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#1

The Woman Who

This poem is about an adult figure in life who just wasn't treating me right.
The Woman Who Love came, and went. Except this time, you hurt me. A lot The way you betrayed me, the way you treated me. It was all so unnecessary, but you went and did it.\How could...

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#2

IdEgo

A chance remark in a text message about a man cave

My dreams are majestic, magnificent and outlandish. They roar at the world like a lion, tearing apart the rotten fabric of existence; crushing, pounding, destroying savagely, leaving only what is good, to rebuild in...

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#4

Drought

I was inspired by Henry David's Thoreau's Walden's Pond. Life as Thoreau describes it seems so unobtainable in the pace of our world today. As a result, we consume earthly pleasures to distract ourselves...
Walden Pond parched by revelry’s sponge Consumption’s bosom lures my spirit from purpose But I justify it. To survive. Is living distracted really to live?

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#5

Untold Secret of the Sky


Some may conceive the blue in the sky, A proof of God, a treat to the eye.

Truth is its story is not holy, And this statement I declare boldly.

Neither has the sea,...

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#6

Flight

The poem comes from sense-memory of road trips from Sydney to Canberra; the thrill of fast forward movement, changing scenery and gentle transition from light to dark. Like all journeys, it begins as flight...

Being from the city All my life, It feels like Flight from Urban strife At steady clip Beyond the forest wall Tall pine And eucalypt, Passing south As the sun fades Through countryside, Wide-eyed...

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#8

Gushing


Pretentious picking, bollocking reams lit phatic existentialism Pretentious catalysts cutting full slew snaking silence EXIT

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#9

unknown


A wanderer with the spirit of a wolf, chasing the moon and beckoning with the wind gyspy soul and vibrant hope for the unknown constant taste for adventure and stepping on untouched ground, tangled hair...

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#10

NOW THAT I LOOK BACK


NOW THAT I LOOK BACK I WONDER HOW YOU FELT I BEING YOUR TEASER, PERSECUTOR AND TORMENTOR NEVER KNOWING I WAS HURTING ONE OF ME NOW THAT I LOOK BACK I AM SURE YOU SAW ME AS A...

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