Tag: poetryisnotdead

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Pale Orchid

Happy people are sickening No one is ever that happy all the time It feels so good to be bad Fighting against the pure I let the rage fester, poisoning my conscious Blistering pustules – The Fear – infect my exterior It used to make me sad To dwell on the things that I have…

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when the smile was genuine

when the smile was genuine

When the smile was genuineCollected all the discontent on my neckChop me up, defenestrate, agitate, lay in waitTuned in to celebrate’Twas a day late, dollar shortDemonstrate the demon’s runWhen a good man goes to warThem Delta blues got nothin’ on meKeep ya head in the past of a life unlitDiseased, knobby knees, if you pleaseColored…

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Zombi

Not the glamorous ghouls from the moviesOr the pending apocalypse from the booksBut the ones who wear monkey suitsPlasters on a fake smileAnd pretends they are not dead insideLike me. I shall never forget the dayThat I lost all hopeSay it out loudCried like an anxious childWho lost their invisible friendRed, puffy eyesSniffles like a…

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