the other

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the other

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you are the other man
and you're in love
and you're alone
the fault is your own
you saw her face
but didn't count on the comforts
within her embrace

and now your holidays
are hollow days
spent in mysterious ways

the symmetry of misery
has a place at the stake
it is raw and it is eerily
meant to keep you awake

you are the other man
you are the other man

and now your holidays
are hollow days
stained in grainy grays

the casualties are casually
kept out of the sun
because simply and eventually 
all colors will run

now your holidays
are hollow days
drenched in darkest play

you are the other man

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cheronld commented on the other

01-20-2017

Now that just hurt....but in a good way.....it had such an ark of regret mixed with defiance.....although I'm a Woman....I can relate to the honest feel of this write....nicely done....Cher

If I feel physically as if the top of my head were taken off, I know that is poetry.

Emily Dickinson (1830-1886) American poet.

Crush’s Poems (59)

Title Comments
Title Comments
carried off by owls 1
Santa Claus Is Coming Around 1
skin 2
the midnight girl 1
hold 1
here 0
the other 1
flashback 1
violent pretty 1
the people in the attic 1
the ride 1
my nightmares are awake 1
no bugs 6
waiting 3
welcome 5
a fetus in a clear bowling ball 6
crows feet 7
rats 5
the mobster 4
perfect 6
jumper 5
lady godiva 3
malaise 3
pirate 4
flight on time 3
fear of falling 4
unfinished crow ? 5
touch ( aka, am i made of summer ) 8
chemocallouse
s
3
elephant 5
cancer 8
skyline 5
st. saviour 2
satellites 4
were you waiting for me ? 10
snapshot 5
fists 12
lauren 17
insomnia 18
ceremony 12
mother 14
ash 27
the june bug 15
low 19
thorns 10
paralyzed 9
mr. sparkle 15
dresses 15
glass 13
cemetaries 18
throe 18
if i fell in love 27
pills 22
off black 20
mannequin 22
umbrage 12
sick boy 12
kelly has a big head 21
unfairly fairy 26