Euphemism

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Instead of saying "You're fired!" a boss might choose to use the euphemism "You've been l
  My black bleeds the same color red my black breaths the same air my black causes death instead of life.  
The love you have is yours, Yet you give it away to me. Adding love to mine, never dividing. Flowers grow in the gardens, yet no rain falls. For your sun shines and our joy like birds.
I was but a floating cloud, sailing the lonely sky. Until she burrowed into me, her the fairest bird, the first that I would find.
Shattered,  Into millions of glittering fragments,  The last remnants of the dream I held onto so fiercely   I watched it fall, Even before it happened, That wobbling self-fulfilling prophecy  
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after “The Blue Kool” by Terrance Hayes   Yo, you as dumb as the sidewalk beneath my feet. That’s why I feel dissing you is a waste of my  
There was a day, when there was no intuition in each. These were the days of a child. A child exists only to be true to themself, to do what brings them joy.   Today is the day that we stress,
She rubbed her eyes so much that the dark she saw every Goddamn Night Turned like a frivolous little inchworm Turned big Wings
lie upright you sleepless flowers sometimes a drought brings endless water and shallow roots will grow but growth is not the issue as heavy things do rise
Dear sister, I miss you, But I know you were blue, So no more will I cry. You are happier in the sky. I don't think it was right To take your own life, But you couldn't hold on.
He long time now flown into state having 30 years been discharged for its funny how still I await the day when he'd return from war
We are brethensNot all by bloodBut rather by our crude pastWe are not from one bloodBut we a
Within my heart is a darkness, darker than any known object in the universe. But with darkness comes a light, a light only few can ignite. The darkness within has fought hard a valitently, But the light has overcome,
I recite from the script he wrote me Memorized every line, I'm sure of it Yet I still turn to him, in fear Search his face for approval For who am I, but the new girl
Silent Sea by Matthew J. S. Silence could be a friend or it’s a foe It could be your needed peace or untoward to your war
          Reckless love, goodbye.   Awaken my sweet, whole soul:              All my love you stole.  
The curtains rise on the acts of my life, And already there's confusion among the crowd. Nobody's bullied me. Nobody's pushed me, Nobody's jeered, Nobody's called me names,
A flower made of fire Was consumed by fear And went up in smoke.   "Kick down the walls, Open the window, Let the light shine in. Embrace the way your soul repeats, 'You are unique.'"
I transferred collegesThat was fun Except I stick out like a sore thumb  I came from an all girls school With LGBT friends
Didn’t you hear? Up is actually down, And firm no’s… actually just mean yes You can do whatever you want,
Who I was... Who I was? Was I any different From myself today Yes... definitely  I remember, a beautiful sight Short but spunky Beautiful; naturally Alas, I had no inclination in me
The earth, so cold, the people upon it made her that way.She gives and gives and all we do is take.
Often times, as we progress through life, we find ourselves at a crossroad between knowing and the abyss of not knowing. How can we be so sure that knowledge is power and ignorance is bliss? Simple.
Looking in the distance Towards the judgemental figures Hiding in the crowd from their cruel jokes Eyes like fire burning your skin from your bone
The greatest strength I've seen in people I've known, Is their ability to Reject the love They are offered In order to receive The love They deserve.
I am an indigenous breed who overdoses on psychoactive drugs| I am an immortal ferous beast who feeds on poverty, sickness and the pain inflicted by white collar thugs|
  I always knew there was something about you But never had the courage to really know I would see you here and there But never would speak to you A hi and bye
Whisper, please whisper 
Lying in my crystal room, thinking of the sun and moon.Cold and numb, hollowed and filled with memory.Lying about those crystal glasses, my hangover will strike soon.
—  Fiction is where Imagination roams wild —  But Imagination is where Fiction comes to life —  Deep within the pages lies the story of one child
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You creep into my mind And it's like I can't be sane without you. You kept me high all the time. Your touch was so intoxicating. All I want is to have you in my arms again And hear your voice next to my ear.
Without this one thing, I don't know what I'd be working towards. Without this one thing, we'd all just be slaves to life's tedious chores. What's the point of all this if status was our only motivation?
Crack of dawn I smear my war paint, Slathering it on, free of  restraint. My life would become an empty abyss  If I were to go  Make-up-less. Ready for battle earless to complaint.  
Le Freak by Chic makes me move my feet. I dance to the trance of the bass-filled beat. Feeling and finding the groove and rhythm of the instruments.
I will never forget last summer. I had always read in those girly books that the summer before senior year is a magical time of romance, ice cream, and sunny soCal beaches. I wanted to make summer memorable. But not for the reasons it was.
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You told me goodbye today -- 11 o’clock at night -- I thought I was safe, wrapped up in my sheets but the light of my phone illuminated the bags under my eyes.
Electric addictionI feel it come to meIt enters my veinsIt pulses straight through me. My blood now is stainedby this sonic addictionWith reason I tryto decide my conviction This, the one thingthat dizzies my mind...Allowing me toLeave the real wo
I was never meant to attain remission; The persistent emptiness was always terminal. You were the IV that pumped saline through my veins, the sheets
Waves cascading along my walls, Relentless sound among the parted air. Her words within those that brought me there, On paper, they were elliptical tipped lines she scrawled.  
There is a certain oblivion That comes with optimism A certain Naivety That comes with love 13 I loved you 14 Your perfect 15 Your With him 16 What happened? And though I miss
I wish I could eat my pen. And the ink inside it, and all the paper in my notebooks, And all the books I've written tens of thousands of times Over and over again in hopes of becoming perfection.
Just another day, Waiting for Peter Pan, To come and take to take you away, To go to Neverland. Yes, you see it now. With Captain Hook's sword, Digging deeper into your skin. With the mermaids,
Metaphorically I am a simile, like an allusion, I AM an oxymoron, a flagrant euphemism, a hyperbolic faux-pas, so masculine, I could metonymously eat a feminist,
Mom I'm a creature now I kush all day everyday Liquor has offered me succor In the midst of my stormy sorrow I'm not afraid of facing tomorrow
A house divided could not stand, A heart broken by things unplanned, An empty bottle, knife in hand, A drowning soul upon dry land,   Every thought she has says quit,
When sunshine comes through your window in the morning And when the wind gives you a cool breeze on a hot day
There he s
They don’t see it. 
The pain I feel inside is empty and it’s dull and sinking and throbbing
I am
I saw the sounds, I heard the light. I never thought; I'd shine so bright.
When the world's at a brink, I write it off
Surely there's a reason there Somewhere in gossamer wind For all the darkly depressions That hold so tight my friend
It might seem crazy what I'm about to say
Hold my hand and walking me over there Give me over and tell them what to do I won’t fight, I promise Don’t say goodbye, and don’t tell me you love me, just leave I’ll find a way to go on
the lies go on, never once ceasing hitting my heart as it continues bleeding   like a river of hate your speech spills out why do you do this? i just want to drown  
ALL LOVE is awesome?  
Oh how her tongue doth wreak its ire
Life is climbing a mountain, and we’re only at the base Some of us are given ropes and pickets Others provided with TNT to blow the mountain away
  Midnight cruising, using city lights as stars, and abusing the history under us. As we sit downcity we wondered does the dream die if the people do.
Those flittering scenes that traipse through the windows, those relics of discourse, the redolence of vivacity - Godforsaken duration in witless observation. I will paint pigeons.
Sun don't reach here boy,  Ain't no shine 'round these parts boy; Need'a get used to gloom.    Sun won't reach here boy,  You best forget those dreams;
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It causes fights it starts jealousy it tears up friends it cuts down dreams it makes you sad it makes you mad it makes you embarrassed   If ego were no more we'd start to build each other up.
Smell the ozone filling the air See the people perspire with fear One by one the lights wink out As the skies release one great big shout The sky has scared itself it seems
Who I am                                                 In a jam here.
  Teddy dreamed of being soft. When he wasn't squinting, lest the white hot Jesus eyes seared his retinas, When he wasn't floating on a cherry soda stream of delicious pain,
You Don't Fool Me You Can't Hurt Me My Heart Got An Armor That Protects Me So You Won't Be Able To Stab Me In The Heart Again I Gain Confidence More Than A Cat Being Thrown In A Rain
When the toes of my shoes dangled off two inch concrete cliffs, you put a hand on my shoulder. I wasn't sure if you were going to pull me into you or push.   The cars whizzed by.
in reality,  
The first thing a young woman learns,Is to criticize.We are taught to see only our imperfections.We are taught to look into the mirror and self destruct.We focus on our faults.Of course we taunt others..
Limbs are lengthy like a tree. The smile is blossoms for all to see.   Voice of syrup sweetly flows, Kind despite all the highs and lows.   Through each winter the life persists,
When I was younger, I wanted to be an artist.I wanted to be like my sister who made her room her own personal museum of art,complete with a shooting star as her cieling and a 9 by 12 beach to keep her warm, even in winter.
I have come to a consensus To respect my bare hands, And to gleam at the man I have built To add structure to surrounding lands. I have also learned over time To disregard the closed doors,
I have come to a consensus To respect my bare hands, And to gleam at the man I have built To add structure to surrounding lands. I have also learned over time To disregard the closed doors,
When you run with the earth Pounding a drum against your souls Heart beating faster Breath coming quicker.   When you run from your mother’s womb An alien to the world you entered
It isn't about the color.It isn't about what makes them pop.
I saw the sea of my creation,
You’re looking in his eyes And you seem to be falling for his lies You can’t seem to see The secrets behind that smile You don’t know That honesty isn’t his style
I take your hand and walk to the ledge Looking over the steep edge Ready for the jump, but not for the fall So here I stand, trying to stall We take a step and look down
f(x)=a(ng+el)*r[e(y-e)^s] I am a complex math function  that you cannot understand. So, what do you do first? Step 1: Factor completely. Extract my primes and variables, 
Hi,  I Slept Under A Bridge Last Night. No, I'm not homeless, I did it to see was my Family really Family If Friends were really Homey's  It was bait on the rod that I threw out
When close our eyes and open them its funny  because we see everything that we seen the first time our eyelids meet  Nothing Change. And that's how the world if going to be
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I’m the terrified freshman girl in a dreamlike state
Recall the past and think of me as dear,Your heart will crack but life will still drag on;Remember me as I depart from here.  
It's that trap muzak misspelled rap muzak or crap muzak either way it's that muzak I miss the days when Raven Symone was black muzak hope Musiq Soulchild comes back but not back muzak
To your smooth shining surface To your razor sharp edge   You are my sinister brush For this hurting canvas   Sadly holding you tightly Gliding you across the delicate surface  
The days were normal as we carried on. Falling started and balance gone awry As she went not knowing she would be gone; The stomach lump that made us say goodbye.   The specialist told us the grim news that
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We are the shadows of the world, Unseen and unknown, alone and feared, Our masks are made of flesh and blood, But people still run and lie to our faces, The doctors do not know what we are,
Shy is the Strong Mind Forced into the Unkown World Yet Eager to Thrive
What is energy? I am energy. What is positiveness? I am positiveness. What is an optimist? I am a optimist. What is kindness? I am kindness. What is endurance? I am endurance. What is patience? I am patience.
What is energy? I am energy. What is positiveness? I am positiveness. What is an optimist? I am a optimist. What is kindness? I am kindness. What is endurance? I am endurance. What is patience? I am patience.
Behold my dark heart Reflections show my faint light Light that gifts to all.
I have nothing,    Nothing in the slightest, but thats alright,   if I have nothing, you can't take from me, right? 
Remembering his eyes You looked into them They glistened
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