GRANT FRASER

Rookie - 691 Points (JUNE 7 1964 / ABERDEEN)

A New Kind Of Carpet Called 'Poets Eyesore' (ex. Hinterlands)


Let's go. we're going, don't ask where,
We're going up there...
That place don't even know what it means?
But we've been deciding for centuries,
Let's go - that's it, this time, last orders,
Come on down, I want to hear it!
Show us your hearts - are they true enough,
C'mon - it's going to have be better than that,
Disclose, C'mon! open - show us it all...
We can handle it, we will, we can...
The nut is cracked, but never open,
Racked! racked! racked! racked! racked!
With the same old things,
Closets overflowing, privacy, conspiracy,
Are you really guilty of all that - thing,
That emptiness - whirling round,
In the deepest compartment of your mind,
Fill it now, stuff it, jam it shut with anything,
Moan! Squeak! Squawk! Skirl!
It's a girl? - No it's a boy!
It's something my friends, to be born -
And be fed nothing but crumbs...

Submitted: Sunday, May 12, 2013
Edited: Monday, September 16, 2013

Form:


Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (A New Kind Of Carpet Called 'Poets Eyesore' (ex. Hinterlands) by GRANT FRASER )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

Trending Poets

Trending Poems

  1. Dreams, Langston Hughes
  2. As I Grew Older, Langston Hughes
  3. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  4. I, Too, Langston Hughes
  5. Mother to Son, Langston Hughes
  6. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  7. April Rain Song, Langston Hughes
  8. I Dream A World, Langston Hughes
  9. Let America be America Again, Langston Hughes
  10. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou

Poem of the Day

THE CHANCELLOR mused as he nibbled his pen
(Sure no Minister ever looked wiser),
And said, “I can summon a million of men
To fight for their country and Kaiser;

...... Read complete »

   

Member Poem

New Poems

  1. Poet's Space, RoseAnn V. Shawiak
  2. A Flower Puff was Given To Me, Vera Sidhwa
  3. Thank You Darling, Michael P. McParland
  4. All Through The Night, Lora Colon
  5. How people Behave, Angell Afinowi
  6. Of Course it Was a Perfect Day, Ernest Lowe
  7. everything i ever wrote sort of had your.., Mandolyn ...
  8. i beg you to stay, JulietDanielle Everson
  9. Smile, Michael P. McParland
  10. SENDING YOU MY LOVE, Suzae Chevalier
[Hata Bildir]