Get Your Premium Membership


Old man Cowell and boy Ted, Hardcore and alcohol unlocked doors in his head. Midnight’s rage held a speculum, every one of them became Brooks. Two escapes and from a sling, cast or uniform one beetle shell thinned apartment and dorm. Swung and dumped on both coasts, Dipped a hand in the green river, and lost count of his ghosts. Paid part of his debt on a Florida chair. Rode the Lightning to eternity. Consumed by what awaited him there.

Copyright © | Year Posted 2015

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: 12/29/2015 2:48:00 PM
A terrific piece Rob! I love the language you employ and the images it creates. Powerful stuff! Best wishes, Keith
Login to Reply
Date: 11/11/2015 10:20:00 AM
creative the style of writing.
Login to Reply
Date: 11/11/2015 10:18:00 AM
I see your poems are sentimental and have some sort of deep rooted emotion!
Login to Reply
Date: 10/28/2015 7:20:00 AM
Login to Reply
Date: 8/15/2015 9:34:00 AM
This is really good Rob! Infused with sadness with a tinge of hopefulness.
Login to Reply
Date: 8/11/2015 3:33:00 PM
Hey, Rob, thanks for the visit to my sonnet today. I am always surprised by the poems of mine that you like a lot! Hope you are enjoying your week.
Login to Reply
Date: 8/4/2015 8:21:00 AM
soupmail for ya!!
Login to Reply
Date: 7/29/2015 1:12:00 AM
Rob, I am so glad you told me beforehand who this was about. I am so bad at this kind of thing, I may not have gotten otherwise, but knowing it is Bundy, I could read every line and get the picture! soupmail before I go off here!
Login to Reply
Date: 7/27/2015 11:08:00 PM
Gritty, off the tracks piece, Rob. A 7 and a fave for me, thanks. Regards, Viv
Login to Reply
Date: 7/23/2015 4:37:00 PM
the pace and plot of this piece makes it an amazing tale, rob... huggs
Login to Reply
Date: 7/23/2015 11:32:00 AM
Awesome, thought provoking write :), jill
Login to Reply