Poetry Blog by Liam Osaneo

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Not in reality
do I walk through this forrest
not in reality
do I hear these birds
or drink this cold water
of the morning leaves

I look up
and see the green sunlight
breaking through the concrete
finding me
in my little box

I wait here
until it takes me home

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old friend

Give me some time
to remember
who I was
when we met
you might not like
who I am now


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We are walking
barefoot on the grass
holding our lights
in front of our faces

A silent march of stars
searching for a home
on a dark night´s path

We do not know
where we go
we do not know
why we walk

We just look around
and only see movement
so we decide
to run ourselves

Take a break
little star
get some breath
gain some strength

Let your light shine
right here

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Hold up your torch
and shine a light
into another person
instead of only
into yourself

Always remember
there is enough darkness
in all of us




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Helping each other


I don’t need you
to make me laugh
I know funny people

I don’t need you
to hear me talk
I have listeners

I don’t need you
for an argument
I´m surrounded by brilliant people

I need you
because me fingers
won´t stop trembling
and I keep panting

I need you
because my mind is
and won´t hold still

I need you
because my vision
keeps blurring
and I can´t see

I d...

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An empty bookshop
breaks my heart

It´s a piece of candy
in a wrinkled hand
with no grandkids in sight

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The pain
you feel in the days
before you leave
before you put
the life you have 
at risk

It´s this pain
that tells you
that this life
the life you had
was worth something

A home
a real home
should never be
an easy thing to leave

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Feelings are raindrops
we can see them coming
but we can´t do much about it

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Trust me
you`ll be fine
you’ve been through worse than this
mastered harder challenges
overcome greater obstacles
beaten bigger enemies
and never once
have you truly given up
never once
did you truly fail to find your way
and do you know why?
Cause that little fire
burning in your chest
refuses to go out
and keeps fighting
and keeps going
and keeps you running
and keeps you winnin...

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There is no more room
for any more 
in my home
or my heart

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and only you
decide if something is real
or not
cause every mind is a universe
and reality only a beggar

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Find a person
that doesn’t make you
burn yourself for them
but soothes you
like cold water
on a fresh burn

Bring me peace
there is enough war
inside me

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Fall in here
into this room
into this life
into this home
like a golden leaf
floating through the window
on a warm summer breeze

A gentle push
that changes your way
and brings you
to me

I´m waiting for you

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I made that up
and that
and that
and also that
and that as well

I say to people
I don’t care what you think
but then
why do I lie so much

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real total silence
wouldn’t be so bad
what´s cruel is that you never get
total silence
you just get
enough noise
to remind you
how beautiful music is
but you never
get to listen
to a full song

Not enough
but just enough

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Are you
a myth?

Some fairy tale figure
made in my heart

Or do you breathe
do you have lungs
that suck in the air
and a heart pumping blood
through your veins

If I catch you
in the end
will I feel
soft warm skin
in my hands

Or a cloud of smoke
through my fingers

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Why can´t you just be
but not like you
for once

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Just lay your hand
in mine
when I´m shaking
because the frost
is running through my veins

Just lay your hand
in mine
when my eyes flicker
and all I can see
is darkness

Just lay your hand
in mine
you don’t have to do
you don’t have to say

Just lay your hand in mine
I just need to know
I´m not alone
out here
in the cold

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Go away

Forget me please
I scream at you
as you knock on my door
with tears in your eyes
in that black dress
once again

I hit you
with all my force
push you away
and slam that door
into you face

I hear you cry
in the rain
and I know
you´ll be back

I can´t kill
a memory

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