Poetry Blogs (perspective)
Nicola Beckett on big lots (4 minutes ago)
Sell Me Something More Than Snake Oil And Lies
They say that pulling down statues
Is rewriting history
As though the sculptors who made them
And not some commissioned artist
Doing what he was told
Sell me something more than snake oil and lies
It is a form of history
Cast in the wealthy viewpoint
From the stance of the privileged
Thursday 11th June 2020 2:21 pm
Two toads sitting on a log
One toad pushes the other in
and chuckles to himself
that he always wins
The second toad surfaces
with a satisfied smile
happy to be in the water
where he’d craved to be
all the while
Wednesday 6th November 2019 7:48 pm
How easy it is to judge
from the throne of
How comforting to
cast off what
doesn't fit our
colored by our own
evolution and lingering
The soul of a scribe
cannot help but
that set spirits
free, no matter
the cost of their
Friday 1st February 2019 7:41 pm
You do not exist anymore
You are absolutely nothing
Unconscious, intangible, not there.
You exist in my mind,
You live on through that funny anecdote
Or recipe, your legacy, our memory.
You are my tragic backstory,
The key to solving why I am the way I am
What you made me w...
Friday 18th January 2019 7:55 pm
To be positive is to be naïve,
I may see the world negative, but it's better than the fake fairy tale you perceive.
I see the raw in the well done,
I see the pain in the fun,
through my pessimistic eyes I even see the wet rain and storm in the sun.
This perspective avoids disappointment.
Viewing the world as troubled and not worth saving is my ointment.
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