tagNon-Erotic PoetryOf Broken Planets and Bitter Hearts

Of Broken Planets and Bitter Hearts


Of Broken Planets and Bitter Hearts

You wonder why challenges grow,
like Kudzu in cool Georgia nights,
‘till love falters into quiet desperation,
cold sheets awaiting broken dreams.

Pensively you study yesterday’s headlines,
blurred between anger and frustration,
discontentment roots twisted fibers
between compelling, divergent authorities.

Cool water flows silently through
burgeoning societies, giving life,
while silently receiving man’s effluvium,
forgotten momentarily, here, today.

Downstream, once proud tributary
reduced to a rancid trickle,
life’s corpses collecting bottle flies
as village degenerates, minds are washed.

Caught in battles for higher purpose
you are the loser, you who cry for sustenance,
love, tiniest suggestion of hope,
power brokers casually forget hyped promises.

Hopelessness flies through black nights,
crow’s feet frame idealistic green eyes;
empty lust joins forever lonely souls
in ritualistic couplings, momentary peace.

Touch me today, enjoy, tomorrow was sold
to corporate greed, blazoning neon
phoniness pixel by pixel, flushing today
down the china bowls of a wasted future…

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