Uncertainty Poems

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Dear Crush: Please, Please Don't Read This
by Sarah Turner

I don’t know what love is,
I don’t know how it feels.
Is it wanting your lips on mine?
Or is it something more real?
I’m confused,
I’m blowing this out of proportion.
It’s like I’ve never met anybody else,
Oh, god I’m so desperate.
Waiting for hours on end,
Consumed by my so-called fantasy.

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the ABCs of a revolution (No. 6)
by Francis Shipp

Amateur associates amass along adjudicated
battlefields, brandishing boldened bayonets and
ceremoniously ceasing cessation of contentedness.
Directors dispatch the distinguished duty:
“Erase the entire entitled empire!”
Fire falls ferociously upon fiefs of feudal foes,
guilds of gilded ghosts greedily grasp to the
hollow hope of “humanity’s” harmony.
Inept intellectuals irregularly interject as
judge, jury, and justifiers, jovially joining

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The whirlwind
by Lily Isong

The whirlwind

The whirl wind,
I figured would be a natural disaster
sweeping across homes, disrupting the eco system
An occurrence that gives no time to breathe
To feel, to think and then live.
I saw the flames, the spiraling motion of the wind
I walked right into it.
can't hurt, won't hurt.

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Metamorphosis, interrupted
by Anjali Pathiyath

I sometimes dream I am a caterpillar
who forgets to grow into a butterfly.
I burrow into leaves, breaking through their delicate venation.
I funnel my uncinate feet through curling petals,
I glide through the pungent weeds of uncertainty
and hang from gossamer threads of doubt.

I sometimes dream I am a caterpillar
blending into the mossy greens growing on decaying walls,
lost in the intricate forest and counting the unseen stars,

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Recent Uncertainty Poems
the ABCs of a revolution (No. 6)
by Francis Shipp

Amateur associates amass along adjudicated
battlefields, brandishing boldened bayonets and
ceremoniously ceasing cessation of contentedness.
Directors dispatch the distinguished duty:
“Erase the entire entitled empire!”
Fire falls ferociously upon fiefs of feudal foes,
guilds of gilded ghosts greedily grasp to the
hollow hope of “humanity’s” harmony.
Inept intellectuals irregularly interject as
judge, jury, and justifiers, jovially joining

......

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Metamorphosis, interrupted
by Anjali Pathiyath

I sometimes dream I am a caterpillar
who forgets to grow into a butterfly.
I burrow into leaves, breaking through their delicate venation.
I funnel my uncinate feet through curling petals,
I glide through the pungent weeds of uncertainty
and hang from gossamer threads of doubt.

I sometimes dream I am a caterpillar
blending into the mossy greens growing on decaying walls,
lost in the intricate forest and counting the unseen stars,

......

Continue reading
The whirlwind
by Lily Isong

The whirlwind

The whirl wind,
I figured would be a natural disaster
sweeping across homes, disrupting the eco system
An occurrence that gives no time to breathe
To feel, to think and then live.
I saw the flames, the spiraling motion of the wind
I walked right into it.
can't hurt, won't hurt.

......

Continue reading
Dear Crush: Please, Please Don't Read This
by Sarah Turner

I don’t know what love is,
I don’t know how it feels.
Is it wanting your lips on mine?
Or is it something more real?
I’m confused,
I’m blowing this out of proportion.
It’s like I’ve never met anybody else,
Oh, god I’m so desperate.
Waiting for hours on end,
Consumed by my so-called fantasy.

......

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