Drink!

drink, alcohol, beer, wine, poetry, steven humphreys

Drink, I say! Do it now before you cannot! people don't change. it is we who must. i was so happy drunk every night. my liver took it away! damned liver! life, with it's ugly head just had to barge right in and spoil my drunkenness! damned life! my troubles washed away. now I cannot …

Fallen angel

fallen angel, poetry, steven humphreys

Fallen angel, carry my limp defeated body. you understand unlike any man. I've tried to hide from this world, but the world kept touching me. that ghostly darkness; that which hovers over those windy waving trees under twinkling diamond stars: they are not alone like me...    

Urgent Symphony

song bird, listen, nature, chirping

If I were a bird, I'd tweet my song: an urgent symphony. and, you are the only one there to hear its music. it plays for you alone. the subtle beauty of nature within bounds of debris of the city must not be missed but listened to. I would fly here and there all day …

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In the Dungeon

boys, dungeon, inquisitive, droids, church bells, hooded droids

It's this, not that. time is void null and that. here, we ask not why. covered rain not of me Lightening strikes clock chimes three. tit for tat squeaking rats. it's he who speaks uneasily. hold on to righteousness when ones character is weak. Hear me well, running boys, I urge you on it's my …

The Candle

candle, mood, scent, meditation, dark, light

Burning wick burns down slow. smoke in fired light we all know. lovely musky scented incense sticks. a dreary world. different sense of woe. of darkest mood the lit candle flickers its haloed glow.