Velvet Thorn

Rookie (03/16/67 / New York City)

Rat Food - Poem by Velvet Thorn

A telephone is ringing
My mind is a jumble
With cacaphonies singing
And thoughts all awhirl

The world is spinning
Spinning my head off
I'm no longer winning
The rat race anymore

The other rats are eating me
They won't stop 'til I'm dead.

(1985)

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  • (12/12/2005 11:22:00 PM)


    This was written when I was half my current age. Thank goodness I don't feel this way anymore. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, December 12, 2005



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