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She hides a jar of dread Underneath the bed With other bottled pains Until her feelings rust, Collecting tears and dust And cobwebs of old shame. But when the night arrives, She's just a name on a stone, And a box of cold bones That yearn to be alive. She hides another lover Under satin covers To wallow in warm lies Until she can forget The folds of deep regret That drape her weary guise. But when the night arrives, She's just a name on a stone, And a box of cold bones That yearn to be alive. Yes, when the night arrives, She yearns to be alive.

Copyright © | Year Posted 2013




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Date: 7/18/2013 10:50:00 PM
Heather, , Anne, has nice taste ..... congrats with your Song Lyrics entry... love~ SKAT
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Date: 7/15/2013 10:07:00 PM
Congrats on your win, Heather! This is fantastic! Love, Kim
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Date: 7/15/2013 9:52:00 AM
Heather, enjoyed your Lyric. A fabulous write. Congrats on you excellent win. Warm Smiles, Connie
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Date: 7/14/2013 5:47:00 PM
enjoyed your winning poem, in the lyric poem contest.... always *LINDA
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Date: 7/14/2013 5:19:00 PM
Now, I hardly ever give out congrat's to contest winners, but I think this one well deserves it! So, here goes. CONGRATS!
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Date: 7/14/2013 8:01:00 AM
Wow! Adding to favorited. Congrats
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Date: 7/14/2013 7:37:00 AM
Congrats..well done
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Date: 7/13/2013 8:11:00 PM
OH MY GOSH. Girl, these lyrics were SO FREAKING GOOD!! Wow, I should've known you wrote them, you genius. ;) Such an outstanding entry into my contest, thank you so much for participating! Congrats my darling!
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Date: 6/13/2013 1:32:00 AM
Inteeeeeeense.
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Date: 6/4/2013 11:38:00 AM
Great symbolism in your poem it was a good read :) -Yours Truly
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Date: 5/29/2013 9:28:00 PM
this is so so sad. The dread line I really get!!! Love it.
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Date: 5/29/2013 8:37:00 PM
Fantastic Write! I like your rhymes and form, and everything else about it. It flows so natural like. Butter, cream, oil; anything ya like. Keep this up!
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Date: 5/29/2013 4:59:00 PM
Pure cryptic delight... the twist and turns make it difficult to discern if Vivian is in the ground under the tombstone or if she is alive ....you have written such brilliant metaphor that I will be scratching my head over the possibilities.. Poetic masterpiece !
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Date: 5/29/2013 2:44:00 PM
Hey Cutie! This is amazing! WOW! I think Craig is right! On Oberelle! Beautiful in a sad haunting way! Missed ya! Thanks for the visit!
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Date: 5/28/2013 7:12:00 AM
I agree with Becca...strange, dark, and intriguing....great verse...hmmm...this needs music to it...dark and melodious music. I can almost hear it.
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Date: 5/27/2013 8:53:00 PM
waiting for Vivian to come alive. Huehuehue............. (/>_<)/ _|__|_
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Date: 5/27/2013 7:55:00 PM
I like the built-in coldness. It's very appropriate. Fine work... Jack
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Date: 5/27/2013 12:58:00 PM
this gives me shivers in a most delightful way... you rammed it with a sting of loneliness, so human...:) greeat stuff!..:) huggs
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Date: 5/27/2013 9:47:00 AM
Wow........this took a second reading!! Dark, troubling........and strangely fascinating...... many visions to disturb!
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Date: 5/27/2013 9:41:00 AM
Holy crap, this was phenomenal. "She hides another lover under satin covers to wallow in warm lies". MASSIVE STANZA! Damn. Favorite.
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