Russell Nero

Rookie - 41 Points (May 25th,1995)

Ordinary


Backspace
Backspace
it's slowly becoming my best friend
replacing the one's I go to for help
replacing the one's I keep my faith in
but then again have I really bothered to keep up with them
well less than I should have
Some friend am I...
Well they all are pretty busy
Some are parents, moms and dads
some are soon to be newly weds
some are off living the dreams
we were so determined would come true
some are off to college, going forward being who they want to be
so where do I fit in
Nowhere...regretfully nowhere
I've succumb to my disease again
and for that I pay the price
yet I forgot my wallet
so I pay with my legs
I have barely set foot out of this house
since the day I got my diploma
in merry celebration
saying I will never return
Now I'm wishing for a fish
to return a miss of a life I wasted
Did that even make sense
No it was the only way I could find a rhyme
but rhyming isn't for me
neither is flying
my wings have not yet grown
I paced up and down those winding hallways
for four years
I craved a life of fun and carefree
no responsibilities
I guess this is my repayment
I guess this is my punishment
I have received my punishment
and my credit card of luck
has been shredded and canceled
Are you happy now
I never was
never have been
so goodbye
I waste in Georgia one more day
so goodbye
I've spilled all the contents in my head
I've spilled all the words I could muster
for my inspiration, my motivation
it has all fallen away again
I've lost it again
and don't know where I last put it
and without it I'm lost
and without it I'm nothing
I'm not a wolf with a rose
I'm not a prince disguised as a peasant
I'm not a hooded silhouette
I'm not a ghost nor a phantom in a forgotten opera
I'm not a descendant of an ill famed king]
who's the most like me
I'm
well I'm
just
Ordinary

Submitted: Friday, September 13, 2013
Edited: Monday, September 16, 2013

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 (Ordinary by Russell Nero )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

Trending Poets

Trending Poems

  1. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  2. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  3. Dreams, Langston Hughes
  4. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou
  5. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou
  6. If, Rudyard Kipling
  7. A Dream Within A Dream, Edgar Allan Poe
  8. A Red, Red Rose, Robert Burns
  9. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening, Robert Frost
  10. Do Not Stand At My Grave And Weep, Mary Elizabeth Frye

Poem of the Day

poet Christopher Marlowe

It lies not in our power to love or hate,
For will in us is overruled by fate.
When two are stripped, long ere the course begin,
We wish that one should love, the other win;

...... Read complete »

   

Member Poem

New Poems

  1. Moving on, Sydney Bramer
  2. Forever Missed, Sydney Bramer
  3. Please Know (I'm Near), Michael P. McParland
  4. Gone, Sydney Bramer
  5. I am Thou, Tushar Ray
  6. My entangled particle, john thanh le
  7. Half Alive, Katherine Perry
  8. Land of opportunities, gajanan mishra
  9. Buzzards, Mark Heathcote
  10. Death, Sydney Bramer
[Hata Bildir]