Horrible Things


Horrible Things

Horrible things are dragons with wings
and kids wearing trench coats in sultry July
Horrible things are bosses and kings
and others who's power makes good men give up
Horrible things are money and rings
and greed which becomes tantamount to your God
Horrible things are bruises and stings
and infinite pain caused by those who you've loved
Horrible things are lives not fully lived
And an old woman drowning in years of regret
Horrible things are missing the boat
and rejecting your soul-mate before you've met

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nicoleat19 commented on Horrible Things


Wonderful. Now I definitely have to read more of your work.

Gabriel85 commented on Horrible Things


Simple. Evocative. I love it.

dahlusion commented on Horrible Things


This is powerful, and should have a higher rate

Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words.

Robert Frost (1875-1963) American Poet.

joeallegro’s Poems (11)

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al Student
The Death of PC 1
Little Red Riding Hood (The Wolf's Version) 5
Open Sky 3
The Art of Execution 2
Horrible Things 3
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Work the Rut 0
Crazy You, Crazy Me 3
Missing Home 1
Monsters and Maybes 0