Is. Great. I wasn't expecting such a deep meaningful poem, and I was blown away at your use of wording aswell. I love all of it. GREAT job! =)

Posted 10 Years Ago

As I read this I thought about Judas but then I thought naw that can't be it. Amazing though, really. So full of emotion as I'm sure that night was like.

Posted 10 Years Ago

This was very creative, and I liked it a lot. I also loved the format. Judas Iscariot is/was a very interesting person. Great job.

Posted 10 Years Ago

Love the format! There is alot of truth and meaning in this poem. Very creative!!

Posted 10 Years Ago

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ooo concrete poetry - love the structure - I like that you took on a more taboo biblical name to explore - "we gave the noose, and put it around my neck, redemption slips away from you, but all i wanted was forgiveness" - great stuff here! nice!

Posted 10 Years Ago

I love this. You really captured the emotional feel of both sides. I can feel the utter sorrow pouring from Judas' side.

Posted 10 Years Ago

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Added on June 8, 2011
Last Updated on June 8, 2011
Tags: Judas, Jesus




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