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No Meaning, Just Feeling:

It's all just words across the page
You put them together in an angry rage.
You wanted to get these feelings out
But writing's not what this is about...

You're tired of expressing
How you think you feel.
You'd rather just scream
At least it's real....

No sense or logic
Just raw emotion.
Like the churning waves
Of a sleeping ocean.

Destroy the structure
Of all you say.
Take away the illusions
They get in the way...

Just say what you think
And you might go free.
But maybe this isn't how it's supposed to be...

"Is it really not possible, to scream through words?"


-Chen Yuan Wen, 21st April 2012
Arrr me hearties, there be another bonus release fer ya all t'day.

I'm feelin' right fine and once again, this be another poem from me highschool days, rewritten fer yer readin' pleasure.

When I wrote this one, I remember bein' very frustrated as I was unable to properly convey the kind of feelings I wanted to. To that extent, song would be easier than written word as ya have music ta set tha rhythm, but with words it's more difficult to do.

Still I think the rewritten version flows much better, the old one had far too much swearing and didn't even say much about not sayin' anythin'.

Speakin' of which, I hope yer all ready fer me resurrection comin' in just about 2 days from now. I hope yer all lookin' forward to the return of Chenbeard!

-Captain Chenbeard of the Black Fedora Pirates :iconwordofchen:
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lolnyny Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2012
I love that so much and I agree and understand evry part of this beautiful poem.
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WordOfChen Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2012  Professional Writer
Wow, thank you for reading and enjoying it :3

-Captain Chenbeard of the Black Fedora Pirates :iconwordofchen:
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leelu Featured By Owner May 22, 2012
I really like this poem, in a way it describes what most of my high school experience was like, only more poetic.
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WordOfChen Featured By Owner May 23, 2012  Professional Writer
Arrr thank ye, I can imagine it must be hard. I didn't like highschool that much xD

-Captain Chenbeard of the Black Fedora Pirates :iconwordofchen:
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leelu Featured By Owner May 23, 2012
I'm just happy to be free of it's grip. College has much less stupid people disrupting class. XD
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WordOfChen Featured By Owner May 23, 2012  Professional Writer
Well...that depends xD

Sometimes...well.....myeh =P

-Captain Chenbeard of the Black Fedora Pirates :iconwordofchen:
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leelu Featured By Owner May 23, 2012
Well, they're not as overt here as they were in high school, anyways. XD
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WordOfChen Featured By Owner May 23, 2012  Professional Writer
Aye, that's true ^^

-Captain Chenbeard of the Black Fedora Pirates :iconwordofchen:
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leelu Featured By Owner May 23, 2012
Indeedly so. XD
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noorelven Featured By Owner May 17, 2012
True it is a lot more difficult to express all facets of emotions in just words, but when done properly, the result is more powerful than song, music, dance all put together.
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WordOfChen Featured By Owner May 23, 2012  Professional Writer
Aye I agree with that. The scream of emotion is sometimes the most important ^^

-Captain Chenbeard of the Black Fedora Pirates :iconwordofchen:
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noorelven Featured By Owner May 24, 2012
:D
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TexasDreamer01 Featured By Owner May 13, 2012
It's all about the presentation.
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WordOfChen Featured By Owner May 17, 2012  Professional Writer
Arrr indeed it is ^^

-Captain Chenbeard of the Black Fedora Pirates :iconwordofchen:
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bairdduvessa Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2012
i write that way allot of time.
no meaning
just shouting whatever comes out :)
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WordOfChen Featured By Owner May 2, 2012  Professional Writer
Aye, that can be a blessing sometimes :3

-Captain Chenbeard of the Black Fedora Pirates :iconwordofchen:
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bairdduvessa Featured By Owner May 2, 2012
agreed, it is like Freudian "Free Association" it allows us to say what we want to say, because if we think we might censor ourselves.
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WordOfChen Featured By Owner May 2, 2012  Professional Writer
Didn't know that, haha, I might have to look that term up ^^

-Captain Chenbeard of the Black Fedora Pirates :iconwordofchen:
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bairdduvessa Featured By Owner May 2, 2012
cool
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adeh999 Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Like it - it flows nicely and gets the point across well
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WordOfChen Featured By Owner May 2, 2012  Professional Writer
Arrr thank ye so kindly fer enjoyin' ^^

-Captain Chenbeard of the Black Fedora Pirates :iconwordofchen:
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willtommo Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2012  Hobbyist
Very nice piece, although your pirate style idiolect in the description is actually, quite disturbing...
I kid I kid, I like pirates... well, except for the modern ones.

This is a really nice segment of your own poetry mind that you have offered to us here. Im sure everyone with even half a poetic mind will recognise this. I did actually feel some frustration in this piece.
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WordOfChen Featured By Owner May 2, 2012  Professional Writer
Arrr thank ye, it was designed that way, even though it is just a rewrite from what I wrote in high school :3

-Captain Chenbeard of the Black Fedora Pirates :iconwordofchen:
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purplemadness501 Featured By Owner Apr 26, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
iFeel like dat @ timez =P
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WordOfChen Featured By Owner May 2, 2012  Professional Writer
Aye, I can understand that ^^

-Captain Chenbeard of the Black Fedora Pirates :iconwordofchen:
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purplemadness501 Featured By Owner May 2, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Yeaa :)
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Shiatanni Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2012
I love it!
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WordOfChen Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2012  Professional Writer
Arrr thank ye, I'm glad ye enjoyed me work friend ^^

-Captain Chenbeard of the Black Fedora Pirates :iconwordofchen:
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Shiatanni Featured By Owner May 2, 2012
You can call me Shia captain
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WordOfChen Featured By Owner May 13, 2012  Professional Writer
Shia eh? Now that's an interestin' name O_O

-Captain Chenbeard of the Black Fedora Pirates :iconwordofchen:

P.S. Sorry about the slow reply, messages are piled high T^T
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Shiatanni Featured By Owner May 21, 2012
The real name is Shiatanni, it's japanese
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WordOfChen Featured By Owner May 21, 2012  Professional Writer
Never heard of that kind of japanese name. Aren't you from Australia though?

-Captain Chenbeard of the Black Fedora Pirates :iconwordofchen:
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Shiatanni Featured By Owner May 21, 2012
I am but I'm not gonna put my real name up onto a strange website! I'm not that stupid!
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WordOfChen Featured By Owner May 21, 2012  Professional Writer
Yes I figured that xD, but I thought you would pick a more common name. Shiatanni sounds strange. Do you write it with kanji or are you just using romanji? xD

-Captain Chenbeard of the Black Fedora Pirates :iconwordofchen:
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o0SHeeP0o Featured By Owner Apr 22, 2012
i know how, eat mints, and let them dissolve on the tongue, it is equivalent to screaming for me (because i don't take curry) and it also is a good excuse to scream, if you are not known for spicy or minty things
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WordOfChen Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2012  Professional Writer
Aye SHeeP xD. However, mints are nothin', yer tongue be a little sensitive I reckon :3

-Captain Chenbeard of the Black Fedora Pirates :iconwordofchen:
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o0SHeeP0o Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2012
I know, but it really is, expecially to chilly
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WordOfChen Featured By Owner May 5, 2012  Professional Writer
I see :3

-Captain Chenbeard of the Black Fedora Pirates :iconwordofchen:

P.S. I'm clearing old messages, I sincerely apologise for taking so long to reply =__=. I've been absolutely busy :/
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o0SHeeP0o Featured By Owner May 8, 2012
so my family always blames me for not letting them put chilly into every meal
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WordOfChen Featured By Owner May 13, 2012  Professional Writer
Poor SH33P xD

-Captain Chenbeard of the Black Fedora Pirates :iconwordofchen:
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WordOfChen Featured By Owner May 13, 2012  Professional Writer
Awww poor SHeeP

-Captain Chenbeard of the Black Fedora Pirates :iconwordofchen:

P.S. Sorry about the slow reply, messages are piled high T^T
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o0SHeeP0o Featured By Owner May 13, 2012
yeah, and i lost two new phones in 3 days which is VERY depressing
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WordOfChen Featured By Owner May 13, 2012  Professional Writer
Mega fail SHeeP, please be careful >_<

-Captain Chenbeard of the Black Fedora Pirates :iconwordofchen:
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Kurosaki224 Featured By Owner Apr 22, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
This is my favorite poem of yours yet <333 Outstanding Captain!
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WordOfChen Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2012  Professional Writer
Is that so? Thank ye :3 I'm glad ta know ye enjoyed it ^^

-Captain Chenbeard of the Black Fedora Pirates :iconwordofchen:
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Kurosaki224 Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
'tis so :3
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DarlingAngel0565 Featured By Owner Apr 22, 2012  Professional Writer
I love this poem. It is how I have been feeling lately..*sigh*
I espeically love this stanza:

You're tired of expressing
How you think you feel.
You'd rather just scream
At least it's real....


Yet I never will. Another wonderful poem, me Capetian :blackrose:
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WordOfChen Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2012  Professional Writer
Arrr thank ye so much fer enjoyin' me work Angel.

If anything troubles ye mind, feel free ta message me. I'll listen anytime ^^

-Captain Chenbeard of the Black Fedora Pirates :iconwordofchen:
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DarlingAngel0565 Featured By Owner Apr 26, 2012  Professional Writer
You are welcome, me Capetian. Your poems always seem to hold deep meanings to me.

"Thank ye, and I will" ^^
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Moleboi Featured By Owner Apr 22, 2012  Professional Writer
Wish I could pull off a rhyme scheme as good as you, every attempt I've done to date has failed.
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