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Figured we needed another poetry thread.

4 years ago

Share your verse or lack thereof here. It's been so long since the last time we indulged in rhyming and phat beatsies. It's also nigh-ween, and "Spooky" poems would be fairly fitting atm.

To get us started, here's some country song that I'm feeling pretty proud of:
 

I was walkin’ on home past the sign that said yield,
‘Cus when I was drivin’ I got threw past the windshield,

When a drunk driver turned the corner and stopped my car right there, yeah.
Bone was stickin’ out my leg an’ I was bleedin’ purty bad
But I knew it warn’t the worst pain that I ever had,
I jess kept on walkin’ and hoped that I’d keep drawin’ air, yeah.

 

[Chorus]

‘Cause every cowboy has at least one sad song,
And thirty other fellas who can sing along,
See, that’s the thang, it ain’t jess guns an’ bang,
But Country Music’s also deep as heeeell.

[/Chorus]

 

When I got home my heart was a-racin’
‘Cus I was finally able to see my daughter’s face an’
It was hard not to be afraid when I saw the tears in her eye, yeah.
So I asked my wife, “Hon, did you get the result?”

She said “It’s a whole new stage of cancer, her organs are basically tumors.”
But li’l missy smiled as those red drops ran down her face and said “Don’t worry, Daddy, I can see Jesus!”

 

(CHORUS LOUDER. WITH YODELING.)

 

Then I got a call on the phone from the Banker man,
As the repo guy grabbed my daughter’s IV stand an’
The banker said, “You’re about to lose your house, yeah.”
Then my son went out to sell his fingers for crack,

And my baby girl said “OH GOD, EVERYTHING’S BLACK!”
She flatlined as she reached for her stuffed Mickey Mouse, yeah.

 

(MORE CHORUS)

 

Then my wife said “I’ve got somethin’ to say,”
“I’ve cheated for 10 years, and your son came out with the gay,”
“And our cornfield was lost in a fire ten minutes ago, yeah.”
“And another thing, we needa talk about the dog,”
“His life is becoming one long painful slog,”

“We can’t afford to get him treatment for parvo anyway, yeah.”


(CHORUS WITH TEARS AND VOICE CRACKING)

Figured we needed another poetry thread.

4 years ago
Just Disappear by Crescentstar

When the world comes to you
With everything it has
It's tempting to act alone
Like nobody's got your back

Every good thing you do
Seems to backfire you
Shaking your soul from deep within
And nobody even listens

When I cry away
In the corners of space
Extending deep past
The misery
And all that's left of me
When I call your names
To the end of our times
Everybody just
Ignores me
Like I never existed here...
I could just disappear...

When the skies start to fall
And the earth starts to melt
I've never felt so alone
Like I'm going straight to Hell

Every bad thing you do
Makes you feel like a mistake
Breaking my heart from deep within
And nobody even listens

When I cry away
In the corners of space
Extending deep past
The misery
And all that's left of me
When I call your names
To the end of our times
Everybody just
Ignores me
Like I never existed here...
I could just disappear...

Where has the sun gone?
Where's the soul that I'm searching for?
Where's the balance I'm searching for?
The peace where I won't break no more?

When I cry away
In the corners of space
Extending deep past
The misery
And all that's left of me
When I call your names
To the end of our times
Everybody just
Ignores me
Like I never existed here...
I could just disappear...

I'll just disappear...

Figured we needed another poetry thread.

4 years ago
This is a short thing I wrote right now, about a yung boy who wishes he could fly. I'm not that good at writing poems (or anything in general) so sogestions for improvement are welcome!

I climbed onto the highest tree,
around me nothing but blue sky,.
What do you think, if I jump now,
do you think I will fly?

Flying like a bird or a bea,
or perhaps even a plane.
I should keep my feet on the ground,
I can't fly, I am insane!!

No, if I fall from this tree now,
Then surely I will die!
Then all my friends will search for me,
and my parents will cry.

I'll go down from this stupid tree,
from now on, stay only on the ground.
And of this childish wish I had,
noone will hear a sound.

Figured we needed another poetry thread.

4 years ago

Used to write poetry and songs a lot a year ago. Here's something crappy I wrote back then:

The fire did spread, and spread did the fire,
We danced as the flames grew higher.
Houses were ablaze and many died,
Whilst the children cried.

The flames cleansed us all,
Without them, further we'd fall.
The fire was long and wide,
We felt free, and nothing besides.

Figured we needed another poetry thread.

4 years ago
Lets assume this isn't necroing... Shouldn't be....

The blood runs red
When you take the knife
And steadily
You draw the line
Against the blue and red
Of your veins
Of your bones
Of your very love and soul
Of your limits
That they can't see
And the heart that's glowing

The blood runs blue
When you take needles
And draw tattoos
On your broken skin
On the cleaves and edges
Of your scars
Of your hope
Of your very truths and frauds
Of the past
They'll never know
And the heart that will glow

The blood runs black
When you drink the bile
The soul inside
Will slowly defile
The deep river of venom
Of your sins
Of your lies
Of your insecurities
Of your stress
Of the goals that you can't reach
And the dreams that won't complete

The blood will fall
The soul will fade
The heart will stop
Your life yet to pay

What I want
What I yearn
What I wish
That I can't have

Some say, "Bull."
Some say, "No."
Some say, "You won't get what you want."
I will mourn
I will stress
I'll take the knife and
I'll take the needles (note to reader: Needles scare the living crap outta me)
I'll take the poison

Figured we needed another poetry thread.

4 years ago
I wrote this a fiew munths ago and just found it again now. Not sure why I saved it, especially because it isn't all that good. Still, posting it here, it does look like something I might want to add to in the future.
Any sogestions for improvement welcome, as allways.

I want to be like you,
see the color blue,
see the color read,
but I'm blind instead.

I want to be different, I want to be the same,
it really is hard to explain,
yet if someone asked me if I want to see,
"No, I am blind, that's how I want to be."

Enjoying the life, enjoying each day,
trying everything, allways find a way,
sometimes I'm angry, sometimes I'm sad,
yet in the end, I allways am glad.

Figured we needed another poetry thread.

4 years ago

(I can't poetry for shit... but here goes nothing...)

 

Chorus

 

Oh Nature! Oh nature!

Oh sweet Mother Nature!

Please take me back to where I belong!

Not in the concrete jungles,

Of London or Bristol!

But back home to the farm,

Where I shall not be harmed!

Oh Nature! Oh Nature!

Please take me back to where I belong!

 

Verse 1

 

Sometimes I dream of feisty red petals,

Or bright green fields of stinging nettles.

A bright golden path leads down to the river,

Where my mother once had delivered,

Amongst the timber wood trees,

And the animal feces,

A bouncing young girl was born,

Before riding off into the sunset,

With a majestic unicorn!

 

[Chorus]

 

Verse 2

 

When I wake, I’m greeted with a stench,

So horrible, it killed off the French.

The city is filled with garbage and trash,

Not to mention the gas that gave me a rash.

A dirty man grumbles, ‘Hello’ when I buy stuff,

And a group of thugs tryin’ to look rough.

“Disgusting! Disgusting!” I cry!

To a friend, who turned out was bi.

 

[Chorus]

 

Verse 3

 

“I’ve had it!” I scream,

Rage in my bloodstream.

I pack my suitcase ‘till it’s burstin’

And leave as I catch a dude jerkin’

I’ve had enough of the city,

That place was not pretty!

I catch a bus back to the country,

Before I realise, I’m sitting next to a junkie.

 

[Chorus]

Figured we needed another poetry thread.

4 years ago
I couldn't get past the first two lines without laughin xD It's not bad, just a lot of exclamations...

Figured we needed another poetry thread.

4 years ago

Eh. Why the fark not? Simi doesn't mind. I hope. :/
Probably should have waited until she got on...
If this gets edited, I will know xD


 

Fairy Tales Can’t Come True

Reality is always missing a wishing well
There are no mirrors to show and tell
No kisses to break awful spells
People are falling asleep.

All prince and princesses are fantasies
the witches are inside all cities
Their poison will wash away all memory

They kill the light and burn all the love
Its not a lie, our souls float above
All stars will shine, and then they’ll fall
Fairy tales can’t come true at all.

After midnight its just the same
Glass shoes won’t bring us fame
No one will take the blame
Everything is falling apart.

All tales are just waiting games

The falling rain makes them color stains
All the witches cast the spells
Where everyone stays dead forever
And skeletons come and pull the dead lever.

They kill the light and burn all the love
Its not a lie, our souls float above
All stars will shine, and then they’ll fall
Fairy tales can’t come true at all.

Figured we needed another poetry thread.

4 years ago
I know this is more a munth old. Still, it's about writing so necroing isn't that bad, right?
Aliens send a robot to talk with humans. He arrives on the planet, tells humans that if they don't give up now, he's going to kill them all. When someone replies: "Just kill us already, my life sucks anyway!" And well, this poem happens.
It's terrible, I know. But hey, aliens have different standards, maybe?

Life sucks (141 words)

Life sucks,
so they said.
But if that's so,
why are they not dead?
If life's really such a pain,
then can't they from it abstain?

It's hard,
to let go?
Or maybe just,
it's not really so?
They don't really think that way,
it's just something they can say?

I know,
yet do not.
I learned so much,
but wish I forgot.
A man to understand,
that's to hard of a demand.

To be,
not to be?
What does that mean,
I really can't see.
What is there to believe,
if people like to deceive?

Oh no,
enough of acts!
I'm going home,
this planet logic lacks!
Humans are all mad,
I can't watch, I'll be sad!

Beep beep,
I'm done for.
My cables fried,
soon I'll be no more.
Humans, you're one strange race,
you're one big, big disgrace!