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Don't Tell Me

written by: Robbie Masso

@robbie.masso

 

Don’t tell me it’s okay to sleep,
for I will sleep forever.
My bed is made of sand.

Don’t tell me it’s okay to cry,
for I will cry until I’m dry.
My waterfalls are endless.

Don’t tell me it’s okay to sin,
for I will sin in excess.
My veins will collapse.

Don’t tell me it’s okay to feel,
for I will feel until it kills me.
My empathy will be my assassin.

Don’t tell me it’s okay to love,
for I will love too much.
My heart will grow too large.

Don’t tell me it’s okay to write,
for I will write everything I see.
My mouth will never open again.

Don’t tell me it’s okay to die,
for I will die tonight.
My will has your name in it.

Robbie Masso

Robbie Masso

Aspiring writer influenced by the likes of Charles Bukowski, Hunter S. Thompson, Ernest Hemingway, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Jim Morrison, Bob Dylan, Langston Hughes, etc.
Robbie Masso

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