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My liver is swimming in a pool on the floor,


My body is here but my heart's out the door,


I'm broken to bits, a high-piled mess,


I don't want the devil to have his way anymore,



I take the first step, though it's more of a crawl,


I'm finally resisting staying down when I fall,


I can't help but laugh at the state I am in,


I never should have listened to the devil's sweet call,



My breathing gets lighter as I begin to strip,


Getting rid of these suffocating clothes' tight grip,


Walk straight out the door and down on the dock,


I lift up my flask for one last sympathetic sip,



Staring at the lake, such a glorious shine,


I'm losing the heartache, I'm taking what's mine,


No more room for wounds, pity, fear or regret,


I'm taking my current condition as a sign,



With one last glance at the sun on the rise


I let down...

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  • J
    Beautiful <3
    Apr 03, 2012
  • 1898053_10201539111028270_1447892418_n
    Thanks so much barush, KarlaMarie, Joab, Saintmaker, AnGee and Diane! Joab, thank you for the sweet compliment <3
    Apr 03, 2012
    by xanlee
  • Sinnamin-1349608
    Really good xanlee, your work always amazes me.
    Apr 04, 2012
  • 1898053_10201539111028270_1447892418_n
    Thank you, andrew! Your incredible compliment is making me blush! I'm honored that you enjoy my work. Thank you and ruffedges for the hearts, as well <33
    Apr 04, 2012
    by xanlee
  • 10271620_10202828111601433_5095051077231446289_n
    wow, great! I can totally see this animated, or in form of a song or a rap... very powerful text! :)
    Apr 04, 2012
  • 1898053_10201539111028270_1447892418_n
    Thank you, ppeppina! Your words are so encouraging, I'm so happy you like it! I would love for someone to animate this or make it a song. Thank you, Rebelle and supriyaheart for the hearts!
    Apr 04, 2012
    by xanlee
  • Vedder5
    I just love how you write, Xan. Each line pouring into the next, each stanza begging for another, visualizations filtering into my mind and settling in my eyes...just fantastic. =)
    Apr 04, 2012
    by Vedder
  • 1898053_10201539111028270_1447892418_n
    Wow, Vedder that is a huge compliment. I'm honored to receive such compliments from a writer who I adore so much! Thank you, thank you! Thank you, AeB and Mary for the hearts <333
    Apr 04, 2012
    by xanlee
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