forgiving.I hear the cello's mellow air,forgiving.2 years ago in Free Verse More Like This
I hear the empty space in between
I feel your eyes when they're not here,
I feel your screams against my neck
when you're not there.
the riffs are ripping through the stares
causing you to disappear and
all I want to do is go outside,
in the cool grass.
and sit with you.
I'm all alone,
and not waiting.
I'm all open
so I'll run back to the electric violin case
and hide for days.
here, we don't call it sin.you're nothing to me but the shimmer on my lips.here, we don't call it sin.3 years ago in Concrete Poetry More Like This
like graceful ballerina marbles
gliding through curtain calls
and floating on air currents,
drift in and out of my reality.
as he stood on the edge of sanity's rooftop,
stars balanced on his eyelashes,
he told me horrible things.
like how I saw everything backwards,
and he did too, but I didn't forget it.
easy listening, but trembling vocal chords;
he told me ugly was bone deep,
that the sky wasn't our final resting place,
that our heads were too far in the clouds,
that he'd rather rest with the fish anyway.
but when he jumped from that rooftop,
he took the star
ladyinblue.there's this 'miracle' infectionladyinblue.3 years ago in Free Verse More Like This
that every little girl and boy
searches for in vain
their whole life.
drink a bottle of once upon a time
and go through the motions of disease.
after the fall,
you'll vomit a happily ever after,
the color of a young conductor's bedroom walls.
finding the infection in between
plucks of guitar strings
and jokes about nothing and nowhere.
hummingbirds inside your chest
making time go backwards and inside a swimming pool,
with majestic mermaids
suffering from mental disabilities
and flecks of wood in your lungs
from a campfire you never went to.
while the cure, glowing cobalt blue
from an unwrit
heartrumor.this is abnormal, they sayheartrumor.3 years ago in Free Verse More Like This
they're wrong, abnormal is normal
something in your heart, they say
is this what a broken heart sounds like? I ask
they ignore me, like Abe Lincoln
face now on the pavement
mumbling heart, please little heart
slow down your humming and take a break
I don't want this little crack to ruin you
if you're going to shut down now
do it in the most fantastic way
explode with sparkles and confetti
ooze pink goo with tiny diamonds
in the shape of dinosaurs
let me hold you, mumbling heart
tell me what you have to say
I'll listen, I promise
my ears are yours
they met accidentally.Speak quietly for me, because my vocal chords were frozen solid just by the collision of your lips with mine.they met accidentally.3 years ago in Free Verse More Like This
I can feel the icy dullness of my lack of a personality buzzing through my nerves, causing my teeth to chatter.
Looking into your eyes and getting lost in the colorful array of intensity is the one impulse I'm not ashamed of.
You and the way you hold me so imperfectly makes my life a little less held together and pretty, just the way I like it.
Chaotic and misshapen, our lives meet in the middle and make a ballad, singing of jellyfish and those dastardly little garden gnomes.
I never thought my muscles would feel such a powerful
grammar snob.boys will be boys and girls will be whoresgrammar snob.3 years ago in Urban & Spoken Word More Like This
you can't tell me to change
you know I won't.
I live for the moment
you live for the air.
you hate who I've become
I hate who I've always been.
you feel the pain
I wish I could have felt.
these poems confuse me
I never capitalize unless it's a noun
you know I'm a grammar snob
and it sickens me to think
you love me
because I don't believe in love
no one could convince me
that it's real and that it's true
no one will change who I am.
though I wish they would try.
WeWhile we are wild with youthWe3 years ago in Urban & Spoken Word More Like This
we forget our responsibilities.
While we are sick with age
we forget our memories.
While we are carefree with love
we forget our defenses.
While we are hurt and broken
we forget our love.
We are human.
Mistake ridden and emotion driven.
Self centered and egoistical.
Narcissistic and ignorant.
Weird, strange, and unique.
We are human.