Only Exists

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Poetry  |  House: Booksie Classic
this poem started with the first line in my head...have no idea how i wrote this, but it all came to me when i started writing the first line at 3am.

Submitted: March 01, 2007

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Only Exists

 

The herbal organic dictation

Of lives wasted

Among industrial realities

Promising a future of love

And bigger, better you

 

Symphonies of screeching

Chalkboard messages of hate

Scratching at a brighter happier me

 

White bricks of mistrust build this house

Rags of the old man

Float in the air, wanting for a home

But find none

Only the bricks

Clinging onto the rough edges

The wanting of something better

 

Cut in half

Drenched in the blood

Of other men's dreams

Drained by lost hope

Evaporating with the stench

Of rotting fish

 

There is no more here

Happier and better

Exist only with the last gulp of alcohol

Exists only when the pain of the blade subsides

Exists only and remains only

With the thorn in the well of chrome


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