Treasure Island

Ian Jobst

(October 14,1999 / Oxford)

I'm going to Testify to


I'm gonna say
on this day
that I attest
that the rest
can't take the heat
from my seat
I see them
and they wonder where this anger Stem's from
You wanna jump then come my way
so I can push you on the highway to hell
Yes, I can spell love
and with a backwards shove, it's evol
But I need an evolution
and restitution
for my pain and suffery
because I'm muffling all this anger
and like a genie in a bottle
you rub me the wrong way
I come out in fight mode
And you got three death wishes with no cheat code
So I'm gonna chop block your life
and at the end of a blunt knife
the tip's still lethal
I put you all in a row just to show you
that the demons inside
won't hide no longer
they will come out in the open
though you have no chance of hoping
to become a little stronger
you won't live no longer
because at the end of my saber
you will feel the labor of my bones
and you selfish crones can take a long walk
off a short dock
if time were money
I'd clean your clock
so you could rot right there
and your death would clean the air
in my lungs
and the sky
would become just a little clearer
and I could see what I can be
in the stars
as I shoot them
I hit the moon
but it' too soon
for me to end it
And like my ender game
you'l never been the same
Testify to that

Submitted: Monday, April 28, 2014
Edited: Friday, May 02, 2014

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

What do you think this poem is about?



Topic(s): truth

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 (I'm going to Testify to by Ian Jobst )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

Top Poems

  1. Phenomenal Woman
    Maya Angelou
  2. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  3. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  4. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  5. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  6. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  7. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  8. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  9. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings
    Maya Angelou
  10. A Dream Within A Dream
    Edgar Allan Poe

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. - Let Me -, Aparna Chatterjee
  2. Your Love Shines Like A Diamond, Lilly Emery
  3. Only One, Kwadwo Botuo Gyimah
  4. Egret, G PAUL FISHER
  5. My Poetry Dilemma, Lilly Emery
  6. ALL ACCIDENTS ARE UGLY, MOHAMMAD SKATI
  7. Tanka The Wind, Heather Burns
  8. Sunshine, G PAUL FISHER
  9. My Dearest Love, Lilly Emery
  10. Summer, G PAUL FISHER

Poem of the Day

poet Emily Dickinson

70

"Arcturus" is his other name—
I'd rather call him "Star."
It's very mean of Science
To go and interfere!

I slew a worm the other day—
...... Read complete »

 

Modern Poem

poet Kenneth Allott

 
[Hata Bildir]