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whining and dying

by Laura Doom

inside
lost words collide
opposites attract and die
raucous minds rape hollow sleep
in flightless fancy's fabrication
purple hearts propound a patronising lie
fictitious flesh fans flames of promiscuity
a withering wasteland where angels ejaculate fear
and malignant demons drink themselves [into a benign stupor]

take two, outside
where genius saves;
the commuted crush
of carnal constipation
shuttleshapes through soberspace
overriding primal drive
desensitization
by rationalization

stillborn tears
reduce me to lies
i refuse to take sides
in a circular argument

01/16/2006

Posted on 01/16/2006
Copyright © 2020 Laura Doom

Member Comments on this Poem
Posted by Elizabeth Jill on 01/17/06 at 01:46 AM

"stillborn tears / reduce me to lies / and i refuse to take sides / as though i have the choice" ::: high impact ::: a must read, this. you are also a mind-reader imhumble

Posted by Richard Vince on 01/18/06 at 01:34 AM

mm. strong stuff. particularly the second bit.

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