Alex Gomez

Rookie (Novermber 12,1992 / Chicago)

A Punkish Experience - Poem by Alex Gomez

A cluster of pent-up energy,
Chugging guitar riffs,
Hardcore pounding drums,
Deep basslines, and
Rough vocals suffocates me.

A volatile atmosphere compels
Me to headbang to the rhythm,
As if the music has possessed
My very soul.

All of my rationale is clouded
By a barbaric instinct to groove
In a violent manner.

I am a willing slave,
A free captive,
Forfeiting my spirit
To the animalistic majesty
Of the music.

Comments about A Punkish Experience by Alex Gomez

  • (12/4/2011 3:43:00 AM)

    This is a magnificent poem, that truly captures the very essence dare I say of a 'Punkish expierience' ;) this is truly a phenomenal poem. (Report)Reply

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  • (6/2/2009 5:25:00 PM)

    WOW! I love this poem! It's not only about music it's the way you feel and move to the music! That is just an amazing talent you have! (Report)Reply

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  • (3/23/2009 10:23:00 PM)

    I love classic rock & metal so I know exactly what this refers to. So simple on such a difficult topic. Very well-written especially for your age. I'm younger than you so I am not very good at using such complex vocabulary. Unique poetry my friend, very different. Why don't poets write like this anymore? (Report)Reply

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  • (3/21/2009 8:24:00 PM)

    ok, i really like this one cuz it involves music :) (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, March 13, 2009

Poem Edited: Sunday, June 21, 2009

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