Spider legs
Spots and more spots.
Zig  zags
Running across  your eyes
Shadowed  by black circles.
Dominated  by illusions
Think Iam going crazy.
Right

Has anyone experienced floaters
Your vision distorted. .
#night   #morning   #shapes   #noon   #spots   #zig   #zags  
Don't go zig-zag, jibber-jabber,
Prabhu Iyer
Prabhu Iyer
Feb 20, 2015

Dont talk to me about sense-vense -
do you, or do you not?
tell me this much;

Don't go zig-zag, jibber-jabber,
zither; look I don't care of
money-shoney,

this caste-vaste, mummy-daddy
and the society;

We could might never deny this,
pow-wows cannot measure this,

do you, or do you not?
That is, is all there is.

The Indian girl is talking sense into her beau.

Echo-words such as 'sense-vense' are common in colloquial Indian English

Mixing in English echo-words (jibber-jabber etc) the dreaded double copula (Is-IS) and the double modal (might could), for dramatic effect.

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Issy
Issy
Oct 9, 2015

Zig-zagging through the trees
She is running
Doesn't know why, or where, but she is
Then she stops
She looks around
There nothing there.
She begins to relax
But then the world starts to fade to black
And she starts to fall.

                                                                 ­                                         I dream
                                                           ­                         of falling
                                                                  in love,      
                                                I've been.      
                                    trying.                 
          everyday,              
  Yet when                          
                  I finally                                                          ­        
  find                                                          ­                  
some                                          ­                                                
body,                                                           ­                                                     

I,        ­                                                                 ­                           

        
                 push.                                                            ­


                  Them.


                                                         ­                                  Away
an all too universal sentiment
(If reading on an iPhone, it needs to be landscape or the shape messes up!)
Latiaaa
Latiaaa
Apr 13, 2014

I'm kinda tired of having these reoccurring dreams about you and waking up and you're still not here.
what ever happened to predictability?
I'm torn between the two. Between what's wrong and what's right.
I was happier then.
Or was that me? Or am I now me?
Like holding water in your hand.
Would you go back to then? Just beginning then?
Would you?

RKM
RKM
Apr 14, 2012

they don't know like he does how her bottom teeth overlap at the front like boat sails / or that three moles on her thighs are the perfect example of an isosceles triangle / they don't know that when they sleep their feet fit together like bunch of bananas / or that when she traced circles in his hair it made a direct imprint on his soul / that's why they say she's not worth it / that's why he knows they are wrong.

Abellakai
Abellakai
Mar 20, 2014

Your name sits on the tip of my tongue,
Along with bitter aberrations
Of love and loathing.  
Your name  commingles in my veins,
And tips my stomach
Like a tugboat in a hurricane.
In the years I have grown,
I have been shown the difference
Between the good and the bad.
I exhausted the arms on the clock
Arranging daisies of adoration
In the souls of those who were rotten.
Even the one I thought was impeccable
Has placed me on a shelf of old seashells
And bottled ships.

Ottar
Ottar
May 4, 2013

Mystery intrigued me,
3 zombies walking with a ragged stagger,
talking guttural sounds,
wanting to know if I had any zig zags?

I looked at the hats into the eyes,
thought and said "No, don't smoke guys" and they,
stumbled by, hunger for a smoke
mounting; I had spoken truthfully, never have, never will.

I stopped and turned to stare, they asked,
an older woman, who didn't slow down or say a word,
looking ahead, the day walkers approached
a couple of construction types at the bus stop, who
patted themselves down and shrugged.

Their pace became more erratic, as they were
denied, they sped up, getting
twitchy as they weren't flesh eaters but they
were addicted to smoke and
rolling there own, the heat and flavour, they savoured.

The knew what it would feel like as soon as they...
Amazing what grows out of a few tobacco seeds,
oh and what seeds have you sown...

Changed the title used to be Tobacco Seeds
Zig-zag was the last word
Soumya
Soumya
May 6, 2014

Zig-zag was the last word
in the picture dictionary on
the old forgotten bookshelf
of my childhood.

These roses on the flower beds,
planted a decade and a half ago -
run zig-zag like a bee on a hunt.
Much like, your love
for me.

i'll draw a zig-zag constellation

through the thin fur of your forearm
i'll draw a zig-zag constellation
binding each freckle, one to the next
and trace an uncharted galaxy
contained on your skin

à travers la fourrure fine de votre avant-bras
je vais dessiner une constellation zig- zag
reliant chacune des taches de rousseur , un à l'autre
et dessiner une galaxie inexplorée
contenue sur votre peau

 
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