literature

uselessly lamenting the state of things

Deviation Actions

Daily Deviation
Daily Deviation
December 26, 2020
uselessly lamenting the state of things by scheherazades
Featured by SingingFlames
16 Comments
61K Views

Badge Awards

Literature Text

Oh hell


I could have been halfway to nowhere

by now


the rain fell over the hills

and vanished

becoming blades of grass

or yellow flowers


again I am desperate to get out of my body

the habits of hurting are wearing me down

my data is corrupted

I know crazy peace

where was I when the rain fell

over the hills

—I was leaving again


I need to fall in love insanely

there is no other way


I dream up a thousand unsatisfactory men

and kill them all. This week the world is ending

and I am running out of laundry pods. How long

do you love something before you

stop. Still I know this bus route

like the back of my

hand—Stray is in my nature. Do you dare

To say something is good. To say something

is worth loving


where the rain goes after it falls

over the hills

that’s where I'll be


there was a time I wanted nothing more

than to make beautiful things

now I just want to become one before I die

we are living in scary times 
staying home - trying to write, trying to write again, smoking, trying to write some more, giving up and going to bed, repeat
Published:
© 2020 - 2021 scheherazades
Comments16
Join the community to add your comment. Already a deviant? Log In
DannyDrozdov's avatar

Great job with the words

alapip's avatar

I'm gonna watch to see if you write like

this often [uniquely and excellently].

And congrats on the DD! :) pip

BestBabu's avatar

This is amazing. Thank you for sharing your work.

Lionnfart's avatar

“Oh hell


I could have been halfway to nowhere

by now


the rain fell over the hills

and vanished

becoming blades of grass

or yellow flowers”


wow. I’m speechless. So happy to have found you. Congrats on the dd!

LindArtz's avatar

Wonderful writing!!! :clap: !!! Congrats on your well Earned DD!

FOR MY PERSONEL USE ONLY
dialtonepoetry's avatar
:heart: beautiful work here! every line is killing me all over again...
MozartsNemesis's avatar
This is gorgeous. 

"the rain fell over the hills
and vanished
becoming blades of grass
or yellow flowers
again"

I also really like the repetition of this idea throughout the poem. You've managed to to create this whimsically magical background and then contrast it against seemingly mundane events (the bus route, the laundry pods.)
The ending is my favorite part. Well done.
Tiger--eyes's avatar
"again I am desperate to get out of my body
the habits of hurting are wearing me down
my data is corrupted
I know crazy peace
where was I when the rain fell
over the hills
—I was leaving again
I need to fall in love insanely
there is no other way
I dream up a thousand unsatisfactory men
and kill them all..."


god i feel this. gorgeous and desperate.

GuinevereToGwen's avatar
"This week the world is ending
and I am running out of laundry pods."

:love:
palaeochannel6's avatar
I'm bout to throw in the towel because you say it all better
scheherazades's avatar

just throwing stuff into the void and waiting for a sound like the rest of us :heart:

palaeochannel6's avatar
chromeantennae's avatar
i feel this so deeply.
chromeantennae's avatar
Join the community to add your comment. Already a deviant? Log In