Revulsion

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    Revulsion

    I wish I smoked
    I could sit at a cafe all day
    look cool, look hip, look French
    drink coffee

    I could rub out a butt
    every time an idiot displeased me

    I could blow smoke rings
    and worry about
    looking cool, looking hip, looking French
    ignore the idiots who displeased me

    But I don't
    smoke that is
    and the idiots walk by and annoy me
    and the idiots walk by and annoy me

    I see shopping bags go buy
    measuring worth only by the digits of the bank account
    Have they read one line of Rousseau
    I bet they believe every line of Ayn Rand

    I see fresh and young go bye
    measuring worth by the lack of wrinkles they count
    Time, time will bring them low
    They can't believe they will run out of sand

    I see slack, slack jaws go by
    Dead dull eyes can they even count
    and thoughts so low and slow
    Do they even see the back of their hand

    But I don't
    smoke that is
    and the idiots walk by and annoy me
    and the idiots walk by and annoy me

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    latinangel commented on Revulsion

    09-08-2009

    Very very nicely written Winter. Most of my friends are older than I am and they always tell me that I am just a baby. (Although I am 40 years old). But I remember when life wasn't quite so fast and people actually cared about each other. People used to smile and say hello to each other on the street or passing you in a store. Today most people won't even look at you. So many things we take forgranted pass us by and so many people don't even care. But, I do. Thank you for sharing your wonderful work with us. Vanessa

    rougepriest commented on Revulsion

    09-03-2009

    lol very cool these days i can see young beautiful girls go bi secretly smiling swish walky whiling,,,,,,,

    scrye commented on Revulsion

    08-21-2009

    Once again winter another great and powerful piece of work. Your poetry always shows such conviction to your minds eye. 'Tis always a pleasure to read your artwork my friend you are quite the masterful artist. Wonderfully crafted, great read and enjoyed it from beginning to end certainly a ten from this lady.

    ginga commented on Revulsion

    08-21-2009

    winter, I am astounded with the affect this poem has on me! Truly masterful and the repetition of lines is beyond measure. ginga

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