Catbird Williams
Catbird Williams
Jun 18, 2013

Carving
statues
out of sand

wearing
construction
paper
shoes

retreating
from
feeling
too
comfortable
in your
own
skin

Eating apples
next to
a
river

avoiding
the right
thing

at
the

right
time

forgetting
a
perfect
order of words
because
you

hate

writing
on paper

You are a series
of
chain
reactions

piled
against

in
fin
ity

and I am
just
like
you


+

ay to enjoy one's life is to accept the Absurd.
Jeremy Duff
Jeremy Duff
Nov 25, 2012

I've begun to question the very purpose of my existence.
Which is really just a fancy way of saying ''I've been reading too much Albert Camus.''

The only way to enjoy one's life is to accept the Absurd.
To accept that life has no meaning except for the meaning I give it.
No purpose other than the purpose I wish it to have.  
Belief in God is absurd because there is no way to verify his existence.
Belief in the absence of God is absurd because there is no way to verify it.
Trying to believe anything spiritually is absurd because spirits are not science and anything that is not science cannot be verified and is therefore absurd.
Life is absurd.
The purpose of life is reproduction, survival.
Or so it has been verified by science.
Spiritually though, there is no purpose because everything is a purpose.

Smokin Siren
Smokin Siren
Dec 12, 2013

How ignorant.
You stand there pointing your finger,
dissecting who i am.
I bet you battle your own
issues.

Females war against each other,
a constant competition of
who looks better,
the definition of beautiful
being such a thin line.

How silly. In a world where we
are all so worried of the opinions of men,
why do we tear each other down?

She's ugly. Why?
Those shoes are hideous. …says who?
Her hair is awful….is yours perfect?
Look at her acne…you must be flawless.
She's over weight….you clearly have no body issues.

Maybe instead of being so concerned
about the females that surround us,
we should take the time to find what separates us
from all those other people.


Quit worrying what you need to change to fit in, start embracing what makes you stand out.

so I figure, in this absurd life,
Matt Hanson
May 18, 2013

I pondered life for a while,
Why am I here?,
What is my purpose?,
What will I do with my life?,
Everyone dies eventually,
there will be a time when no one is remembered,
a time, when humans don't exist,
so I figure, in this absurd life,
I might as well try to enjoy myself.

Taylor
Taylor
Dec 9, 2013

The air feels dense
Heavy with my inability to
Hold onto my sense of self
I fight my anger in a
Futile attempt to free
Myself of violent stress
Ironic.

heather
heather
Aug 31, 2013

rational minds
seeking structure
in a
universal
soup
demanding
answers to
only be faced
with
'return to sender.'

mother nature
is one
stubborn
old broad,
must be
where we
got it
from.

jennifer
jennifer
Jan 29

Don't listen to
The make-believe
Stories that live
Inside your head;
The over-idealized
Self that you've
Concocted over time.
Forget about your
Tragic love story;
Your ever after,
Your one true
Love, the one.
That car isn't
Yours and neither
Is that house.
You're not any
Taller or slimmer
Or any more
Attractive.
To hell with
All of your
Silly little fantasies.
They're wrecking your
Reality.

absurd
Elizabeth Squires

they are bound
they are kept in
they are never allowed
to be free
under containment
what do I speak of
they are my words
at a past location
they'd been
scrutinized
checked
observed
to
make
sure
that
none
of
them
were too free in their expression
for a strict code
of
conduct
was
in
place
and far too often
I'd
gone
out
of
the
rules
borders
so much for saying
what one
really
wants
to
say
at my previous location
that
right
was
taken
away
it's
as
though
the straight jacket
had been placed
on
my
words
and
it
to me
seems
rather
absurd

In the absurd
Joseph Childress
Joseph Childress
Sep 30, 2010

I have
A faulty brain
You have to excuse me
They use me
For tests
Studying
The schematics
Of a pscycopathic
Nonbeliever
WIll bring light
To the mysteries of
The dark mind

They say
You will never understand me
And I urge you
To never try
I am
A firm believer
In the absurd
And I vow
To never to stray
NOW MOVE!!
Before I let loose
With words to subdue
You're mind subtly
Then suddenly
I fascinate!
Until you indulge
Into this state
Of unknowing
Knowledge
Evil as the apple
Eve picked from
The tree
Sweet treat
Would you also
Like a bite to eat?

I am
The imperfect creation
Made perfectly
For your consumption
Others may slump in
Depression
Then
It's do and die
Commiting
Philosophical suicide
With the extremists
Who would sacrifice
A child's life

For god's sake
Who made
A mess out of earth,
Snakes?
Who constructed
This absurd brain
To think this way
What hands formed
The mandible
Which speaks
Sinful opinions

The open-ended
Questions of life
Were reserved
For religion?
Tell me why
I
Can imagine a place
As evil as hell
But can't create
And wouldn't
If I could

Speak vile
But
My actions speak justice
Just as quick
As you claim
I'll lay in a lake of fire
I'll say
I have to stay
And never leave
This is the punishment
For saying
What I believe.

Patricia Drake
Patricia Drake
Jul 6, 2013

Attention apprehensive affliction
Becoming begging believing (in)
Chaotic collapses creations
Demanding demolition degeneration (and)
Epic enlightened endings,
Fake fantastic flows (and)
Greater glamour gore (inside)
Hedonistic homemaker hope
Indicating irrational inspiration
Joyful jittering jugs (but)
Knowledge keeping knees
Letting lovers lose (still)
Meaning maybe more (a)
Notice nothing nepotism
Opportunity oppression ordered
Popular pages prohibited
Qua quantum quivers
Revolving random rallies
Sadly still suffocating
Toxic tension talking
Until unique universal
Virtual vanity villains
Wanton winning waves
XXX
Yes! You yield
Zap, zing, zoom!

 
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