lookin’ in on the weatherman on channel 52 trackin’ green on the weather screen looks like we’ll be gettin’ wet then the picture flickers the map is gone are we finished yet? the weatherman says carry on it’s the blue screen of death (2013 db michel) I could go on and on…
What good is beauty if it’s not still beauty when you close your eyes? (dbm)
Ditch In The Yard
i can see the muddy water overflowin’ the ditch in the yard and i’m thinkin’ lord…why does it have to rain so hard it never ends don’t know the meaning of gone too far and the muddy water flows and it goes where the muddy water goes in the overflowin’ ditch in the yard and i keep thinkin’ lord why does life have to be so hard and the muddy water keeps on...
i am dreaming a dream of dreaming a dream as i dream that i am i dreaming i dream on on sanity’s lawn is anything real? and does it really matter? (2013 db michel)
This One World
we got this one world only this one world we’ve got nowhere else to go we’ve got to think about everything we’ve got to do everything we can to keep our one world safe for life (2013 db michel)
For George Jones
his face was old and weathered and his voice like vintage wine just kept getting better with the passing of time he could sing a song and make you cry he could bring those tears to life he meant a lot to me his music is a friend of mine (2013 db michel)
Chaos is never what you expect it to be… (dbm)
Can't We Just Love?
omnipoetry: omni-poet: Why can’t you say I love you Is love proved by words? You never buy me things Is love measured in objects? You never say that I’m beautiful Is love based on looks? We never make love Is love just about sex? You never talk to me Is love conversation? You never… …love We never… …love You don’t ever… …love Why can’t we just… …love
omni-poet: A picture says a thousand words The city is my picture frame I speak through street corners Stencil, graffiti, spray paint, art They say it’s absurd Because its on the curb It’s defacing public property Am I not apart of the public Isn’t it my property I just want the public to see The lines, the shapes, the colors That lets me be so free So I’ll continue to run freely And let the art...
Doc Marek: another poem written about people who... →
docmarek: so here i am in this cafe sipping on my dark roast sweetened with honey & listening to the soundtrack of multiple conversations meeting and merging in the air & suddenly a baby starts crying and screaming & the cafe goes silent except for the music playing through the…
My Reality: I Can I →
omni-poet: Pain, I feel it Depression, I feel it Sadness, I feel it Doubt, I feel it Why? It hurts. Why feel if it hurts? Joy, I feel it Happiness, I feel it Hope, I feel it Strength, I feel it Positive and negative Whats the difference? I can feel success I can feel defeat I can feel Can I control how I…
A Guide You Don't Need to Being Human: STOP →
idonotknowwhatiam: CALLING ALL HUMAN THINGS Hello, don’t stop reading. You look like you need directions… I was wondering if you’d do me a very dear favour. I write things. I’ve always done it and I always will. It helps me make sense of what’s in this head of mine. But I have no kind readers. My tumblr has…
In The Summer Rain
Just woke up from one helluva nightmare…I was riding on a bus…And it was rainin’…and the road was flooded about ankle deep…but we kept on going…way faster that we should be goin’…a guy runs in front of us…and gets run over…But we can’t stop…or we know we’re gonna die…and then we hear a radio report…that the...
Music In My Mind
i have music for these words but they are someplace hard to find i’m the only one who hears i twitch my fingers keeping time i have never told you this i have never told you why i hear you softly in a song you are the music in my mind (2013 db michel)
wander here and wander there wander in your underwear wander ‘cause you just don’t care and it’s alright yes it’s alright! (2013 db michel)
The Other One
it’s either that one or this one but it can’t be the other one ‘cause that’s just too damn wrong searching for the one is the other one i am the other one i am the other one… (2013 db michel)
Empty Is My World (Without You)
empty is my world… empty is my world empty is my world without you empty is my world… empty is my world empty is my world without you somewhere in the stars way out there past mars there’s a beacon in the sky and it’s callin’ sends it’s best to you all it says is true when the time is right they’ll be comin’ empty is my world… empty is my world...
You Don't Need A Reason (When You Feel The Love)
maybe you need motivation to get out of bed maybe those sweet words get up sleepyhead you might need a moment to adjust to the light how you got here and what happened last night but you don’t need a reason oh no you don’t you don’t need a reason either you will or won’t you don’t need a reason when you feel the love hey you don’t need a reason so you...
My Reality: Looking Back →
omni-poet: I forgot where I was going Yet I still walk this path I forgot where I started Yet I still walk this path I look at my footprints And remember where I have walked I look at my scars And remember what I have done I look ahead And remember where I have been I remember when I couldn’t Nowadays I…
My Reality: Procrastination →
omni-poet: Mr. Opportunity was knocking on my door I flipped him off, I’m paying the cost In debt, I’ve lost my head I’ve caused this death Suicide by staying aside I’ve lived my life on the sidelines Right at the edge of despair Only fulfilling the guidelines I didn’t try, I didn’t care I did the absolute…
don’t need no anger to color your songs you have all that you’re needin’ you don’t have to do wrong you can run with the others turn your words into fights or you can stand and deliver something so right you have something special i can hear when you sing so you don’t need to answer when the trouble boys ring you can...
it wasn’t a sexual thing although such things can be it wasn’t any lustful heart that drew thoughts of you to me it wasn’t any of the usual signs that jingle in the soul something just came over me and if you want to know it was because you were honorable more honorable than me i thought that some of your honor would somehow spread to me it wasn’t like in future tense i...
You're The One
i sometimes think about you and pretend that you are here i feel so lost and lonely as the good times disappear i have no consolation all i know is you are gone and it’s left me to forget you something i have never done when the wind blows when the night calls when my heart comes all undone i go back into my memory you’re the one yes, you’re the one there is no resolution for the...
gotta take everything you know and throw it out in the snow all that came before will not be back again you gotta stand your way up tall and forget about the fall if you’re gonna make it up thrill hill again if the writing that’s on the wall puts your spirit in a stall all they said before will yet be said again you gotta turn the sound down low remember what you know if you’re...
You can damn a man or an idea with the dark side of the truth if you want to…But if you leave out the good side of the truth…Then the truth will damn you.
It's Only Been A Second
it’s only been a second in the history of the world and we do as much as we can do to destroy all that we can make our markings of man that will survive us when we are through in the millions of minutes that came before we did no other species came even close to the utter destruction that we’ve left on this space if we leave it we will leave it in smoke (2013 db michel)
you can’t take it with you ‘cause it don’t go with your soul it can make you tell a lie when the truth is what you know you get make believe morality if that helps the money flow and if you take it to the limit that’s as far as you can go but you don’t give a damn ‘cause you’re after easy money get some baubles for your baby get some sugar for your honey...
Love Lives On
there’s a picture on a table in the corner of the room in the picture are smiling people who loved me since my birth some are here and some are there and some are dead and gone they’re still deep inside my heart ‘cause love lives on i remember when i took it i was all of ten years old in the middle of a party on some distant Christmas time some are here and some are there and...
Blue Angel #9
someone looking down on me, over my shoulder takes me safely home, when i don’t know where i’m going all the restless nights, i wander the earth like a dying light tries to get me back, to the straight and narrow when i’m falling to the earth, like a wounded sparrow all the greyest days, try to take my faith away i can’t see you anytime but i know you’re there i know...
If you open up your heart…A stranger can turn into a friend in less than 5 minutes.
My Reality: What You Make It →
omni-poet: Life is what you make it Fate must be created The power is in your hands Take control, make demands Your all on your own Be yourself or be a clone It’s all apart of free will You are free to feel You are free to steal But every cause has an affect So make your choices without regret …
And That's The Thing
i wish i could reach you i guess you’re too far away i’m not sure if i would know a thing to say but i’ve thought of you and never said a word so that’s all the talk from me you ever heard i wish i could tell you wonderin’ if you would smile or would you think that i’m way out of line feel kinda sorry ‘cause when i knew you then i didn’t try hard...
Pie in the sky is easy to dream of…But very difficult to bake…dbm
omni-poet: People tend to think that strength is the absence of weakness. I like to think strength is the acceptance of weakness If its weak to cry. If its weak to accept defeat. If its weak to show emotion. Being strong would mean choosing the easy way out by hiding everything that makes us human. The strong cry. The strong accept defeat. The strong show emotion. It takes true strength to do...
feel the rhythm of the rain inside you feel the echo of the breeze behind you feel the touch of the clouds above feel like you are a part of the love feel like something greater lives within you feel like miracles because it’s in you feel like all along you’ve had enough feel like flying wouldn’t be too tough and what it all is, it is and though the shadows may fall the sky will...
My Reality: Rhyming kid asks "Why can't we all get... →
omni-poet: I write to get peace of mind But people keep trying to take a piece of the time That is mine is it a crime to spend some time to rhyme I mean I’m not antisocial when it comes to speech I’m boastful I write to tell what I’m going through if I didn’t you wouldn’t have a clue As to who the guy…
My Reality: The Burial of Memory's Victims →
omni-poet: Poor soul once on the path of destiny Looked to the future, chased by memories They were the enemies, enigmatic entities With dogmatic tendencies Beasts of the past, feast on the present With fangs of pain crafted through years of strain Left the body destroyed and mangled In a closed casket…
I've Never Been That High
they say the view up there is something everyone should see i’ve heard it all before but visions like they share must not be meant for me if i could take a trip i would take one to the sky but it’s a long way up to see those things and i’ve never been that high… (2012 db michel)
something like this
docmarek: Word word word rhyme metaphor word word clever analogy rhyme word word word word simile word word some other words some word that you’ve never heard of and neither have I. something that has nothing to do with anything at all. word word teach me how to write.
My Reality: Suicide but Smiling on the Inside →
omni-poet: I hate this state of turmoil so I grabbed a coil Tied it around my neck said what the heck Kicked the chair but while I was there Suspended in the air life almost seemed fair I felt the energy of each every memory So fluently as if my memories seduced me I smiled as I reminisced on that first kiss