Black Poetry : Penny Dreadfuls

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  1. cherryblossom

    cherryblossom Banned MEMBER

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    I am nothing but the ghostwriter
    Penning dreadfuls
    Worth no more than a penny
    Searching for a world of plenty
    Within my poems

    Gathered and gummed
    Trimmed & tailored
    Raw, gritty, dysfunctional fiction
    .....Gar Anthony Haywood, Bernice McFadden
    And fashioned to fit the ordered diction

    Peering through the mist
    Of my mind's fog
    As painful memories jog
    And I preserve and log
    Each hurtful choice and abuse
    And so, my pen shakes loose
    The long shadows of old sins

    In each line
    I privately converse
    Within myself
    So, if any verse
    Be worse
    Than the one before
    Blame it on Hamlet
    For, I only mimic his soliloquies
    Searching for answers
    To life's capricious mysteries

    And when the moon rises
    Clouds
    Shroud
    Its brilliance from me
    As if even it takes offense
    Becoming incensed
    That I would dare
    To gaze upon its beauty

    Seems unfair
    But such, I must bear

    Even though
    I lyrically etch and sketch
    Scribing for a
    Head full of dreadful
    Contemplations
    Striving to atone
    But my hands
    Are not my own

    I am nothing but the ghostwriter.

     
  2. Workinprocess

    Workinprocess Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    This is pretty good and ironically it vaguely reminds me of someone who has recently become very dear to us all. A mere ghost writer indeed.:ghost:


    W.I.P :whip:
     
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    awo dino Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    wow. you got skills, sis.
    beautiful

     
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    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    very well pose'd sis
     
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