A Libra Rabbit and A Sagittarius Tiger

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A Libra Rabbit and A Sagittarius Tiger

Post by Jade » Fri Jun 17, 2016 2:03 am

This is the first poem I've written in 2 years. Thoughts?

A Libra Rabbit and A Sagittarius Tiger

I loved you when I first saw you.
I knew after the first conversation
That we must be kindred spirits -
Sisters by bond rather than blood;
Sisters of the soul
In past lifetimes and future.

We helped each other through
The hardest part of our childhoods.
And even as adults, through more hard times.
When I felt like giving up,
Like an angel you would appear
To speak of hope and love;
To lift my spirits.
When I felt unloved by all
You came to prove that you
Will never stop loving me.
And then you would vanish.

I have done the same for you -
My sister by bond.
I have cried many times in my life
When I could not speak to you,
When I could not reach you, or
Know where you were in the world;
When I couldn't find you, sister to my soul.

Somehow you always return to me,
A fluttering butterfly
Beautiful in every way,
Only here for a moment -
Shedding encouragement and hope.
Then gracefully flying away.

I've tried my best to catch you
To keep you for a little while longer.
But it seems I'm always too slow.
You're gone before I can say good-bye.
But I will always await the day
When your wings
Will fly my way again.
Sincerely with love,
The white Tiger.


This is my Tribute to my best friend since the first day of highschool
Last edited by Jade on Fri Jun 17, 2016 9:34 am, edited 1 time in total.
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Re: A Libra Rabbit and A Sagittarius Tiger

Post by thief of dreams » Fri Jun 17, 2016 9:30 am

Nice, it has a very etched in obituary feel to me, but also a fairytale kind of wishfulness that keeps it alive and breathing hope.
"Thoughts are the shadows of our feelings - always darker, emptier and simpler."
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Re: A Libra Rabbit and A Sagittarius Tiger

Post by Jade » Fri Jun 17, 2016 9:40 am

Well it's definitely not meant to be an obituary. She is still alive. But I can see how you could get that. If anything ever does take her out of this world before I go, I might want to read this at her funeral. Or at the wake... Whichever is more appropriate. Good idea.
sticks and stones are hard on bones
aimed with angry art,
words can sting like all things
but it's silence that breaks the heart
click here to view **MY ARCHIVE**

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Re: A Libra Rabbit and A Sagittarius Tiger

Post by Jade » Fri Jun 17, 2016 11:36 pm

thief of dreams wrote:...alive and breathing hope.
I love how you worded that! Without hope there is no future.
sticks and stones are hard on bones
aimed with angry art,
words can sting like all things
but it's silence that breaks the heart
click here to view **MY ARCHIVE**

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