Tag: decompoetry

Nightly Stroll by John Grey

Walking with you on the dark street, between tenement rows, tall and dark and sinister, abandoned to the dream of fire, the reality of rats, when something, human or beast, half seen in shadow, darts into an alley ahead— is he waiting for us? is he afraid of us? we […]

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Stalker by Gerry Griffiths

Someone’s staring Quite unexpected Somewhat daring And unsuspected   An innocent glance A stare averted A lurid observance Perhaps perverted   Last call The bar is closing Outside, rainfall The night imposing   The hour is late As you stride for home Tempting fate As you foolishly roam   Footsteps […]

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Monster by Vivian Kasely

How could you love me? I’m an ugly monster. A terrible creature.  I don’t deserve love. Are you blind? Are you a masochist? Do you like when I hurt you? All I do is eat your dreams and suck the life from you. And you still love me? Must I […]

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Reality by Vivian Kasley

You chain my body and restrain me putting my mind in a state of uncertainty. You watch as I struggle to become free. I pull hard, my eyes closed, my teeth clenched.

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The Clown by John Grey

        Pity how even the starving dogs quit on me, won’ t take my handouts, skitter away from my hunks of meat, the curs.

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