Poetry Essay

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Love The One You GetLovers in a maggot's dream scream strings nobody wants to hearCowboy blues bully up as killing squadsMailman watches what the names getKilling fields are locked and loadedChildren riding rocking horses places showWe get old and loweredThe kickbacksSenseless linger of a bone boxAging of a human beat boxA skull that lost its headSquealing souls count wooden crosses up the roadThey're heading gone's goneFollow Me Out WestSunset riders never see us watching getting oldWe're judging others in relation to their bestBut what about the focus greatness rides on a stable ballWhat about the angles we walkWhat if we cut early and saved somethingWhat would it do to here or there or who knows whenWould it be the same or just a little differentI feel so in the balanceI saw you once and suddenly you're everywhere elseThe sky sped up and twirled behind a currentWe're the ones slowed downGenesis From Beginning To EndGenesis met the doorknob behind as usualI was sitting worn from pacing thinking of a lineShe came up close so gently speaking to my earThe words could hardly register what her voice saidShe was saying she was sorry and couldn't help her waysI disclosed that she was lucky to have sonnets for a smileI guessed it was her mother's fault for carrying her so longThat line brought out her dimples and delivered another verseWe stood up together walking inside outWe were facing God looking at our livesWe saw Adam in his garden harvesting some fruitShe asked if we were sinners and I didn't budgeI placed my hands upon her shoulders and then began to stareI explained all my daydreams and she began to thinkOur pace was now in concert only steps from homeI told her there were two steps leaning from my doorHer eyebrow knew what that meant it told in the way it jumpedThe next thing I knew she had soft palmsWe ran inside leaving the world as just a slamming doorThe Commercialized Break Up (Numbers 10 Through 68)Let me get another box to store everything you feignThe things you did and the things you did halfwayYou're right on the you message I'm that far past politeYou're the yodeling hiker falling off the mountainI've always known what you say is out to live foreverSo don't assume I forget as much as you pretendJust sit on a chair for once and listenThe younger days are older and aging like your favorite whineWe could still be us but faking isn't funHoney I can hear you but you just hear yourselfThat's why this time when I grab your hand it's leading to the other doorAll My Senses On Her Tiny HeadInfinity is rapping at my chamber door and...

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