All Proper Hollow Staples


All Proper Hollow Staples


On  summer dreams, and midnight screams

A shattered bitter fable seems


Some wretched jail, a blasphemous tale

A squandered hate that won’t prevail


With fruitless casts which never last

All proper hollow staples


Its twist begins, irreverent trends

To endure, outlast unable


-M. Jacobs


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whiteoleander commented on All Proper Hollow Staples


You have read many of mind and as you know my thought process is very direct... so in other words i can be dense lol however this one particularly has completely enveloped my senses! and is beautifully written =) id love to know the thoughts that went into the making of this !!



This reflects my short style of writing and it's about a relationship that won't last because it is fruitless and it has all of the trimmings, money, power, and comforts. But no true love or passion. All Proper Hollow Staples refers to the basic things a man provides a woman in a relationship. It is not about me.



I am pleased you liked it.

knight4696 commented on All Proper Hollow Staples


A very curious and intriguing poem ... Even the title. I love the metaphoric imagery you use and once again as usual .. Flow and Rhyme are superb! Great write! .... Ken



Thanks for reading and commenting. I appreciate your viewpoint very much

Grito commented on All Proper Hollow Staples


When written words are swords, and hopefully their paper won't last long.




soulwriter commented on All Proper Hollow Staples


I like many of your poems that have deep meanings and require additional readings to reveal your thought and then to dissect your metaphors. A good piece that brings the past into present. Write ON!



Thanks for your intriguing comments.

keller commented on All Proper Hollow Staples


very good,very good....I love this style,ten from me



Thanks for your comment and rating. Great to hear from you.

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