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Aaahhhh! But Who Gives A Damn

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Aaahhhh! But Who Gives A Damn

Blah      blah     blah
you're a sad story     sad
and not what i expected 
and where's your sense to
live a better life
than what you live now
weakness pouring out of your
horrid face     acne     pimples
repulsive     you can at least 
make money
but NO not even that     you're
ugly and poor and you think
you're some kind of Bukowski
reborn     always drinking
and farting and snoring and 
your moments in time
are useless
and your poems are useless
get a damn job
or it's divorce for me and you
worthless     no good     waste.

(Somewhere a soul drops
to his knees and palms his face...
Somewhere another man
realizes there are millions
of others willing
to take his
place.)

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  1. Date: 12/29/2009 12:18:00 PM
    Best to express who u are and that u are happy with yourself... great poem and if its a bio greater still.. thankxxx for commenting on my poetry ... and for the "beautiful" comment... we are all beautiful in our own way... like your poem... enjoyed... unique.... blessings... luv.. Linda-Marie

  1. Date: 12/25/2009 10:26:00 PM
    dude, you have the "JUICE".. sweeet i feel your works,,,

  1. Date: 9/11/2009 9:28:00 AM
    Heartwrenching! Love the reference to Bukowski. I am almost afraid to thank you for this, but I must. Thanks!

  1. Date: 3/22/2009 2:32:00 AM
    Hi Joseph - I reckon men like you and i are many things my friend but useless just isn't one of them - Seems to me that most folk have no concept of what really matters in this life - You have a heart that is worth its weight in gold and you are my friend - Prison taught me all about the concluding stanza of this poem - Stay strong and always follow your heart - YF4L, God Bless, MJ

  1. Date: 1/29/2009 11:01:00 PM
    You can only be you. If it's your passion to write, then write. Don't listen to the words that tear down. Your worth isn't measured by how much you make or what you own, but by your heart and soul. Great write, Joseph. Blessings. Donna G.

  1. Date: 1/27/2009 4:56:00 AM
    To me, this sounds like verbal abuse, which absolutely no one deserves. Hold your head up high I say to whomever this is about. Live your dreams and be yourself, be it poetry or whatever. As long as what you do does not cause harm to anyone else, you have every right to be YOU. Rise above. Love, Shar