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He starts with theft,
Assigns himself murder,
And the police won’t know
His true M.O.
This victim’s poisoned,
This one stabbed,
Some have been shot
And some got grabbed
By the hood of a car.
Still, others seem to
Have wanted it, or I
Suppose that’s what they’ll say,
That it’s really a selfish thing
To not let someone think
It’ll all be better another day.
So the murders get relabelled
And the victims condensed –
Just think of the families –
Into one group of people who
Deserved their own end.
Just think of the families,
Oh what will they do,
But when these people were alive,
The family was most thought of then, too.
No one ever told you
You’d have to unlearn
What you found in your fists.
The world does not like
Men like your father,
And though they did not
Get in his way to get you out
Of his, now they hope you’ll
Just see you’re not meant
To be that way:
Be tame out of the cave
And don’t flinch at shadows
Or raise your fists to loud voices;
They don’t know that what looks
Like violence is bred not from
Bad bones, but an education
In fear.
Broken Bone
Full title: Some Things Heal Like a Badly Broken Bone (They Need to Be Reset)

I wrote a few bits of poetry the other day. I'm unearthing my childhood and finally learning to heal from it. Long slow process where I have to allow myself to be angry, and to hold people accountable.
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  • Mood: Irritated
I am just considering going the online self-publishing way for poetry; I know it's terrible, but I literally cannot be bothered with taking certain pieces of poetry down from my gallery and waiting three-six months for a yes or no.
He thinks it’s God when someone enters,
come in and string up a wreath of fog,
(replace the noose, slip from the garrotte)
and show him cold, ice-cold–– whatever you’ve got
(anything’s gotta be better than the cough syrup shot) –
and he’d believe you if you told him you’d want him shot,
just as long as you want him Jeffrey Dahmer hot:
flush-red diamonds and a heart
on the murder-trail (and wanted in bed),
consider him good for cooking but always better off dead.
He’s a walking victim complex,
smashing mirrors with stones,
and he only drops the narrative when he picks up the phone –––

“–hello?”
City slick with grit and smog,
cold air, chill fog, freezer-burn-blue on bodies;
and tonight’s a toast to toes towing shoes, rubber-soles
lit electrified blue
under street-lamps and snow
beating blistering noses and bleating does –
“oh hon, let’s go in, let’s do” –
and tonight’s the night, like any other,
for finding out the price of a man,
what’s worth more –
raw body heat or the inner warmth of a van?

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Tristan A. Keane
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  • Mood: Irritated
I am just considering going the online self-publishing way for poetry; I know it's terrible, but I literally cannot be bothered with taking certain pieces of poetry down from my gallery and waiting three-six months for a yes or no.

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Invidia98 Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2014
Thanks for the llama :lovesquee: 
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Thanks for the Llama.
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KandyKitty101 Featured By Owner May 29, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Would you mind if I gave you a shoutout-type thing on my page? I mean, it's not much, coming from my page, but it may get you a few more watchers, and if they share your work past that you could get loads more. I just think that you deserve WAY more watchers than you already have. Your writing is lovely.
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Psyghostis Featured By Owner Jun 2, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Hello (and sorry for the delay, I'm rather between computers at the moment). Thank you for the wonderful compliments, and I would be honoured if you gave me a shout-out. I'm so grateful you think I'm worthy of one. :D
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KandyKitty101 Featured By Owner Jun 2, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Of course! I happy to give you one :3
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Thank you so much for the fav!
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thanks for the llama c:
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Thank you for the llamaaaaaa... xx
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