White Noise


I scream
Larynx tearing at the seam

I shout
Only choked warblings come out

I dream
Nightmarish world crowding all about

Will I ever wake up?
Unsettling is the doubt creeping into this ...

... dome

This sad place you call, Home

Where pretty unicorns with glued on horns
Prance upon artificial turf never growing
Playground grass always greener
Under every unoccupied
Rainbow colored tube slide
Each windswept swing
As bleached white fluffy bunnies
Hippitty hop in their toing and froing

Quothing, the Raven sings
Crowing his Edgar Allen Poeing
Flying sideways

Upon entering the storyspace
Bursts into flame

Plummeting to the ground

Charred beak, singed feathers
Scatter all over the place

White Noise
Deadly radius of superficial static
Locked away in every dusty attic
Poetry never vocalized into words

White Noise
Spiraling down from the sky
Lame magpied fried
Scorched scores of dying blackbirds

I fail to scream
This is where sonnetry goes to die!

I can't shout
This is where lyricality commits suicide!

Trapped inside
Crying for anyone to let them out
Autistic girls and dyslexic boys
Bloody their deformed fists
Against rusty hinged attic doors

Through cobwebbed skeleton keyholes
Wild eyed blind boys peep
While all the pigeontoed deaf girls

White Noise
Where the locals can be heard
Discouraging poetry from ever being
Put forth into word
Broadcast as song
Pretending life is normal
As if nothing is wrong
Going about their lives
All along
White Noise

Impenetrable, this sound barrier
White Noise

Downing any feathered message carrier
White Noise

Death to each and every dirty bird
White Noise

Drowning out the ugly truths
Desperate to be seen and heard
White Noise

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