Treasure Island

Lee Mack

(Shelbyville Kentucky)

Confused Good Improvisation [2] 09 19 2012


Improvisation [2] 09 19 2012




CONFUSED GOOD:


Emote the youth of sex pure love
Before the heart submits libido to ego
Confused void to the deep
Fishes grow legs before water dries
From the shallows
Before limb feathers sustain the wing
The good blessings
Be aware synchronicity shares
The good of it
This world's deceptions re-represent
So to speak it is said -how this ancestry
Voids this patriotism
How bitter is shame and
Apology sweetened by initial public
Offerings and bids to tax
Promises to endow sectarian derivative
Consequences -the image imagines truth
Becoming sons of pure humanity virgins
Of trust -there is no apology no
Need to wrap humanity in rebel flags
Oppose the Union Jack or flags of past
Colonial oppressors there is no need for
Symbolism -the Americas are marinating











(Lee B. Mack, Confused Good, Page 2)


Horses retired to low meadows graze
Drones deck the Golden Mean of darkness
Rainbows color contrails with indigo paint
Seasons of mist and rain reappear -strong
Light of fires cook the display of tastes
Over the Bar-B-Q spit out back -the cabin
Near the sharecropper's shack -burnt oil
Smokes waif with the smell of good pork
Fatback and corncob invitations stack
Across the garden up the hill to the cottage
Of family gatherings concoct the paperwork
For freedom of choice to stammer from
Fear of failing to immigrate or dare awareness
Come to life to strike the doors of armories.


Lee Mack copyright 2009. ISBN # 0615318347. Do not reproduce without permission.

Submitted: Wednesday, September 19, 2012
Edited: Friday, February 14, 2014

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 (Confused Good Improvisation [2] 09 19 2012 by Lee Mack )

Enter the verification code :

  • Lee Mack (9/19/2012 8:36:00 PM)

    ok..................................................................... good (Report) Reply

Read all 1 comments »

Top Poems

  1. Phenomenal Woman
    Maya Angelou
  2. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  3. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  4. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  5. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  6. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  7. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  8. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  9. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings
    Maya Angelou
  10. Invictus
    William Ernest Henley

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. what you do, gajanan mishra
  2. And get everything, gajanan mishra
  3. The Workforce, James Tate
  4. To Join You, Edward Kofi Louis
  5. The real wasteland, Peter Hall
  6. Known In This Town, Edward Kofi Louis
  7. The Veil, Peter Hall
  8. You Made Me A Fool, Edward Kofi Louis
  9. Only aim, gajanan mishra
  10. The Wheelchair Butterfly, James Tate

Poem of the Day

poet Robert Frost

Some say the world will end in fire,
Some say in ice.
From what I've tasted of desire
I hold with those who favor fire.
But if it had to perish twice,
...... Read complete »

 

Modern Poem

poet Ernest G Moll

 

Member Poem

[Hata Bildir]