Waltz For Zizi

Rookie - 533 Points (7 march 1988)

Against God(s) (After Profanity)


With enough money we can touch the sky
and get across this damn ocean
before we grow old here, and
get used to growing old here,
like rats are used to grow old in sewers,
I told her one day.

It's my ambition to stop being a rat,
even if it means to be alone.
I'd still have the company of my heart,
I'd still love, I'd just be alone
with my flesh and my ordinary verses,
and you would remain the same,
a rat among millions of rats,
crawling through other's dirt, and
eating it, and thanking a god for it,
adoring him for giving you so much of it,
for putting you so close to his heart,
and crowding out to get even more of that dirt.

The world being so ugly, I myself challenge it.
I don't expect a god to do it for me.
I don't need flames to make me good,
so why do you need to be frightened by a beast?
Why do you need prizes for your humanly deeds?

It's too difficult for me to believe
in your god, in anyone's god,
as long as i'm covered in mud.

You don't like what i think, did I make you mad?
So put me on your naughty list.
It's not the vanity of my heart, but
rather the insanity of your believes (/believers,
chopping other's heads, stoning women to death)

Submitted: Monday, November 25, 2013
Edited: Monday, November 25, 2013
Listen to this poem:

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 (Against God(s) (After Profanity) by Waltz For Zizi )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

Trending Poets

Trending Poems

  1. If, Rudyard Kipling
  2. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda
  3. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  4. Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night, Dylan Thomas
  5. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  6. Dreams, Langston Hughes
  7. Daffodils, William Wordsworth
  8. Invictus, William Ernest Henley
  9. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening, Robert Frost
  10. Your Laughter, Pablo Neruda

Poem of the Day

poet Alfred Edward Housman

The time you won your town the race
We chaired you through the market-place;
Man and boy stood cheering by,
And home we brought you shoulder-high.

...... Read complete »

   

Member Poem

New Poems

  1. Word, Birgitta Heikka
  2. Ganjaraja And His Associates/Ganjaraja W.., Bijay Kant Dubey
  3. Royal Presidio Chapel, Monterey California, Steven Federle
  4. the apple of my I, Prophmatt . . .
  5. And Then There Was Love, Sandra Feldman
  6. Sigh, Erwick Brandon
  7. Marwari Businessman Father-in-law Want I.., Bijay Kant Dubey
  8. Happiness is not preventive., Rm.Shanmugam Chettiar.
  9. Fatal Attraction, Sandra Feldman
  10. Be a finger of the hand., Rm.Shanmugam Chettiar.
[Hata Bildir]