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Dear imagination, can't you be the thing you were
Butterflies and daffodils and happiness so pure
Sunny skies and lullabies and dreams of what could be
Hidden worlds and wonderlands of things they couldn't see
Shining gowns and silver crowns for dancing with the prince
Twirling with excitement, though the others weren't convinced

Dear intimidation, did you find it to be true
All I ever needed was an overdose of you
Silly stares and laughter slowly flood a child's mind
Making me abandon every daydream I could find
Lost beneath the shadows of the sky so dark and dead
Far too weak to turn around, yet scared of things ahead

Dear destructive tendencies, I feel it's time to hear
You were all I had when nothing else seemed to be near
Everything so out of reach, too far for me to see
I decided I would choose the needle next to me
Slicing through my very skin to feel something once more
Weeping through the satisfaction I could not ignore

Dear imagination, can't you be the thing you were?
Looking at that little girl... I know I should be her…
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Hacker-Republic Featured By Owner Dec 6, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
You write so beautiful, it made me actually cry. 
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GeniusRKO35 Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2013  Hobbyist Filmographer
Great piece of poetry, this very story is bascally "Childhood Innocence" in a nutshell TT_TT sad, but heartwarming ^^ nice job!
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satans-stunt-double Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2013
Such beautiful words!!! You are a gifted poet, and an inspiring, gorgeous young lady!! I am soooo grateful I read your poems and checked you out! You "have an effect on me"!! Your words are beautiful, hopeful, calming, sad, desireous, full of love, hope, and beauty.... would you be my friend? :) :) :)
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FaithRush Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2013  Student General Artist
I love it. Heart Heart :) (Smile) 
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livvywivvylove Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
this story is me in a nutshell
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waterphoenix25 Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2013  Student General Artist
beautiful, love it!
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TheBeliverofAnime Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2013
So good.....drool
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PrincessMiku16 Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2013  Student General Artist
Speechless I can't express how much I am enjoying your poems...They all seem to attack my heart all at once. A feeling I once knew is now revived by the work of your art
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EdisCole17 Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2013
wholy fricken crap.
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moonlightshines9467 Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2013
Beautiful. Amazing. There aren't really any other words that come to mind to describe it. This one really struck home, and shows the strong emotions behind the poem with the rhetorical questions, and how its written like an entry to a journal. Very well done!! :D
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