MirrororriM

By MikeShank1989

 In my face I've seen the span of existance

The scene that flashes across the eyes of the departed between brilliance and blackout plays on a reel in my minds eye

I've seen what the hand stained with motor oil does to the luxurious bone structure of a child

I've witnessed indifference in the form of the storm of steel toed debauchery

I've seen the face you make when gratification unveils itself as disappointment and all you can think to do is find a fresh pair of double A's and make love to a phantom

I've worn sorrow like cheap eye liner, burning my eyes with each blink

I write profound revelations only to realize I'm still so obsessed with what you think


Call me what you will, I've heard the track on repeat

Shades of evergreen flutter like an epileptic slideshow


Giving...Giving...Giving... Sorry! Could not reciprocate!

Control Altered your deleted cache of toner tainted serenades

Poverty, depleted cash, my pockets echo in a field of change

Shards of silver slivers melt to form my mangled mannequin manner

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Copyright 2012 MikeShank1989
Published on Sunday, August 26, 2012.     Filed under: "Philosophical" and "Poetry"

Author's Note:

Thanks for the inspiration Dev!
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  • Zhee On Monday, August 27, 2012, Zhee (539)By person wrote:

    "I write profound revelations only to realize I'm still so obsessed with what you think "... brutal! terrific work!

  • Hands_Around_My_Throat On Friday, November 29, 2013, Hands_Around_My_Throat (78)By person wrote:

    That line struck me too! I love the way this poem flows, but this particular feeling (unfortunately) resounded with me quite hard. Nifty~

  • MikeShank1989 On Saturday, November 30, 2013, MikeShank1989 (107)By person wrote:

    Thanks for the comment. The feeling is never great, but damned if it isn't inspiring.

  • FadedBlues On Sunday, August 26, 2012, FadedBlues (2965)By person wrote:

    ...well documented & displayed. pain so commonplace it becomes a friend...

  • Devilish On Sunday, August 26, 2012, Devilish (3784)By person wrote:

    WOW! I'm going to copy this and save it Mike for ever to read it daily.. how could one know a soul of another so prestige and profoundly.. thank you sir from my soul . I love your poetry and i'm honored.. Scholar

  • MikeShank1989 On Sunday, August 26, 2012, MikeShank1989 (107)By person wrote:

    You're most welcome!

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