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Romeo

Romeo

Royalty, he said to me,
He spoke his name like it was a curse,
To shed the burden and lose the chains,
That weighed him down from birth.
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Gold chains, champagne,
Blue eyes stained red with love,
As he stood beneath my balcony,
My tears rained down from above.
 /
He raged red, half dead,
As waves collapsed down my cheeks,
Each day he burns, growing brighter,
And it crackles his voice as he speaks.
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He reigns, burning veins,
He wears death as his sweetest perfume,
And as the water to his fire,
As we kiss; consume.
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Gold throne, made of stone,
No tears can grace this regal show,
He is only himself in shades of blue,
So, where for art thou Romeo?
 /
All’s lost, Star-crossed,
I love with all we have lost and bled,
In which he shall rise and I shall stay,
And it is that fate should wish me dead.
 /
Golden glow, my Romeo,
In his heart his blood runs gold,
And a curse runs through the both of us,
Alike in dignity, as is our household.
 /
His forever, mortal tether,
The cold wind of death this way sends,
A whispering warning as I hold onto him,
These violent delights have violent ends.

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๔๒lคภкק๏гtгคเt

He wears death as his sweetest perfume,
And as the water to his fire,
As we kiss; consume

 

I honestly think Shakespeare wouldn't be able to tell where his hairline was having his eyebrows raised so high with this one lol. 

It's like the rebirth of a dark tale of ole, it'll have you believe it happened many moons before the dawn of your waking dream😊

​​​​​​​Love how this was penned 👏👏👏👏👏

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Hope

At this point, i can hardly tell if Shakespeare would hate or love this. I do have to admit it was a bit brash to make this clumsy rewording of probably one of the most sculpting pieces of literature ever, but i think it is different to its original sentiments. I did enjoy writing this one but i have to say i doubt it will be winning any awards - Hope :)

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๔๒lคภкק๏гtгคเt

His forever, mortal tether,
The cold wind of death this way sends,
A whispering warning as I hold onto him,
These violent delights have violent ends

 

Wishing this write won the contest, I reading again...: )

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Hope

Oh wow, i didnt see the nomination! Thank you for the wishes, i am always humbled by the recognition :)

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Tina

Congratulations on the nomination. A truly wonderful piece of work. I cannot single anything out as it is all so very good. Such passion!

Tina x

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