Thursday, September 23, 2010

Poem No One Will Read...


Open that drawer and dump its contents
into a big black bag.
Deposit your dreams, childish things, urges
into that empty drawer.
Pretend you don’t want, don’t hurt with desire,
Grow up, wear a tie, pay your bills.
And whenever you feel the urge to peek
into that drawer of taboos,




Bryan Ochalla said...

Ah, you gave it this name in order to trick us into reading it, right? :)

David said...

I'm still looking for another poem of yours to put to music...

Viewtiful_Justin said...

I've written several lately. I'll be posting them here intermittently...

Are you looking for something specific, David?

Argent said...

I love the idea of this. As an actual exercise as well as a poem. You were dead wrong about the title though :-)

You should come and play with us on the Poetry Bus - the current poetry prompt is here. Just write a poem, leave a comment on that post and enjoy the kudos.