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I Wore Your Skin

~I wore your skin~

Brother, I wore your skin last night
Nothing but friction, blood -dry ink
Announcing a crush "Silence by the Sky!"
Integrity denied, endangered enemy

Brother, I wore your skin last night, swollen ankles
  imagery galore, vomit on the lavatory floor
A clown bleeding red, feeding lies to those he rapes
Blades of need, captain catamite chasing a pup
Who can't resist the heat, when fenced
Brother, I wore your skin last night,
White, green and tight, devouring the light 
Mitten wool on your bottom draw
Lipstick waiting to kiss immediate sin
In search of keeping things close to kin
Brother I wore and tore your skin right off
Gross in every demonic way, 
Acrobats all over the home
Docile immunity, lurking with a bomb threat 

Sister, I wore your skin last night
Vanity of nothingness nutted blasphemy
Evil lurking, wanting to undress thee
Comparing notes, breaking bad company

Sister, I wore your skin last night, swollen lips
  scumbag hag, with nowhere to go
Immortal lies weaken by love
Revealing nothing more than her true self
A wraith with no heart, no goal
Sister, I wore your skin last night
Repeating, bleeding, nail biting
Greasy and powerful, needy and greedy
Aching and whining for not placing
Her head lower than shame holding a high
Sister I wore and swore to never put on your skin again
The nasty feeling, of pretending loyalty, is passion
To hate all those who don't fit your skin
A vulture preying sending encrypted messages

By: PD

Copyright © | Year Posted 2015

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Date: 10/30/2018 3:19:00 AM
Wow! Amazing!
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Date: 1/30/2018 11:41:00 PM
Definitely something powerful and intriguing. Memories.
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Date: 4/17/2017 9:41:00 PM
Great work.its an altogether different experience getting into someone's skin Reveals so much Very well executed.
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Date: 12/12/2016 4:51:00 AM
Very compelling poetry, PD. But that's to be expected from such a gifted poetess like you. As the saying goes ... being comfortable in your own skin, allows you to wear another's skin. Thus, enabling you to truly understood another person, good or bad. This is a primal, life adaptive, survival acquired skill. Ty for sharing such an important write w/us. Love your work every time I stop by for a jolt of creative epiphany. It's always good. Love and peace to you.
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Date: 11/14/2016 7:41:00 AM
Different, it's beautifully demented-like.
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Date: 11/3/2016 1:06:00 PM
Her head lower than shame holding a high - <3 love love love this one :)))
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Date: 10/10/2016 3:02:00 AM
Hi there, just thought I'd come over and read some of your stuff to reciprocate your reading of my first little poem. This one called out to me by title. Pretty sure I have used the same type of metaphor of wearing the skin of another, so I just had to get into this one and was not disappointed. I loved the depth of the imagery, the descriptiveness of each skin/personality taken on here and the skill with which you expressed the feelings associated with doing so. I look forward to reading more!
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Date: 7/19/2016 1:50:00 AM
I like the way in which you 'play' with your words here :)
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Date: 6/23/2016 5:19:00 PM
Wow this is awesome PD, Nicely written. I like it.
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Date: 6/2/2016 11:29:00 PM
I saw your comment and decided to read a couple of your poems. I really love this one and hope to recieve more comments from you! Your new friend, Deandra
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Date: 5/20/2016 5:39:00 PM
You certainly are a cut above Linda, your poetry touches me when ever i read it, i'm sure you could go on to greater things, like a hollywood script writer for one.
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Date: 4/30/2016 9:35:00 AM
Well worth coming back to read. I hope this note finds you well.
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Date: 4/6/2016 10:54:00 AM
Good afternoon Poet D, I've accepted your invite to stop by. I agree, this is a very thought provoking write and yet, bittersweet if one must dress in the skin of a brother or sister of bad character. An awesome expression! Corey
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Date: 4/4/2016 5:36:00 AM
This is BRILLIAN ilove it
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Date: 4/3/2016 3:22:00 PM
Linda, Brilliantly depicted. Just imagine I am ur brother & u wore my skin. What is about me ?Ha.ha.ha.ha...... U are adding something new to poetry soup. Truly I enjoyed this one.....hugs
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Date: 3/15/2016 3:16:00 PM
love this! wonderful
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Date: 3/15/2016 12:59:00 PM
WOW. We're either talking a family of vampires here, or, people who need to hide the real them so others don't know how debased they are. Very good.
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Date: 3/9/2016 8:42:00 AM
We don't always get the chance to truly know how others experience us, but what if we did? Maybe it would at the very least, give us pause. This is an intriguing write, such a descriptive pen.
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Date: 2/18/2016 3:02:00 PM
Hi Linda, another excellent write from your pen. A most interesting poem as always. The emotions are strong. When i was younger i used to wish i was like other people, gave myself a hard time, but now i am older i am happy being me. One thing i do know, no one could wear my skin. This is a poem that does make you think. You do have your own unique way with poetry. Someone playing silly beggars again. It's strange how one piece can have so many different meanings. A seven from me Linda....Vlad.
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Date: 2/2/2016 3:13:00 PM
REreading this one, which is such a unique way of giving one's dissatisfaction with a certain kind of person. Just stopping by also to say hi, PD!!
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Date: 1/30/2016 2:18:00 PM
I really like this poem.
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Date: 1/30/2016 12:36:00 PM
First off Linda, I want to say, a very thought provoking write. Maybe if everyone wore other people skin for a while, it would be a much better world. A wonderful write, I enjoyed the read~ Caryl
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Date: 1/12/2016 8:48:00 AM
Classic, intelligent, sublime and graceful. As usual, yet another excellent piece from you dear poet. Happy new year once again
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Date: 1/11/2016 3:10:00 PM
Lovely I like this one well done
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Date: 1/9/2016 10:25:00 PM
Very creative and beautiful , well expressed my dear , enjoyed every line, hugs / / :) dalia
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