jeans & leather

By FadedBlues

how many of us sit in a lonely room

at a lonely computer

writing lonely  lonely poems


mine rebel at being confined

so i dress them in faded blues, motorcycle boots,

black t-shirts, distressed leather jackets,

don't forget the sunglasses


& they rush out the door

like runaways, to shatter the night

rattle the lethargy

make a noise that matters...


bind with others of your kind

* stain * the * sky * with * fireworks *

make little poem babies


agonize the world

     with lonely songs






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Copyright 2012 FadedBlues
Published on Monday, February 20, 2012.     Filed under: "Poetry"

Author's Note:

...agonize me...
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  • A former member wrote: Can't believe I haven't caught up with this before. The rocker in me loves the title and descriptors and the poet loves the work. They only fight occasionally.

  • FadedBlues On Monday, February 20, 2012, FadedBlues (2279)By person wrote:

    Friends, thanks. deadmanshand, I wasn't being a smart-ass, I wouldn't do that, we made our points, I dig your comments...this has been invigorating!

  • Devilish On Monday, February 20, 2012, Devilish (2744)By person wrote:

    Fucking beautiful.. amazing you are.. Scholar

  • dwells On Monday, February 20, 2012, dwells (4512)By person wrote:

    DMH might be thinking "antagonize" but then that would change the message too. This was superb and I know the feeling of having to get something out when it comes with an inspiration, much like this poem I'd guess, thanks FB.

  • deadmanshand On Monday, February 20, 2012, deadmanshand (110)By person wrote:

    no, not quite what I was thinking. lol. cheers!

  • revlis On Monday, February 20, 2012, revlis (100)By person wrote:

    wow! ash was right. this is awesome..

  • DarkAsh On Monday, February 20, 2012, DarkAsh (48)By person wrote:

    New favourite poem, right here. Great work man!

  • With love_Crow On Monday, February 20, 2012, With love_Crow (86)By person wrote:

    I loved this! Bookmark!

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