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Poetry

Save Yourself

I don’t wanna get close to you
But I can’t pry myself from your grasp
You’re an ocean
And I can’t swim a bit
I’m drowning in you
You’re a rose bush
And I can’t hide myself from your beauty
But when I’m admiring you
I cannot protect myself from your thorns
You’re like a parachute
When I’m jumping off a plane
I feel safe knowing you’re there
But there’s still a chance you won’t open
You’re like the lottery,
I keep putting out everything I have
But there’s still a chance I may not win
Yet I’m still willing
Every time we sin it’s worth it
I’ll give you a new piece of myself
Chances are you’ll hurt me
Just from my experiences
with everyone else
But you’re a piece of earth
I’m willing to delve into
Willing to steer the ship
On stormy waters
Even if when we go down
You only save yourself..

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by prodbyjuuuice

My name is Shanelle Franceschi, I’m 22 and I’m a Starbucks barista. I love writing, mostly poetry. I love creating In general. I plan on going back to school and being a student in fashion styling. I’m normally very shy but I want what I have to say to get out there.

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