Content Warning : Do you want to continue?
This poem contains content which some readers may find disturbing.
It is unsuitable for children or anyone who is easily offended.

YES
I am over 18 years old, I have been warned and I still want to read this poem.
NO
I don't want to read this type of content, take me back to the previous page.


deepundergroundpoetry.com

Stranded with Manners




Abroad in some sunnier yard
a cup clatters, slicing innocuous
remnants naively
from it's china

elsewhere...
elsewhere...


***

Fine as my fragility, tissue glass...this skin

I am choice - a hostess
I make no clinking

No issue
No issue


My chicken-wing scapulas
itching bare
cold sweat
my new, near-evening dew
crying into flaccid grasses

I'll be so good
I'll let it pass

-
pre-morning moaning
a melting nightchill

And the sun scales deafly over
while childhood is pried
nullified
beneath weighty limb and will

A recess time deeper leagues
my
my
mariner mind
sailed to fairer airs and fare

My vessel seized
a tempest of silence diseased
this hill - spoiling child breath

I could assemble my toys...
...after,
have a bit of tea...



AtoMikbomb
Author's Note
It's hard to read, and even harder to write.
All writing remains the property of the author. Don't use it for any purpose without their permission.
likes 6 reading list entries 2
comments 5 reads 185
crimsin DystopianMelody
Commenting Preference: 
The author encourages honest critique.

Latest Forum Discussions
SPEAKEASY
Today 7:24am by AltairEndian
COMPETITIONS
Today 6:02am by SBiscBoi
COMPETITIONS
Today 5:38am by wallyroo92
SPEAKEASY
Today 5:05am by Poetrybydhyana
COMPETITIONS
Today 3:24am by Taurek
SPEAKEASY
Today 1:41am by butters