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  • Clayton Cleary (4/27/2013 2:21:00 PM) Post reply | Read 1 reply

    Made a mistake.
    Drove home after I drank.
    Swirving, couldn't stay awake.
    Came out of no where, couldn't hit the brakes.
    Three days later leaving prison to a funeral, his name was drake.
    We live like it won't happen to us.
    Buts it's enough.
    It can happen to any of us.
    I made a mistake.

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  • Savannah Oakes (4/27/2013 1:13:00 PM) Post reply | Read 1 reply

    Daydreaming

    I took it all to heart,
    each hasty smile,
    every modest gesture,
    each syllable of dispassionate word,
    to a stage where even I was persuaded,
    the rays veiling your face,
    in perfect symmetry,
    were by your own hand.

    Hell—you were the rays, as you were
    the smile, the gesture, and the word.
    Everything created, then destroyed
    by your own unadulterated hand.
    Such feats you could reach.
    I coveted you so,
    for what were you incapable?
    —but all only in my sight.

    Now I mistrust.
    There are words I thought were spoken
    and actions I thought were displayed
    by you—but also me.
    Illusions and Trickery
    by me—but not you.
    I see it now:
    how you were a dream,
    borne of a skeptic in dangerous reverie.

    This guise I had burdened upon you,
    how could I be so thoughtless?
    For it had seemed,
    that when I said move
    —you moved.
    And when I said speak
    —you spoke.

    How does something appearing
    so concrete, so essential
    be confused with truth?
    How can you savor another's words
    and have them be your own?
    How could I be so selfish,
    with dreams of distant realms—
    but forget it.
    Happiness has gained on me,
    now knowing the best of truth.

    I hear no more whispers,
    no more apparitions of smiles,
    gestures, or words—
    no matter how hollow,
    cryptic or empty—
    such trivial necessities,
    conceived by a fool
    in want of an actor.

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  • Chris Leermakers (4/25/2013 10:12:00 PM) Post reply | Read 1 reply

    Work To Play:

    Take Life For Today
    Don’t Let It Go To Waste
    Make The Memories Stay
    Deliberate To Haste
    I Hear The Morning Cry
    The Birds, They Sing Then Fly
    Catch Fish With Some Rods
    And Overcome Impossible Odds
    Let’s Drink The Great, Sweet Wine
    To Join Us When We Dine
    Feel The Music Within
    Life Too Can Be Devine

    I Often Play The Fool
    Jump When You Say Go
    Race Within The Pool
    How I Want To Take It Slow
    Yes Fine Tune And Bloom
    Fine Tune My Tools
    What Ever You Desire
    I’ll Always Want More
    Let’s Sing And Then Regret
    To The Places We Forget
    The Times Of Our Great Friends
    I Wonder If We Met
    Believe In Reincarnation
    Keep Potential Alive
    Because In The Sea Of Damnation
    Only The Strong Minded Survive

    When The Fun Is Over
    How You Want To Sing
    Life Then Can Then Surprise You
    Surprise To Anything
    Look Up To The Sky At Night
    See The Shining Light
    Life Again, I See
    Infinite And Free
    The Potential Vast And Silent
    Hope We Aren’t To Late
    As We Work To Play
    Yes Sometimes We Work To Play
    Play Out Our Fate

    Know Your Limitations
    Life’s The Only Thing I Own
    I Know Not What I Want
    But How I’m Nearly Grown
    Take Me As I Want It
    Don’t Give Me All That Sort
    Of Rubbish And Assorted
    Life Is Way Too Short…

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    • Allen Steble (4/28/2013 2:35:00 AM) Post reply

      I think this is a nice poem and has a great message. The experiences in life should be enjoyed and sometimes we need to not take ourselves too seriously and just live a little this deserves a 10.

  • Chris Leermakers (4/25/2013 10:11:00 PM) Post reply

    Work Fast/Fast Work


    I Want To Wake Up
    Wake Up In Your World
    Today, With No Pain
    And Tomorrow With Little
    To No Heavy Rain
    But When You Want It
    Yeah It Goes Away Fast
    And When You Hate It
    It Always Seems To Last
    Yeah Sometimes We've Gotta Be That Fast
    Yeah Work Fast

    Just Back To Work For Me
    I've Already Finished My School
    Yeah Already Finished Swimming
    Yeah I've Already Fished That Pool
    Looking For More Answers
    Trying To Get On Back
    Yeah Trying To Get On Track
    Look A Little Closer
    Yes You're Sure To Find A Crack

    Go From Here
    From Here To There
    Don't Be So Weird
    Yeah You'll Go Anywhere
    Look At Their Faces
    Simple, Yet COnfused
    ...And All Of These Places
    Yeah So Ironic, But Still Amused
    Out The Back Door
    Getting Sick Of Thhis
    Going Back For More
    Yeah I Wouldn't Like To Miss

    Tell Me The Answer This Time
    What Am I To Do
    Find Every Pleasure
    Yeah Every Pleasure From Me To You
    Now Let Me Go Home, My Work Is Finished
    Yeah Just Go Home
    Where Is Home For Me
    The Jungle, City Or Highway
    Or Just Running Free
    Yeah Just Roaming Free

    Take Me There, But Don't Lose Me
    Yeah Take Me There, But Don't Please Me
    Just As Long AS I'm Free
    There's Nowhere Else I'd Rather Be
    Waking In The Morning
    The Best Time To Awake
    Kind Of Like Spring
    Yeah The Spring I Want To Take
    Take It And Then Leave It
    Yeah Leave It, Then To Sprinkle It
    Grab A Chair, Then Decide To Sit
    Anywhere Hey, This Is It

    Are You For Real
    Yeah So Hard To Forget
    How You Made Me Feel
    But No Bitter Regret, Cause
    Nobody Knows Me
    Knows The Ins And Outs
    Yeah Just Let It Be
    Yeah, There Or There Abouts
    Confused Or Mesmerised
    Don't Be Such A Sook
    Lost Or Maybe Hypnotised
    You've Gotta Know Where To Look
    Yeah You've Gotta Know When
    When To Read My WorkBook
    Yeah My Fast Work Is Where To Look
    My Fast Work Is Just
    My Own Hook.

  • Chris Leermakers (4/25/2013 10:09:00 PM) Post reply

    WAKE UP:

    One More, What The Hell
    I Think, Sneeze And Cough
    I Think I'm Not Too Well
    The Swelling Dosn't Seem Unlike The Perfect Dream
    We've Seen It All Before
    The Dream Is Getting Sore
    I'm Getting Sick Of All This
    Today, I Wonder What I'll Miss
    Hey, I Don't Really care
    Hey, Look Out, It's The Bear
    No, I Can't Go On
    With All This Carry On

    I Turn And Twist And Shake
    My Mind Then Dosn't Like The Twisting Of The Ache
    The Turning Of The Mic
    I'm Shaking All Around
    The Pictures Of The Sound
    Where's The Common Ground
    What The Hell, Wake Up...

  • Chris Leermakers (4/25/2013 9:50:00 PM) Post reply

    Truth:

    Change Is Consistant
    Change Is A Fact
    A Bit Unpredictable
    Life Likes It, Like That
    Try To Accept It, Try To Let Go
    Slowly Or Quickly, I Try Not To Show
    Becoming That Different Isn't Always That Bad
    So Why Try To Help It
    You'll Only Get Sad
    A Natural Progression, A Thing Of The Past
    A Perceptual Session
    Only Coming In Last
    Try To Avoid, Things Being The Same
    You Know The Rules Of Life's Crazy Games
    Learn To Compromise
    You Don't Have A Choice
    And Yearn To Hypnotise To One Day Rejoice
    Love Me And Leave Me
    I Love It That Way
    Make Me See The Light, At The End Of The Day
    No Two Days Are The Same

    There's Nothing Identical
    No Matter How Good
    Whatever The Spectacle
    Either Accept Or Regret
    Times That Lay Ahead
    Try Not To Fret
    Just Sleep Where You Lay Your Head
    Why Worry Over Nothing
    It's A Natural Part Of Life
    Only When It's Something
    The Natural Is A Strife
    Some Things ARe Inevitable
    They Are Bound To Happen
    So Don't Get Uncontrollable
    Just Learn To Slacken

    It's A Good Thing
    Boring Otherwise
    The Truth Like Spring
    There Is No Disguise
    Nothing Is Forever
    And Better Yet
    When Is Whenever
    Incase You Forget...



    " Knowledge Isn't Everything. Knowledge Is Limited.
    Imagination Encircles The World" .

    - Albert Einstein

  • Chris Leermakers (4/25/2013 9:49:00 PM) Post reply

    Trust:

    Trust Isn't Easy
    Trust Isn't True
    A Little Bit Sleazy
    To Both Me And You
    For We Are Just Flowers
    We Are Just Human
    Knowing Some Hurts Me
    Time And Again
    Low And Behold
    Tight And Secure
    We Grasp At The Old
    Escape From The Lure
    But Then To Entice
    It Looks Vey Nice
    Should I, I Must
    Huh, A Matter Of Trust...

    Oh Well, What The Fuck
    I Don't Know
    Which The Way
    Or Where To Go
    Fast Of Slow
    Far Or Near
    You'll Never Know
    If You Never Go...

  • Chris Leermakers (4/25/2013 9:47:00 PM) Post reply

    Think Fast:

    Sometimes?No Always
    The Truth Must Be Told
    You Have Been Chosen
    Yeah Chosen As Instruments To Achieve
    To Achieve This Objective
    As You Are All, Already And Mighty Bold
    And This Dosn't Have To Be Sold
    Just Told...

    The Truth However, Must Not Be Represented As Truth
    Too Many People Who Are Needed In The Struggle
    Will Simply Die
    ...And All The Others Will Just Constantly Cry

    The Cover Of FICTION Must Be Used
    To Present This Truth
    Those That Fear The Light
    Will Not Want To Bring Attention To You
    By Allowing Your Death
    This Is The Only Way To Win This Fight
    Yes The Only Way To See Real Light

    This Is The Only Way
    Do Not Be Afraid
    The Fight For Real Humanity Demands Your Courage
    So Do Not Let Anything Or Anyone Discourage
    Your Quest, As Tonight We All
    Yes We All Will Need A Very Good Rest
    As Our Future Is Happening In Our Past
    And To Win This War
    Yes To Win We Need To Think Very Fast
    Yeah, Very Fast
    Not Last....

  • Chris Leermakers (4/25/2013 9:46:00 PM) Post reply

    The Real ILL:

    Our Men And Women Put Their Hands Up
    Hands Up All Over The World
    Hands Up High To defend Our Lands
    Defend Our Freedoms...And Our Lives
    Yeah Also Our Cries

    They Are Now Returning Home
    Some Hurt And Broken
    Some Dead, And Some Hoping
    But Most Have Now Just Awoken
    Yeah Now They Have Spoken:

    Many Lives, Yeah Many Lies
    Lost And Destroyed
    A Lot Of Our 'Real' Targets Were Just Plain Missing
    Just Someones Evil Imagination
    Yeah So Many Lives, So Many Lies
    But Not Near Enough Real Cries

    Some Of Our Orders Just Seemed Fake
    Yeah Just Like They Came Out Of A Cake
    Yeah Like Plastic, And Some Just Ouright Spastic
    We Would, Yeah We Still Will
    Kill For Our Freedoms
    But Only For The Right Reasons
    Not More And No More For Those
    Yeah Those Manipulating, Decieving Little Flies
    Yeah No More For All These desacrating And Deadly Lies

    When They Return
    Some Things Are Never The Same
    Nothing Is Really Returned
    Back To Them
    Sometimes Just Blame
    And None Are Looking For
    Any Fame
    Yeah None, No More Are Looking To Play
    Their Evil Master's Game
    Some Families Get Nothing
    Or Nothing The Same, Nothing To Gain
    Just A Blood Stained Flag
    Yeah Just A Burnt Flag
    Yeah Some Things Are Never Again
    The Same

    All Were Just Stars Awaiting
    Awaiting To Make Their Country, Their Family Proud
    Yeah All Were Stars Just Waiting
    To Wave Their Flag Celebrating
    Yeah Sorry, But Now All They See Is The Truth
    Yeah Now Their All, All Just Stars
    And Scars
    Yeah Scars On A Bleeding Flag
    Scars On A Burning Flag

    All Took Oaths To Defend Our Countries
    From All Enemies: Foreign And Domestic
    After The Innocent Blood Seen
    Yeah After The Innocent Blood Spills
    Yeah Now - All Knowing Their Own Leaders Are The Ill
    Yeah Own Leaders: The Real Enemy, Own Leaders Are The Real Kill
    Own Leaders: The Real True 'Missing' Targets
    Yeah This Time It Is No One's Imagination
    But Just In Those Living In Damnation
    Yeah Our Own Leaders, We Won't Forget The Real Ill
    Yeah We Will Never Forget The Huge Hole
    Yeah The Huge Hole You Tried So Hard To Fill...

  • Chris Leermakers (4/25/2013 9:43:00 PM) Post reply

    The Change:

    If All The Pieces Are Gathered
    And Put Together To Fit
    The Puzzle Of Life That Remains
    Is Dark And Cannot Be Lit
    For Time Is Spent On Searching
    The Things We Cannot Find
    Time Is Lost And Then Forgotten
    In The Labyrinth Of Our Mind
    Curious In Our Nature
    We Set Out To Explore
    We Wonder How Things Happen
    Always Wanting To
    Yeah Always Wanting To Know More

    No Stone On Earth Escapes
    The Clutches Of Mans Greed
    Earth, Where He Lives And Rapes
    Is Devoured At Lightning Speed
    Progress They Call It
    Breeds Destruction And Confusion
    Our Orbs Need Redirecting
    To Enable Us Salvation
    For We Have Wealth And Power
    That Turn Us Into Robots
    We Must Respect And Uphold
    The Unjust Laws That Govern Us
    Yet At Times They Are Waived
    To Suit Those Who Are Evil
    Corrupt, Influential And Capable
    Of Controlling Our Worthless Lives

    We Are Still Just Little Fish
    In The Sea Of Damnation
    Brought Into Without Choice
    Of Another Civilization
    That Never Hears
    Yeah That Never Heard Our True Voice
    Some Day The Change Might Come
    But Until Then Pretend
    That None Of It Exists
    Yeah This I'm Sorry, To Say My Friends
    Only To Find No End...

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