I built a fort around myself In the vast lands of unimaginable sharing I enclosed myself in the ruse of my own being; But not because of misery; Be fooled not. I built a fort upon myself Not for protection But for the inconceivable lack Of walls. Be fooled not; However The fort does not … Continue reading I bult a fort
An unspoken reality about a major insecurity in our society.
She wore her black veil Amidst the colors that surrounded. A widow to the world And an antiquity to living, For her spirit had been buried By the lack of life; the feasts of death; and the woes of nights that overflowed in monotony She was not old Nor had she physically faced death, … Continue reading Emily
A poem based on the thoughts of Greek tragedian Aeschylus a.k.a. the father of tragedy. Enjoy!
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Oh! But why see through his eyes And forget yours exist Why comply to his sorrows, And ignore your merits? Why gaze at the world In another’s vision? Why live in the realm Of other’s decisions? Why ignore your desires And adjust to the wires? Of robots and followers Of those who blanket their … Continue reading Why comply?
Despised by the shells In which they exemplify themselves; How they pretend their core Is what others can see How they dance to the rhythm Of a fictitious melody That does not cohere with their sound: The utter representation of their Underlying self. Despised by their liaison To all that is superficial For in … Continue reading Despised by the shells
We long for freedom from this Composition of morbid humans To which all is the same And difference disregarded We believe ourselves superior In perhaps, not morality, But rather liberality For our hearts rage with a desire to do far beyond foretold We believe ourselves advanced And we act upon the unwandered In … Continue reading Burning of a generation
She sauntered all day my dear girl in the Glasses and looking, she may, the city passes She strolled through the park And the trees were alright Their stiff standing structure Had in them no spark She strolled downtown, were the gray buildings are, occasional benches black shoes and waterway trenches She … Continue reading The Girl in the Glasses
Based on "A Question" by Robert Frost and Walt Whitman's "O Me! O Life!"