The Devil's Quill

What I need

Jack dePoortere

January 26, 2016

I need a rock No A mountain To which I may chain my sorrows Their burden too much For one pair of shoulders Already broken What I need is a soul To guide mine Out of my misery Clairvoyant Loving What I need is...

The girl with stars in her skull

Jack dePoortere

January 18, 2016

Constellations spinning in her head Her eyes galaxies Twisting


Jack dePoortere

January 4, 2016

When you look With eyes heavy in mourning And your tears swelled to burst Remember There's more to life And like the rain drops They will fall But the storm will pass one day So when your faith is tested And your...


Jack dePoortere

December 5, 2015

The language Of the suns in your heaven Doesn't reach my ears The stars That survive the blackness Keep getting dimmer The words When they drift off your lips Get lost somewhere In deep space


Jack dePoortere

November 16, 2015

From the ash Rise anew my Phoenix Through toil and hardship Pain and sorrow From the ash Rise anew My Phoenix Out from your darkness Out from your cloak of shadow With waves of bright flame From the ash Rise anew My...


Jack dePoortere

November 12, 2015

Alone Amidst the nameless faces Lost and scared Groping for some familiarity He the lonesome drifter The dust in the wind Knows no home And has only ever known his family Ages ago In a past life As this one drifts...


Jack dePoortere

October 28, 2015

The brick wall He smashes his head against Yelling to himself For normality The fork in the road where He must choose his new beginning Fogged by disillusions Screaming in his ears This is the end The road stops here Your...

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