Dinosaurs and poetry wars

                                 

 

 

They don’t like our kind

Because our voice

Challenges their crumbling

Ideology

We’re too edgy

We threaten their safety

And our language

Is raw

And too gritty

 

And behind closed doors

This gang of

Sycophants

Dribble down the back

Of each others

Pants

Fool each other

Into thinking they’re

Great

But they’re all fools

Because it’s game

Over

It’s too late

 

And they’ll never survive

Unless they

Evolve

Because the future’s

Here

And until they see

That poetry

Doesn’t just revolve

Around them

And their chosen few

Then that’s it

They’re going to

Disappear

 

It’s time for something

New

They know who

We are

They’ve seen us

And the applause

The reaction we

Cause

Troubles them

We are a presence

That will not

Go

That they are desperate

To ignore

That they want

To deny

 

Well

They can try

◄ Cider Barry

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Jules Clare

Mon 24th Jan 2011 09:49

I like the title, the structure and the content

steve woodsome

Sun 23rd Jan 2011 21:50

the trouble is,'they' think that they are one of you.
i like the words and the sentiment, but i've always thought that i was a bit of a rebel.
am i one of you? who knows

stella jones

Sun 23rd Jan 2011 21:16

Denial and dribbling down the back of each others pants brought such images..ha! a solid write with lots of grit..nice one x

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Patricia and Stefan Wilde

Sun 23rd Jan 2011 20:48

William Wordsmith agrees...respectfully! on both counts.

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