D.J. Ray

Rookie (7-26-95 / Jonesboro AR)

Slow Down

might slow down for a bit
i'm sick of all the same old $(-) ! +
time and time again it ends
time and time again

i'm bored
and horny and i think i need a smoke
but i'm broke
hearing the sound of a g-chord
life is a joke so

might slow down for a bit
sick of all the same old $(-) ! +
time and time again it ends
time and time again

guess and check to roll with the punches
arrogant in our morbid hunches
if i can last for one more season
i'll have a reason to keep believing

might slow down a bit
sick of all the same old $(-) ! +
time and time again it ends
time and time again

Submitted: Tuesday, October 11, 2011
Edited: Tuesday, October 11, 2011
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  • Rookie Chrishtiana *life To Short To Waist * Reed (10/15/2011 8:30:00 PM)

    i read this poem, i enjoyed the flowlyness that you have within it. its things like your writing that inspire others to write down how they feel and things around that area. i enjoy reading your writings because i can relate to your poems more than i ccould with anyone else. i believe that if you continue to write that sooner or later you will be noticed and will have your writings seen by many other people, not just of those who re on this website. so please continue o write, and you cabn always count on the fact i will be one to always read your writings. :) (Report) Reply

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