Get Your Premium Membership

I'll See Myself Out

It was a whisper to his mate as they gawked. It was no secret. Everyone thought it. “That one was rode hard and put up wet.” I get it. I’d throw me out too, if I could. Have you ever held council with a dumpster trying to convince yourself that you’re not peers; that you maintain social standing? “C’mon buddy, you know you can’t be here.” I don’t belong here I don’t belong “I won’t be long… I just need to warm up.” Pipe dreams down the pipe. I’ll just huddle in a dumpster. Fill it with trash. Why am I trash? “Don’t answer that. Who cares anyway…” I've thrown myself out, too. 3/16/2020

Copyright © | Year Posted 2020

Post Comments

Poetrysoup is an environment of encouragement and growth so only provide specific positive comments that indicate what you appreciate about the poem.

Please Login to post a comment

Date: 3/22/2020 8:43:00 PM
I see why Emile chose this to be on his short list. Outstanding and very clever! Congratulations on your win! : )
Login to Reply
Date: 3/22/2020 1:19:00 PM
Congratulations! Your poem earned a distinguished place in my contest, it was a very difficult contest to judge but your poem caught my eye, well done my friend, Emile.
Login to Reply
Date: 3/22/2020 11:59:00 AM
Interesting write and I do like. no one should be trash. Congratulations on your awesome 1st place win.
Login to Reply
Date: 3/17/2020 9:02:00 PM
Good to see your work again! See yourself back in sir, we've got viruses and low oil prices to fight :) Then we can get to holding council with yon dumpster (really cool image, btw)
Login to Reply
Grahamburglar Avatar
The Grahamburglar
Date: 3/21/2020 12:38:00 PM
Thanks. Been a little strange with all this social distancing, but nice to have a little down time too, I suppose.