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...    

Riding on a camel

riding on a camel, desert, arabia, hot

Riding on a camel alive like an animal turban on my head misanthropic sweat dripping down in dread walking deep in waking sleep tanning lines souls in urns trapped in time full of ashes blue and black waving fans soiled and burned slaves in toil taking turns men sit able facing back to trodden roads …

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Origami my beautiful

origami, beauty, folded paper, hobby

Origami my beautiful unfolding your life into papered shapes and forms you come alive while I nap flying around my head in my room it is you who are wise it is me who learns from your silent flight.  

Work 25 years

work 25 years, retire, alcohol, bar, depressed, unstable

Life doesn't go anywhere MONEY we don't live forever FOOD love while you can ALCOHOL get a good job sell your soul work 25 years have a retirement party go home throw up in that toilet you should've cleaned better (but, we don't care much then nor will we probably remember much thereafter...) and pass …

Simpatico

men, women, power, influence, differences, life, relationships

her relationship with common man was simpatico; resting together like butterflies upon flowers in a field of dreams fluttering their wings in the morning sun. her power usurped by its own femininity was that simple. in strict manner of ipso facto 'the secret of life became no more than living it'. yet, she unwittingly lived …

Strangers

strangers, poodle, drinking, coffee, moot

Strangers dunking doughnuts impromptu in synchronized tumultuous rows at unfamiliar dark coffee bars wielding swift strokes sketching ever widening posters of heavy drinking floaters in a cryogenic tank when a wonton champagne pink best in show poodle secretly believes it's all moot anticipating cold weather day dreams.