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I Don't Need You To Corrupt Me
Author: Holly

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You'd knock me to the floor, if I wasn't there already.
You'd make me cry a river, if I weren't already drowning.
You'd make me lose my footing, but I've always been unsteady.
You'd hear me scream from the back of my lungs, if I weren't already howling.

You'd do all the things that love can do, if I weren't already corrupted.
You'd make me want to breathe you in, if the air wasn't already so thin.
You'd make me long to be with you, if my solitude wasn't disrupted.
You'd penetrate my soul, if I'd only let you in.

------- Author's Notes -------

Your life is already full of bad things, why fall in love too? This portrays my rather negative view of falling in love.

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Comments on this poem/writing:

Angel in Tears (81.129.99.85) -- Sunday, April 10 2005, 09:17 pm

Holly

I completely agree with you there "Your life is already full of bad things, why fall in love too?".lol But sometimes you can't help but to fall in love.It doesn’t always go to plan.But does it ever?I understand that you have been 'burned' by love.Not all love burns.Love your poem.xxx
Holly (82.34.160.81) -- Sunday, April 10 2005, 10:51 pm

Pessimism.

Thanks for that. xD Yeah, I know not all love is bad...I guess. I can't write about happy things though, as you might have noticed. I just tend to view love as a weakening of yourself, but hey, I'm pessimistic like that.
anon (67.38.179.138) -- Wednesday, April 13 2005, 01:33 am

awesome

I think this is my favorite of your writings so far, I like the comparison from what is expected and where you already are in your feelings. Not to mention the flow of the piece. great work -anon
 
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