you're a complacent sycophant

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Romance  |  House: Booksie Classic

You couldn't pronounce this, let alone anything else.
Scrunched up drawing of a flower
Mindless work - letting our minds go blank, not allowing for the pursuit of any art. So that we become more mindless drones

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You have to turn your head to the left before you can turn it to the right.

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'You just don't give a fuck about anyone else. That's what it is.' he asserted angrily because I'd taken too long. Undesired behaviour met with scorn.

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You're a sycophant, complacent 
I'm a dissident, disguised as a sycophant 

I must lay eyes upon the most grotesque spectacles, but I remain silent and "professional". I must appear to them as grotesque as they to me. The sycophant meets the sycophant. One of a bureaucratic, hierarchical microcosm meets another. Together they suffer each each under masks; with disingenuous, false smiles humour each other.

I'm my narcissist father's and neurotic mother's weird little gypsy son. My bedside book is Brothers Karamozov by Fyodor Dostoevsky, for Christ's sake! What am making here, but an appeal to myself? With great vanity, shamelessly boasting. Disgraceful.

Venus needs her Furs
Mistress of my curse

All aboard the Bebop
Life is just a dream
Gotta make a pop
A hefty fee. Stop.

I like to boast to myself
"At least I'm self-aware."
Unlike those whom have not care

Was too cynical then
To understand impermanence
What will this amount to
My principles, my supposed innocence.

There's a dull ache 
Deep inside my stomach 
A void left unfilled
What do I lay here, meek? 

The shadows, they swell
A cheerful masquerade
There is much I can tell
That would have me unmade 

Wrought of the odd stuff
Born in a simmering broth
There is swirling all around
A really quite majestic sound

From deep inside my chest 
To one of all the rest
"Care for me, it's only far,"
I beesech, "as much as I cared.*

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Submitted: March 08, 2021

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