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Premium Member Intermission - Flutterby Reveille



"Intermission: Flutterby Reveille"




Impromptu like a moth
pale words flutter out of his 
psychodelic mind

curious funny flutterby…
for a second then, I didn't move, 
deadpan, I said, 

"... try again with some panache, some style" 
incredulously, I smiled,

he's tripping guitar leads 
counting long-tooth...Read More
Categories: no rest for the wicked, cute, humor, inspirational, muse,
Form: Free verse



Fixation of War
Fixation of war engulfs the world
To take another person's land in the darkness
Dragging the life force out of good
Shoving change down another's throat
Creating equality that isn't pure or from the heart
Never to return in the womb of new life
Bowing heads...Read More
Categories: no rest for the wicked, corruption, emotions,
Form: Free verse
No Rest For The Wicked

It's quiet now on the edge of town
food is scarce on the land
There's a turbulence something stirring
How can you even face it
no rest for the wicked
they travel in packs as a wolf
every corner they will follow
hearts are filled with bitter...Read More
Categories: no rest for the wicked, anxiety, art,
Form: Free verse
Is there any escape from noise
Is there any escape 
from noise?
A crash, a rattle, a spoon in a cup
No rest for the wicked
Insistent buzzing piled up

Blaring horns
Lighted signs
Engines screaming in ears
So many angered red faces
Social media fears

To sit idle and quiet 
Zazen tonic for nerves
An...Read More
Categories: no rest for the wicked, life,
Form: Rhyme
SLEEPLESS
No sleep when your heart is aching 
The ache is constant the hurt doesn't beat
You live with needles in your skin, constant throbbing 
The memories of him playing over and over 
Twisting and turning no sleep tonight... again ...father why?...Read More
Categories: no rest for the wicked, sleep,
Form: Free verse



Ladder of Dope
Its every person for himself, step on & step up kind of world.
That is what we are are taught, at the thought our lips become curled.
At first until it hurts, until we see that there is no remorse for the...Read More
Categories: no rest for the wicked, life, slavery, society, truth,
Form: Rhyme
No rest
No rest for the wicked...the torn and the twisted
The devils enlisted
Shots to my soul but they missed it

No rest for gangster goons and ghouls
fiends and fools
Chopping up lines and lighting up spoons

No rest for the angry and addicted the condemned...Read More
Categories: no rest for the wicked, absence,
Form: Blank verse
Finding Your Place
Silent in the darkness of each breath..inhaling this air we feed to the lungs within the beast of our inner torment, Ever cautious ever alert our presence creeps across the meadow as the mist protrudes from around us.. If only...Read More
Categories: no rest for the wicked, conflict, corruption, dark, depression, feelings, loneliness, sorrow,
Form: Free verse
Not as the world giveth
It will never bring peace to this world                                ...Read More
Categories: no rest for the wicked, america, bible, corruption, jesus, peace, symbolism, truth,
Form: Rhyme
The Prophetess by the wall
Take heed where you receive your prophecy                                 ...Read More
Categories: no rest for the wicked, bible, christian, education, future, jesus, truth, visionary,
Form: Rhyme
True Solitude
        True Solitude

Days disappear in never ending solitude
No rest for the wicked the night calls me
But I do not seek approval of the multitude

A few choice things have I always perused
Only ideals will...Read More
Categories: no rest for the wicked, loneliness,
Form: Villanelle
DEATH BY BIRTH
                            "It seems hollow and cold, in here my dear."
   ...Read More
Categories: no rest for the wicked, courage,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member Satan's Reject
He walked through the misty fog,
as day gave way to night.
The hinges rattled on the graveyard gate,
The sign for the dead to be alive.

The howls of the un-forgiven,
were secreted within the wind.
No rest for the wicked,
No rest for those who...Read More
Categories: no rest for the wicked, angst, death, fear, places,
Form: Rhyme
Desperation
Leaking, sinking, thoughts suppressed. 
Why am I always so damn depressed?
Unsound and unjust why I must
Keep my head down in the dust.
Crying tonight, trying to make it right.
Everyday is a constant fight.
Empty and hollow no words to follow
I take another...Read More
Categories: no rest for the wicked, death, depression, life,
Form: I do not know?
the hate machine
bricks and bars and dirty white walls
nobody cares whenever you fall
nobody answers when you make collect calls
nobody thinks of you at all...

dropped like a dime in a bottomless well...can't wrap my mind around this man made hell
gladiators yell and guards...Read More
Categories: no rest for the wicked, socialtime, hate, hate, time,
Form: Rhyme
I Cried Today
I Cried Today

I am thirteen today
You would think I would be happy
Yet it is hard to even crack a smile
With everyone wishing me a Happy Birthday
To me it’s not that happy
As today strange voices carrying on inside me
They say I...Read More
Categories: no rest for the wicked, angst, childhood, confusion, death, depression, happiness, hope,
Form: I do not know?
insomnia
In the darkness of the night
Again I toss and turn
A million thoughts race through my mind
Insomnia plagues my life

To sleep would be a luxury
One I live without
No rest for the wicked
I guess that is my plight

Tired of the problems
Complexities and...Read More
Categories: no rest for the wicked, introspection
Form: Free verse
The Touch Of A Sound
Delicate sounds,
   almost like whispers
        gently claw
into my ears,
enticing me out of my sleep,
  drawing images
     on the canvas
inside my head,
dashing sleep
   on the...Read More
Categories: no rest for the wicked, angst, confusion, imagination
Form: Free verse
No Rest For The Wicked
I am the evil poet
Evil spells conjured 
Nine love potions
Potent incantations 
Written on scrolls
Bleeding ceaselessly
To bleed is to live
To write is to breathe
With every breath taken
More evil awakened 
Devils on the shoulders 
Cant be shaken
No mistaking for Christmas 
Ghosts the...Read More
Categories: no rest for the wicked, introspection, life, love, evil,
Form: I do not know?