Life is so hard sometimes.

It pulls, taking the table cloth
along with it.
It strengthens, taking the tide
along with it.
It chides
talking the moon
out of its misery
wishing it were daybreak
but when day arrives,
the moon wishes it were night.
Round and round we go
on this roller coaster called life.
Hanging on is so difficult
with responsibilities tugging
at the mainframe
about to crumble apart like
break pads crumbling under
the weight of it all.
A pressurized catapult or
catalog explaining the width
it takes to squeeze through
the trash chute without
crushing anything of importance.
Holding our breath
as the bumps become clear
afraid of the coaster
slipping off the tracks
and plummeting into
the frigid unknown.
Luck is only heresy
in this world of uncertainty.
But cars can be fixed,
jobs can be taken,
and bodies can be satisfied
in ways unheard of in reality.

Life is so hard sometimes.

But looking at it with new eyes,
with a combative, stubborn grip
on the cold steel handle,
a roller coaster can be both exhausting and exhilarating

if you know what to look for.

kerri
kerri
Dec 31, 2016

an endless attraction
partner after partner
who will be the one to stay and enjoy it with me?

#love   #poem   #poetry   #stay   #lgbt   #loves   #rollercoaster  
samantha page
samantha page
Nov 20, 2016

i'm going crazy
this much is true
life's so strange
i don't know what to do

mood swinging
up, down, left, right
everything's so surreal
need help? i think i might

this never-ending roller coaster
called life
is not so thrilling anymore

Alias
Sep 30, 2016

Who knew
That we would end up like this
A giant rollercoaster that for a while only went up
I’ve never felt so high
I’ve never felt so good

Who knew
This rollercoaster suddenly would turn
I guess,
Everything that goes up has to come down
Every high has a come down

Who knew
That one year ago
One month ago
I was in love with you
I still am
But now I’m not even your second choice
Your B-team

Who knew
We would end up like this
Damaged, broken, fucked up

Once upon a time we were good
We were great, to be honest
Who knew…

I don't know what happened, but now I'm his last solution and it hurts. It was a good relationship, now it's poisonous but I don't want to end it. I don't want to say goodbye.
#love   #life   #heart   #world   #high   #who   #knew   #fucked   #rollercoaster   #b-team  
Sierra
Sierra
Sep 28, 2016

You’re pulling away, aren’t you dear?
And I can’t blame you one bit
You’ve been on my roller coaster
Long enough, so I understand that
You’re nauseous and tired of my
Ups and downs
You’ve severed the ties that held
You to me and now I feel empty
Because I always want what I can’t have
I miss you and want you and I know
You’re thinking, “Too late now.”
But I still message you and
I still invite you over
And I still want your arms
Wrapped tightly around me
And your kisses on my shoulders
When we are surrounding each other
Enveloped in the moment
That will soon end
Because you’re tired
Tired of me and my words
Or lack thereof
Tired of my moods and my
Varying opinions about how
I feel about you
And although I typically send you
Everything that I write
I will keep this to myself
Because I know that
You’re pulling away from me
And this will just be seen as
Me trying to rein you back in
And strap you to this
Roller coaster of mine.

I can't make up my mind
And that's my downfall
And that's your broken heart
In my hands.


(it's been a while since I've posted, and this may not be perfect, but it's from the heart.)
Danielle Stedham
Danielle Stedham
Jul 7, 2016

I read the line
“Carrey’s Approach”
At most mundane, yet tears
Welled up on the interior of my eye sockets like
A most swollen ocean wave
Salty
Ready to crash,
Be approached
By the sandy land.
To be approached is to
Attract
All you could ever hope for

Meg B
Meg B
Jun 26, 2016

It absolutely amazes me,
the dichotomy of how
you can make me feel so special and
unique
and simultaneously
leave me feeling so desperate and
cheap.

You are the best and the worst,
the source of my greatest joy and
deepest sorrow,
and I am sick in my desire to
not feel these extremes;
I am sick in my desire to
not
feel
anything.

It's time
to get off
this ride.

Pauline Russell
Pauline Russell
May 23, 2016

Stop
Drop
And roll
This bitch is on fire, she's out of controll
Don't try to follow, you'll get lost in the flow
Like a rollercoaster she'll take you to the top
A hesitant stop
As you prepare for the drop
Then the ultimate roll
As she drops you in the hole
Where only the darkness dares to go
What is her goal
Is it to steal your soul

Hell no
She just wants to show
What it's like
On the tip of the spike
What it is to live her life
She'll give you the rhythm
Of what she's been given
She'll give you the rhyme
Of a life out of time
She'll show you the holes
Within her soul
Where the monsters took and stole
What happens when only agony grows

Stop
Drop
And roll
It's the only way to go
When you've turned to stone
Because every cut is to the bone
In her mind only demons roam
Every night is a fright
Everyday is a fight
So hold on tight
It's a ride for your life

Pauline Russell
Pauline Russell
Apr 27, 2016

Stop
Drop
And roll
This bitch is on fire, she's out of controll
Don't try to follow, you'll get lost in the flow
Like a rollercoaster she'll take you to the top
A hesitant stop
As you prepare for the drop
Then the ultimate  roll
As she drops you in the hole
Where only the darkness dares to go
What is her goal
Is it to steal your soul

Hell no
She just wants to show
What it's like
On the tip of the spike
What it is to live her life
She'll give you the rhythm
Of what she's been given
She'll give you the rhyme
Of a life lived out of time
She'll show you the holes
Within her soul
Where the monsters stole
What happens when only agony grows

Stop
Drop
And roll
It's the only way to go
When you've turned to stone
Because every cut is to the bone
In her mind only her demons roam
Everyday is a fright
Everyday is a fight
So hold on tight
It's a ride for your life

hannah andersen
hannah andersen
Apr 6, 2016

it’s like my body is a roller coaster
there
for anyones pleasure
what goes up
must come down
so enter me without any thought
until the ride is over and you can walk
away
power and strength all in your possession
and i am left with
nothing

because who wants to thank me
for the acceleration
the quickening of breath
the energy
the never ending rush of excitement

who wants to spend a few extra minutes on this roller coaster
smiling
with thankful eyes
maybe returning the favor?
oiling my gears and making me
sigh with pleasure
rather than
squeaking with pain?

but that is to much to ask

once you’ve reached the end,
and what was once up is now down,
and your heart is slowing its pace

you can go find another ride
another roller coaster
that will take you for a few spins
for a few minutes of satisfaction
until it is over and you’re tired

and i’m tired

but who cares
because the next ride starts now
and what goes up
must come down

#love   #sad   #girl   #body   #female   #ride   #awareness   #sexual   #feminist   #rollercoaster  
 
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