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All the right moves

Take back the city tonight. Take back the city and turn it in to dust. Turn it in to a picture. In to art.

Change the song and rant instead. Burn the letters, throw the rings and run.

You could be happy. Happier than before.

Take back the city and run all the lights. Dont stop at red. Dont start at green.  

Take my hand and keep running

I can’t run as fast. But take it anyway.

We’ll run till we can’t feel our legs

and till our faces go numb with the cold.

We’ll run till our lips start to crack.

Choke back those tears, you silly child.

Don’t let them see you. or us.

Don’t call out his name either. They might hear you, and then they’ll take you back to him and their cruel ways.

And you won’t feel alive again.

You’ll be a box, sitting in the corner of a room on top of a dusty broken table.

You’ll be a dirty broken crumpled box with cobwebs.

Nobody wants that.


Yours truly,

Painted Shadow



I stare at walls hoping that something would guide me to another dimension where everything makes sense. I take life as it comes. I reside in which is now known to be the fastest growing city in the Middle East, Dubai. Surrounded by fake greenery and dusty air, I long for rain. I long for rain to drench my very being, untill i feel nothing but clean and revived. I dream of happy things and i know for certain that Peter pan and pixies and fairies and Santa exists. I know. Because theres no point in not believing. Im a child. I am a grain of sand. I am a speckle of dust in this polluted world. I am a spirit roaming the end of the earth, trying to find that wall. (Read the page Painted shadow for details)

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