Poetry Blogs (reaction)

reaction (Remove filter)

Popular last 30 days

Recent Comments

John Coopey on INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S WEEK (49 minutes ago)

A Girl on Squeaky Shoes (1 hour ago)

d.knape on Squeaky Shoes (2 hours ago)

A Girl on 280 characters (2 hours ago)

A Girl on International Women's Day - 2021 (2 hours ago)

julie callaghan on International Women's Day - 2021 (2 hours ago)

A Girl on Cash in hand (2 hours ago)

Your Royal Poetess on 280 characters (2 hours ago)

A Girl on As Yet Untold (3 hours ago)

A Girl on Shopping with Grandma (3 hours ago)


I know I traded something

A part of me

For the splendid splendour of money

I did that thing you shouldn’t do

I gave myself to him

You know, the soul

Cut a piece of myself out for him

You know, the heart

I cut a piece of myself off for him

(You know which part)

But I didn't feel a thing

I'm waiting to miss it

Miss this


I'm waiting for the pain


Read and leave comments (2)


Compulsive Manipulation

The monster digs it's claws in tight
I can't escape it, with all my might
I want to run away or hide
But today, with you, I stand to fight
The dark won't win, only light

I can feel the thread, moving my limbs
Like a puppeteer is pulling the strings
I see myself saying and doing these things
As the pied pipers' flute continues to sing

The voices that speak so clearly to me
Try to chan...

Read and leave comments (2)

Compulsive liarcompulsive manipulationcontroldeceptionfacadeknow when to walkliesmanipulationmental gamesmind gamesnot all actions require a reactionpuppeteerreactionstrengthwalk away

On the dispersal of water


It’s 1:30 am.

He takes me away from the others unpacking,

opens the front door to the first night

in our first home and squirts WD-40

over both hinges, explains

WD is water dispersal,

NASA concocted this stuff

to keep fields of rockets

from turning orange, then burnt umber.

He heard this on his pocket radio

cycling along blustery North London roads


Read and leave comments (4)

artbritish poetrycontemporarycreative writingGraham Cliffordphilosophypoempoetryreaction

This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse, you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

Find out more Hide this message