Poetry Blog by Matthew McCanless
To The Addicts Of The World
Cunning baffling and powerful are the words used to describe,
The truth of what addiction is, it will take your life with a knife.
Everything you thought you were becomes lost,
All that you cherish and love, gone at what cost?
Millions of people struggle everyday and it's truly tough,
Knowing that one is too many and a thousand never enough.
Pot, heroin, me...
Monday 27th February 2017 9:50 am
With so much hurt and hatred prevalent in society,
It seems like crimes such as murder, rape, and kidnapping might be
Everyday cliches surrounding us entirely.
I feel as if no other news is ever happening,
Everywhere I look, murder has become fashion internationally.
Especially in America, 'Land of the free, Home of the brave.'
Technically, just tellin ya, it's the land of the creeps, home o...
Saturday 21st January 2017 2:50 pm
Poetry is a delicate form of expression it's art, you'll notice.
requiring patience knowledge and wisdom from the start, so devoted
many are called but few are chosen even less are noticed as poets
but I was called and I was chosen, but unlike most I truly know this
yes I know this dance of words and metaphors
because I use them to convey my feelings all my peers seem to ignore
Monday 13th June 2016 1:07 pm
Many words Ive put to papers in an effort to taper
the stress of life's capers hoping it vanishes like vapor
but their lies deep inside a wound that hides and may never find treatment
an indecent demon dreaming of beatings so frequent
No reason for the recent fleeting secret meetings and agreements
he's attempting quite tenaciously to tear this tainted wound open voraciously
and fatally, ...
Monday 13th June 2016 9:21 am
If time could go backwards I would change a whole lot
the misery experienced and the Untied knots
things would be different but better you'll agree
because I would know what would hurt and benefit me
times are hard and will only get harder
life is short and will only get shorter
so I must correct my mistakes and just stop accepting this sorrow
Because I know I have fewer toda...
Monday 13th June 2016 8:44 am