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Sestina: Over You
EnnaStark
Dec 7, 2015
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A/N: I'll be adding music that I listened to while writing these soon. I've been incredibly busy with my short film, podcast, and school work, so thank you all for being patient. I'm definitely not the best at writing poetry but hopefully it's still enjoyable for you lovelies! This was probably the trickiest poem I've written along with my Villanelle (coming soon). I was strongly inspired by my own experiences and Melanie Martinez's music (I'll post a couple links when I can of the songs I listened to while writing this). Sestinas are INCREDIBLY repetitive, as every stanza must have the same repeating words at the end of each line in a certain order. Pretty tricky to lay out and write, but I've gotten it finished at least. 94Please respect copyright.PENANA1dYCQ3DUon
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As always, thank you lovelies! Hugs to all of you!copyright protection90PENANAnVKyiXb8W4

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Did you know that you’ve driven me out of my mind?copyright protection90PENANAaglMnBtwj1

But instead of crying about it, this just means I can focus on me.copyright protection90PENANA2GWNefKpoH

I’m sick of watching my mouth all the time around you,copyright protection90PENANAuKvsfwn7Jx

you’ve suddenly turned me into something violent; just look at this.copyright protection90PENANAfUNAGbc9Hw

But I’m still struggling to accept the way things are now.copyright protection90PENANAbKc8xrniRL

I’ve gotten to used to these bladed words and I’m so tired of it.copyright protection90PENANA0lvvNL2aTM

I’ve been pushed far enough, and I just can’t stand it,copyright protection90PENANAI8GvJmHWwo

so I’m telling you to let me erase you from my mind.copyright protection90PENANAsH9FPG6dZX

I’m throwing myself a pity party and I don’t even care now.copyright protection90PENANAY0juw6gyh9

I was always happy when you were with me,copyright protection90PENANAkZi1v1ncYU

but now I know that I can’t comprehend this,copyright protection90PENANABrBK6qrdDr

and I’m sick of arguing only to be brought down by you.copyright protection90PENANAbCru7XBnwT

I thought that we’d be together forever, but I just didn’t know you.copyright protection90PENANAxRTPSoRgBQ

I know this isn’t right even though I don’t quite understand all of it,copyright protection90PENANAadhLXncpBQ

but all I know is that I won’t be able to go through with this.copyright protection90PENANAQMtihAgSXM

When you’re not right by my side, I don’t even mind.copyright protection90PENANAMvEFkw4cMG

You were so sweet, until the day that you didn’t need me.copyright protection90PENANA2XTjIRHVgj

I can’t keep holding onto something that isn’t real, so we’re done now.copyright protection90PENANAM76fqnPHgN

Finally accepted that I can stand on my own and live in the nowcopyright protection90PENANAt2i8HDEMPr

instead of lingering on my past mistakes and trying catch up to you.copyright protection90PENANAsSolc7cT3t

If you keep treating me like a toy, then you’re nothing but a piece of meat to me.copyright protection90PENANAdPBj52GVJW

You still have everything you stole from me and you’ve run away with it.copyright protection90PENANAIdZ1lHF0tv

Now I’m beyond mad, so this is me giving you a piece of my mindcopyright protection90PENANAsVnRhzYtt2

because how am I supposed to have known that you would do this?copyright protection90PENANAXGSzZXBGSl

You have to actually love me if you want all of this.copyright protection90PENANADByCDUjiUM

If you choose me, there will be no more turning back nowcopyright protection90PENANANmIadZKctd

because I hate that you’re always so foggy-minded.copyright protection90PENANAfrT70T4CzX

I used to think that I should throw my life away for you,copyright protection90PENANAYcywObr8ul

but now they tell me to buy more meds at this point I’ll try it,copyright protection90PENANAVhIEsWDc97

because I’m still depressed, and it’s like you tried to kill me.copyright protection90PENANAqoyjvzdAbM

These cotton candy memories are bittersweet to me,copyright protection90PENANAxaZ6GOi7WM

and this roller coaster can’t get any higher than this.copyright protection90PENANAtS4bww8aJh

I used to love this carnival, but now I can’t stand it.copyright protection90PENANAh9FPtboGLA

Whenever you call me stupid for the things I do now,copyright protection90PENANAtjKsqrgIzd

I remember that you’ve only ever made me change for you.copyright protection90PENANAv26AeC6mMQ

Before you tore me down, I used to use my heart instead of my mindcopyright protection90PENANAE4ZjTsvi8g

I can’t bet my heart on it, but I hope you still love me even now.copyright protection90PENANASBAD404lJD

You linger with me, but I told myself that I’m done with this.copyright protection90PENANAzfGFPUiWh5

I keep thinking I know you, but you always change your mind.copyright protection90PENANAMV9Lf2eKkm

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