thesocialpoet

Archive for May, 2013|Monthly archive page

Dangerous Company

In Poetry on May 30, 2013 at 4:18 pm

Dangerous Company shall not dare beset us

as we transform within our own pit of unbridled desire and lack of inhibition-

moving towards our aspire

of the American way,

staying one

move ahead.

 

Aspirations of matter.

Aspirations of greed,

motivates

our urge.

 

We’ve become our Mansion.

We’ve paid for our Earth-

through aggression,

through tension.

We are the American way.

 

We swayed into the Sportsman

within us all,

and this will not end.

 

Nor will this trend.

 

Gregory Gathman, USA

Advertisements

Hourglass

In Poetry on May 24, 2013 at 5:55 pm

She is an owl-eyed hourglass,

outraged and out

reaching for something

as alive as she is.

Or at least that familiar feeling

akin to death’s breath

on the back of her neck.

Venomous vigor envelopes her voice:

a tree whose fruit stains the mouth black

like oil sipped from a wine glass.

Mortality.

That pet whose leash

is melted to her wrist, a game that

bores the vampires hiding in her words:

those who draw upon a man-made eternity

no more steadfast than a

castle of sand.

Let her find some pulse

as furious and desperate as her own.

Let her spill away with someone

as she has tried to all her life.

 

Charlie Mischer, USA

Loudspeaker

In Poetry on May 24, 2013 at 5:39 pm

I just want to add it’s wanting to add makes a horse race folks

and then I dived in for the swim from Calais to the white cliffs of Dover

 

Christopher Mulrooney, USA