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When gods play
it may not be
a good day
for the lay
and they
will so
5d · 36
Leeson
I can hear
the next universe
singing
It is all
I can hear
some days
and I know
I am a note
in a cycle
to there
skint of
time
If I wanted to be
one with everything
I'd accept knowing
you
another nucleus
in this medium
trying to hear
the signal
when we all
act as
one
and I just don't
have confidence
in you
doing that
as you might
be filled
with foolish
vibrations
rather than
good
let that play
interplay
if you hear
a song
there is hope
6d · 43
Yet Yet Again
what am I enough of
and for
been wondering
as it
has not
been
apparent
to me
or
n e one
6d · 29
kassheared
The addings up
of things
haunts me
sums
of self
laughable
laughably
accumulat
ed
late
er
it will make
cents
and you I will
be ringed out
6d · 31
Again
How can we get back
to where
once

Now will be that time
later
once

You will be that me
safer
once

This will be that comment
about
once

This nowing line speaking
to you
once
6d · 27
Oh
Oh
I always learn something
when I hang out
with the elderly
*******
the elderly
Nov 24 · 45
My nature is buoyant
Dennis Willis Nov 24
My nature is buoyant
this is rising higher
while breathing deeper
being that I am
imagining nothing
happily floating
up words
through letters
cresting now
Nov 21 · 43
My Papers Alight
Dennis Willis Nov 21
What is this space
Is this one side
and this the other
I can't tell
What is "up" here
tho "down" is
this direction

Were we born
on a mountain
of time

Projected on
falling melt
and today
runoff
from a slight
warming

I cascade better
with cocoa
coffee
and sweet
cream
to down here
this desk
with its
Sun slivers
strewn
on fallen
papers
Nov 15 · 34
Systemicly Shot Today
Dennis Willis Nov 15
join a system
to attain value
tho I thought
I was the MVP
on my birthday
in mom's arms
accept a system
or be devalued
accept a system
and be devalued
us outsiders
us lowriders
don't like the system
of systems humans
kinging hills
netting
daily kills
Nov 14 · 47
So Many
Dennis Willis Nov 14
I crest in time
for a while
'til some shore
runs me out
Where does a wave
go
do i continue
through the earth
am I one of many
songs softening
a ball of concen-
tration making
spin a majestic
chord in prog-
ression just now
is this
am I
dancing some-
how could this be
dancing some-
how with
particular abandon
Nov 13 · 154
Mind
Dennis Willis Nov 13
Healing, under red lights
a certain rhythm
what is a
coagulation and a
resurrection
with red wine
and bilingual
insultation
that resonates
so ba-aaad
and I'm losing
mine
Nov 8 · 45
Gaain
I had all these things
and then nothing
Nov 8 · 68
Lunch and Order
This is a new series
I propose
Wherein you work
and then
take lunch
and perhaps
a siesta
which always
puts things
in Order
Nov 8 · 107
Oops, I Did
I almost said
something
that would
make you red
Nov 6 · 74
State Achieved
Listen criminal
you've taken
breathing
and seeing
left hulking
sulking and sighs
a wrenching wrench
of regret with an
extender near bent
from strain longing
and pain of your
"reign o'er me"
splash you look
hand out in need
only and I struggle
to be human
Nov 2 · 82
Bin
Bin
san san sa-ant
I sant say say
an a hey hey
not a way
nawt a way
iss all gray garay
san san sa-ant
nos nos not sayn
nos nos not sayn
san san sa-ant
nos nos not sayn
an a heyin an a
heyin whar whar
whar whar an a heyn
whar whar  ya
whar whar ya  bin
Oct 29 · 187
Awe, these Lights
Dennis Willis Oct 29
My words won't load
for you
It's not that you
are that cool
it's just
just
that your expectations
should die and scream
whilst
and if you compare
someone
to your expectations

a flogging wouldn't
be out of order
do I sound
as if
someone
left me
alone

here
we did
and you
anding know except
awe these lights
Oct 29 · 36
Carved Now, Slice?
Dennis Willis Oct 29
Here I am
alone
with an echo
that takes
my stare
reverbs
on fingertips
as if the night
cooled here

left me cold
machine
of time
am I a shard
or the elegant
shape still spun
'gainst your blade

hardness moh harder
and a shaving
denied by  whiskers
shrieking as they
are scalped
'gain and I'm home
bleeding one-handed
watched by tomorrow
Oct 29 · 367
Can You Hear Me
Dennis Willis Oct 29
I'm having feelings
again
don't know what to do
with them
hence poetry an'
rhythm
drinking cabernet
amen
Oct 8 · 65
Spinning
In what direction should I sing
what will, your radiance, bring
now
this sun who in a pique shade
shutters herself from my serenade
Sep 27 · 45
Yes I Did
Dennis Willis Sep 27
I'm writing back
in response to your
imaginary inquiry
it was a reality I
didn't expect come
loudly and harshly
onto me and I didn't
I just didn't even
"major tom to ground
control" twist some
**** now screeching
just to see your ******
Sep 24 · 56
Something
Dennis Willis Sep 24
I'm back
in this Oh'etry
space
eyes closed
mind down
in my spine
pawing at
Sep 19 · 175
Alms
Dennis Willis Sep 19
I wanted to find something
I hadn't written yet
and you hadn't
stopped reading
as if a new sentence
wasn't an internment
of much thinking
after much thinking
perhap seed within earth
Notes
Sep 16 · 82
Light Dimming
Dennis Willis Sep 16
I was orchestrating a time
I was plagiarizing
a rhyme
I was fumbling about
as you can no doubt
corruscate me out
Sep 11 · 73
A Settling Breath
Dennis Willis Sep 11
I'm thinking of a line
I could walk by you
and feel the cold
well 2
and you're thinking
of lives
or of this tissue
milky and soggy
saturated cords
of thinly visible
breath held aches
and we long
completely
out of dreams
for just love
or company
while

a baseball game
and a war
and a poisoning
and a white wedding
and a cure

and then I noticed you
had nodded off adorably
Sep 7 · 49
Jurist
It is your judgement
of your moments
upon which
you hang
or not
Sep 3 · 180
Heet
what little garamble
of smirtin accors this
off the page miramble
sossin and ossinn rought
ime an lessin aim aim so
Sep 3 · 79
Radiation
does a woman not know
how she looks
when she smiles
and I don't know
my name
Aug 28 · 211
Lines
Dennis Willis Aug 28
Sluiced with her smile
I fell down in denial
Aug 28 · 27
Knowing
Dennis Willis Aug 28
I can win
in my own mind
or out there
oh that's too hard
Aug 28 · 38
That's Enough
Dennis Willis Aug 28
That's enough
of a lot of things
grapes for one
not sour just ****
digging those skins
out of my cavernous
Aug 28 · 56
Oh How I Want
Dennis Willis Aug 28
Oh How I want to be studied
like some past lyrical strut
like some cabalistic nut
a florid but productive ****
parsed up the ****
scenting no farce
sorry its my sparse
sense of poetry
at play
Aug 28 · 41
Just Can't Admit
Dennis Willis Aug 28
I'm sipping wine
and memories it appears
with each administration
elicitations of other sips arise
and I am a ghost in a winery
with a girl I can't remember
it is the sip connecting time
this inclusion in me of red
and I really can remember
Aug 28 · 24
Hmmm Again
Dennis Willis Aug 28
Set my molecules free
wait
wait wait wat
Aug 28 · 36
Spoken Lightly
Dennis Willis Aug 28
I've recently become
less than a less than a
less than a
grain as a galaxy
one in two
to six
trillion of them
has become less than a
trillionth of all
and I compared
to a galaxy
am small enough
to be free even if
we are voices
of these stars
Aug 17 · 282
DOA
Dennis Willis Aug 17
DOA
Nothing to be said
is so loud
after such a thing
Aug 12 · 46
Smashed
Dennis Willis Aug 12
Am I happy
One part of my brain asks another
Let me check it replies
It sorts through something
I Endeavor to maintain
And never admit to or name

Having run some calculation
And come up with a sum

I say myself with a good
Or bad hum

For the interval just passed
you were gassed
Aug 12 · 76
Be Right Now
Dennis Willis Aug 12
I am in this design
in time
feathery
ethereal
feral
glad
squirming against
my imagination's
ya'll
Aug 12 · 37
What Now What
Dennis Willis Aug 12
I'm in this envelope
of time
30 seconds bang
and here I go again
Aug 11 · 198
Rea
Dennis Willis Aug 11
Rea
Once again I discover
that I am trying to render
myself unconscious
with a palliative device

this is the downhill side
of my chair's revolution now
ninety degrees to the left
and I'm on top of the world
Aug 4 · 41
Years From Now
I never hear anything
until much later
like years much later
why is that
I'm listening
Aug 4 · 175
Sorrow
Leave this alone
indelibly burned
onto the fragile
crystalline film
of my pride
Jul 30 · 101
I Tell Myself I Will
Jul 30 · 75
Fissure
Dennis Willis Jul 30
The ones
we've given up on
minus
the one
that've give up on
us
equals all
of my tearing
Jul 30 · 58
Chortles
Dennis Willis Jul 30
How is this wash
of those already
over me
a catapult
or how
could it be
a wave that
throws me
somewhere
every time
laughs
Jul 30 · 53
I'll Find Out
Dennis Willis Jul 30
I close my eyes
and constellations
arise

Who is signalling me
from inside my head
with the big dipper
and orion's belt
in that sequence
on my eyelids
Jul 30 · 55
Tweeted This
Dennis Willis Jul 30
That is not you
anymore
That is not
what you are
You never were
really
whatever
you thought
you wanted
to be
even if
you succeeded
doing it so well
you looked
exactly like it
and everyone
believed it even you

you know
you're still in there
pulling those levers
maybe even
frantically

swamped in whys
with inundating whats
and to be all those who's
keeping zoos of yous
behooves (it must)
too

an incomprehensible
self-reflection
to be laid down
in favor of another
equally wuh
and thuh
an' fuh
imaginality

full stop
could this myriad
of made up things
be abandoned
head long
running down
a grassy hill
with your arms out
making bird sounds
Jul 29 · 100
I get Here
Dennis Willis Jul 29
When I can no longer accept
any more other
Jul 29 · 169
If You Are Here
Dennis Willis Jul 29
So much yada yada
scanning the poems
everyone all of you
trying not to let
the words skada skada
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