Poets Always Lieambrosial fabrications arePoets Always Lie3 years ago in Free Verse More Like This
easier to swallow down when
incandescence is a blessing bestowed
only upon those with silky tongues.
deceptions are beautiful
in the right words
because they are salvation, like a
rapture, they save the sickly,
self-indulgent souls from those
tragedies they used to write on the insides
of childhood notebooks about who
they could never be [themselves]
they rescue them from tremulous
corners and closets, hideaways
where they've grown too akin to
the demons they nurse; and drag
them into a land beautiful enough
to wear light as a second skin
(where lies are never discussed
but always shared)
are so much more comforting
than the absoluteness of reality
because self-resentment is as
natural as a heartbeat to those
who were born breathing and
abhorring and denying all from one
steady gasp of what the existent world
had to offer to them
back then their eyes opened, and
their fingers fumbled, born, they realized
the world wasn't as pretty as promi
Society Won't Fall for YouPlease just resistSociety Won't Fall for You3 years ago in Free Verse More Like This
because all they want to do
is use you.
seem to be changing you
Is that even you
in those shoes?
I've been where you are now
Those type of people want
and you seem to fill that position
Did they know you
before you joined them?
Talk to you?
Even give you the occasional "hello"?
You're falling for society
but society won't fall for you.