Confront My Placid Image

The scream inside my head says
I want to say this out loud
While I’m looking like butter doesn’t melt
To see their shocked faces
I don’t know why this would gratify
I just know it would if I could

I want to confront my placid image
Sing out proudly with rejoice
Just writing this makes it a thrill
Imagine singing it in a room filled
I theorize to say these four letters
That apparently one just never should
Will break and release my society mould
The one that holds me in a hole

I’ve looked like a goody girl
All the years of my life
Even now as mother and wife
It is the urge to cross self-made lines
To run naked in a shopping mall
To fuck under a rainbow
To sing really bad in a talent show
To let what is in out for show

To see who really would
Be your friend
And not ring the phone number
Of the nearest lunatic bin
It is all here waiting in my head
Perhaps now the mould has a chip
Now all this has been said

© K S Hardy 2009

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I have no idea how I should
intro this ‘work’
None what so ever
All I can say it felt good to write
This is what is in me now.

Feelings and words fall on to the page
Sometimes they bite back
Sometimes they tug on our sleeve
Sometimes they have a cheeky grin
They stay once a page has found them
Words are faithful to us even in the dark

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  • mychaelalchemy
    mychaelalchemyalmost 6 years ago

    I’m not in the looney bin yet (knock on wood)…you go girl, let it out!!!
    it feels great!!!!

  • I can only imagine now this is written….the reality of it would be very confronting and liberating…..the shock value would be priceless!

    – Arcadia Tempest

  • Matt Penfold
    Matt Penfoldalmost 6 years ago

    Are you trying to give JeniferB a run for her money? LOL, well you got me laughing KarenSue, nothing wrong with a bit of confrontation of one’s self occasionally. BTW, Which Shopping mall?
    hahaha. It is an interesting topic, we do get set in our ways and continue to fit our moulds. Good writing :-)

  • I’m thinking I could pick a few shopping malls around the country and try for a Guinness Book Record! That would surely shatter the mould me thinks! :)

    – Arcadia Tempest

  • Solar Zorra
    Solar Zorraalmost 6 years ago

    WTH? KarenSue, that little girl in the pink happy bear dress needs a good spanking! but it looks like she’d prefer it naked, under a rainbow. ;) HA! Good job, venting is such a healer.

  • LOL……your comment got me laughing so! We are all mixed bags of this and that…..this is just a little of my that :>D

    – Arcadia Tempest

  • Lisa  Jewell
    Lisa Jewellalmost 6 years ago

    I love the liberation of this piece….

    OMG last year I ran around the office after a guy that was annoying the fuck out of me, calling him CUNT….

    Believe it or not I have a potty mouth…

    I often shock people when I refer to my vagina as cunt. I just can’t bring myself to say pussy….that makes me cringe…

  • I think words take on different meanings in how they are used……It can change a word like cunt to being incredibly sensual & powerful but when it is used by some dickhead as a put down…..well then it just is a silly word all together!! Love that you have a potty mouth :))) XXX

    – Arcadia Tempest

  • bearpaw
    bearpawalmost 6 years ago

    brilliantly written…

  • BP…..thanks darlingXXX

    – Arcadia Tempest

  • H Maria Perry
    H Maria Perryalmost 6 years ago

    Lady, I like your style. Say it out loud! Well done.

  • Helen hi….thank you for stopping for a read & your comments are indeed appreciated. :))))

    – Arcadia Tempest

  • mishaman
    mishamanalmost 6 years ago

    I think you are amazing karen Sue.. first you can have me on the floor laughing and now you bring out my fav word ..fuck and well I am scared of cunt..but your piece helps!! xoxoxo

  • Glad you laughed and also found some help too!!! And a big Hug for your lovely comments.XX :)))

    – Arcadia Tempest

  • linaji
    linajialmost 6 years ago

    Wow! We would love for you to join our group. This poem is right up our alley, all about NOW!!


  • I am in this fantastic-orgasmic Group!!! …..MwahX

    – Arcadia Tempest

  • mychaelalchemy
    mychaelalchemyalmost 6 years ago

    shocking people needs to happen…most need a jolt now and then!

  • Marion Chapman
    Marion Chapmanalmost 6 years ago

    Lina is so right – this is perfect for Feminine Intent!!! Love your poem – a great place to do this is in the company of your bestest friends. I’ve done it and it feels great!! Fuck! Yeh!!!

  • Ahhhh….You make me feel so welcome….MWah for that Marion XX

    – Arcadia Tempest

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