Hey Dad, I’m 40

You embed your trust into an anvil and tie it to my guts.

Fuck this shit to death

(Mature)

Reminiscing

(Mature)

The Mare

Her teats are still warm, and warm my hands as I milk her. She died about an hour ago but still has one last thing to give. This milk is pr…

THE SUICIDE

(Mature)

ventilator

I whisper you stories / without an end / hoping the anticipation / will keep you hanging, on

18 seconds

Poison is eating every part of my body.

Time to Fly

…jewels of Life’s longings, sparkle and sway. And still I beg for one more day….

sleep, death and hemlock

It was an ordinary Sunday morning. The highway grass was just stirring. Morpheus had departed on the last boat to heaven and the underworl…

When I Found Out My Father Was Mortal

how lucky we were to have known him and that morning a mortal man again became immortal, in my heart

Could a smile be remembered, even after joy is go…

If people can be remembered after their lives pass on, / Could a smile be remembered, even after joy is gone?

The Legend of the Devil Tree

They tried to chop it down…the chainsaws quit working. They tried two-man saws…the teeth broke. They tried axes and the ax head…

a letter before dying

I stand before you naked as the day I was born. / Remember how I told you I peed on the doctor / when he called me a “Porky, little thing!”…

Violence

(Mature)

For my mother….

…without the experience of sadness we cannot fully appreciate the joys of llfe…….

Swine Flu Virus – H1N1 – Alert, Treat…

Swine influenza (swine flu- H1N1) is a respiratory disease of pigs caused by type A influenza but if you survive you will lose at least 10…

Audrey Hepburn was elegant

women skeletons made themselves my heroes, naked and charred skins, piled one over the other, all were noble, having the task of living and…

ANGELS THAT I SEEK

THE ANGELS SHOW ME LIGHT AND STILL I WANT TO HIDE

Women Who Fuck Like Men: An Essay Concerning the …

(Mature)

the murder of autumn

She can smell the soul of the trees burning alive today. Their secrets are smoldering and a longing oozes through the cracks in their bark.

I HATE THE HATERS

Here I stand in hatred, / I hate the haters / I hate the liars / I hate… / Everyday I hate I see more of it / I don’t believe seeing life a…

Plato was right to argue that there is life after…

Plato was a dualist, meaning that he believed that humans are composed of two elements, body and soul; two seperate entities; a corporeal …

My Heart is The Ocean

Death… / Draws the language from my tongue. / Sinks the meaning of my words, into / Seas of nothing. / It coats my fingertips numb. / So th…

black ink

Black ink. I love it it better than blue / I’ll write with it my note to you / it shall begin with a polite “could” / an…

Mind Reading

What will happen when comes the / Time we can read each other’s thoughts?

LIFE (AND DEATH) IN THE TALUS FIELD

LIFE (AND DEATH) IN THE TALUS FIELD / ©Jay Ryser www.jayryser.com / Wildlife, Landscape, and Nature Photography Online Magazine / To the …

GANGSTER GOSPEL

THE FIRST GANGSTER GOSPEL RAP

Ready to Die…

His life had been a sad story; a senseless existence decorated by fabricated hopes and dreams.

Ballerinas & Stuff

No, there is no extract for you. / This is a long tale by RB standards. Only read it if you really want to. / However – it contains b…

Death of the Albatross

I close my eyes and beg dreams to come / But these nights, evasive sleep fills the darkness

Love killed me……

When the ice broke / The cracks appeared / Rapidly advancing / Until love disappeared / Sunken beneath / The frozen stream / Ice-covered …

God’s Wings

After a forest fire in Yellowstone National Park, forest rangers began their trek up a mountain to assess the inferno’s damage. / One…

Wordless Ghosts Speak to Me in the Language of Ja…

…clinging to his wordless silhouette

A Tiny Second

Tangled metal, / Baby cries, / Forever changed.

Old Brown Boots

Harsh hard bush lands on which I’ve had to muster / And the paper bark forests supplying me with shelter

My Tears Are Your Rain

Written during a rain storm in which I imagined that the rain was a sad woman weeping for the one she left behind.

Heaven’s Champagne

A poem about leaves falling in the rain.

Crows

mournful cries for souls long gone

Changing Awareness

At the foot of the hill a young boy was sitting very still. He watched her every step. / /…emotions that were attached to people and …

My Son

He was OUR baby boy, born to ME and YOU / Lived a tiny life, with fingers and toes brand new / I hate to see you cry and I can not stop you…

Dreamdex – Sandra

Sandra had been murdered. My psyche walloped me hard in the frontal lobe.

WHO IS IT?

Who is it / that calls my name / in the whisper of the wind, / writes my name / across the sky / in wispy ink?

NUREYEV

“He knew that he had to dance to the end – and he did”

Have you ever watched a young person die?

Have you ever watched a young person die? / Watched them go by inches? / Way before their time?

road train blues

I marveled at the frozen zit / hardened by fridge and formaldehyde…

Love Triangle

I cannot feel his heart beat, / and his shirt is soaked blood-red. / I don’t think that he’s breathing, / and they’ve just pronounced…

Coming Straight from the Heart – I Just Don…

I just don’t see it anymore / (snickers hahahaha) / I …. / Just / ….Don’t …..See &#…

Death is like; “I don’t like spinach&…

Seems we can’t get enough of it … / Death. / What would happen to Drama in our movies and our news! / What would happen to Democracies that…

Living Dead Girl

Come hold me here / now in the dark. / Warm this corpse / that is my living heart. / For though it beats / it cannot feel / slashed with w…

Life and Love, the completion of this poem at 10:…

I came from cracks in the Universe / that were not yet complete / I agreed to be part of the solution / So here I am / I have fought many…

the rise and fall.

where have i been? / my shadow carves a space so small / that sparrows cannot nest there. / what have i done? / my energy is the diffusion …

The Silent Scream-Infanticide

Little baby in the womb, / Unaware of the impending doom. / Decision made, parents rejection, / Doctor comes, fatal injection. / You open y…

I Love You….

I Love You, / Could I have ever said it better, / Stood upon a mountain,

Forgetting Life

She knows enough to ask; / connective tissue; blood litmus / combination of awareness and flesh / birthright sends her stars shining green …

A SOLDIER DIED TODAY

I’ve been feeling a little melancholy and retrospective of late. / FYI / (RSL = Returned Serviceman’s League) / non sexist !! /…

Diana

Diana didn’t always conform to conventional concepts; her intent was to care and to be concerned about the well being of ‘ordinary ev…

FEAR YOU NOT..(a repost)

You are that silent companion, / life long, / constantly by my side,

Stiff Fingers

“What are the three things that tell you they’re dead?” / Nick is testing me. He wants to make sure I’ve been liste…

The room with the broken heart

Once upon at time a darling love dreamt here / He would kiss and count all her smiley freckles / One two three four five ten, laugh and sta…

Remembering Will Brown

I can’t remember how many years it has been, though I know it hasn’t been enough. At about this time, however many years ago. He was taking…

Remember

Remember / The backs of the tallest people / Brown trees towering in a shroud of black / Leaves seen as the coarse black curls of hair / Fe…

I have loved you.

From the moment our eyes first touched / Lost in pools of green and blue / In that moment when all else was laid quiet / I had loved you. /…

House Cat

I ate in silence / The screech of the mouse in the corner made

YES, I NO

Do you believe in a god, / in a soul, / in a life after death? / My short answer is NO, / my long answer is YES.

Death

We knew death better then / Our children, not all, had died young / Maybe we buried our wife / (Many died young in labour) / We could put a…

New Born

The shadows of sorrow deepen / The minor miseries and great / Unfold, slightly unexpected / And the great mystery is not this / But that so…

Signatures never grow old

A letter with a few sentences can tell a whole life to another life.

Body Beautiful

l The Body / Alone in the corner / locked in. / Captive behind calcium bars / which have grown brittle, / the paint worn thin, / dry and f…

The Night Hell Raised. Rated R part one

He’s a sick bastard, no two ways about it. That is ONE SICK PUPPY. I said to myself , puffin’ on my stogy like I do every time I’m thinkin’…

FREEDOM

FREEDOM / The force of the explosion lifted the Ford Granada into the air, the sound of tortured metal and breaking glass shattering the si…

Melancholia at the Camy Shanghai Noodle and Dumpl…

There’s nothing quite like the feeling when it’s dark and raining and one of your shoes is filled with water. And why only one shoe? What t…

Take me back to Yesterday… (poem)

Take me back to yesterday / where my soul knows it belongs / to a time when we danced and sang / to some old-fashioned song

For my father…..

….he loved a good argument…..

Death of a Puppet

Dancing Slowly / On the Strings, / Inching Closer / To the Flames

THE ELEVENTH HOUR

NO GLORY IN WAR! / NO JOY IN DEATH ON A FOREIGN SHORE. / NO WINNERS, ONLY LOSERS. / WHAT LESSONS LEARNED / FROM BODIES SMASHED, BLOWN AND B…

The Gipsy Camp

It isn’t any of our business if a family of gipsies gets in the way of a speeding car.

PUT AN END TO THIS NONSENSE.

This has been my last comment of a discussion at CNN.com about the Conflict in GAZA, I’m so pissed with peoples inability to realize …

sleeping in blood

bruised again / biting the eye of the maggot apple / wall to wall in corners / sleeping in the taste of bad blood / saving for a tic…

Beyond Flesh

I will burn eternally / if I live my life in sin!

VALLEY OF SKULLS

I graze / in the valley of skulls, / a naked boat / on a river of bones

TWIN TOWERS

DEATH CAME FROM ABOVE. / TWIN TOWERS 9-11 / PRAY FOR THE LIVING! / PRAY FOR THE INNOCENT DEAD! / PRAY FOR AN END TO TERROR!

FAYE

Yes Faye was a miracle; I call her my little angel because she died on October 3rd 1973.

Lost Soul

So much anger, so much pain, so much false hope in a glass container. So much separation, so much anguish, so much filling of emptiness wit…

new beginnings

this is the end / to all pain / to all torment / to all attempts / to everything

There is Nothing more glorious than exuberant dea…

Surrounded by all this exuberant death / and dying; / and living in valuable sin! against nothing / and everything / and all for the same e…

metamorphosis -clinical death

Commercialism / materialism / socialism / imperialism / shaping new life

A Daughters Farewell Revisited

It was then that I saw clearly I was no longer the central man in her life, but just her loving father

FEAR YOU NOT

I do not fear you, Death

Shattered Bones – Rebirth Of Lost Soul

amount of make-up couldn’t hide expression / like didden dangers lurk in the ocean depths / I just couldn’t hide my fear during…

love’s duty, and i done it

she was awaiting my arrival / i could see it in her eyes,

skid

we are each a baroque burnout

Drown Me part 3

I felt safe with my life in the hands of the girl I love. I could feel the tiny bubbles of air drifting from my nostrils to the surface and…

The Eternity of Dreams

The almighty and final nothingness / The quietus of our soul

Love Turns Enemies Into Friends

Lord / Flood my heart with love toward my enemy / to flush out revenge that is trying to be my friend

Apple Orchard Dream . . or death by apple

apples. apples. apples. / heading to the orchard now. / :)

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In breath – I defy both life and death.
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