..........It's in the midst of winter.The wind whistles its song.The flowers I loved and cherished,All but their memory is gone.The trees are dressed like crystalAs snowflakes fill the air.Winter has a special beautyThat is beyond compare.But the cold nips at the fingers,Puts a...
and i see you. thank you for waking me up. I am only next and so i wait. i hope you pick me but im so sure she'll be your trailer baby. And ill have to nap until twelve, put aside a little weed and a few drinks and shower again
....using my phone for light my tippy toes. my...
Within my mind
Point of origin returned
Alcohol may be
The relief I find
Soaking my insides
In a salty brine
But you're still blind
Why am I the one
Always left behind
finger to the trigger
Tooth to the rind
I bite the hand
I kill the...
I wrote this some time ago about someone from very long ago. I was going through my old poems and when I came to this one, I kept reading it over and over again. The person I wrote this about doesn't have any place in my life now and I rarely think of her so, the moment has...
writing about you
You aren't worth a single page in the book that is my life
Nor an excerpt, yet I keep writing
Writing about the trail of destruction that was left in your wake
Leading men on and leaving them behind
Sundays you lift your hands to God in praise
The rest of...
just reading other stories that relate to me but I really REALLY needed some feedback on poetry so here goes:
**Ramblings of a Muslim Catholic**
---God came to the prophet Mohammed,
His poetry my apostolic creed,
The Qur'an my tabernacle of life,
Upon this rock I will build...
by a coldness in the reflection of my own eyes.
As if they know something I refuse to believe.
Like he's daring me to see beyond the lies.
I've written poetry about chess,
as a central metaphor for the way I go about living life.
I confess that I like Knights the best.
Blessed in pain,
Dying in vain,
Tainted by love,
Protected by hate,
Angels fall first,
Now it's too late,
Hiding scars of blood smeared years,
Saddened faces all around,
Listening to that chilling sound,
Screams of terror fall apart...
Wool pulled over eyes
Distraction breeds distraction
Keep the citizens blind
Keep them fat and happy
Right up till they die
Ship them off to FEMA camps
Or shot down in their place
Waking up to swat team's
Assault rifle in your face
No empathy for the human...
that path worth walking now singed..
tireless becomes the body used and frail..
soul slipping out from all ways..
raising life puppet strings in hand..
watching the wires twirl and fray..
not to high a fall to break a bone..
high enough for the bruises to show..
No mountain is too steep,
to bring you out of the heap.
Just lay your cares on the ground,
and soon after you will be found.
Inside your head used to be a war,
the tears of the past is no more.
Now you can rejoice about life,
and put down that sharp knife.
Love the person you are...
you are just a memory and I'm forgetting you, Im standing here on this edge trying to jump, but I can't and probably won't, I'm just sad that I will forget about my love for you, life has separated us and now I must pretend to just be happy, *whispers* with out you
He is trying to escape his cell, The owners are not happy, He is beat and punished, He is rewarded with a treat for good behavior, He is threatened and beat for "bad behavior", "you are a retarded" they say to him, "I love you" they say but they treat him like hate him, at...
to wrap my only baby and then drown him in my pool
to get up off my lazy *** and be the thing i love
jack off to all the pictures of the nakedness i saw
they told me do it bigger then whatever i had dreamed
make my own reality and turn it back on me
Gotta promise you'll keep it..
I fear something I'm good at
Poetry. Can you believe that?
I've grown up in a society to where poetry is feminine
Unless it's coming from someone famous like Eminem
Im at war with myself because of that fear
Feeling like less of a man if my poetry...
This girl wants to die, I remember when I used to live by a knife, but I told her I really try, she is now gone she won't be a mom or a wife, she told me she was happy but it was a lie, she only wanted to die, I can't help but to think she is alive, if she is really gone...
from a day full of weep
You drift away into your own mind
Just to see stuff you never thought you could find
It's not all peaceful and happiness though
As evil thoughts and nightmares can begin to grow
Haunting, unbreakable fear
Caused by these nightmares you can't steer...
it's how this song starts but it makes me think who is she and will she love me back? I'm a fool because I would love everyone, or even anyone, love is my torment, Im not good enough for anyone, maybe that's why all the girls I gave my heart to choose to throw it away, I...
A thousand 'likes'. A thousand comments. A thousand tweets of the same breakfast while we marvel at coincidence.
Because I matter.
Following you following me a thousand times for a thousand disciples; the next more important than the last. A favorite book/song/quote/movie...
.......To see a world in a grain of sand, to hold what falls in your hand. To know the future, but be surprised it takes place as long ago planned. Like an artist takes his tools out to paint. A long lonely walk he takes. Down the path through the holler. Up a hill, pass the...
intended To be the total opposite of what you recommended. With no fancy automobiles plus lack of healthy meals. I should've never took the action depending how one feels. I'm sorry that I never took the time for embracing Stepping up to the plate with...
I'm surrounded by people having a good time
And I try to have a good time
At least look the part
But I'm Charlie Brown
And everyone’s speaking
And I don't understand or care
What they're saying
Because I'm in my mind somewhere
Under the sky
sad, maybe pissed
But this won't take the pain away
Make it through tonight for a brighter day
Please find a new way to cope
And don't you dare think about that rope
You're beautiful with a lot of life left
And don't let the blade be the theft
You know, there's people like...
And as the day broke through
There was nothing you could do.
For of the rain now falling down
A greater value would hit the ground.
From that first dull morning ray
Started with a shard of grey.
Never thought it could evoke
Such an iron fire smoke.
But within that weapon cast...
if people were colors / you would be lilac. once blooming for a short period of time / something i've waited all year to witness. like the tides swirling / as a messy canvass creates art. where the sea meets the setting sun / across the way the beginning of the water, the end of...
I met myself on the street today,
I was looking rather pale.
My eyes were red, my hair unwashed,
I didn't look too well.
I tried to find the courage,
To ask me what was wrong.
I've known myself for quite some time now,
We used to get along.
He looked at me with anger,
Walk with me on
The midnight grass
Shadows hide truth
Of our trespass.
The cloudy covered
Moon rides high
Within our arms
We hold the lie.
On the wind
The only sounding
Of our hearts
On my lips
The scarlet beckoning
Come taste the hell
Unleash our reckoning.
wear purpleWith a red hat which doesn't go, and doesn't suit me.And I shall sit down on the pavement when I'm tiredAnd gobble up samples in shops and press alarm bellsAnd run my stick along the public railingsAnd make up for the sobriety of my youth.I shall go out in my slippers...
the world and still feel like no one cares about you
Do you know how to feel to feel so vulnerable in a situation you have no control over
You feel so lost like life is trapped inside of your body
Like no one hears the thoughts coming from your voice
Everyday feels like...
a small hospital near Tampa Florida, it was believed that he had nothing left of any value. Later when the nurses were going through his meager possessions, they found this poem. Its quality and content so impressed the staff that copies were made and given to every nurse in the...
I have been treated like trash and used like a toy, do I have feelings? are my dreams to much they surpass the ceilings? I guess I can't change my self for the better, I only have to finish this letter, please forgive me I'm a mess, I am a bad person I am worthless, I...
a sight that can make a super nova seem no more than turning a light bulb on with your hand. Worlds formed by words, intertwined like forestry, rooted deeply in my soul. Details divide then unfold amongst themselves like trees, punctuation marks grow at the ends of fully...
A good and civil way to have a fight instead of getting physical….
I wrote your name on sand it got washed.
I wrote your name in air, it was blown away.
Then I wrote your name on my heart & I got Heart Attack.
God saw me hungry, he created pizza.
Waiting for a glimpse or sign
Wondering if I've lost my mind.
Wandering fields of golden grass
Worrying heat that would not pass.
While the seasons slowly turning
Watching peats eternal burning.
Wishing frost to hit the moors
With waves of waters icy shores.
Westerly the skies...
I wrote this one recently. It is the first poem I have finished in a few months.
He Reminded Me of Me Written by, err... Me. :)
I saw a boy of five today
Who reminded me of me
And though time passes in a blink
The boy did not yet see
And his mind was filled with wonder.
Imagine a thirsty moment
Your parched throat needs relief
Now consider me your water
And splash me against your teeth
Feel my soothing coolness
Dance upon your tongue
As I dribble down your throat
From your palette which I have clung
Now take another drink of me
And swirl me in...
Sometimes I wished I'd have toys, other years games.
But I don't really remember when, I wished for a woman in my bed.
Maybe when I was ringing groceries, into a laser eyed counter.
Maybe the first time my car got stuck in a snowy patch in winter.
But I remember the boughs of...
Guarding our essence like an electric fence
Though unintentionally shocking those who touch into loving us
We learn to laugh more freely and cry with meaning
Understanding the difference between heart break and disappointment
Learning to be heart broken by...
I sprinkled him with dust
And up he flew
To his heart's content
He flew past mermaids
Past pirate ships
And treasure coves
A lost boy
Looking for a home
But not quite staying
I glittered him with gold
Shimmered him with amber
Hoping and praying
a rain shower fades away in memory
and the air is thick in aftermath
drenched with memory
as we lay benith the overhang
her lace dress crisp against my cheek
i turn to say something but am
caught up by her distant looking silent revere
the notion of her hand moving along my arm...
Feels like time has slowed down
And I've been left behind
Time knows nothing of heartache it simply moves on without a glance back
As I glance back I'm reminded of what was and teased by what could have been
I hear it around me
The sounds of loneliness
The patters of...