shimon weinroth

A Pocket Full of Emotions

a pocket full of emotions
and a myriad of notions
racing up and down the psyche
drowned in a pool of nerves,

revived, excited one another, multiplied
accident prone, swerved from one notion
to another, probed and urged
sommersaulting, jumping all about

came to rest in a nest of
ganglions, neurons and axels
conjuring a host of phobias
and fears, loves and tears,

colored the scene with red hot
lust, purple apoplexy, green
jealousy, blue moods and
black clouds, amidst skies of fun

stoic stoic do not frown
brown is too drab to lighten up
release your nervous system
that has withered and dried up

ascetic ascetic, smile and laugh
leave the prissy sisterhood
join the ranks of emotions and notions
free and easy with moments of queasy

preacher preacher let the better
instincts be the teacher, following
the red brick road of empathy
and sympathy, for the princesses' toad

soldier soldier let love conquer all
lay down your hate and bury hostility,
and all the evil and foul emotions
now God is on your side, go home!

politician politician speak to the peoples
free and candid, stop playing upon their emotions
stirring up with false promises,
resign all your false and evil designs

garbage collector garbage collector,
gather all the evil and false emotions,
incinerate and burn, bury the ashes deep,
careful they too are contagious

Submitted: Monday, October 13, 2008
Edited: Monday, October 13, 2008

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

What do you think this poem is about?

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 Pocket Full of Emotions by shimon weinroth )

Enter the verification code :

  • Rookie Ashraful Musaddeq (10/19/2008 8:55:00 PM)

    'politician politician speak to the peoples
    free and candid, stop playing upon their emotions
    stirring up with false promises,
    resign all your false and evil designs'

    Very nice poem in a lucid form.
    10+ (Report) Reply

Read all 1 comments » Updates

New Poems

  1. Wine and Heart, Nassy Fesharaki
  2. The Sun Doth Shine, Tango Tango
  3. Alive, Leong Ming Loong
  4. Poems proclaim, Mark Heathcote
  5. My Battle Ground, Emily Krauss
  6. Whatcha Doing, Emily Krauss
  7. More And More Sheila And Clifford ..... .., Bri Edwards
  8. Ends, douglas scotney
  9. To Wait On A Woman, Randy McClave
  10. He says his heart is a broken wishbone, Mark Heathcote

Poem of the Day

poet Richard Lovelace

"Come, pretty birds, present your lays,
And learn to chaunt a goddess praise;
Ye wood-nymphs, let your voices be
Employ'd to serve her deity:
...... Read complete »


Modern Poem

poet Yevgeny Yevtushenko


Member Poem

Trending Poems

  1. All the World's a Stage, William Shakespeare
  2. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  3. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou
  4. Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night, Dylan Thomas
  5. If, Rudyard Kipling
  6. Alone, Edgar Allan Poe
  7. Annabel Lee, Edgar Allan Poe
  8. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  9. No Man Is An Island, John Donne
  10. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou

Trending Poets

[Hata Bildir]