Poet Introduction i've been writing since the ninth grade. Started out doing love and pain stuff. Switched to more inspirational and instructive words as i've gotten closer to 50. lots of my work is self therapeutic. Hope to help someone else.
To the ears of the unhearing Screams go unheard Unnoticed Like a whisper in a whirlwind
Only when the tornado removes the roof of the pampered and privileged And only as torrents fall upon and tarnish a closet full of Armani's finest and rain ruins that $400 hairdo Will those who look away Finally look at what was happening all around them all along
As the water rises higher inside the walls of a now roofless bowl that was once an impenetrable fortress We, who have learned to swim the raging rivers, shall see if that...
Crown Royal I'll take it Straight, Apple, or Vanilla
Jim Beam give me the Devil's Cut
And, sometimes, Kilbeggan For those odd, international moments not really a Jameson's fan
Ain't nuthin like the burn Like the fire, with it's underlying sweet Like the way it sets my mind at ease and my body at rest as it melts away the tension of my day Like bacon fat in a frying pan right before I slap three, crispy...
Workn with my hands, leaves tough places on my hands after the blisters heal. This tough spot makes the next round of work hurt less, if at all.
Now a Callus on my Soul, comes after years of trying to rise, to elevate, to be at one with my Creator; yet banging, and rubbing, and scraping against a religion that does more to stifle my spirit than to bring me closer to the God who lovingly awakens me every day.
Big Scary Potentially dangerous But harmless Entertaining and thrilling Cuz there ain't nothing to really fear
Few things are more emotionally painful, stressful, and draining to a man than having to acquiesce to disrespect or attitude from someone who is not smarter, or more capable, than he is and/or also cannot whip his ass.
I'm sure you've all heard that "Stress is the mind overriding the body's desire to choke the Shit out of some FukkHedd who desperately needs it!!"
The most frequent reason for tolerating this shit is that the...