Something For Me


Something For Me


Bitten by disaster,

jaded beyond belief.

No one can reach you anymore.

There's just way too much grief.


Hanging out in hollow spaces,

hoping for a cure.

To your single-minded vagueness,

that you cough up as a lure.


Your ankle bracelet is a trophy

for your pride and arrogance.

Your lovers become thorns

for pretended romance.


Promises that you will be pure

again you know you can't for sure.

It's just a same 'ole song.

One I can no longer endure.


I am gone away now.

Your last best hope for sanctity.

Remember me, friend

and don't expect to see me again.


I've gone to retrieve something for me.


-M. Jacobs


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ballerinafridge commented on Something For Me


why does this have such a singsongy rhyme? god im going to throw up you dont have to write like a little kid

Redhead505 commented on Something For Me


I really like it. It really is hard to come up with fifty characters just so one can vote and not be redundant on every poem one rates!



I agree, it's hard to come up with 50 characters of original perspective, each time. Sometimes I just wanna say, like wow or fantastic or something. Brilliant is a word I like to use sometimes. You don't always have to rate every poem. I sometimes just comment without leaving a rating. To me, it's less about the points system and more about what I can learn and exchange with the pother poets. Thanks for reading it.

ginga commented on Something For Me


ahh jake, I love that last line, "I've gone to retrieve soemthing for me." so much attitude and self-assurance. ginga



It's simple resolve and self-preservation that survives this experience, after all. Thanks for your response to it. ;-D

Marsink commented on Something For Me


From the inside, out, one could consider your aspect as one who is so withdrawn after battling for control of emotion, that you are returning back to a point of sanity, to re-establish your personality. To do so, will take you away from your external circumstances in life, to search out what was left behind, while in a more lucid and content state of mind. Otherwise, you just need to get away from the shell of a relationship that is yours to maintain to pursue more rewarding engagements for your self. (How do you keep writing so creatively?) Applause Building!!



Wow! I think you have a huge grasp on what I was writing about and I am amazed at your perception and remarkable articulation of it. Thanks for the compliment. (-:

RPT40 commented on Something For Me


Interesting write. While reading this, so many memories of times I tried to help someone kept filling my mind. There's a part of me that believes someone can be saved, and another that believes all your doing is delaying the inevitable. That said, it still doesn't stop me from trying. I'm not sure if this is what you had in mind while writing this, but it's what I saw. I always enjoy your writing.



Thanks for that response. I believe in saving people, too. I hope you never stop trying to help others. I think it is a beautiful aspect of your personality that you still want to try. I always enjoy your comments. (-:

The true philosopher and the true poet are one, and a beauty, which is truth, and a truth, which is beauty, is the aim of both.

Ralph Waldo Emerson, American Poet (1803-1882)

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