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Addressing endless masochism

suspecting I spit in the wind

and the words are just as gone

or so they  seem

perceiving out my window

they whip and fall

I have to drive

so not aware of where they land

but neither do any of the other drivers

unless it hits their windsheild

what they do with that we will see

and not me.

 

perhaps too much the cynic

words are a gift

yet as time ebbs on

the gifts clutter up the house

and slowly mean less

then when given 

 

Skid marks on the water

as I see its neighbor pebles

on the bottom

in repose

no one lifts any of them

as they are now part of the land scape

they add to the lake

to the river they add

but not enough to notice.

 

Walking into the shops where these pebbles

and bits of spit

from all the hopefuls like me

knowing the odds

yet willing to pull the lever

and hear the gears make that hypnotic sound

get a few complements now and then

but in the end...

 

So there I stood

before the wrack

seeing those few who we still know

the writers that mater still

William, Victor, Emily, Charles

my friends and kindred spirits

yet they have me topped

my betters and my mentors

The rest of those

to whom I look

I find their work in the trash

or drifting in the whirlwind

just a part of the scenery.

I save some pieces in my private collection

knowing that I cannot save them all

but I will build the walls

of my writing sanctuary

with the pages of those I can

Maybe they will say

that my house blends in

and its ruins

a monument to the beauty

and desirability of the land.

 

I will rest here though a while

and add my own rocks

spit out my windows all I please.

and give my gifts to those who come

to peruse my garden of eden

Stay a while if you please,

tell me what you think.

 

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    4 years ago

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    2

    A Floating Bit of Fluff

    5 years ago

    the wise seeing the adventurer wary the fool drawing conclusions thinking the seen portends much but it changes and everything changes the fool cannot see why decries his skill and relies on disclaimers i asked...

  • The Hue and Cry of Change
    2

    The Hue and Cry of Change

    5 years ago

    naught to the eye changing everything not in intention the fact cant change altering with alteration moving its fellows by degrees judgement changing in tandem a fresh pallet for the eye blank slate but not far...

  • On the Passing of innocence
    8

    On the Passing of innocence

    5 years ago

    there is reason a logic, a law about the gate between this world and that empathy leads me to be explicit there is cause for that which we call fate. We may think they had more to give but they don't their...

  • To Those who Whisper and Mutter
    6

    To Those who Whisper and Mutter

    5 years ago

    are burned in the revelation their cool toy has teeth those who mine near fault lines really should look down respect the beneath Those who fly and don't see the air as a dubious ally are blind and...

  • Elemental Humanity
    5

    Elemental Humanity

    4 years ago

    Singing to the people hoping they listen knowing the chance is rare putting forth a thought fit to entrance. Long has man split their neighbors in fours trying to understand how they tick time...

  • An Ode to the Sleeping
    6

    An Ode to the Sleeping

    5 years ago

    long the dust has gathered... seeing things the way you do... the dust in the way of what matters the eyes glued shut from goo and your ears plugged with cobwebs  try as I might I am not getting threw. ...

  • Chasing the Wind
    11

    Chasing the Wind

    5 years ago

    I'm mad you see... seeking those who chase each other... seeking to be what they are not... not being their best self at all... I've no one to blame for frustration... being around the dead inside... what is...

  • The Cerebral Fugitive
    8

    The Cerebral Fugitive

    5 years ago

    with thoughts that aren't safe... speaking of things that strafe as they save... breaking out of one illusion... finding yourself in another... constantly moving with no where to call home... no sooner does one...

  • The Fiery Longing For Void
    9

    The Fiery Longing For Void

    5 years ago

    ...or at least content but knowing contentedness serves few wondering if being served in other's despite is worth the cost or whether I pay enough to their benefit that now things are balanced in...

  • A Father's Quandary
    13

    A Father's Quandary

    5 years ago

    about the face thats part mine... looking back at me... reminding me of the flaws I can't fix... repeated in his genes... watching him struggle... in ways I'd forget... if my soul would ever let me... seeing him...

  • A Collisional encounter with the beyond
    6

    A Collisional encounter with the beyond

    5 years ago

    Seeing through oceans Life and antitheses In constant motion At times though We come too close And hearts are scarred Existence in chaos Making it make sense Defrayed for now Perhaps forever Reaching out to...

  • Ruminations of a Black Rose
    4

    Ruminations of a Black Rose

    5 years ago

    energy raging trapped inside unknown looking out with stranger's eyes but still strange to them not authentic though biting his tongue pulling his hair not finding kindreds here knowing he is capable sitting...

  • Seeing Clearly
    4

    Seeing Clearly

    5 years ago

    On the brink of rationality extreme wondering if the contrast so obvious to the eye will be enough caring but not internal conflicting questioning one's substance bluff or substantial If he be  rational ...

  • A Radical Lament
    5

    A Radical Lament

    5 years ago

    footsteps heavy tread watching out for those around hoping not to tromp the bed. His point of view strange and clashing without design his colors bashing standing out a black rose thorns a plenty desiring...

  • The Infectious Mind
    6

    The Infectious Mind

    5 years ago

    seeing as seen a cause to share a world to clean the will to speak the will to hear passion passed on torches lit in the dark but not out of fear with purpose one shares each person knowing their part yet the...

  • Why Dreams May Come
    13

    Why Dreams May Come

    5 years ago

    what we see is what we get... what we fear is what haunts our steps... what we desire is how we live... what we don't want what we obtain... We close our eyes and our self can speak... existing but not speaking...

  • The Misunderstood Messiah
    7

    The Misunderstood Messiah

    4 years ago

    in doing succeed... when teachers come to plant the seed... seek to ennoble the human heart... show them the heights... how to start... marking the obstacles and adversaries... cracking the whip at times...

  • Facing the Eternal
    4

    Facing the Eternal

    5 years ago

    things that cannot end its not a thing that watches measure it is a thing that holds steady a north star to travel towards. If you think you are enough to hold a thing not to have it change cherish it once and...

  • How Lonely is the Pen
    10

    How Lonely is the Pen

    4 years ago

    One of my more melancholy considerations of the stolid life of one who writes and lives on the inside to express on paper or webpage as I and writers like me do.

  • A Question of Fidelity
    9

    A Question of Fidelity

    5 years ago

    let me check my schedule my chart the stars if I dare what will I do to show my side wait, I am doing my hair swinging my golf clubs driving my car a date I can do a night? yes please but more then that...

  • A Horrific Love Affair
    6

    A Horrific Love Affair

    5 years ago

    fiddles playing in the mind in minor knives scraping, maybe sharpening chains rattling welcome foot slipping... what was that! blood splattering sweet, salty, not dried yet evil laughing calling a name yours?...

  • An Ode to Nighthag
    4

    An Ode to Nighthag

    5 years ago

    a hand, hug though both in vein  a stranger in the night I am perhaps as strange as any you meet and see them with haunted eyes whether anything happened or no and still in the night I offer much comfort,...

  • A Confusedness in Nature
    8

    A Confusedness in Nature

    5 years ago

    A personal lament

  • The Wounded Reader
    20

    The Wounded Reader

    5 years ago

    aught not say things out loud might prick the pride of proud readers it is out of context a faux pas as they see but does that mean they have the right to mute me? or get terribly offended staying silent and...

  • In Defense of the Unconditional
    7

    In Defense of the Unconditional

    4 years ago

    ... reactions that comes to mind when people hear the term "unconditional love" seems to be, 'you mean I have to put up with all of his/her crap? What if....' The debate on this subject then starts to rage as...

  • A Quite Conversation With SilentReed
    5

    A Quite Conversation With SilentReed

    5 years ago

    ... amongst my early works I found this conversation between another writer and myself done entirely in poetic verse. When I publish it I imagine I will hear from him sooner or latter. I thought however that it...

  • In Contempt of the Peanut Gallery
    4

    In Contempt of the Peanut Gallery

    5 years ago

    they desire knowledge but do not understand the fruit they court One knows the danger saying too much Knowing appreciation wares thin valued so long as it agrees with them upon whom knowledge is bestowed ...

  • Chivalrous Flirtation of a Knight in Haiku
    7

    Chivalrous Flirtation of a Knight in Haiku

    4 years ago

    Not combat we seek just ways to communicate combat sometimes works With you, a flower serves blushing all that we require or else a thank you tis old as Arthur this play for favor, honor gentle teasing too...

  • In Contempt of Contempt
    12

    In Contempt of Contempt

    5 years ago

    what reminds me of me... a distorted visage that bids me change... I am disgusted with the way I can't escape... seeing you dress like me... I mean an ape... I hold it in my narrow mind... to think very poorly of...

  • The Fruitless Waves of the Conductor
    9

    The Fruitless Waves of the Conductor

    5 years ago

     to ways that will prosper... there isn't much room... to go where your headed... the tracks will not hold you... they in a word refuse... can anyone hear me... engineer are you there? I feel like I'm...

  • Poignant Imponderables
    7

    Poignant Imponderables

    5 years ago

    I am at a loss. It would seem by my peers I hold myself above those I would speak to openly to. Too lofty are my words, intimidating my purpose or unmitigated affect Heaven forbid! though I can't help...

  • Who is Jaggedfrost?`
    7

    Who is Jaggedfrost?`

    4 years ago

    I am yet back where I was and for that frustrated in cause I would leave an essence of me something here that you can see and might bid you to read my various works drink in deeply and tell me how you feel ...

  • Naked Materialism
    4

    Naked Materialism

    5 years ago

    Is it truly ours, something we can brand? Tell me did you make it sir? No? Oh, you think gold sufficed. Is the gold really yours, do you claim it as your due? Oh, you perspired in misery, attaining it by your...

  • How to write a Hub In detail.
    2

    How to write a Hub In detail.

    4 years ago

    The first place you need to go to is: http://hubpages.com/hubtool/create/name/ or just click on create a hub at the top of the screen. If you do so now before reading this article your...

  • A Poetic Reason for Roses Having Thorns
    4

    A Poetic Reason for Roses Having Thorns

    5 years ago

    hurrying, scurrying on their way... watching their watches... never staying... feasting on a world of beauty... more interested in the beauty that pays... mayhap there be nothing wrong with this... after all...

  • The People Garden
    2

    The People Garden

    5 years ago

    peddles reach... pollen explodes... calling to the wind... to anything, bird, bee... begging to be enjoyed... pleading to share... to be appreciated... renewed through the copulation... intermingling with its...

  • The Curiosity of Eternal Union
    2

    The Curiosity of Eternal Union

    4 years ago

    morals seeking one to love... who does she love if not myself... why change to fit the glove... if the glove comes near because we fit... 'tis good to know when they ask change... they want to know who we...

  • Knowing Responsibility
    10

    Knowing Responsibility

    5 years ago

    I speak of beauty as much as ash... feeling things that cant be spoken least your eyes and ears be broken as much as hearts that would bleed souls that would burn with need but being not fed at all wishing me to...

  • Inflammable Futility
    3

    Inflammable Futility

    5 years ago

    In the beginning sex was fun... for him and for her... they seemed to be one... it was new... they were strong... blind to the future. Watch the clock spin... take a look what is wrought... The man is...

  • Astrological Fatalism
    3

    Astrological Fatalism

    4 years ago

    see the oldest clock in the world... it fascinates everyone who watches the dance... spinning bodies in perfect sync... a celestial romance. All around you see people... gaging their acts... waiting...

  • Where has the Magic Gone?
    8

    Where has the Magic Gone?

    4 years ago

    A Poem concerning the phenomena of "love at first sight"

  • Advise From A Night Usher
    4

    Advise From A Night Usher

    5 years ago

    Those who see the strange... a world of the immortal... playground of the dead... need not be troubled,,, or worry their poor little heads... those seen won't bother unless one foolishly meddles... those seen...

  • The Greatness Auction
    16

    The Greatness Auction

    5 years ago

    What are you willing to pay... what would you give for the right to look down... perhaps a soul... do I hear money... more? Your children unborn because you are too busy... the ones neglected because you...

  • Once Again I Taste the Bitter Cup
    5

    Once Again I Taste the Bitter Cup

    4 years ago

    A life, cyclically damning and exalting...  bending in on itself and returning with a mind delicate... sensitive and not liking of change... I found myself critical of my love... Good as she was, she...

  • An Especially Stupid Pastime
    6

    An Especially Stupid Pastime

    5 years ago

    the human heart a gas to peer.... It costs more then its worth... you see yourself through their eyes... then cant help but know its true... cant always be kind... the truth too painful to keep cheer... When...

  • A Writer's Prayer
    8

    A Writer's Prayer

    4 years ago

    A revisited personal expression of my feelings towards my art and the position I maintain in it.

  • The One Left Behind
    6

    The One Left Behind

    4 years ago

    This is an exposition poem written from the point of view of a woman who's story I heard at one point and I just had to put the portrait of the world through her eyes to pen.

  • In Desperate Grief
    10

    In Desperate Grief

    5 years ago

    raging against the sky and self... taking God knows what from shelf... seeking masochists in white coats... subjecting self to doses... sick for her effort... maybe successful.. maybe not... subjecting to...

  • Weird Frustration
    3

    Weird Frustration

    5 years ago

    hoping they don't see... torn in thinking they might... not wishing to hunt... nature forbids leaving unsated... would that they would fear the scent... hoping the prey were wise enough to bolt... yet graze...

  • The Proving Hand
    4

    The Proving Hand

    5 years ago

    Love His people if He never raises a hand... reproving children to stave off disaster... heat, wind, freezing, death, plague... evidence of the Master's loving touch... does our living in this mortal realm mean as...

  • The Master's Furnace
    8

    The Master's Furnace

    5 years ago

    when looking for Him... wanting Him to look at us... hoping all is right with Him... how we live, what we do... yet when He presents us with his tongs... asking if we wouldn't hop in fire for Him... Most I hear,...

  • A Creator's Heart Break
    0

    A Creator's Heart Break

    5 years ago

    I would like to add a disclaimer to this poem.  This poem doesn't represent anyone's story.   It is, considering my observations, my attempt to empathize with this point of view.  I hope I got it right. ...

  • Charting:  A Not So Simple Education in Female Cycles
    3

    Charting: A Not So Simple Education in Female Cycles

    4 years ago

    I mean this article to be addressed to my own gender and not to those who usually would be searching for this subject. I even understand that, in writing this, I stand the risk of being castigated for any undersight,...

  • Whats In A Promise?
    10

    Whats In A Promise?

    5 years ago

    do they trip from the mouth? does what you say make a difference... expressing more then your soul? does yes mean yes? contracts not important... if what you want, cross what you could get... would you say yes...

  • In Contemplation of Metamorphosis
    2

    In Contemplation of Metamorphosis

    5 years ago

    new skin over a new heart... never to return... How is it accomplished? When nature decries its own alteration... when equilibrium is the norm... Can one hungry say, "Not so, I am full?"... ...

  • Emotional Considerations.
    2

    Emotional Considerations.

    6 years ago

    Its bane to openly use the word. People turn off when used too much. Me thinks they protest to loudly, thank the bard. Bruise I willingly their ears a moment more. People say they love but do they love indeed? Are...

  • A Pleading for Sanity
    2

    A Pleading for Sanity

    5 years ago

    grief... loss... we sit down watching flashings of the lost... watching death in comfortable couches... laughing at argument amongst lost friends... seeing and relishing the almost real... morbid curiosity......

  • Whispers from the Void
    7

    Whispers from the Void

    5 years ago

    and so I write without regret or qualm... If you would seek out nothingness... perhaps it is just as well... I introduce you to this place... where I don't suggest you dwell. Creaking imagined... whispering of...

  • The Yearly Backslide
    7

    The Yearly Backslide

    6 years ago

    give more, be more, weigh less... tomorrow and tomorrow a day brighter then today... I will shed a tear for my past... turn a new leaf as I am drunk... waiting for the clock to strike twelve... nostalgia and...

  • A Gentle Slavery
    11

    A Gentle Slavery

    4 years ago

    seeking things that should not be real... obsessed with relationships true or false... where two are perfect fits... or so they thought... being short sighted they know not what... thinking it is a matter of...

  • A Writer's Gratitude
    6

    A Writer's Gratitude

    4 years ago

    In every writers life, I suppose, there are times when it becomes astonishing how far your words carry. I felt to write on that feeling here.

  • A Mental Lament
    0

    A Mental Lament

    6 years ago

    not knowing what to think when they read... I'm not what one expects at all... an ambiguous seed without tree. Where did I come from? From what mindset do I hale? You look to my past... seeing my...

  • Rational for Troll Bating
    2

    Rational for Troll Bating

    6 years ago

    I'd leave the trolls alone... I have a spirit that craves fire... its that fire which puts me at one... heat added to heat do make more... perpetual motion at work. Not true for the weak... when culls are...

  • Compulsory Plea
    2

    Compulsory Plea

    6 years ago

    knowing my proclivity to say out loud... having a manner that one can't forget... it leaves me out in front or not... to be blunt I speak me and others... reading gives words new reason to renew... I cant stop...

  • Inspirational Conundrum
    2

    Inspirational Conundrum

    6 years ago

    not that I want to be inspired or admired... time moves swifter when no one is looking... no one including myself... putting my self on the shelf for a while... not forcing the thoughts to flow... mile after...

  • Faith: Testing a Hypothesis
    6

    Faith: Testing a Hypothesis

    6 years ago

    a shot in the pitch black... not a thing without foundation... anchor-less drift into void... not that void isn't a hazard... not that black isn't seen... but principal and method draws a gap. It all must...

  • Illusionals, Delusionals and them that Snore
    0

    Illusionals, Delusionals and them that Snore

    6 years ago

    the day also of much snoring... unused to the night I am... it is light to me... walking through the fog... a blanket to hide from the snorers... I can hide no more... would that the sun would break... it...

  • Intelligent Attachment
    7

    Intelligent Attachment

    6 years ago

    Our body wants not love at all... it asks for a thrill... no outstanding bills... a fit body, fun, putting on the dog Our spirits often start obsession... especially when in need of light... are attracted...

  • A Miracle with the Worst of Intentions
    4

    A Miracle with the Worst of Intentions

    6 years ago

    But I didn't make up the rules... A brother of mine... who happened to be divine... started it once upon a time... His mother on earth gave him air when it was nice... shepherds were watching sheep not ice... ...

  • A Pale Lullaby
    0

    A Pale Lullaby

    6 years ago

    fitfully you toss, turn... the time for sleep is coming... Though the difference be obscure. Why fear you rude awakenings? you won't awake alone... I grasp you with bone cold hands... coddling every one. A...

  • The Reasoning of the Flock
    4

    The Reasoning of the Flock

    6 years ago

    why we strive and aggress... perhaps a moments pause will do... laying bare what is in our hearts... my attempt as telling of me then you... why do we strive... squawking away... for green paper bread... ...

  • Coping with Ugliness
    13

    Coping with Ugliness

    6 years ago

    Is it really the maker that causes the strife... making those who abhor mirrors... abhorring self while coveting others... desiring the knife to destroy all... Are we really creatures of flesh... bound to such...

  • The Black Hypocrisy
    8

    The Black Hypocrisy

    6 years ago

    but out of the system... sated of thirst and hunger it seems... back to the hunger for things... it beckons... running to places with conscience dismissed... pushing, shoving, striving for the deal... at...

  • Duel Natures
    4

    Duel Natures

    6 years ago

    t'ween heaven and hell... knowing them both and refraining from looking... least in glimpsing either I pain myself... more then a little... When in the darkness... I fight all that beckon... slaying demons...

  • Sincerity of Irritation
    7

    Sincerity of Irritation

    6 years ago

    louder then words I heard intent... but words didn't match intent... I gandered a pass to express what I knew... only to find a plug stopped the way... I tried to push through... speaking all the louder... ...

  • An Exercise in Religious Futility
    8

    An Exercise in Religious Futility

    6 years ago

    If they hadn't read the scriptures. How do you come to a knowledge that Jesus is the Christ without that belief or knowledge being founded somewhere in scripture? How can you call yourself a Christian and yet...

  • Pink Spoons in the Dark
    6

    Pink Spoons in the Dark

    6 years ago

    or those who want gold... a thought for the thoughtful who seek for a mold... to find themselves useful amongst Hubpages' play... Let those who like gold earn their way... If gold you want pink spoons are the...

  • Chronological Relativism
    2

    Chronological Relativism

    6 years ago

    An apt description... our peril all too real... One grain... another... another still... count we all our mortal toil... not because we live... but because we don't... fixated on the digits that reaffirm...

  • Addressing the Mirror
    4

    Addressing the Mirror

    6 years ago

    You did it now... He's just like you though less hardened still... hard to move and hard to yield... your little one is in your shoes... yielding to demons, each way he turns... demons you fain oblivious to.... ...

  • The Pale Rider's Lament
    5

    The Pale Rider's Lament

    6 years ago

    Not moving with breeze... Observing the world... not counting the years... people as trees... Spirits come and leave... sharing news of his call. He does what he must... no more, no less... that's all. When...

  • A Man Forgotten
    3

    A Man Forgotten

    6 years ago

    Standing in cold, knowing of want... they stand all the same without complaint... every clink clink torture... but thats not the point... its for a good cause... the world sees only the red... not the face...

  • The Need to Be Entertained
    7

    The Need to Be Entertained

    6 years ago

    I see a face that can't be allowed... happiness can't come to rich or proud... miserable in my state in grace... reading these rags sent out into space... Wal Mart, Target, Macy's and more... I work here, I...

  • Finding Your Poetic Voice: A Process of How to Get your PoemsThere
    6

    Finding Your Poetic Voice: A Process of How to Get your PoemsThere

    4 years ago

    myself a writer. As a child, writing was difficult for me. I drew my letters instead of writing thoughts. It usually took me so long to write that the thoughts behind my pen would flee before I could capture them. It...

  • A Reflection on Splitting Hairs
    7

    A Reflection on Splitting Hairs

    6 years ago

    I have myself an elegant cigar.... shouldn't be but puffed lightly... it will make you sick any other way... It is much better then those lowly cigarettes... they will kill you, you know... George Burns smoked...

  • Another Lemming for the Cliff
    5

    Another Lemming for the Cliff

    6 years ago

    those little ones nature forgot to tell to live... existing till they exist enough... then ending all in one felt swoop... as if to hear the dinner bell... though no dinner would greet them... you would think...

  • For Those Who Protest too Loudly
    8

    For Those Who Protest too Loudly

    6 years ago

    It is Odd growing up on the west coast of the US and admitting that I didn't even know that racism was still an issue of any significance until I learned how things still seem to be on the east coast.  History...

  • A Plain Testimony
    6

    A Plain Testimony

    6 years ago

    knowing that my words do sting... though doubt grows within that in stinging... my purpose lost in prose... though kindly meant, leave something out... So to lay at end the doubt growing in my soul... I lay before...

  • A Meditation on a Masters Hand
    4

    A Meditation on a Masters Hand

    6 years ago

    Dead long past as most masters are... yet for that time or his work, no decay to heart... placed on canvas without reserve... over and over the brush strokes baring evidence to a heart carried to me on...

  • An Ode to a Wayward Soul
    4

    An Ode to a Wayward Soul

    6 years ago

    wayward soul... but not far enough to see ... coming this far you come far enough that perhaps a moments pause... might enlighten a step you've not considered for something you need... Belief in Father is not...

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