How to Join Member's Area Private Library Search Today's Topics p Login
Main Forums Discussion Tech Talk Mature Content Archives
   Nav Win
 Archives
 Open Poetry #1 Archive
 String 'Em Up
 1
Follow us on Facebook

 This is an Archive. You may post a reply, but new topics are not allowed.

 
User Options
Format for Better Printing EMail to a Friend Create a Greeting Card with this Poem
Admin Print Send ECard
Passions in Poetry

String 'Em Up

 Post A Reply   Go to the Next Oldest/Previous Topic Return to Topic Page Go to the Next Newest Topic 
invertigo18
Member
since 06-14-99
Posts 53
Prairieville, LA., USA


0 posted 06-14-99 04:59 PM       View Profile for invertigo18   Email invertigo18   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for invertigo18

String 'Em Up

Once upon a warm blizzard's night.
I looked into the lion's soul full of fright.
He spoke accusing of dastardly deeds.
My heart hung down amidst the weeds.
Although I crouched attempting to hide
His eyes pierced deeper and deeper inside.
Flipping through the files in my brain.
Which I could no longer contain.
He was trying guilty and innocent man
Whom he'd rather maim than believe in.

Father get out of my head.
I sometimes wish that you were dead.
Standing upright and firm from a dangling tree.
I'd simply laugh when you'd try to get free.
But you'll never be free of me the tree
I'll strangle you with my memory.
And only then will you see,
That you'll never be free of me.

Take a chunk out of your heart so everyone can see the cancerous black.
And give it to me, 'cause its my favorite midnight snack.
Then look in the mirror and watch your face melt.
As you face the wrath of my poison belt.
Taste the sweetness of its soothing sting,
And cry out with your voice and sing
Of the redemption I've rightfully won.
And of me, your loving son.

------------------
Luke Cakalic
© Copyright 1999 invertigo18 - All Rights Reserved
poetFemmeFatale
Member Elite
since 07-25-99
Posts 2961
Arkansas


1 posted 07-27-99 09:21 AM       View Profile for poetFemmeFatale   Email poetFemmeFatale   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for poetFemmeFatale

Wow...very intense !! I liked it in a weird sort of way!! Keep writing - it's a fabulous outlet !

------------------
- poet FemmeFatale

"The strongest man in the world is he who stands most alone..." Henrik Ibsen (1826-1906) Norwegian dramatist lyric poet

invertigo18 will be notified of replies
 Post A Reply   Go to the Next Oldest/Previous Topic Return to Topic Page Go to the Next Newest Topic 
All times are ET (US) Top
  User Options
>> Archives >> Open Poetry #1 >> String 'Em Up Format for Better Printing EMail to a Friend Create a Greeting Card with this Poem
Print Send ECard

 

pipTalk Home Page | Main Poetry Forums

How to Join | Member's Area / Help | Private Library | Search | Contact Us | Today's Topics | Login
Discussion | Tech Talk | Archives | Sanctuary



© Passions in Poetry and netpoets.com 1998-2013
All Poetry and Prose is copyrighted by the individual authors