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Aug2017

Sirius

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by themonochromereaper / / Poetry
My love from the stars, In the belt of Orion you reside. You’re twenty-five times brighter than the Sun If you’re both placed side by side. Now tell me, Why should I let you pass me by? I’d be crazy if I Suddenly put you aside. Astounded for a moment was I, At the reciprocation of love I can’t lie. When you reached out to me, My heart was held captive In a blink of an eye. Reading your words of love, Whether in the form of prose or poetries Is something I always take pride. I can only wish you were here by my side Instead of glancing at you from afar, My beloved northern star.
August 27, 2017themonochromereaper

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Aug2017

Autumnal Love

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by themonochromereaper / / Poetry
I never loved the summer. To me, it spells out D-i-s-a-s-t-e-r. The scorching heat always creep In all crevices it seeps; Withering the beautiful Bouquet of perfumed flowers I love to keep. *** I love taking long walks Especially when the autumn leaves Kisses the frost on the ground. It signifies that Your love for me Will always come around Even if one day you’ll suddenly Fall out of love. *** But like the law of gravity, You can never deny That you want to be with me. Trapped in a never-ending cycle, You’ll keep falling for me Like autumn leaves. So let’s enjoy the ... Read More
August 24, 2017themonochromereaper

24

Aug2017

Fallen Flow’r

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by themonochromereaper / / Poetry
The little flower Finally bloomed last summer As it basked in the warmth Of the dazzling sun. It wasn’t peculiar for it to follow The sun’s direction, Since the sunlight was the source Of its nourishment. But soon enough, This flower began to wilt and wither For there was an absence Of flowing water. As this beautiful flower gracefully Descended to the ground, I realized that fall Has finally arrived.
August 24, 2017themonochromereaper

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Aug2017

Saudade

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by themonochromereaper / / Poetry
The loneliness engulfs my senses Whenever you’re not around. But the love that remains Is what keeps me going. The feelings & experiences That brings about pleasure, Excitement & safety Now evokes a deep nostalgic Yearning within me. Then I told God: I wish you’re here beside me. A mixture of sadness and happiness Overflows within me – I’m missing my love Yet thankful for being loved. But why is this happening? I feel void, hollow & pathetic. I feel lost like I’m swimming Under a moonless night, Then slowly sinking in a quicksand Or helplessly drowning In a bottomless pit. Time had become irrelevant As I drift between the past And the future, Disregarding the present.
August 14, 2017themonochromereaper

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Aug2017

Live & Love

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by themonochromereaper / / Poetry
Let the treasures in this world fade away But never let our love cease to stay. For all the riches in this world Can’t equal your love. Let’s make the most Of our short lives today. Let’s live and love.
August 13, 2017themonochromereaper

12

Aug2017

Open Your Heart

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by themonochromereaper / / Poetry
Where there is love, There is happiness, An abundance of wealth And a surge of success. Where there is love, A house becomes a home. You’ll never feel alone anymore. You’ll share beautiful moments Until you’re both old. Where there is love There is room to grow. The passion is enkindled So there’s no place for stagnation. Where there is love, There is safety & security, No terror torments you daily. So open the door to your heart And let love enter triumphantly. It’s been knocking at your door fervently.
August 12, 2017themonochromereaper

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Aug2017

Mi Elegido

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by themonochromereaper / / Poetry
Sands of time Bring forth my Chosen One. I draw nigh to obtain what’s rightfully mine. Forgotten were the days of emptiness When I lay alone – Entombed alive, Shivering in my golden casket. I yearned for thine love to live And eke out an existence – To be finally reunited with me In this day and age. Open thy mind and think of me. Listen to my voice, dear one; Follow it, come find me. Thy heart is mine, As mine is thou’st to own. For if loneliness Were a disease you’re afflicted, I’ll be the cure to end your dolor. Come-hither my love, I know how much it hurts to be forsaken And be misconstrued by the mob. But regret no more of thy past woes. I offer thee my life, an eternal love. Let me take ... Read More
August 11, 2017themonochromereaper

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Aug2017

Mein Schatz

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by themonochromereaper / / Poetry
We could be a lot of things if we so desired: Outshining the rocks living a mundane life, Undaunted by the pressures But stagnation leaves us teary-eyed. Shining so brightly at the end of the storm, The rainbow leads us to our safety; Settling all our anxieties, Leaving it all behind like breadcrumbs – Remnants of the past. All we need to do Is be resolute in our judgment Instead of staying confused –  Unable to decide. I can only hope we stay together And enjoy the remaining years We have left in our short lives. For we can be anything but immortals. Only our legacy stays after we die.
August 10, 2017themonochromereaper

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Aug2017

Blame Me

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by themonochromereaper / / Poetry
Inspired by the movie, “Passenger.” Like a cosmic dust, I’m adrift and lost in space. I’m not where I’m supposed to be. I woke up too soon. Where’s everybody? It’s a tad lonely. It’s just me and my misery. I need somebody. Someone to share my life, my story. I’ve enjoyed the luxuries The ship has rendered. But why do I feel aimless, empty? There’s a void inside me That can never be Filled to the brim by material things. I want to live, Carpe Diem, Even if I were to die in this ship. For I cannot change anything By simply worrying. But I need you beside me: To share those beautiful moments, To hear your voice, To listen to your thoughts, To have ... Read More
August 8, 2017themonochromereaper

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Aug2017

My Gent

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by themonochromereaper / / Poetry
This is a response to Edgar Allan Poe's poetry, "Annabel Lee" - One of my favorite poems albeit tragic. In this case, a lifetime will never be enough to love someone if your life was suddenly curtailed. If I was Annabel Lee, I don't want the one I love to suffer, I want him to live a life full of bliss. But I can't deny the fact that I want to be with him.     Don't mourn for me. Departed I am now from mortal envy, Perpetually entombed in a sepulcher by the sea. My life's too short to love and be love by thee. If only I was physically stronger, The cold wouldn't have killed me swiftly. If I were still alive and breathing, We would have gotten married And grown old together, thou'st see? My dear Gent please forgive me. As I looked at thee from heaven: I want to wipe the hot tears That cascaded thy pristine cheeks And embrace thee Whilst thou'st lay beside my tomb Dreaming of me, yearning for me. But I'm ... Read More
August 5, 2017themonochromereaper
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