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Where Feelings Hide

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Where Feelings Hide

This love for you has slowly died down
My mind learned to hide, but it’s always found
This love for you has slowly gone astray
My mind turned to follow, but then walked away
Through an open water deeply locked

I lay lifeless on this water floor
Hoping and wishing for something more
The lights they flicker and shadows bend
My nights get sicker as we near the end
Rain drops splatter and ripple on the liquid moon
The melting sky calls upon me tonight
I know responsibilities will be here soon
This will change who I am, so that’s alright

Once when I was young I used to dream the moon stole the ocean floor
And that everything on Earth sank into it’s own dying core
This choice is for the new life almost here
And there’s been thousands of days in this year
So I think I’ll head for the horizon and tread to the shore
Needing to flee the sea and focus on me and nothing more

So I offer these numb feelings to the swaying tide
Ocean forever hide me where feelings can hide
Wherever it is that feelings hide
I don’t care how, just take me to that same core
These feelings, now I can’t feel them anymore
And they’re left behind with nothing but words

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  1. Date: 9/19/2013 11:17:00 AM
    "This poem has a lot of depth and as always your poems never cease to amaze me....keep writing coz you are incredibly good at it"

  1. Date: 3/29/2013 8:41:00 PM
    Dylan, Congratulations with your "Any Poem Goes" in my contest. It was an honor in hosting this contest once again. Take care and enjoy the up coming Easter Holiday. Goodnight*Always*LINDA

  1. Date: 3/23/2013 5:45:00 PM
    This is reaaaaaally deep! I love where your mind goes, and you put it onto paper so gracefully. This is a really great poem, Dylan, you seriously have some talent!

    Irvin Avatar Dylan Irvin
    Date: 3/23/2013 6:09:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Aw thank you so much! I really do appreciate your support. It makes me want to keep writing! But you have quite a bit of talent yourself :)
  1. Date: 3/14/2013 12:42:00 AM
    Nice poem Dylan. Write one with all verses just five lines. Rhyme line 1 with 2 and line 3 with 4. Make the 5 th line in verse 1 and 2 rhyme and line 5 in verse 3 and 4 rhyme. I made this up about a year ago and I really like it. Doesn't have a name.