Daniel Phillips

Rookie (1988 / Berkely, California)

An Examination Poem by Daniel Phillips


My head
implodes
on contact

The young
replace
my face

I look
through sheets
of cobweb

I cir-
cumvent
the peace

I wake
I watch
I wallow

I want
I need
I feed

These traits
I know
Are wanton

These traits
are all
in me.

I knew
I was
an addict

I know
I am
machine

I live
for
confrontation

I live to be obscene

Submitted: Friday, August 25, 2006
Edited: Saturday, August 28, 2010
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  • Rookie Gavin Shaw (8/28/2006 6:28:00 PM)

    I like your poem, good use of Language, nice little rhythmic flow,
    I think you have got some talent, I am a new poet as well, (Report) Reply

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