Dark Poetry

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Status: In Progress  |  Genre: Poetry  |  House: Booksie Classic

A place for my darker thoughts so that those that don't want to see don't look.

Cover image: Elijah O'Donnell on Unsplash

Table of Contents

No Guilt-Fest

No Guilt-Fest It’s so easy to get sucked in to the guilt, the self-blame. Should have seen, felt, understood; ... Read Chapter

The Joker!

The Joker! Heath Ledger, now there was a man who knew what it was like to feel depressed. The Joker, a part that ... Read Chapter


Condemnation What exactly have I done? I’m sure that I have never committed one single crime, apart from to let my sadn... Read Chapter

Don't Get Me Wrong

Don’t Get Me Wrong Somehow it seems that I’ve allowed a series of misconceptions to develop around me. I’m not all ... Read Chapter

Two Guys And Me

Two Guys And Me I’m gonna step back in time, maybe ‘guys’ is the wrong term to use. This was the best time and the ... Read Chapter

Abreaction Reaction

Abreaction Reaction “This won’t hurt,” he said, sliding in the needle, thal into the bloodstream. “It will, h... Read Chapter

A Guy I Once Knew

A Guy I Once Knew Perhaps ‘knew’ is an overstatement, as I only saw him when he came calling on my mother, lookin... Read Chapter


Pawns My cats are the unfortunate pawns in a display of power. Chess match tactics; the King and the Knights lay down... Read Chapter


Smile! I can do it, you know, put a smile on my face. You know the sort; that garish, brilliant, upturned splash ... Read Chapter

A Photograph

A Photograph I came across a photograph on the internet today; it made me stop, catch my breath. The likeness was unc... Read Chapter

Lead Weight

Lead weight Sometimes I feel like a balloon on a string. Not one filled with helium that soar up as high as they can ... Read Chapter

Imagine This

Imagine This Close your eyes - don’t you find imagination works better that way? Now let yourself feel that you hav... Read Chapter

Stitch and Sew

Stitch and Sew I’m going back to the ‘stitch and sew’. Pre-holed canvas, charts all marked with symbols, and colore... Read Chapter

Looking At Trees

Looking At Trees   Your timing, as always, is impeccable, at least if you are aiming to kick me when I’m down. ... Read Chapter

Ebony With A Splash Of Red

Ebony With A Splash Of Red   I’m really not feeling it today, unless it’s despair that I’m searching for. The ... Read Chapter