They're Just Poems About Life

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They're just poems about life. I'm writing about life as I live it, because life is first-hand knowledge, experiences that teach and sights that awe and inspire.
I want to reflect on society, on the self, on pain and emotions and desires that lead to good and bad decisions.
I hope you can relate.

Table of Contents

The Start

Submitted: September 15, 2016

A new start - it's not impossible, nothing is. Read Chapter

Mummy

Submitted: September 15, 2016

Mummy - a poem detailing the relationship of a mother and son. Read Chapter

Baby

Submitted: September 16, 2016

Inspired by William Blake's Songs of Innocence and Experience. Baby is a self-explanatory poem that shows us how the innocence of children acts as a shield against the dark demons of life. It follows the notion that babies can see the impossible because of innocence, and that innocence radiates to help those in need. Read Chapter

Mrs Heckler

Submitted: September 16, 2016

A poem that challenges society and it's outlook on people who think 'differently' or outside the box and are labelled annoying, loud, etc - in this case a 'heckler'. Cheers to all the creative minds! Read Chapter

Interlude

Submitted: September 16, 2016

Let's stop shrugging our world problems off with just another hashtag, let's get up and out there and change the world. Note: this poem subjects the minority, the people I see sending tweets about major disasters and then forget about it the next day. If you have the courage to tweet it, you should the courage to act upon it. Read Chapter

Lover

Submitted: September 18, 2016

A note to a forgotten love. Read Chapter

The Searcher

Submitted: October 04, 2016

A poem about searching for love. Read Chapter

The Horizon

Submitted: October 05, 2016

A poem that details old life guiding new life. Dreams are not impossible, anything in life can be achieved. Read Chapter

Demon

Submitted: October 07, 2016

What is the identity of that who kills the world? Read Chapter

Angel

Submitted: October 07, 2016

A carry on from 'Demon' which shows the balance of the human self. We are evil, but we are so good at the same time. Read Chapter

Laugh It Off

Submitted: October 19, 2016

People will have misconceptions of you, they'll label you and put you down. Read Chapter

Let Go

Submitted: October 19, 2016

Letting go of the past. Looking forward to the future. Read Chapter

Those Times Never Die

Submitted: October 27, 2016

Doesn't it suck when you come to the realization that you no longer have to sneak out to drink? This poem is about holding onto that youth. Read Chapter

Shower Memories

Submitted: November 07, 2016

This poem is about when you wake up after the night before and you just lie there, but you regret none of it! Read Chapter

Gift

Submitted: November 12, 2016

You're a gift in a giftbox we call life. Things may feel rough now, but it all works itself out in the end. Read Chapter

Stretch

Submitted: November 13, 2016

It's about looking around you and knowing that you're headed into a life of eat, work, sleep repeat. It's about stretching your arms to the impossible to finds lifes' true purpose. Read Chapter

Definitive

Submitted: December 02, 2016

Be definitive. Read Chapter

Boy Meets World

Submitted: December 04, 2016

It's all about the path from childhood to adulthood. Don't tread on hot-coals, instead walk the grass. Read Chapter

First Day of My Life

Submitted: July 24, 2017

A song about starting over, about healing. Read Chapter


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