Treasure Island

Timothy Marshal Nichols


The Wasteland


This perverted wasteland
Full of buzzing flies
This perverted wasteland
Singing incessant lies

It used to be a wonderland
Full of butterflies
It used to be wonderful
Until the call of the dying

A wonderland
Should be astounding
Be surprising
Be marvellous
Now this wonderland
Is toxic
Is replete with misery
Revels in the despicable
And festers in corruption

It could be a wonderland again
If ever the toxic verbiage decayed
It could be miraculous again
This derelict wonderland

This perverted wasteland
Full of buzzing flies
This perverted wasteland
Singing incessant lies

Submitted: Monday, June 25, 2012

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?

Poet's Notes about The Poem

Overdosing on Inanity

Comments about this poem (The Wasteland by Timothy Marshal Nichols )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. PARTNERS IN CRIME, Terry Collett
  2. Palace of death - this body, gajanan mishra
  3. Twelve Step Heaven, Joseph Narusiewicz
  4. Hardcastle Crags, Sylvia Plath
  5. Burning The Letters, Sylvia Plath
  6. On Edge at Midnight, Kimani wa Mumbi
  7. Why do we need friends, Bineeta Kharga
  8. My Body ain't a Lab, it's a Temple. Wors.., Kimani wa Mumbi
  9. Black Pine Tree In An Orange Light, Sylvia Plath
  10. treasure and love, sultan mahmud

Poem of the Day

poet Robert Louis Stevenson

AT last she comes, O never more
In this dear patience of my pain
To leave me lonely as before,
Or leave my soul alone again.... Read complete »

   

Member Poem

Trend Poems

  1. 04 Tongues Made Of Glass, Shaun Shane
  2. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  3. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda
  4. Invictus, William Ernest Henley
  5. At Last She Comes, Robert Louis Stevenson
  6. Daffodils, William Wordsworth
  7. Dreams, Langston Hughes
  8. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou
  9. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  10. On the Ning Nang Nong, Spike Milligan
[Hata Bildir]