Orgasms of Gloom


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Orgasms of gloom convulse the world

Follow your bell-button 

to the green pasture.

Shave the feelings off your heart,

There’s nowhere to end 

There’s nowhere to start.

Just do the things  that

you were shown

and don’t let the things

become your own.

Feed on the fruits you 

don’t want to keep,

Because the world taught us

that life is cheap.

Abandon your history, 

meet in the fire, 

On a low road and a high wire

you’ll quench your desire.

Stay out of the sunshine,

Stand in the rain, 

What hides within the anger

pays for the pain.

Walls burn, changes turn, 

leaving you naked and bare,

Appoint someone other than you

to be the one to care.

Buy another record upon

which people sing,

About the ultimate resignation

that living brings.

Life could be a party

You forgot to attend,

While your days hung in the

balance, and you 

were on the mend.

And for an instant,

it will all seem real,

Despite the fantasy

and the ill-fated deal.

  

 © DiAnne Ebejer

 

 

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About DiAnne Ebejer

I am retired and live on the East coast of Florida where I spend much of my time reading, playing with photography and trying to write some "poetry and then some" at dianneebejer.wordpress.com. I care deeply about many things and wish there was much more love and compassion in this world today. I also have a part time blog "Thought You Might Like This" diannesthingsat.wordpress.com used for special projects and occasional things of interest
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3 Responses to Orgasms of Gloom

  1. bejamin4 says:

    Brilliant opening. Brilliant poem. Have a great weekend!

    Like

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