December 08, 2016 at 07:07 pm
Poem, M (16+)
Weird | Psychology | Despair
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I am a ghost of who I should be,
dwelling in transparency
so I can't see the real me.
With my invisible flag unfurled
I roam around this saddened world
like a stone that's poorly hurled.
Thrown into the maelstrom that is life,
surrounded by pain and endless strife
plus madness which is truly rife.
So many insane dwell there on the street,
living on hand-outs in their defeat
with no place to which they can retreat.
They walk around amid the din
with eyes staring out but looking in
and a most sardonic grin.
And I asked one what it was he knew
and he said the sky is surely blue
like my eyes as I'm telling you.
Then as he just kept on talking
I found that I was quickly walking
away from the onlookers who were gawking.
Staring and pointing and laughing in glee
so I was happy that I wasn't me
but then I had the urge to pee.
So I whipped it out right then and there
despite a voice that said "Beware!"
but I heeded not its strident blare.
And as I pissed I looked around
and wrote my name upon the ground
which made a small and hissing sound.
Then all the people turned toward me,
millions as far as my eyes could see
and it filled my heart with raptured glee.
For now I saw that I was this,
a man who had an urge to piss
as I was overcome with bliss!
Michael "Don't Eat The Yellow Snow!" Gallatin
Last Modified: December 08, 2016 at 11:25 pm
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Every once in awhile I must write something that is simply crazy and so here it is. Though in an odd way it's also a poem about escaping despair and finding joy in a very simple act. As I said to my best friend that sort of qualifies it as describing a moment of Zen. Living in that singular action and moment of peeing and defining yourself in that regard. Pretty weird huh folks?
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