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a poem

By Mescaline BrissetPublished 2 months ago Updated 2 months ago 1 min read
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you fanned the flames

from one senseless spark

everyone saw how

these things were made

in the worst possible shape

there was not an iota of truth in it

you did it for one purpose, to be noticed

and get a higher position

in this rat race of brutal bullies

smoking, snorting, or injecting crack

just like you did

with your boys at nights –

memories that last


only identifying my weaknesses

only on one side

to hit with more force

making it more fun

than to bring it to the table;

after that Monday I tried really hard

to throw you out of my heart

it didn’t help, it was the same

for a long time

it stuck to me like an old splinter to a tree

and I think

you will stay there

as you represent

the first unrequited love I’ve never had

and the next ones without fulfilment

leaving me alone in disfavour

bordering on insanity

will you ever let me be…?


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About the Creator

Mescaline Brisset

The crowd is the gathering place of the weakest; true creation is a solitary act.

Charles Bukowski

'Sister I'm a Poet' (Morrissey) after hours and avid fiction writer who works on many projects simultaneously, thanks to Cormac McCarthy


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  • Randy Wayne Jellison-Knock2 months ago

    The tragedy when the utilitarian meets one longing for connection, using them up & tossing what's left aside.

  • Alex H Mittelman 2 months ago

    Great poem!

  • Mother Combs2 months ago

    Enjoyed the poem

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