1985

I’m sorry.

“Silhouettes” 1985-10-28

Life’s not so much fun / When you believe in reality / You’re the one / Who’d be happier dwelling in fantasy. / The imagi…

Did Wednesday June 19th 1985 ever happen?

It occurred to me the other day that despite being fifty three years old and having a better than average memory, I have no recollection wh…

“Love/Hate Hot/Cold” 1985-11-11

Lies hurt, / Leave scars. / Emotional dirt / Battleground of love’s wars. / Not a glossy cover / But inside is like honey. / What a l…

Thinking of you G’pa (18th June 1985)

Wild rugged mountains, wild flowers and trees, / Crisp misty mornings and autumns gold leaves, / The stillness of a lake, the power of a st…

“It’s Raining Outside” 1985-11-…

Understand what I say, / I can’t put it any other way. / I need you 2 be next 2 me / I want U at my side, / To stay with me / when it…

“Worlds unflamed” 1985-12-30

The thirsting desire / of sexual passion / Burns as fire / through a physical forest / Easily ignited / wild & untamed / Easily sighted…

Kersfees 1985

as jy verlief is….

“Medieval flower” 1985-11-22

Hi peaked castles of gray, / reaching up to the sky. / Flag dancing atop a high tower, / Petals on the medieval flower. / Glades of green f…

1985-2006

Just a little explanation before reading this one….I wrote this poem one month before my 21st birthday. The words came to me from ou…

“Bulletin” 1985-10-22

Give me an open heart / And a friendly smile / Not an infuriatingly hidden flower / With icy petals. / Warm me with friendship / Feed me up…

“Frozen Flame” 1985-11-16

They’re off again today / People in conflict / Wrestling in liquid clay; / Personalities never clicked. / Find me at peace, / A froze…

“Psyco” 1985-10-27

Wizards of art / Soldiers in the style war. / Their slogans, not taken 2 heart / mean little or nothing at all. / A chance to protest / wit…

“Communal Treachery” 1985-11-20

Do I sound like a liar? / The truth mystifier? / You’re not the town fool / So why believe in fiction / Spoken by the cruel, / And sp…

“Diminutive Warrior” 1985-12-17

See the chihuahua / Feel its awesome power. / Small brown legs / host a fearsome body / little thin pegs / Powerful stalks 2 make ground so…

“Running from Reality” 1985-11-14

Always U, always me / Running from reality / Wanting 2 be set free. / Calm but independent / Waiting 4 someone you / Can spill out your sec…

“Overcoat” 1985-11-07

definitely stalking

“Power in Puddles” 1985-11-22

Walking down the road / Water falling from the sky, / I can’t say I don’t feel the cold / Why bother 2 lie. / Dreaming as cars …

“…And About” 1985-11-09

Smoke filled scene / Nightclub dream. / Rhythmic excitations / Dancefloor Gyrations. / Looks so sweet / Making the beat / Strut & flirt…

“Excuses” 1985-10-29

I don’t feel like writing poetry / It’s just verbal carpentry / To carve out a scene / with the underlying theme. / Pouring out…

“West” 1985-10-26

Good Guys always win. / Good Guys get the girls. / Bad guys slink off disgraced / Bad guys potential gone to waste. / Black & white / L…

“the Crowd” 1985-11-25

Feel the crowd / make its presence known, / Shout out aloud, / but you’re always alone. / Social unconsciousness / is general ignoran…

“The golden fleece” 1985-11-17

Kindred Spirits / Taking life 2 its limits / Moving as one / Giving new meaning 2 fun. / This city / from the ugly 2 the pretty / has never…

“On a cold & windy day…” 19…

Depression tints my vision / Misty clouds roll into view / All because of the derision / handed out by you. / Look at me, / I’m down …

“Bodily Resources” 1985-12-19

Coordinating bodily resources / To perfect the motion / Your mind forces / A continuing application. / Hard word, body sapped / Conscience …

“ReRead Words” 1985-11-22

Another day passes / And life continues to amaze me. / Learning from classes / Improvement’s easy 2 c. / Why when I think I’ve …

“Fobias” 1985-11-11

U leave me wondering / Y do I keep on blundering? / Each time our eyes meet / as we pass on a crowded street / scenes dissolve & there …

“Red shifting” 1985-11-23

In the void of space, / Here am I in a metal case / Aimlessly wandering / Time for the squandering / Each star reminds me / of the ways you…

“Terri” 1985-11-03

I can remember holding / You in my arms / Seeing the look in your eyes / The love channelled from your heart / Giving my soul somewhere 2 b…

“Anyone” 1985-10-26

Rain falls down around us / As we walk the road / Waiting 4 the next bus… / It’s not easy to “behave” / on public t…

“Heaven’s Breathing Vision” 198…

Living art unframed / Walking the world untamed / U can’t see who you are / Or your mind will not accept / A brilliant shining star, …

“Firefly” 1985-12-16

Time away from you / Is like life without food / Hunger 4 love can make U / Worry & brood. / And when you’re addicted 2 caviar / …

“Instant Blax” 1985-12-18

Electric Dreams / Sean screams! / Instant blax / know the facts. / Think it’s hard / To approach her / Can’t play the card / An…

“If only 4…” 1985-11-07

Ever the fool, / always an idiot. / If only 4 a moment / Someone would care, / my life’d be much easier. / Instead of being used / I&…

“Possession” 1985-10-30

I hear voices. / They’re calling names. / Where are the faces, / Stop playing games. / This verbal ping-pong / Broadcast in stereo / …

“Shout into the dark” 1985-11-26

I’ve nothing to say / to everyone at once, / I’ve got these cards to play / But I feel like a dunce. / Listen 2 me no-one /…

“The Misfit” written 21/10/1985 by Wi…

Well created suspense. Vividly portrayed actions.

“Culmination of a miracle” 1985-12-15

I see you sitting there / Truly stunning / Titling your head, arranging your hair / With that feminine cunning, / A sight all should share.…

“Gunox” 1985-10-08

Gunox, / takes the blox / And tests the water temperature / With his new herbal thermometer / Fairly smox / Gunox! / Communing with nature,…

“Reality” 1985-10-25

Footsteps on abandoned streets / Hands in my pockets / Distant rhythms & beats, / Faraway alcoholic rockets. / Darkness enshrouds my ey…

“War.” 1985-10-23

Twitching in a trench / Rifle to my shoulder / All around me the stench / of dead bodies growing older. / Why did I survive? / Who decided …

“Time slurs the pain…” 1985-11-…

Sleep blurs my brain / Like time slurs the pain / Eyelids heavy, need to fall / Soul surrounded by a wall. / Bodily collapsing / As does ho…

“Jung & Freud” 1985-10-23

Children’s tongues / Slingshots loaded with insults / Leave psychological bruises / On the impressionable mind. / Small childhood exp…

“Arriane +” 1985-11-14

You yell about my melodic refrain / But it soothes the seething mind / So please try not to complain / And remember (forget) your own bind.…

“Dyke 1” 1985-11-02

How can I answer your calls / When I’m trapped by these walls. / Insecurity is emotion’s skin / Expression’s not 4 the pr…

“Coalesce” 1985-11-4

Repression / breeds Aggression / As defiance / turns 2 compliance: / Mind breaking / Soul shaking / Will’s capture / Cliff walking / …

“Where do U get off?” 1985-10-24

Scheming / To gain at the expense of others / Perverse dreaming / Y don’t U treat them like brothers. / Have you no feeling, / No sen…

“492755” 1985-10-23

What treasures will she hold? / Can U be both beautiful / And possess a heart of gold? / One of the world’s finest creations / Her ey…

“Me?” 1985-10-23

I sing the songs / with soul-bursting power / But the hopes & dreams / Stay hidden behind insecurity’s screens. / I fantasise, / …

“Never” 1985-10-27

My feet don’t touch the ground / Whenever you’re around / You can take a lease / On my heart, it’s at peace. / The clouds…

“Lost” 1985-12-16

Misplaced / Mysteriously disappeared / Steps retraced / The unknown is feared / Remember the Twilight Zone / Land of many twists & turn…

“Sensory Thief” 1985-11-18

Hold me back / Stop me now / I’m on this new track / And I don’t know how. / Life’s become a tree / and each branch and l…

“Once upon a time” 1985-11-06

I’ve lived before / Many years ago, / When I scrubbed the floor, / And vegetables did (-) grow / A time of ignorance / An a land of b…

“EMPTY ATTIX” 1985-11-25

The sheep of public impression / blindfolded, following fashion. / Treading the well-worn path of trends / Hard to say where individuality …

“All U want…” 1985-11-24

When U’ve never had a heart / And never been broken / U wonder where the lies start / Where the truth is spoken. / Feelings U wish fo…

“Scrimp” 1985-11-05

You stand on that side of the walk / In the distance a compromise / I lean on the rail, U wont move at all / A look of defiance gathers in …

1985 & Her (edited 1/19/2014)

9/3/2007 / 1985 & her / By: Greg Hilton / Tonight at 1:30am, I decided to go for a little drive. I was restless, tired of thinking abou…

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