Riley Choma

Veteran Poet - 1,415 Points (12/05/1997)

Words - Poem by Riley Choma

Words like a burn; they sting
Words, which, wreck; watch worlds, wane
Words gnawing at imperfection
Words, weeping and waving a white flag; conspire desire
People in every space; yet not one who eyes to see your weeping face
Words weigh you down because weight goes up
Words that meaning nothing yet everything
Life is a cell, and the darkest hole
The lively girl, a rather dead soul
It’s just a joke
A joke that left a million tears
Words of love and hate; both so blindly makers of fate
A single distinct, meaningful element of speech
Words; a break by other’s self-righteous hate.

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  • Mike Barrett (1/23/2014 12:09:00 PM)

    I like this poem.....words are the poet's tools and one's vocabulary, one's tool chest. Check out my poem, On Poetry. Cheers! (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, January 12, 2014

Poem Edited: Thursday, January 16, 2014


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