Jesse Ellsbury

Rookie - 0 Points (March 23,1982 / Washington D.C.)

Jesse Ellsbury Poems

41. Human Nature 7/16/2013
42. I Have Shed Two Tears 7/16/2013
43. Liberty Starts As A Virtue 7/16/2013
44. Those With Mansions In The Clouds 7/16/2013
45. I Found That The One I Wanted (Wasn'T The One I Had) 7/16/2013
46. Old Man Bad Luck 7/24/2013
47. We Always Wake From Dreams 6/25/2013
48. Ape At The Assembly Line 6/25/2013
49. We Only Half-Live 6/25/2013
50. A Game Of Mug 7/30/2013
51. They Were Mistaken 7/31/2013
52. Evolved 7/31/2013
53. Brain Lying Sideways 9/11/2013
54. Staining The Paper 7/15/2013
55. Sands Of Time 7/16/2013
56. The Most Dangerous Man 7/15/2013
57. A Cynic's Philosophy On Education 7/16/2013
58. When The Smoke Clears 7/14/2013
59. Sparrow With A Broken Wing 7/14/2013
60. Bumblebee 7/12/2013
61. Times In Heaven 6/25/2013
62. Ode To A Glass Of Coke 6/25/2013
63. After A Stint On The Rack 7/16/2013
64. A Poem In Rebellion 7/17/2013
65. Even Depressed People Say That They'Re Fine 7/12/2013

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Even Depressed People Say That They'Re Fine

Depression is something nobody gets,
not even those afflicted with it.
With the sponge on your eyes and the veil on your head,
you’re too busy wond’ring what it’s like to be dead
to even see what’s going on,
when you look at yourself all you see is a pawn
captured too early in the game,
you spend so much time seeking someone to blame
that you never ask what you did to get to that place
where the sun never shines,
where everything is offered and yet nothing is mine.

But you get used to the pain that you feel every day,
and the loneliness leads you ...

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I'Ve Heard It Said

I’ve heard it said that love’s an invention
that we envision whenever we’re threatened
that our individuality’s on trial,
when all we hope for is wrapped in another.

I’ve heard it said that love’s a convention,
a fear that anything different leads to resentment,
that perfection’s tarnished when we’re harnessed
to the interest of another narcissistic nut

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