BTRIPP (btripp) wrote,
BTRIPP
btripp

another poem...

Yep ... and of all things, that darned old SUICIDE theme crept back in ... nothing quite like writing suicidal poetry for 30 years ... have people saying "go fucking kill yourself and get it over with already!". Bleh.


                    DOWN IN DARK AGAIN


                    this darkness
                    grips us hard
                    it strangles
                    all hope or vision
                    drags us deeply
                    into webs
                    of abysmal despair
                    which will not release us

                    we had promised
                    not to be
                    torn down like this
                    but our intentions
                    were based on lies
                    delusions and deceptions
                    that something good would come
                    to give us a basis

                    but we are stuck
                    again in this
                    this pit, this Hell
                    this realm of shadows
                    wherein nothing's real
                    and nothing works
                    and nothing builds
                    except panic

                    suicidal thoughts arise
                    images of ways to end
                    this useless struggle
                    this pointless quest
                    for the world has won
                    and we have lost
                    and now all doors
                    are shut against us

                    no options open
                    no paths attain
                    all is twisted
                    points focused in
                    we the target
                    for every barb
                    we the object
                    of all despite



                             - Brendan Tripp
                                12/08/2000

                    Copyright © 2000 by Brendan Tripp
 
 



- BT
Subscribe

  • Writing your truth ...

    This is one of those books that was sitting around in my to-be-read piles for years (I got it via one of the B&N after-Xmas on-line clearance…

  • What should be and what not ...

    I thought I was done with having to “pad” orders to get up to free shipping minimums when I signed up for Amazon's “Prime” service, but since their…

  • Falling out ...

    So, maybe it's “just me”, but this seems to be an example of how fickle the serendipity of the dollar store can be. I allow the “just me” option,…

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.
  • 0 comments