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Can I Get A Refill?

By Grotesque  (booksie.com)

A poem I wrote the other day when I was feeling a little under the weather. As always, feedback is appreciated! Enjoy!

Poetry | Updated May 7, 2011 | Reads: 7 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 1
Tags: Dark,Poetry,Humor,Drugs,Drug,Abuse,Pill,Pills,Medicine,Sick,Sickness,Society,Human,Loneliness,Desperation,Depression,Madness,Insanity,Misery,Pain

The Anchor

By Lostinthisloneliness  (booksie.com)

this anchor pulls me down.

Poetry | Updated Apr 30, 2011 | Reads: 1 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 0
Tags: Alone,Sinking,Suicide,Cutting,Loneliness,Sadness,Desperation,Relief

UNEMPLOYMENT (I) (a Diamante)

By Philip Roberts  (booksie.com)

A diamante-style poem about the horrors of modern-day unemployment.

Poetry | Updated Apr 12, 2011 | Reads: 2 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Poverty,Unemployment,Degraded,Downtrodden,Begging,Pleading,Failing,Beaten,Belittled,The,Forgotten,Hopelessness,Helplessness,Despair,Desperation

the_flowers

An Epistle Of A Traveler

By The Flowers  (booksie.com)

The poem, "An Epistle of a Traveler" tells the story of love, desperation and agony of a metaphorically constructed protagonist, "The Traveler". I would love to receive feedback from you!

Poetry | Updated Apr 10, 2011 | Reads: 1 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 0
Tags: Epistle,Traveler,Love,Lust,Poem,Agony,Desperation

CBD (I) (a Diamante)

By Philip Roberts  (booksie.com)

A diamante about the gloominess about heartless, soulless Melbourne.

Poetry | Updated Mar 23, 2011 | Reads: 0 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Melbourne,Footscray,Maribyrnong,Misery,Poverty,Suffering,Helplessness,Homelessness,Hopelessness,Despair,Desperation,Australia

THE CITY (I) (a Diamante)

By Philip Roberts  (booksie.com)

A diamante about the gloominess about heartless, soulless Melbourne.

Poetry | Updated Mar 23, 2011 | Reads: 2 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Melbourne,Footscray,Maribyrnong,Misery,Poverty,Suffering,Helplessness,Homelessness,Hopelessness,Despair,Desperation,Australia

AUSTRALIA (a Diamante)

By Philip Roberts  (booksie.com)

Another Diamante verse about the awfulness of Australia if you are poor.

Poetry | Updated Mar 23, 2011 | Reads: 1 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Melbourne,Footscray,Maribyrnong,Misery,Poverty,Suffering,Helplessness,Homelessness,Hopelessness,Despair,Desperation,Australia

Justice Through Weary Eyes

By Aequitas  (booksie.com)

If you spent twenty years hunting down the one that killed the love of your life... how would you deal your justice. Sam Lightwood is growing old, but has finally found the man he has been hunting for twenty long years. Its judgment day.

Short Story | Updated Feb 21, 2011 | Reads: 2 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 2
Tags: Justice,Sorrow,Sadness,Desperation,Revenge,Rage,Love,Loss

THREE EVIL HARRIDANS

By Philip Roberts  (booksie.com)

Written during a moment of near-suicidal depress, eleven years ago.

Poetry | Updated Feb 10, 2011 | Reads: 1 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Hopelessness,Homelessness,Helplessness,Despair,Stress,Desperation,Depression

WORK-A-DAY BLUES

By Philip Roberts  (booksie.com)

A song about being working class, which I wrote c.1979.

Poetry | Updated Feb 6, 2011 | Reads: 0 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Working,Class,Hopelessness,Helplessness,Despair,Poverty,Desperation,Australian,Fascism,Liberal,Party,Lib-nats,National,Alp,Labor

POLICE STATE OF THE NATION

By Philip Roberts  (booksie.com)

Another poem about the regime of that monstrous madman Jeff Kennett!

Poetry | Updated Feb 1, 2011 | Reads: 0 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Jeff,Kennett,Australian,Fascism,Victorian,American,Japanese,Tourism,Poverty,Desperation,Hopelessness,Helplessness

DAY LABOURER BLUES

By Philip Roberts  (booksie.com)

Song from the 1970s or early 1980s about the horrors of being working class in a fascist society.

Poetry | Updated Jan 31, 2011 | Reads: 0 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Working,Class,Slavery,Australian,Fascism,Alp,Labor,Party,Liberal,Lib-nats,National,Hopelessnes,Helplessness,Despair,Desperation

BORN LOSERS,

By Philip Roberts  (booksie.com)

Don't you know that Beggars can't be choosers, Cause we're all born losers?

Poetry | Updated Jan 30, 2011 | Reads: 3 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 1
Tags: Hopelessness,Homelessness,Helplessness,Despair,Destitution,Desperation,Australian,Aborigines

SMILING ASSASSINS

By Philip Roberts  (booksie.com)

While backbenchers in Australian politics get $131,900 a year tax-free, the unemployed get less than $12,000 to live on. If this is insufficient CentreLink will laugh in your face as you beg for help. And unlike other countries, if you cannot pay your rent and move into the streets in...

Poetry | Updated Jan 29, 2011 | Reads: 0 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Unemployment,Poverty,Despair,Helplessness,Homelessness,Hopelessness,Centrelink,Desperation,Destitution

REASON TO LIVE, A

By Philip Roberts  (booksie.com)

Existential poem about life and death.

Poetry | Updated Jan 27, 2011 | Reads: 0 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Existentialism,Life,And,Deatrh,Philosophy,Despair,Hopelessness,Helplessness,Desperation


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