Bloodstained BannerO don't say you can't see their gun's unjustly fire,Bloodstained Banner6 hours ago in Free Verse More Like This
So proudly we hail at the SWAT team's last break in,
Whose broad shields and bright shots through the angry crowd,
O'er the rooftops we watched, were so brutally killing?
And the citizen's red glare, the tear gas bursting in air,
Gave proof through the night that our flag was never there;
O say does that blood-stained shirt yet wave,
O'ver the land of the slaves and the home of the executioners?
On the streets dimly seen through the mists of tears
Where the cops' armored vehicles remain in tense vigilance,
What is that which the breeze, o'er the sniper's long barrel,
As it silently blows and a pedestrian's skull explodes?
Now it catches the gleam of the morning's first corpse,
The gore reflected now shines in puddles on the streets:
'Tis the white roses for the dead, O! long may it grieve
O'er the land of the prisoners and the home of the wardens.
And where is that donkey who so vauntingly swore
That the havoc of drug war and terribl
sightDon't confuse forgiveness for trust, I try not to hate or judge anyone, but until I can trust my self to forgive the ones I love, I cannot trust my self to fall in love, its true that my heart bleeds for seven billion people, and I forgive them for their atrocities against each other, but the cracks in my heart remain, because no amount of forgiveness can ever restore the trust that once was, and it hurts knowing that I may never love someone wholly again, but it hurts less than the first time.sight6 hours ago in Free Verse More Like This
In meinem SchossSeht mich an, ich bin ein Tor,In meinem Schoss7 hours ago in Free Verse More Like This
Ich mich dem Leid nicht verschliess,
In diesem Stand ich erfror,
Bleib verwehrt dem Paradies,
Ihr habt Recht, ich hab die Wahl,
Doch verlegt den Stimmzettel,
Ich weiss gut, das klingt banal,
Doch Wahrheit bleibt der Bettel,
…sie bleibt und ruht in meinem Schoss,
Meinem Schoss, der dunklen Grube,
Der Kopf dort schläft, wenn er nicht pocht,
Der Kerker, dann gute Stube…
Lacht mich an, ihr lacht mich aus,
Will fliessen mit der Schwerkraft,
Doch häng mich nur an ihr auf
Und bleib kalt wie Kerzenwachs,
Nur ein Blick, was denkt ihr bloss?
Der Schutzwall wird geschliffen,
Nackt auf See und nur mein Floss,
Das Inseln wird umschiffen,
…ich bleib und ruh in meinem Schoss,
Meinem Schoss, der dunklen Grube,
Der Kopf dort schläft, wenn er nicht pocht,
Der Kerker, dann gute Stube…
UntitledAs I walked through the woodUntitled11 hours ago in Free Verse More Like This
I was stopped by curiosity
For there in front of where I stood
Was a little sapling tree
So, as any of sound mind would do
I crouched for a spell to talk
After a polite “pleased to meet you”
I said, “You my friend, have paused my walk
I must ask you why you put your stakes here
Overshadowed by giants of your own kind”
He replied, “lean close and lend an ear;
My time in the dark may be long, but light I’ll find
Trials aren’t forever; with each day their end is nearer
If I made my bed in soft soil, I’d uproot easily
So that is why I’m here growing patiently”
Satisfied, I bid him goodbye, and with his insight, I saw clearer
UntitledToday I took my time I took awayUntitled9 hours ago in Free Verse More Like This
from my hidden pain and said good day
from all the things that I keep that I won't share
all the things that cause me pain and now I shut my eyes
its time for me rest my mind
Undress MeIs thatUndress Me11 hours ago in Free Verse More Like This
what they said?
Or is it just
what you heard?
DrownThe weight is back againDrown13 hours ago in Free Verse More Like This
Ropes ensnare me
Drag me down once again.
I'm drowning one last time
No one left to drag me out
No strength left in my frigid bones.
Who will fix me now?
I'm a wreck
Sunken in the lake
'Don't let me drown!'
I screamed until my liquid fate silenced me
Cutting off the last shreds of my hope
And the weight eagerly pulled me into its awaiting grasp.
There was no fight
I embraced it
Was the last time
I let me drown.
A (slightly offensive?) PoemWhat if Hitler had wanted everyone to have blue hair and blonde eyes?A (slightly offensive?) Poem14 hours ago in Free Verse More Like This
Then would Anne Frank have dyed her hair aqua
If Martin Luther King Jr. was shot before the 'I Have A Dream' speech, would someone else have
If the gender of most rapists was female,
how would boys fight back?
If your mother was a different race than she is now,
what color would you be?
Pink? Tan? Salmon? Peach?
Why do colors matter?
What if, instead of African-Americans,
America had discriminated against people who had sunflowers in their gardens instead of
Then they could have simply planted tulips and no one would have died.
.being around you is like magic.14 hours ago in Free Verse More Like This
you switch off the overwhelming fear
that consumes the words on my teeth
the things that i desperately want to scream
but don't because everything will start
all the bad ideas
all the violent feelings
all the disgusting thoughts in my brain
i'm so comfortable
around you and
it's not good
one day i'll slip up
it'll be jailbreak
and all the prisoners
of my mind will break loose
you'll be disgusted
with the monster inside
eyes of seai see his eyes of sea,eyes of sea14 hours ago in Free Verse More Like This
rushing through my eyes
of trees and down to the roots,
they push into me;
he is cold water pulsing through my veins,
he is sorting through the driftwood of my past-
find me, find me- pull me from the ground,
bring me to your bed, and lay me down...
his fingertips are like magic,
power stirring through me,
i will always let him have me;
with his hands, his arms, his legs, his chest,
his knees, his feet, that face~ with him,
i am open to a whole world of
love and risks and pain,
a new kind of light to wake
up to in the morning;
i want to scream his name...
and like a window that never shuts,
my mind, it never closes, not on him,
i want everything and i want him-
to want everything from me, too
WingsI heard a crow cawWings15 hours ago in Free Verse More Like This
and a flutter of wings,
But when I looked all I saw
was a dark haired girl walking away.
Cyber Knife (Ultraviolet Ultra-violent)As the long wave Gamma rays fragmented my brainCyber Knife (Ultraviolet Ultra-violent)15 hours ago in Free Verse More Like This
I felt the space around me open
I felt my mind become multi-faceted
Time felt as if it were moving with the fluidity of cracking an egg open
It moved slow and fast
Surged through my nervous tissue
And I was stronger than strength
I was weak
I was a vessel
And I could feel something
Channeling through me
More than the electrical storm
It felt as if God were strumming on the strings of my brain tissue
Maybe I've become something
Not of this world
Forever comes faster here
afterimageShe leans against the space between rooms, against the door, one hand upon the latch, other a hooked finger posed, switching on occasion to pointing towards you, beckoning you with a call that requires no trace of vocalization neither on her part nor yours. Of course you follow, enticed as you would, never one for saying no, used to having it all offered to you for doing very little.afterimage8 hours ago in Free Verse More Like This
And as you entered you see she broadcasted to you nothing more than a mere after image of when she had been there, already taken to the sky, the window long opened beforehand, tricked you good, followed her illusionary breadcrumb , the promise of copulation with a rose but all that occurred were a trail of afterimage, leaves lying to you in a trail…making up what you thought you could obtain…you followed no more than a projected ghost…to where the true body had escaped from…that open window
UntitledYou are worriedUntitled10 hours ago in Free Verse More Like This
Something is wrong with me
I tell you i'm doing fine but in my mind I
knows i'm close to fallin
and i know you care
but nothing is wrong with me
UntitledLate night musings of the insomniacUntitled11 hours ago in Free Verse More Like This
Floating imagination without track
But still stringed at the wrist to the ground
High enough to hear the sound
Of the whirring cosmos, the shooting star
Yet near enough to the earth, not so far
So as to not lose perspective of who we are
VentingVoices a whisperVenting15 hours ago in Free Verse More Like This
Why shout when we’re so close?
The shushed tones as we held eachother
Yet each sylable was loud in my head
A hammer pounding metal on an anvil
Each word stained on my mind in hopefull ignorance
The truths that we told all turned to lies
Futures now broken to shattered hopes
Jagged ends cutting at the strings of my heart
Now nothing to hold it, it drops
Droping like a stone into my stomach
It is hard to hide the pain when I see you smile
Missing the smell that lingered on your hair
The melody of your voice, your laugh
Most of all the comfort that came in your touch
My soul is pained by the loss of you
My one true fear now come to life
I am beaten, broken
But not defeated
Not while I cling to an ounce of hope
Until that last string is cut I hang by a thread
Nothing in life worth having is easy
I know this to be true
I am a fighter, a warrior, and a survivor
To far have I come to throw it all away without an effort
Reconciliation; a word that has more meaning then e
Bound By a BondWhen we're hereBound By a Bond15 hours ago in Free Verse More Like This
You are just you
There are no proceedings
I never think of you in any other context
You are only real here
In these moments we share
Nothing worries me
You hold a power over me
The power to make a room fade into nothing
Your voice becomes the center stage
Your eyes do a dance with mine
The only time our dance falters is when I cannot bear to be in step with such fierce beauty
I look down and turn away
I bite my lip and force my voice to be steady
I don't even know your first name
I've held off from asking because I'm scared to know you
To know that when we aren't together you exist somewhere else
For someone else
That scares me
I'm dying to believe you exist for me
I'm in heavy denial
You don't force me to be honest
I think you might know how I feel
You don't even want to deal with it
Just like me
I think we have both come to realize that our potential is too powerful
There is so much that we are capable of together
Neither of us
Even WhenYour hair, soft and black.Even When16 hours ago in Free Verse More Like This
Even though I know it's brown, I like to tease.
Your lips full and warm.
Even though we know cold kisses are the best.
Your body and the way it curves to mine.
Even in funny positions we cuddle.
The feeling of your skin, soft and smooth.
Even if it's a little prickly.
Your nose and how it fits against my neck.
Even when it's crinkled at my gross antics.
The way your eyes sparkle.
Even when I can't see them.
The way you say my name.
Even when I can't hear it.
The way you love me.
Even when times are hard.
The way you laugh at my stupid jokes.
Even when I know they aren't funny.
The way you make my heart race.
Even if you're not around.
The way you still take my breath away.
Even if I didn't have asthma.
The way you chase away the pain.
Even when you are hurting as well.
The ways you love me and I love you.
Even when there are to many to count.
20070204 02:41 SundayIt's a year20070204 02:41 Sunday15 hours ago in Free Verse More Like This
I count it as a year already because he was suffering this time last
My heart aches afresh
All these days
The pit of my stomach wouldn't ease
I was kissing him a year ago
Praying for him
I need strength
It's a year and I struggle with how alone it feels
On the other end, can he see me?
Can he feel my pain?
Please send me strength
So high I'm looking upon the Earth
Watching it revolve
Round and round
Where will I land when I hit the ground?
Why did one get shot in the face while the other sleeps with no fleeting image of a dream?
One struggles with every step
Carries his past everywhere he goes
The other lives in a dream
Floating on a cloud
American Apparel Zip-Up HoodiesIts one of those things that everyone participates in but always feel like they are the only onesAmerican Apparel Zip-Up Hoodies16 hours ago in Free Verse More Like This
Like falling in love
Or being lonely
There's the sunny yellow one that makes a dreary classroom shine like the pinnacle of the universe
There's the bright coral pink one that keeps a girl warm when she sits on the floor
Her back to the building
She looks like bubblegum stuck to a wall
The hazy grey one that is like the smoke hanging in the air at a cafe in Amsterdam
There's the raspberry red one that is so hard to look at
Reminds me of live birth videos in sex ed
It fills my eyes in a dreadful way
Like watching the blood gently drip out of a little girl's body
It's aborted baby juices from Mother Mary and Our Savior is never coming to save us
The cool mint green one same as my lacy thong from Victoria's Secret
It makes my tongue tingle in sheer desire
It's my childhood summers
Walking to Thrifty's to get a mega scoop of mint chip iced cream
It's the eyes of a fantas
Cheshire MoonI was walking at night in FevrierCheshire Moon16 hours ago in Free Verse More Like This
La Lune but a grin from the Cheshire Cat
When he hangs around
The stars twinkle brighter
I'm chancing glances
La Da Da Da
Like we're secret lovers
It's crisp and it's clear
La Da Da Da
I can make the outline of his ears
I wish the Queen and I were scheduled for tea
A moment so majique was meant for Her Majesty
We are alone
Just his grin and me
I'm happy but lonely
It is true
If anyone else saw him
I wish it was you
I Couldn't Say No (The Addict)To the people that push me to the edge of oblivionI Couldn't Say No (The Addict)16 hours ago in Free Verse More Like This
To those that demand more of me
For those that know I could do better
And for those that think I could do worse
I never let you see me cry
But tilt my head back and laugh
In the end I just couldn't say no
My admittance and acceptance has led me down a path to a place I don't recognize
That is okay with me
Even familiar places are unrecognizable now