poetry critical

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Random Poem:

Over You
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Taste those metal chains?
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Someone like you was meant to wear them for me.
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Go ahead and ball your fists,
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Like that’s going to change what happened, boy.
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Remembering that time?
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It makes me laugh now that it’s funny.
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It’s okay, now that I have you
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Balled and thrown, like me so long ago.
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Who’s getting scared now?
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Tell me, how does this feel?
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It feels so good now that I’m standing (over you).
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You’re gonna cry now?
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Tell me, did you ever even expect?
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I didn’t, but now I’m standing (over you).
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Who took my quiet youth,
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And made it loud and disgusting for me?
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I’m not one to point fingers but
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You’re the only one.
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So fast-forward to this day,
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Because nothing was ever this easy for me.
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And somehow these years
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Haven’t been nearly long enough.
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So who’s gonna hurt now?
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Tell me, how do you think it should feel?
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‘Cause I’m finally okay now that I’m standing (over you).
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So you’re gonna try now?
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Sorry, words never were enough,
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And I feel so good now that I’m standing (over you).
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