Biography of Stefanie Fontker
I write under a pen name (a pretty crappy one, at that) : if you've seen my work on other sites under what I assume would have to be my real name, you're probably not mistaken. Feel free to interrogate me though.
A lot of the stuff I have on my account here is rather old, some of it a bit embarrassing, so please bear with me.
Stefanie Fontker Poems
A Bitter Kiss
Such a bitter kiss Bestowed by thy lips I lay upon the ground A fight so unimaginable
You stare at me, Like I'm someone else. My words have hit With a force too shrewd.
Among The Ashes
Would you come back To search for my face Among the ashes? To burn is to cleanse,
Mad Woman, Where are you kept? Hidden amongst the others Those like you,
She came from the ground, That beautiful woman! Made from mud and soil Lying to you, lying alone
Many speak of monsters. The devil we know, The demon under our covers. But are these not
You have stripped the world Of conversation, friendship and love And offer nothing but unsatisfactory Substitutions of scratching and feasting.
Cutting off layers of unwanted skin, Coming undone inside of one’s self. Float beyond water’s edge, cry silently.
The Infinite Sea
Infinite wisdom resides in you, And the depth of a thousand seas. Within you is the key to Understanding more than humanity.
Love Long Distance
I can see you from here, smiling. Happy and free like a bird of royalty. Though I do cry behind my mask, For my own pain is my very own cage.
Esse Quam Videri
My age is my own. Steal it you may, But it will continue Its long reign.
None of it matters. No matter where I go, What direction I turn, There are men, women
A Battle Of Virtue
What virtue could you keep If they all have angry eyes, And knives of dripping blood? Ready to murder, to rape
A beautiful fall
To be made of porcelain
My fragile state
Oh so compromised
To be blinded -
By such a beauty
An unsteady heartbeat
Frozen state of mind
Slick, to the ears
I reach out, one touch
And I feel
I grin, and she smiles
Such a sad smile