Tools of violence

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#NaBloPoMo #18: An awakening of sorts

Sometimes I regret this youth's rude awakening. I am lost to an unknown world, banished to roam it alone, unknowable cannot relate this viewpoint I have, straddling converging, conflicting thoughts and hopes, constantly muted by each and every world, all corners that conflate only in the instances to tell me I am wrong, perverse, without [...]

Unholy War. Float Away. Reconsider. Realise. Goodbye.

Some unholy war lyrics in my head It all floats away like blossom in water Like blossom in spring It all floats away Disintegrates Like the eyes of field mice Your stares cut me to ice [Yours glitter like snow crystals Full of the same filled promises that lay unfilled in my sink of dirty [...]

I’m in Love with a Liar and a Coward.

I'm in love with a liar & a coward Who is a perpetual man-baby carting around a new love-sick puppy A faker of the highest degree Pledging innocent ignorance as he flees Into their shared lair with all their cultural cool flair Her only appeal, to your incessant search for youthful zeal is her proximity [...]

An Eternal Lover’s Rhetorical Questions:

It's only been a week and I wonder how you sleep, whether it's covered in rays of fluorescent light, lonely like me or within a new lovers huddle? Whose life is enhanced by your insight? Whose creativity is a newly welcomed frivolous flight? Whose lives will be within our muddled history's puddle? Will she be [...]

Implosion of Love

My love for you rages with the strength of a thousand burning suns. But all suns are acutely aware of their own mortality, life span + The destruction that will ensue in it's wake. Once the universal light switch is flicked off. I always see you in profile many half-faces so many expressions, emotions + [...]

Poem early morning’s prayer, pleas, wants and needs.

This came to me as I lay my head to sleep, around 3am, I've tried to keep it as close in structure as when I wrote it. I miss the sanity and free space we had, The easy negotiations. Sharing ourselves so easily it went unseen, And now we walk in phantom mists like unknowing, [...]