Here comes the Carnivores

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Here comes the Carnivores

I want to live and see the day, I am a prisoner,
Here comes the carnivores,
I need to see the day she comes to me,
Working with a shroud over me I cannot see,
I am so alone as i can't find my anger,
Brings it all back home to me, I am a prisoner,
Working so hard is killing me, I want to see the day,
Lies and aggression rule my days,
Here comes the carnivores,
The heats about to kill me, It's over a hundred,
I'm losing this race, I'm losing my manhood,
Losing my mind, I am a prisoner,
I see my future living in fear, I know more in life, I know you,
Hiding all day as if i am a prisoner,
I cover the ground far from home,
I hear things that make no sense,
I need to bring myself down, Instead,
Of running with this pack, Like children,
I want to see the day,
They come for me,
Here comes the carnivores.

Richard(PHOENIX)Cartledge © 5/16/2009

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bforibus commented on Here comes the Carnivores

07-16-2009

this seems like the jury duty i just had to endure. im sure the metaphors and analogies are something else all together, but just the fact that words are so illusive and allows me to make my own story out of it is an excellent thought out poem. great job

Darkxaster commented on Here comes the Carnivores

06-23-2009

i like this deep dark love poem i love it good job

sk commented on Here comes the Carnivores

05-16-2009

This is deep...and dark...it rings of despair...good write; Hope it's not true.

raggedypoet commented on Here comes the Carnivores

05-16-2009

I can relate to this one .. I suppose so many of us can!! very well written!! A definite 10!! ~ sara

sherriee1 commented on Here comes the Carnivores

05-16-2009

Beautifully writtten.We all feel that way at times.Hope you'llread my new one I posted today.

Poetry is not an expression of the party line. It's that time of night, lying in bed, thinking what you really think, making the private world public, that's what the poet does.

Allen Ginsberg (1926-1997) U.S. poet.

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