US Redefined


  • Lost Love

    US Redefined

    What happened to our vehement catastrophe?
    The riptide that buried Under Sheets on our side?
    Our unremitting carnal longing and lustful desires
    Are all but gone and we've nothing left but our pride.

    You once told me to wait because you didn't want
    To be the other woman, but darling there was never
    Anyone but you in this one room hotel I call my heart
    Now this blinking vacant sign serves me only to taunt
    And remind Unreciprocated Sensuality that if we ever
    Daydream that maybe it truly is best not to start

    We are defined by our choices
    You chose not to love me, what for?
    Is there another man in your sight?

    With a tension in our voices
    We ignore what lies before
    Unneeded Sadism tonight

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    emilytwain commented on US Redefined


    descriptive in a way that defies the norm...isn't that the ultimate goal of the poet? your word-well runs deep. enjoyed.

    SavVySam commented on US Redefined


    Touche' Michael! You had me cracking up at your responses! This is a very well crafted poem containing memorable lines like 6 & 7! Nice work!



    thank you, I am glad you liked it. I appreciate the comment.

    knight4696 commented on US Redefined


    Damn Michael! This is my favorite thus far. Very creative and the metaphors are superb! Great Job! ... Ken



    well stick around because there is more to come

    danmartyjake1 commented on US Redefined


    You have talent, my friend and I enjoyed this twist of a poem.



    thank you, I am glad you liked it.

    When power leads man towards arrogance, poetry reminds him of his limitations. When power narrows the area of man's concern, poetry reminds him of the richness and diversity of existence. When power corrupts, poetry cleanses.

    John F. Kennedy (1917-1963) Thirty-fifth President of the USA

    MichaelTierney’s Poems (34)

    Title Comments
    Title Comments
    Why do you weep? 5
    Eden Sacked 3
    Hardpan Cornucopia 4
    Silence 4
    Itchy Trigger Finger 5
    Fluid uncertain vulgar shell-shock 11
    US Redefined 6
    These are 1
    Missed Inspiration 2
    The Juggler 2
    When the Music is Over... 1
    Lust for Life 1
    He had his way with the ladies 1
    paraphilia 1
    Drunken Desire 2
    Broken 4
    My Nightime Lover 1
    Soul Progression 1
    Meandering, Searching for Home or a Cigarette 1
    Lost to the riptide 0
    Cannon Fodder 0
    Zombies Attack! 4
    Love Garden 1
    Coffee with Loki and Lucifer 3
    Ambiguous dance of life 2
    Darwinians 2
    Love and other natural disasters 2
    The Lonely Lover 3
    Misdirected Minds 1
    Ballad of the Broken Heart 1
    Scarring Mrs. Muffet Was So Fun We Decided to Do It Again 1
    Trial of a Bouy 1
    Like my spirit, needs no title 3
    Chastize Me With Your Love 2