Poetry on Odyssey: Colors and Shame
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Poetry on Odyssey: Colors and Shame

Give me the rainbow and I'll show you my scars

Poetry on Odyssey: Colors and Shame


It seemed like I'm going into the shallow end

And I'm doing a swan dive

I'm probably going to break my skull open

But at least I'll have the knowledge that

You'll be there with a bandage

I'm still bleeding and I've had to

Buy more but crimson is my

Favorite color

I could paint the walls with it if

I had the desire

Maybe you can give me a new color

A new one to cherish

I used to love the color blue

Green is bittersweet

How about we take all the colors?

Take every minute of my precious time

Take the remaining oxygen from my lungs

Maybe it will make me remember

The world was once in black and white

Now I see every texture once again

You have shown me the rainbow


My sweatshirt is cropped so you can't see anything

I'd rather you take my demons in small doses

They can make me quite feisty

I kind of like my demons though

At least they have always been there

One day you're going to have to see them though

I fear for that day

I can barely tolerate them

You probably wouldn't be able to either

The day you see them is the day we have no more secrets

I'm normally an open book where you can flip through without

Licking your fingers

I know the moment you run your fingers over my thighs

You are going to look up at me with shame

Shame has always been the best demon

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