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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

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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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Aug2017

Beethoven

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by themonochromereaper / / Poetry
Immortal Beloved, I can't get you out of my head. The music you proffered Evokes a combo of euphoria and melancholia. Those forbidden chords of love Caused my heart to awaken after a millennia. My heart starts stirring Every time I hear you singing, I find your voice exceedingly titillating And your words of love enticing. But if I can't hear you any longer Let me feel the remnants of your specter. Sear me with your embrace, Allow me to experience your passion and desire. It can make our love stronger and last forever.
August 4, 2017themonochromereaper

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Aug2017

Chronus

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by themonochromereaper / / Poetry
Thy Majesty, The God of Time, I bow before thee. Alloweth thy Maiden to be born multiple times For a lifetime isn't enough for me To love and be loved by that Gent, thou'st see? Like sand slipping through the hourglass: Days hath felt like years without his presence Yet hours spent with him Hath felt like mere seconds. Alloweth mine love to triumph ov'r death, Grant me this divine kismet. Tie our souls with thy divine thread: En kindle our flame once we've met In our second lives, I sincerely beg.
August 3, 2017themonochromereaper

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Aug2017

Shivering Sands

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by themonochromereaper / / Poetry
Shivering sands of time, Don't let me die another death. I've resurfaced in relationships After five years of being emotionless. When I met my Savior by chance - It titillated my senses back to life Like the Lazarus Effect. Let me gather beautiful moments With My Love that I'll never forget. Forever it will be etched inside my head So when I'm older, I'll have no regrets; Perpetually, it will be interred with my bones When I'm mortally dead. But until then, Bind us with the Red Thread. Grant me the Kiss of Life, Instead of the Kiss of Death.
August 3, 2017themonochromereaper
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