And Here Comes The Flies

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Poetry  |  House: Booksie Classic
taken from my book, "My Head Is Swarming With Flies"

Submitted: September 09, 2013

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And Here Comes The Flies

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I did not have to like this world

So I loved it instead

I was always told

__not to cling onto material things

But even my work is in the form of matter

I was casted away like a fishing line

But like the little boy I was

__just never caught nothing

I heard the world scream and holler

Pointed the gun at my own reflection

__and only broke another mirror

When the world laughed at me

I was quite O.K. with it

Being my only means of interaction

But when I picked up a brick

To fight back

__even the principle just laughed

It's like my ass was funny

And maybe it is

But, if I let the flies in

__who's gonna chase them away for me this time?

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09-14-'13 #1

D. L. Cannon


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