Life

Interrupted Rations

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Death cap's pale allure


Whispers promises, then chokes


Amanita's kiss

Author's Notes/Comments: 

Mushrooms may be beautiful and taste delicious, but for me, sadly, it's all about the anaphylaxis.


There is a secret message, hiding in plain sigh? Can you decipher it? 

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Dances through time

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Ancient rites, once revered, now reel

In playgrounds where children peal

With laughter, unaware of the seal

That time has placed on what was real.

 

Solemn steps of shamans past

Morph into games that last and last,

As cultural currents, swift and vast,

Erode the essence, unsurpassed.

 

Tribal truths, once held so dear,

Trickle down through time's frontier.

Sacred symbols disappear,

Leaving echoes faint but clear.

 

Profound becomes profane, we find,

As generations leave behind

The weight of wisdom, once enshrined,

Now light as air and unconfined.

 

From archaic altars to schoolyard scenes,

The dance of time intervenes,

Transforming what tradition means—

A metamorphosis of memes.

 

So sacred turns to silly play,

As yesterday fades into today.

Yet in this change, we might survey

The threads that bind us, come what may

Author's Notes/Comments: 

This poem was inspired by Sir James George Frazer and his theories discussed in The Golden Bough.

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Nothing to do with you

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Therapy

You need more therapy

Remedy

Search for your remedy

Bury me

Come on and bury me

 

Memories

Block out those memories 

Killing sprees

Your verbal killing sprees

Death of me

They'll be the death of me

 

And all the hate you keep inside

Just grows and spreads throughout the night

 

Just one slip of the tongue 

You start coming undone

Lash out at everyone

And then black out the sun

And you wonder why I have nothing to do with you

 

Purity

Forfeit your purity

Vanity

Cling to your vanity

Sanity

Define your sanity

 

But all the blame you cast aside

It slowly devours your mind

 

Just one slip of the tongue 

You start coming undone

Lash out at everyone 

And then black out the sun

And you wonder why I have nothing to do with you

 

Therapy

You need more therapy

Remedy 

Search for your remedy 

Bury me

Just fucking bury me

 

Just one slip of the tongue 

You start coming undone

Lash out at everyone 

And then black out the sun

And you wonder why I have nothing,

Yeah nothing,

It's no wonder why I have nothing to do with you

 

Author's Notes/Comments: 

6/10/24

How else are you supposed to feel when a sibling hates your spouse for no rhyme or reason?

The One

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When are you going to grow up?

You still smile when you drag me down

When will you figure this all out?

That I am nothing like you now

 

I'm done with the drama

Done with the chaos

Done with believing things will get better

I'm done being blamed for

All of your problems

Done trying to keep the family together 

 

And when all is said and done

I won't be the one

That comes crawling back to you

Because I'm nothing like you

 

When are you going to shut up?

You still gripe and bitch at us all

When are you going to figure this out?

I am nothing like you at all

 

Cause I'm done with the drama

Done with this madness

Done with pretending you will be better

I'm done feeling shamed for

All of your sadness

Done holding onto you like we're tethered

 

And when all is said and done

I won't be the one

That comes crawling back to you

Because I'm nothing like you 

 

I am not like you!

 

I'm done being blamed for

All of your problems

I'm done believing that things will get better

 

And when all is said and done

I won't be the one

And when all is said and done

I am not the one

That came crawling back to you

Because I'm nothing like you 

 

I am not the one

I am not the one

I am not the one

 

When are you going to grow up?

 

Author's Notes/Comments: 

6/9/24

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Looking Back

My times getting shorter, even I can see that!

And I've done things, That I can't take back!

Though I have tried, to live a good life...

My biggest failure, was finding a loving wife.

Though I did try, three times I failed...

Now I'm alone, and it's worse then being in jail.

No one to share time with, as it passes by...

No one to talk to, to even say goodbye!

The last love I had, threw me away...

Her drug was more important, so she didn't stay...

Now facing the end, I have some regret...

The Love I once had, I'll never forget!!!

All I can do, is look back at my past...

And remember the times; that were fun and a blast!

 

©Paul A Posney 05/26/2024

 

Author's Notes/Comments: 

For everyone's Information...

I am a Camp Lejeune, Marine who was diagnosed with Parkinsons Disease on Feb. 27, 2024....

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If You Only Knew

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The tears are real, the smile is fake

This pain I feel is no mistake 

 

Embrace the fear, erase the grey 

I'll disappear, lost in the fray

 

You think I don't bleed

You think I don't see

If you only knew how wrong you could be

You don't think I need

A chance to be free

If you only knew how wrong you could be

 

The scars reveal the things I hate

The past conceals a life decayed

 

Embrace the fear, erase the grey

I'll disappear,  lost in the fray

 

You think I don't bleed

You think I don't see

If you only knew how wrong you could be

You don't think I need

A chance to be free

If you only knew how wrong you could be

 

How could you assume that I'd turn out to be like you?

 

You think I don't bleed

You think I don't see

If you only knew how wrong you could be 

You don't think I need

A chance to be free

If you only knew how wrong you could be 

 

If you only knew

If you only knew

If you only knew how wrong you could be

 

Author's Notes/Comments: 

2/23/24

It's always best not to assume things in someone else's life.

A plea for you, all of you, all of us (2024 challenge day 13)

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sleep sound

sleep soundly

go wild

grow wildly

bring bright

burn brightly

stay loud

sing loudly

speak love

stay lovely

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Written 3/26/24

Sleep

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Duck Duck (2024 challenge day 10)

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Written 3/23/24

Duck

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Cannot Stop the Tongue

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