Decay Poems

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Ruined state
by Luke Dunskey

A black sky.
A marble ceiling.
The crumbling cement cracks with the wind.

An old dog, with gentle grey
under its chin, sleeps on an
overgrown sidewalk.

A half-finished microwave meal, under
a broken chandelier.

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The Odd Year
by Nuzhat Nahrin

The pain that I hide in my eyes
You will never see from a thousand miles
Days and nights pass me by
Everywhere I look I see you,
I wish I was blind.
Thoughts of romance haunts me
Black is the only colour I wear
Broken, shattered, tormented consciousness
Don't need the sun anymore darkness is what I crave now.
Take me back to the gloomy misty weather maybe that's my true habitat

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Cycle of Life: A Journey Through Growth and Decay
by Filip Hammarström

Sunrise, the beginning of day, awakening of life
Bringing new light, creating a story
With that which can’t be bought
But only with cherish, tender and humble

The dispersal of seeds, a migration of life
Ever reaching, wanting growth
Like birds roaming the skies, longing, searching
The young forever seeking, hoping, wishing


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Decay
by Tejaswi Kalra

Trembling hands succumb to the pain,
A mushy exhibition of veins seeping through.

Nerves pricking the insides of the brain,
Never known a condition like it to be true.

Probably a bottleneck to my work,
Worms tangling around in the vicinity,
Decay was the order and the perk,
To surrender the life dismal to the core,

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hand basket
by Sam Joyce

dusk's got popcorn lung
and dawn's nicked a disposable,
the trees have boarded up their branches,
the treehouse cleaners got sent south,
the coast's out in a month,
the crabs hold kelp and keyboards all the way home,
lightning doesn't strike like it used to,
thunder takes a day for delivery,
dolphins are gone,
pop culture has fled the petri on a slow boat,

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Recent Decay Poems
Waste
by Johnathon B

I see the life at the edges of your eyes,

I know you bear no ill tidings against me but the rot will spread regardless.

Spilling over like a cacophony of coffins thrown into the pits.

A meager soul devoured, luminous being no more.

A waste, but not a shame...

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hand basket
by Sam Joyce

dusk's got popcorn lung
and dawn's nicked a disposable,
the trees have boarded up their branches,
the treehouse cleaners got sent south,
the coast's out in a month,
the crabs hold kelp and keyboards all the way home,
lightning doesn't strike like it used to,
thunder takes a day for delivery,
dolphins are gone,
pop culture has fled the petri on a slow boat,

......

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Decay
by Tejaswi Kalra

Trembling hands succumb to the pain,
A mushy exhibition of veins seeping through.

Nerves pricking the insides of the brain,
Never known a condition like it to be true.

Probably a bottleneck to my work,
Worms tangling around in the vicinity,
Decay was the order and the perk,
To surrender the life dismal to the core,

......

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Cycle of Life: A Journey Through Growth and Decay
by Filip Hammarström

Sunrise, the beginning of day, awakening of life
Bringing new light, creating a story
With that which can’t be bought
But only with cherish, tender and humble

The dispersal of seeds, a migration of life
Ever reaching, wanting growth
Like birds roaming the skies, longing, searching
The young forever seeking, hoping, wishing


......

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Ruined state
by Luke Dunskey

A black sky.
A marble ceiling.
The crumbling cement cracks with the wind.

An old dog, with gentle grey
under its chin, sleeps on an
overgrown sidewalk.

A half-finished microwave meal, under
a broken chandelier.

......

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