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xjf Feb 26
I broke myself today
When I realized
I would never get anything done
The battle between stimulus
and systems
was already won

I am a slave to the new
and chained to "To-Do"
Most days I feel as if I'm working against myself, and there's very little trust between me and me
Tommy Randell Feb 15
I'm an incredibly inactive person,
Even if I always say so myself.
But like all such I have to make certain
It's not contrary to others' mental health.

So, I give myself time in the mornings -
And for this I make no apologies,
Doing something starts best doing nothing,
Slowly slowly just fixes the quality -

And, I lie beneath the duvet breathing,
Drifting into a complacent sleep,
Ignoring the emails and the texting,
Working on my Induced Coma technique.

My whole life is a Sonnet to Indolence, and
This last line as such is a consequence...

Tommy Randell  -  14th February 2021
Adele Feb 1
Who could have thought that days could pass like a bullet, hitting you hard in the chest? The eyes, bulging looking towards the blue sky and the time, speeding into a dilation. Where did the good days go or the friendly warmth of the sun caressing your face? The body lies on the sharp grass that you can no longer move at all. The mind wanders in a dark space, looking for cosmic objects, maybe a force that will **** your soul out in a vacuum able to be reborn again for billions of years. "You are a star." Why don't I drag myself in front of a mirror and tell that? Why don't I take the bullet, risking my life and get a second chance to live? Instead, I choose to get pulled by the gravity, an illusion, from the Earth's mass grabbing my whole body as I find myself lying there. I am not moving at all. "What are you afraid of?" The mind echoes and, in a brief moment, answered, "to be better."
It's been a while since I've started writing. I am back to bring this creativity and keep improving in what I love. I think the only friend we have and can talk to right now.
Tomorrow'll be a better day
Is what you tell yourself today
Today is still the price you pay
'Cause tomorrow is long away

The days that follow won't long too last
Tomorrow will be in the past
Today is the day you turn your mast
And change the course of action!
Justin Lai Jan 3
google was my babysitter
not a very good one i'll admit

perhaps more like a cool uncle
with infinitely scrolling treats

the more i tickled his algorithm {
search queries = seo && [freewheeling whims];

OR ||
stray thoughts seeking foster homes
just fronts for attention farms

reaping curiosity off the vine
while overclocking the study room

being held to father's chair like a vice
if only to keep me safe in a web

spun by a child's simple thoughts
and a sentient robot babysitter
if you craft a more elegant google algorithm then dm me ;)
Celwyn Evans Dec 2020
I feel like I have learnt nothing
Endless procrastination
Resulted in struggling to see past today
Resulted in repeating endlessly
Sometimes the small light inside fills me
I feel like a different person
I am trying hard to change
teddy Nov 2020
paper and pencil, scuffed marks on a stone tablet
sterile white light, my impure detritus
minutes pass, half an hour, intervals slip in a hurried
masochistic time wasting, anticipated dread
i sink into nothingness
throttled by expectation
an ignorant bliss in the moments i spend unspent
SiouxF Sep 2020
Leads to one thing,
Doing Nothing.
Anais Vionet Oct 2020
I loved riding my
bike as a child. It offered
me a new world view.

I was fast and free.
Then we put cards in the spokes,
and I motorcycled.

I cut corners like
a politician and wore
aviator glasses...

I could have passed my
driving test, last year - but nooo
- for once - I was chill.

I'm sure the trauma
of my laziness will scar
me, but - maybe not.

Sometimes I'm
SO resilient that people
think me uncaring.

Warning: People may
be far more emotional
than they might appear.
you can get so good at moving on that nothing seems to matter
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