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Bella Isaacs Jun 2022
They all ask me what I want to be after uni
It's no longer when I grow up, though how
Any can consider me so is beyond me
When I still jump onto the low fences like a cat
And traverse them in my absurd boots with barely a bow
When no one is looking, and everyone is watching, what
A fool and a spectacle I make of myself, I care little for
Until I come home, and realise I may have overplayed the clown -
But what was I made for, if not to hang upside down,
And call the world right side up that way? I implore and ignore
You, and you can heed me, or try to read me,
But you'll always need me.
Sometimes, it's best I admit to myself that I'm still 5 years old.
Francie Lynch Sep 2021
How will we progress today?

Will we risk life attending Mosque,
Or have an affair with our spouse's boss?

Will we take the dog out for a walk,
Step on a landmine, use plastic straws?

Perhaps we'll play with our kids today,
Or call Amber Alert, wait scared, and pray?

Will we defy with a righteous tone,
Or leave, tails tucked, like a dog with his bone?

Will we gauge goods for our Vegan menu,
Or show distentions as millions do?

Will we drive around town for cheaper gas,
Or choose pickings from picked-over trash?

Do you sling eggs and sausage for sub-minimum wages,
Or attend visitations in a MADD rage?

Will you tee off at eight, or do a spin class,
Or sit solitary watching a sandless hourglass?

Did we place our script with the shiny drugstore,
Or wade across to Jordan's fair shore?

Will we question the teacher at our kid's school,
Or play Avatar falling off bar stools?

Did you set a reminder on your AI phone
For chicken delivery to your suburban home?

Will you lift copper tubing from construction sites,
Proclaiming your station gives you right?

Do I recline in my La-Z-Boy for a nap with a book,
Or teach someone to live with a line and a hook?

Will you take out your family,
Are you last on your list,

Will you reciprocate a handshake
Or raise a gloved fist?
Our words can't bind all our wounds;
Few are born with silver spoons.
We're not wrapped in silk cocoons.
A metamorphosis is coming
To this world of gloom,
A rousing street flight,
That can't come too soon.
Trojan Aug 2021
The sky turned red
Then sunny hues of yellow
It turned black
But soon the light came through

A decade of torture
A decade of pain
Culminating in the moment
When the skies turned red again

Screams of joy
Screams of grief

Rebels gathered strong
In piles of tortured souls
Finally screaming
Finally free

You watch the revolution from afar
Although you know you brought it upon
A world of misery
Culminating in the moment

The revolution
That lasted a decade
The sky turned red again
Then yellow

Suddenly it was dark
But soon the light came through
May 14th, 2021
Big Virge Jan 2021
So What Does Revolution.... ?
In TRUTH... Mean To You... ?

Fighting The System...
Or Being A Villain...
Whose Mission Is Fuelled...
By CASTRO Type Views... ???

Now There Was A Dude...
Whose Visions Were Viewed...
By Many As Schooled...
By... RADICAL Crews... !!!!!

Or... Is Your Position...
The Usage of Rhythm...
And STRONG Lyricism...
That STANDS For MUCH MORE...
Than Violence and War... ???

Where ISM's And Schisms...
And Visions of Killing...
Are Things Long Forbidden...
From Your Train of Thinking... !!!!

The Type of Provisions...
That Lead To Divi - s -ions...
And Friction That's Driven...
By YES... Politicians... !!!!!

Who CLAIM To Be RIGHTEOUS...
When Sending Out Fighters...
To Limit Insurgents...
And Crews Whose MAIN Purpose...

Is BREAKING The Chains...
That Have Them... "Enslaved"....

Enslaved Like Most People...
Who Revolt Like They're...

........ " lame "........

Because of The EVIL...
They Let RULE Their Brains...

CORRUPTION In Functions...
That Are... EVERYDAY...

Like BREAKING The Rules...
Cos' You Think It's Cool...
To Do It For... YOU... ?!?

But Then Getting UPSET...
When You See That These Movements...
Are Used By Our Leaders...
And YES... GOVERNMENTS... !!!!!

What Is Your Defence... ???

... " If it's alright for them !!!! "...

Well That There Is NONSENSE...
That Causes... PROBLEMS... !!!!!

Because What You Present...
Is PRETENCE That PRETENDS...
To... Stand Up Against...

These Leaders And Heads...
of Revolts That.......... END.

Because of Pretenders...
Who... CLAIM TO Reject...

The System That Suddenly...
Becomes... " Their FRIEND "... ?!?

When They Get CORRUPTED...
By... POWER and MONEY... !!!
These People Act... FUNNY...

Like Thespian Luvvies...
Sugar Coated Like HONEY...
When In TRUTH...
They're Just... UGLY... !!!

... Falling In Line...
While Constantly Trying...

To PRESENT Themselves...
As NOT Being Party...
To Parties Who SELL...

Lifestyles of... " GLAMOUR "...
For Which These FOOLS CLAMOUR... !?!

It's REVOLTING The Standards...
They DOUBLE Then Funnel......

Talk That Is CHEAP... !!!
That Proves That Like Sheep...

They Follow and Twitter...
Revolting Like SINNERS... !!!!!

Or YES... INFIDELS...
Some CLAIM Like Fidel... ???

Or Maybe... Chavez... ???

Of Course Now They're DEAD.... !!!!!

You See Revolutions Can Be...
A Thing That Deceives...
When People Believe...
That They Fight for A Cause...

When ALL That They Fight For...
Is Being.... ADORED.... !??!

Because Like A *****....
Hypocrisy... RULES...
More Than How They Talk... !!!

Revolutions DON'T STALL... !!!
They CONTINUE The Walk...
Towards... EVOLUTION...
That STOPS The POLLUTION... !!!

... Affecting Us ALL... !!!!!

So YES This Piece Questions...
Heads Who KEEP STRESSING...

" They're Fighting For Change ! "...

When Their Revolutions...
KEEP SPINNING In Ways...
That BETRAY What They SAY... !!!!!

There Is NO DEBATE...
Your Actions DICTATE... !!!!!

REMEMBER The Saying....

These Here Are Just Words...
But One Thing They CLAIM...
Is This Question Today...

When It Comes To Your Movements...
And This Word... REVOLUTION...

"What does it REALLY Mean to You ?!? "...
It seems that as time moves on, there are many who would define, " Their Revolution ", quite differently to others !

I'm not really sure what one would be now, hence this poem ......
Big Virge Jan 2021
My DEFIANCE of Compliance...
Is A... Poetic Science... !!!

So REJECTS TYRANTS...
Who Seem To Be Reliant...
On Embracing VIOLENCE... !!!

Instead of Environments...
Where PEACE And SILENCE...
Deal In... KINDNESS... !!!

My Defiance Rides...
With The Type of Vibes...
Where Poetic Lines...
Work With Bass Lines...
Where Compliance DIES... !!!

My Defiance Is NICE... !!!
When It Comes To Writing Rhymes
Where The TRUTH Is Outlined... !!!
And Words For The WISE... !!!
Are Those I've Designed... !!!

That DEFY What’s TRITE...
But Instead Shed LIGHT...
On Humanity’s FIGHT...
Against Compliant Guys...
Who Wear Suits And Ties... !!!

That’s Right The Type...
Who DEFY What’s RIGHT... ?!?

Because Their DEFIANCE...
of Encouraging BRIGHTNESS...
Makes DARKNESS SHINE... !!!
Into The EYES And YES The Minds...
of Those Who TRY To Yes DEFY...

Compliant Wives...

When ABUSE Is What Rides...
In Husbands Inviting...
A World of Black Eyes... !!!

I... INVITE Them...
To Be... BETTER Men... !!
And To Show MORE RESPECT...
To Their Women... !!!

You See MY DEFIANCE Is ONLY Violent...
In Rhymes I Write That... EXORCISE...
Like Religious Guys Whose Collars Are White... !!!

But I ALSO DEFY... !!!
Religious PAEDOPHILES... !!!
And Do Wonder WHY......
They ABUSE YOUNG CHILD... !!!

So Sometimes SUICIDE...
Deals In DEFIANCE...
of Being COMPLIANT...
With A PAIN FILLED LIFE... !!!

So These Days I Find...
That Suicide Complies...
With How I Feel INSIDE... !!!

And Now Believe...
That It ISN’T As WEAK...
As Is Suggested In Speech...
By Those Who COMPLY...
With The Life That’s Now Seen...
In Our... Societies...

That’s Right GLOBALLY... !!!

Where It Seems That A VIRUS...
And The FEAR of DISEASE... !!!
Is Breeding COMPLIANCE...
That Now SADLY WREAKS...
of A LUST For MONEY... !!!
And Compliance That Breeds...
A... NEW SLAVERY... !!!

That Now DESTROYS Dreams...
of Humanity TRULY... Being Free... !!!

of... Political FIENDS...
Who Feed FALLACIES...
Through Presidencies... !!!

And YES Some Poetry...
That Now Leaves Me Feeling...
As If Some Are REELING...

From Reliance DEFIANT...
of... NONCOMPLIANCE... !?!

With The Type Of Teams...
Who Feed FALSE Beliefs... !!!

It's A SAD INDICTMENT...
of How MANY Now Be... !!!

While I'm A Verse LION...
Whose Words Breed Verse RIOTS...
Just Like That Group CYPRESS...

... Know What I Mean... !!!

Through Concertos Seen That Musically...
Are Those That TRIUMPH...
Because of The NICENESS...
of Their Melodies...
And Hip Hop Type Beats... !!!

That Allow TOP Emcees...
To Be VOCALLY FREE... !!!
And To Deal In FREE SPEECH... !!!

Like This Poetic Piece...
of... DEFIANT Verse...
From ME YES... BIG VIRGE... !!!

... A DEFIANT Breed...

Who REFUSES To Feed...
Like These VAMPIRIC Breeds... !!!
That Count Drac’ DOESN’T See... !!!

My DEFIANCE LEADS... !!!
So Does NOT Concede...
To Following Sheep... !!

Or Those Who Are Meek...
When It Comes To Police...
Or New CANCEL Armies...
On... Internet Feeds...
And YES In The Streets... !!!

My Defiance Believes...
That What We REALLY NEED...
Is To Now Work TOGETHER...
To...... REMOVE MP’s...... !!!

Congressman And The Chiefs...
Who Define PRETENDERS...
Who Form POLICIES...
That... Do NOT BETTER... !!!

But ENABLE Them...
To Utilise Systems And Judiciaries...
Pretty Much HOW THEY PLEASE... !?!

So... Now You All See...
My Defiance Runs DEEP...

So... Touches Psyches...
of Those Who Are RIGHTEOUS...

So... DO NOT FEAR REALITY...

OKAY So THAT Line...
Means That It’s About Time...
To END This Piece of Poetry...

Cos' It’s Time For RETIREMENT...
of The Type of Environments...
That DEMAND COMPLIANCE... !!!

So My Final Words of Poetic Verse...
That I HOPE You’ll OBSERVE...

Those of You Who Have Read...
This DEFIANT Poem... !!!
That Makes THIS REQUEST...

Folks PLEASE USE Your HEADS...
And... DEFY Systems...
That Are Those Being Lead..
By CORRUPT Governments...
That Cause Us PROBLEMS... !!!

That Give Them And Their ******...
... A WHOLE LOT MORE...
Than The Masses And HOARDS...
Who CLEARLY Get LESS...
Than Their DEVIOUS Friends... !!!
Who Want Your COMPLIANCE...

And Form An ALLIANCE...

That's STRONG And SHOWS …
These Leaders And TYRANTS...

UNITY And......

... “ DEFIANCE “...
If Trump and their ilk can do it, the masses can too !
Kristin Dec 2020
I am not the black sheep
I am not the odd duck

I am not the rebel child
I am not the prodigal daughter

Who am I then?
Well...that's a complicated question

I am not your archetypes or storylines
I am not your bad decisions or projections, your should-s

I am
I am what I will be

I am the technicolor, intergalactic unicorn
I am the pearlescent being of divine light

I am the Angel of Death of Dead Tradition
I am the she-Moses getting out of a desert of lies

I am
I am what I will be

Today, I am choosing
today, I am choosing to create me in lieu of inheriting "me"

Choosing well
choosing better

Choosing wiser
choosing more joyfully

Today, I am the randy interstellar unicorn
blazing a neon rainbow trail forward
aslı Dec 2020
i want to perform. in front of hundreds.
yes. but its not like **** as people watch on www.pleasewatch.com
something more ritualistic
MORE primal like a divine act.
feminine and masculine integrating with an honest envelope.
sign sealed delivered by the ultimate act of universe.
it is soulful with lust but pure as a dust.
lust for the very first time.
you are tasting it for the first time and you realize that you have a magnificent power that never stops to rhyme.
that you can keep on and on.
then all of sudden it will be like nobody is there.
the audience dissapeared.
and there you go. we are adam and eve. there for the first time.
there goes the prakriti and purusha
like rebellion to the addicted and hedonist world of amnesia.
well. these days I am not using punctuations appropriately as the world says. I am not going low when they say go low or when they say go capital. "you cant write small."
it's like my very own rebellious ****.
Shannon Oct 2020
They set up the guillotine,
Everyone gazed at the queen,
and before losing her head,
She looked up and said,

"How have I wronged you?
Why is my time due?
Killing is bad; It makes me sad,

Seeing this country, go down the drain,
It gives me pain,
You're better than this!"
Here's the twist,

That's all the executioner heard,
before the crowd stirred,
and took over the scene,
Climbing up, to free their queen.
Marie Antoinette Inspired, free verse, what do you think?  WC: 75
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