Inspired by BlueInk
"You loved me so fiercely that I burned; now, you'll only be left with ashes."
Write a poem that contains this line. You may modify it as you see fit, but the sentiment should remain similar to the original quote.
Please just let me go.
I need to let you go.
You have to let me, let you go.
Why can’t I go back?
Back to before it was too late.
That’s all I want.
I try not to beg.
Try not to plead.
But that rule
Is not strong enough
To withstand my need.
I am not who I was.
I am standing in the ashes
Of who I used to be.
But I wasn’t quickly burned.
Not even was I warned,
I was burnt to the...
You are the Devil that I couldn’t kill,
Perched on my shoulder and whispering your lies.
Dousing my tongue with your acids and pills,
Making us feel like we’re something divine.
If god were with us he’d cower in fear,
And if we were god then the world would decay.
Kissing me sweet, wiping away my tears,
Scheming on how everybody would pay.
You lit the match and then watched me catch flames,
There was no corner of the earth, I could have escaped from you.
Our love is ancient and new.
I can’t believe this is how long the embers lasted,
Our first words were the matches
You loved me so fiercely that I burned; now you’ll only be left with the ashes....
Meeting you felt like a spark
Kindling catching fire.
The catalyst that started it all.
Sparking ember; light flashes
Delight and glee at the power of it all.
As we picked up speed,
We lost control
We lost ourselves
We lost the magic.
The twinkle of possibility
Turned into fear
Of what we could become.
The fire was not contained.
It kept spreading
We did not how to slow it down
He was the type that seemed to be strait out of a story book
The type who’s love served a warning tale
Yet still I was draw right to him
Like a fly following the light trail
My sisters warned me of the other girls
The ones who melted in his touch
But I ignored the obvious signs
In my fit of love and lust
And so I loved him with all my heart
And soon his love spread too like fire
But his love b...
Our love burned bright,
it lit the night.
Burned twice as fast,
for half as long.
Consumed us both,
as we lost hope.
The flame we made
has long since passed,
yet we remain -
encased in ash.
Embers burn within our souls -
a love is kindled even now.
Fan the flames and always hope,
the fire of our love grow.
You know that I’ll never quit.
The flame in me
just won’t be quenched.
You loved me so fiercely I burned;
you’ll only be left with ashes.
You anger wasn’t something I earned;
You gave out these bruises and scratches.
Scars that I’ll keep aflame in my heart,
Not by choice but
Being unable to tear them apart
Of the person I am.
You’ve built me,
Even if now
You’re only a memory.
But little did you know
From this ash I’ll rise
With piece of mind.
I don’t think you feel bad for hurting me.
But that’s fine.
I don’t think you care when I cry.
But that’s ok.
I don’t think you mean it when you apologize.
But that doesn’t matter.
Because no matter what
I will always love you.
I will always come back
When you hurt me
I hurt myself.
It’s a cycle.
Round and round.
I still love you so fiercely
And now I’m burning.
Soon I’ll only be lef...
It didn’t seem quite real
But now I’ve woke up from the
I cut the ring that you gave me
Put all the poems and letters in a
I want them to
But I can’t get rid of
When you walk by I
I thought we would be
But you didn’t want
Of course you didn’t want
No one wants
So now I just say
I bid you
I hope your ha...
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