get back, cavepeople

the hollowing out –

those sneaky,

serrated lies,

the one sided skies

raining entitled cries

of urgency falling

on friends’ patient ears

your _____ ego turned

on a lathe made of tears?/fears?/arrears? what is it today?

get back in your cave

so illumined by you

poor me in the dark

my ‘old fashioned’ world view

of love and respect

so twisted and skewed

by humanity’s addiction

to $%$@ingΒ  up any ideology for its own disgusting selfish power plays

wait, you’ve got me so sad

I messed up the meter…

but I’ll try really hard

to fit in something like peter

 

as in,

out.

31 thoughts on “get back, cavepeople

  1. Have that cave people. A good and clever piece of poetry. There is a great skill Vanessa in turning anger into humour and a piece of poetry like this.

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    • Oh I’m glad you enjoyed it, thank you! πŸ™‚
      I was sad when I started, then cheered myself up when I thought of the title haha and it changed the tone for the way I wrote the rest. It was a stream, rather therapeutic πŸ˜‰

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