H.J. Shreeve

Rookie (26/5/1987 / Hobart, Tasmania)

Hey, Cruel World


Hey, cruel world.
Leave me alone.
I'm tired and I'm broke.
A bitter old man,
25 years on and im still here,
A blob of blood on a ball of dirt.

When will the madness end?
When the bombs go off?
When your religions die?
When I conform to your every need?
I'm still tired and broke world!
Leave me alone...

Stop knocking at my door,
There is nothing left to save,
If god was alive,
Then he died this way,
Choking on his discontent,
Most likely.

Hey cruel world,
You tied me to the wicker chair,
dressed me in lace and painted my nails.
I can't smile pretty for you no more!

Your demands are insane,
I can't keep up,
How many do I have to buy?
Throw in some knives and you got a deal, world.

I can't have sex no more,
I know your just outside my window, it puts me off.
Will you spread your legs for me, world? ? ?
If I buy a that new car?
If I keep my self clean?
If I buy a little house in a neat little street?

Hey, cruel world.
Don't bother me!
Leave me alone,
I'm still broke and tired.
A blob of blood on a wicker chair,
A neat little house, spreading her legs.
A bitter old man choking on his discontent.
Most likely.

Submitted: Monday, July 16, 2012
Edited: Monday, July 16, 2012

Form:


Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (Hey, Cruel World by H.J. Shreeve )

Enter the verification code :

Read all 3 comments »

Trending Poets

Trending Poems

  1. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  2. If, Rudyard Kipling
  3. Daffodils, William Wordsworth
  4. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou
  5. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  6. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda
  7. Death is Nothing at All, Henry Scott Holland
  8. Play The Game, Jessie Pope
  9. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening, Robert Frost
  10. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou

Poem of the Day

poet Oliver Wendell Holmes

YES, write, if you want to, there's nothing like trying;
Who knows what a treasure your casket may hold?
I'll show you that rhyming's as easy as lying,
...... Read complete »

   

New Poems

  1. Nostalgia, Rimni chakravarty
  2. The Spirit-World, Emmanuel George Cefai
  3. Blinded by stress, Emmanuel George Cefai
  4. Of Fauns Of Satyrs, Emmanuel George Cefai
  5. The next activity, Emmanuel George Cefai
  6. As aged I, Emmanuel George Cefai
  7. true friend, Rani Jain
  8. In laziness begot, Emmanuel George Cefai
  9. When Times Will Ring with Bells, Emmanuel George Cefai
  10. Hurling themselves over the rocks, Emmanuel George Cefai
[Hata Bildir]