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Senshi (戦士)

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My love is a two-edged weapon, wielded by insecurity and sharpened with fear. 

 

Akin to Pandora’s pithos, it remained concealed; destruction would only come of openly sharing it to the outside world. 

 

My heart is shielded, once scarred by mistrust, now a lone vessel playing a broken melody looped:

Thump....thump...thump.

 

Just as soldiers march through wet trenches in perf...

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You leave me lost for words even when my thoughts aren’t pacing.

 

I just want you to call me mi amor, grab me, then have my heart racing. 

 

Though often I wonder, is it unrequited love that I am chasing? 

 

But I would risk it all for you —  even spend an eternity waiting.

 

Side note: 愛 means love in Japanese 

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Mi Anemone

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A warmth in her blossomed,

He made her smile from her heart. 

She was too scared to tell him,

So she played the friendship part. 

 

An unknown feeling flourished within, 

Her guard unfolded and withered. 

He stole her affection like a thief at night,

Replaced with emotions she tried to fight.

 

The attraction stemmed deeper,

She knew he was a keeper.

Rooted. 

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