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An elegiac reflection on the past and contemplation on the future.
By Francis Jay
A short story about a pessimistic young man burdened with a tedious and depressing life who ends up struggling to survive a hostage situation with an insane psychopath who "just wants to talk".
A set of verses blatantly influenced by Lucretius with dashes of Nietzsche, its screams of amor fati.
When a boy goes to visit his father in prison, he passes the time while waiting for his father to be brought from isolation by talking to an inmate who claims to be something that is beyond reckoning.
By Craig Davison
Rewriting of Pete Seeger's Where have all the flowers gone? Inflicting nihilistic cynical realism upon it. I see flowers, but I don't see any hope. Thirty years of smoking, drinking and womanising could be seen by some as an impediment to the creative process. This variation argues the contrary.
Poetry | Updated Aug 31, 2013 | Reads: 17 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
A traveler wanders through life discovering the power of knowledge, getting deep into the world of thought. The more he reads and the more people he maintains discussions with, the wider his reality becomes, the more he feels he is approaching his peek.
Basically, just tell me how appealing you...
By Vashti Puls
This is a stream of consciousness novel written after I felt betrayed and abandoned by someone whom I trusted and love very much.
By Gabriel Boutros
A somber story of three men wandering the night-time streets of Montreal. Their lives feel meaningless; they fear the relentless passage of time; and they're seeking the ultimate thrill. Not for all tastes.
By Kyle Stead
When everything in life falls apart, it's time to Let It Go.
Have you ever just looked up at the night sky and wondered with a surreal pensiveness what is out there? What exists passed the viel of blackness? Haven't we all? One of the fathoms of the conscious mind is the eternity of space, it confounds us, inspires us, denies the satisfaction of our...
A glimpse of a depressed and nihilistic college student who may or may not be as jaded as she appears to be. She wonders if she's just lazy or devoid of ambition. Her roommate wonders if she's really jaded at all, or if she orchestrates her own self-pity.
By Liam Mcgilligan
A Musing and ramble of a high 13 year old at midnight. I also saw fight club this same day if that makes sense.
Poetry | Updated Aug 13, 2012 | Reads: 6 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 1
By Booze Zombie
A relatively short text detailing a personally developed philosophy, created during my youth and actually used to undo a deep stage of emotional depression.
Just a short metaphor that I think lets us think about life in a different albeit unusual way.
Poetry | Updated Feb 7, 2012 | Reads: 1 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 0
By Craig Davison
A reinterpretation of the Faust myth.