super cripple

compress my body with your faint stare
you dont realise the effect of your eyes
puncture my soul, i have butterflies
the butterflies have teeth.

i cradle my silly frame
listen to myself blink, eyes closed
smell the lonliness, i reek of it
and somewhere, a piano plays just for me.

i just want to be held.
sweet pea, your non existence is my non existence
i am a background noun now
a splintered rocking chair left in the sun.

i find some calm in all the chaos
the insanity takes a silent breath
hold your applause for the end please
until my face is pushed deep into the dirt.

my heart waits up for me
leaves a light on for me
i walk in ignorant silence, push past
and i hear it weep as i try to sleep.

my bizarre intensity evolves into annoying familiarity
tired of my own woeful company
i whistle cheerfully as i leak from my eyes
something important inside me has died.

carry around my own brick wall
drag behind me, my eyes on a leash
beside me, an associate, i forget your name
im no good at this reality game.

the hoax has gone too far
the mask cannot be removed
i wish to the wind, to the stars in my mind
it will all be alright.

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Comments

  • Alenka Co
    Alenka Coabout 4 years ago

    Your writing has such intensity and sincerity that it hurts to read it and it’s hard to make a comment that does it justice ….. these two lines, for example:-

    “my heart waits up for meleaves a light on for me"

    simple words and yet, put together like this, express so much.

  • thanku so much alenka, coming from u, that is a real honour.

    – kromwellfarkus

  • missyjennyb
    missyjennybabout 4 years ago

    i am a background noun now

    how does your insanely, talented Mind come up with such brilliantly, off beam lines?

  • it all leaks out from the tips of my fingers, across the keys onto the screen… cheers jen :)

    – kromwellfarkus

  • MatthewM
    MatthewMabout 4 years ago

  • i’ll take ur silence as a compliment… :)

    – kromwellfarkus

  • wow, cheers for the feature…

    – kromwellfarkus

  • Rocky Loder
    Rocky Loderabout 4 years ago

    great write..awesome…

  • cheers man… glad u liked it.

    – kromwellfarkus

  • Kristin Reynolds
    Kristin Reynoldsabout 4 years ago

    brilliant. too many great lines. loved it. :)

  • love that you loved it… cheers ears :)

    – kromwellfarkus

  • JWardell
    JWardellabout 4 years ago

    what a great write.. chock full of great lines!

  • cheers j…

    – kromwellfarkus

  • madworld
    madworldalmost 4 years ago

    I need you for a mask photo…this writing is incredible

  • mask photo…? not sure wot that is… im a hard person to get hold of… but would be more than willing…

    – kromwellfarkus

  • stephaniemwood
    stephaniemwoodalmost 4 years ago

    Lovely.

  • why thanku… :)

    – kromwellfarkus

  • takemeawaycn
    takemeawaycnalmost 4 years ago

    wow. This is incredible. And so powerful. Well done!

  • thanx celina… sumtimes the words just fit… :)

    – kromwellfarkus

  • takemeawaycn
    takemeawaycnalmost 4 years ago

    Haha I understand! And they fit really really well here. If you have some spare time, you should check out my writing.

  • will do… and will certaintly comment.

    – kromwellfarkus

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