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  • Rookie Rachael Aislynn Musgrove (4/22/2013 2:22:00 PM) Post reply
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    This is a poem I wrote called " Him"

    He changed me from the start
    made me who I am
    helped me to retain my footing
    When the devil grasped my hand
    He changed my wicked ways
    helped me to understand
    that when I feel alone
    I'll always have him

    He is my heart
    My soul
    My man
    He is my anchor to the ground
    and when I feel like breaking down
    He'll hold me up until the end

    Like Juilet and Romeo
    He'd follow me to hell
    He'll die if I do
    and live while I live
    That's how much we love.
    I wish others could understand.
    Each night I pray to god
    and beg god not to take him.
    This is how he means to me
    He's my everything.

  • Rookie Derek Smith (4/22/2013 1:11:00 PM) Post reply

    Imagining how the world will be
    Under a beautiful shady tree
    No one by my side
    At moment am all right
    Sooner i hear an inner voice
    Directed me to make a choice
    To think vast like the ocean
    And remain constant in motion
    How can this small head think vast, i asked
    Remember the God of past, the voice faxed
    Wondering, how the sky contain the mist
    Contemplating how the forest hold it's beast
    My imagination grew wild
    Like a poisonous bile

    Under the shady tree
    I became very free
    I leaned back
    Sudden the clouds turn dark
    My heart begins to beat
    Stomach said, i haven't eat
    Still in my sit
    I remain fit
    The wind blow down many flower
    Sooner it began to shower

    Happy i was under the tree
    From the showers i am free
    There she run
    Like an engine fun
    Escaping the rain
    She run in pain
    Panting like a deer
    Holding her said, oh! my dear
    Though she was wet
    Holding her like my pet
    Where you from she asked
    Next Avenue she faxed
    Shivering with hands in her pocket
    I gently gave out my jacket
    She said you are kind
    Replied never mind

    Sooner the rain stop
    Still no food in my pot
    Can you escort me home
    From this quiet zone
    As we began to walk
    She starts her flattering talk
    Hold her like she is mine
    Having in thought she is fine
    We arrived at her gate
    Almost half past eight
    The house was quiet like a cemetery
    Began to draw its symmetry

    My heart began to ponder
    Leaving my mind to wonder
    I asked where is your mother
    She is a busy barrister
    What of your father
    He is a minister
    She stop to look me cry
    Charlie why
    My answer lies in the sky
    I have to leave baby
    My tummy goes crazy
    What is wrong with it
    Taken too much meat
    No need to worry
    I am sorry

    To strangers you care
    For me, you always there

  • Rookie - 33 Points Chris Leermakers (4/22/2013 12:05:00 PM) Post reply

    Go BeyonD:

    Set Me Alight…And Forever It Seems
    Fear The Fright Of Your Wildest Dreams
    Violence Is A Natural Act
    Yes Red To Black
    Yeah Replace The Dreams
    This Is A Fact: Yeah No Distract
    Start To Go Beyond
    Yeah Beyond… And In Even The Dark Pond
    When You See All The Light, You’ll Ask
    Is This Right?
    Yeah Is This My Fight?

    Fact And Fantasy United As One
    Real Power Stems From The Barrel Of A Pen
    Living Memory Can Easily Be Erased
    Easy To Be Replaced
    Yeah The Pen Is Mightier Than The Sword
    Yet With No Blade, Just More Power
    Yeah More Powerful Than The Gun

    You Wonder What’s The Scam
    Pool, The Water, The Sand
    And In The End There Is No Land
    Only Freedom Here And There, But
    Sometimes Hate Is Their Law: Love Under Will
    Transfusing, Contagion Breeds
    With Slight Of Their FirmHand
    Is All Deviancy Cleansed?Or Just Another Order
    For The Next Kill

    Yeah With A Deceived Sleight Of Hand
    A Diseased Slight Of Hand
    A Multi-Cultured Epidemic Can Be Released

    When You Think Of It Some More
    Your Head Starts Getting Sore
    And Wind Up With Regret
    Yeah On Your Shirt Lies The Blood And Sweat
    Yeah Bitterness
    And The Lies – Don’t Believe Them All
    Lies -Yeah Don’t Swallow Them Whole
    Yeah Lies, Half Truths, Misinformation And…

    It Comes And Goes…And Soon Creeps Up On Thee
    After All The Weal And Woes
    We Just Want To Be Free
    Yeah Chase Them Far Away…Away And Let Them Stay
    Into The Outer Day, Yeah
    Just In Their Own Ashtray
    Hell, I’ll Always Stay And Tomorrow
    Is Another Day; I Want To Go Away
    But Help Me Here, Here To Stay
    Never Pushed, Yeah Never Scared Again Today
    Yeah I’ll Never Go Away

  • Rookie - 33 Points Chris Leermakers (4/22/2013 11:55:00 AM) Post reply

    Home Sweet ROAM:

    I Am A Nomad
    I Walk In Different Places
    Meet Different People
    And So Many Different Faces
    I Wander Around
    Nothing Better To Do
    Don’t Make A Sound
    Or We’ll Stop Here Too
    A Perpetual Roam
    Sets Me Apart From The Rest
    Green Pastures All Round
    Always Searching For The Best
    No Place To Go And Hide
    I Am Nothing But Alive
    I Roam From Place To Place
    Travel In Both Time And Space
    I Am An Abstract Being

    No Challenge Or Regret
    One Who Needs No Freeing
    Or Belonging To A Given Set
    So Random And So Primitive
    Unattainable And So Free
    Like Creatures With A Simple Mind
    Irresponsible Yet So Delectable Are We
    We Know Not Of A Holiday
    A Profession To Call Work
    We Simply Pass The Day
    Thinking Where To Lurk
    On This Planet, In Our Lives
    We Do Have Several Wives
    No Place To Call Home
    We Simply Live And Roam….

  • Rookie - 33 Points Chris Leermakers (4/22/2013 9:24:00 AM) Post reply

    Bad Birds: ACT 2
    (Is Bird The True Word?) :

    It’s Getting Close
    Any Time Now
    By The Way
    Don’t Watch Me How
    Let’s Soon Forget
    Of How We Met
    Once In A Zillion
    Better Yet
    Where Did It Go
    What Did I Do
    For Who’s To Know
    The Better Clue
    Hey, Then Again

    What The Hell
    In The End
    Broke The Spell
    It Lasted Long
    With A Word
    And A Song
    I Killed The Bird
    Why Am I
    In The Bad
    I Nearly Cry
    But Doesn’t, Really
    Make Me Sad
    Hell I Don’t Know

    Where I’m To Go
    Near Or Far
    My Favorite Bar
    I’ll Sink A Few
    For What’s It Due
    To, I Don’t Care
    The Burning Of…
    My Long Dark Stare…

  • Rookie - 33 Points Chris Leermakers (4/22/2013 9:06:00 AM) Post reply

    Tune Your Song:

    Peer In Your Place
    See All The Waste
    Learn To Conform
    Not To Reform
    And Without Haste
    Without Our Faults
    We Cannot See
    What Is 'Wrong'
    What Is Meant To Be
    But Who's To Search
    And Find The Clear
    One Day I Might
    Soon Disappear

    I'll Go Ahead
    See Worse Instead
    And Better Yet
    I'll Find My Head
    I Think
    Who's Out There
    Where's The Freedom
    Most Everywhere
    Can You See It
    Forget The Head
    My Soul, I Don't Know
    Where's The Red
    I'm Sure To Go
    Get Help Soon
    Learn To Find
    The Golden Moon
    And Not Your Mind

    For We Are Placed
    In Hideaways
    Then Escape
    To Brand New Days
    Never The Case
    I Cannot Go
    Just Incase
    They Are To Show
    Hymn Along
    Dance Very Quietly
    Tune Your Song
    And Keep It Partly
    Smooth And Rough
    Had Enough
    I'm Hypnotized
    Hey, Look Out
    I'm On The Way
    Onto Where
    The Brand New Day...

  • Rookie - 33 Points Chris Leermakers (4/22/2013 9:04:00 AM) Post reply

    BLACK Shadow:

    I’m In No Race Today
    To Take Your Place
    In No Hurry
    To Follow Your Daytime Charade
    That Dark Shadow
    Yeah No Shadow, Nothing In My Face
    This Day
    ..And This I Contain…Just Let Me Explain

    No One Needs Your Dark Faces
    Looking Down
    Anywhere Around
    Everybody’s Already Seen
    Yeah Everyone Knows
    Personal Dark Places
    Their Own Dark Faces
    Even On Their Ground
    I Have Found

    Just Follow Your Own Black Shadow
    Yeah Your Own Black Shadow
    Needs, Yeah Feeds
    Owns Only You
    Only You Today
    This I Am Sorry To Say

    The Black Shadow Comes Crawling
    Crawling Back To Your Door
    Black Shadow, Back To Shock
    …And Back To Lock, Lock You Again
    Yeah To Nail Your Head To The Floor

    Your Black Shadow Comes Running
    Always Running, Always Ruining
    Yeah Ruining Your Core
    Black Shadow Comes Running
    Always Back For More
    Even If He, Is The Only One To Fall

    Why Did You Go Back For More
    How Could You
    Yeah How Did You Open His Door

    Try To Look Forward My Friend
    Not Just Straight Ahead
    Even If It Sounds Like A Lie
    A Black Shadow Will Always Try
    Try To Confuse
    Try To Consume
    If You Listen To It All...And Follow His Call
    If You’re Listening To The End
    You Just Might End Up Dead
    …And Your Black Shadow Will Just
    Replace Your Head

  • Rookie - 19 Points Savannah Oakes (4/21/2013 10:16:00 PM) Post reply

    If I Had Ten More Minutes

    If I had ten more minutes
    And my voice was not faint
    Nor my face so devoid
    Or my mind so blank
    I would profess—

    But I'm afraid of words
    Which might betray lips,
    For what is kept
    is of my eyes,
    that impulsive organ,
    I've attempted to stray:
    hooded, hazed.

    Construing a montage
    ever playing:
    concerns, worries
    fears, and doubts,
    Come to life
    in bursting light
    whilst straining in the dark.

    And if such creations
    could speak—
    or better
    could be heard—
    through the mist of passion
    And masks of pride,

    I would profess
    All in my heart;
    Every quaint murmur
    Forsaken night and night.

    *please rate or comment

  • Rookie - 19 Points Savannah Oakes (4/21/2013 10:14:00 PM) Post reply

    A Brisk Walk

    Midnight on a winding street
    air still as the grave
    no danger lurking
    no signs of wake

    You swagger on
    gingerly to the left
    then suddenly—
    a hand is in your hand
    hot breath against your cheek
    a whisper in your ear:

    “My love, my light
    come lie with me.
    We'll meet at great new heights
    where you will be set free
    from hands that bind
    to a land of bliss,
    so you won't but mind
    as you float down the abyss.”

    With no note of dissent
    no sigh, no frown, nor shake
    you are whisked away,
    taking steady steps and deep breaths
    to the hole where you shall lay.

    When finally you do arrive
    you're beckoned to lie down
    you stumble in, burrowing
    careful not to make a sound.

    Morning comes, but not the sun,
    Eyes search, but nothing found.
    Hands grasp at dirt, nails rake on stone
    at this new burial ground.

    Screaming does no good
    nor fight, nor will, nor pain
    you are here and here for good
    because doth wed the night
    and the night doth betrayed.

    “Away now morning light,
    Farewell bitter day!
    Soon we will reunite,
    perhaps from inner fray.
    So beat your drums,
    grapple in spite,
    measure your sums.
    Forget this little slight,
    For tomorrow comes! ”

    So lie down,
    calm, secure
    make most of this fine bed
    you've dug yourself out of
    time and time again.

  • Rookie Larry Reed Jr (4/21/2013 12:11:00 PM) Post reply

    A Dreamer With A Heart

    Sometimes its hard to be a dreamer, when love is on your mind.
    I know that heartbreak sometimes is, the worst nightmare of its kind.
    Sometimes i wake up crying, because of nightmares i have had.
    Dreams of us together, then things got really bad.

    You would say its over, you hate me and we're through.
    So i'd lay down and i would cry, there was nothing i could do.
    You would hurt me deep inside, my heart would ache so bad.
    then i saw you walk away, and tears were all i had.

    When you said that it was over, you cut me very deep.
    Even though it hurt so bad, my heart was yours to keep.
    Then i wake up crying, my heart is torn apart.
    I know no matter what i do, i'm a dreamer with a heart.

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