dave sherratt

Rookie - 18 Points (29 june 1965 / newcastle under lyme)

Just Stare At Me - Poem by dave sherratt

Am I a ghost in the fog?
A teardropp in the rain
Hot magnesium in the sunlight
The anguish in your pain
A heartbeat that is silent
A tumour in your soul
The infinity in an endless day
A wind that makes you cold.

A new star never christened
Or the blackness in your sky
A diminishing light thats too bright for you
A retroaction questioned right.
I'm here, existing in a fleshy wrap
I injure then i scream
I'm not the one thats's barely visible
Sojust don't stare at me.

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  • (10/1/2007 6:45:00 AM)

    No you're right Dave, no 'just don't stare at me' - the emotional feel of this poem is deeply felt - I like how you've awaken our feelings.

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Poem Submitted: Monday, October 1, 2007

Poem Edited: Tuesday, April 12, 2011


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