Author Archives: The Lost Poet

About The Lost Poet

I write because I find inspiration. It is my hope that through my writing some connections may be felt. Everything I write comes from my experiences with life, and with the people that I love. I try to remember to see myself in everyone, and everyone in myself.

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I am afraid Targets on my back Down range they aim to score Always at my expense The bullseye is bigger than the standard It’s a double measure stacked against me My future is uncertain But I’m quickly losing ground … Continue reading

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Rough

It’s not my intention To create such intense contention Setting ablaze with mere words The kindling of a bad day’s curse Thoughtless on occasion Devoid of affective persuasion My tongue long has betrayed me My contrition seems inadequate Still I … Continue reading

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Friendsgiving

A great many tables set for a score, With iced beer and wine bottles galore, A huge fucking bird With enough meat for thirds An uproarious evening fit for lore!

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Night Light

I’ve been through some storms of life I’ll be through a lot more pain and strife There will be times when I am all but broken I do my best in spite of the rain Trying to keep temper and … Continue reading

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Silly Simile Love

I love you like a million years gone by Faster than the blink of an eye I love you like a hurricane Crazy passionate but a little tame I love the image of your smile Just to see it I’d … Continue reading

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Seconds

I can still hear your first birth cry I’d like seconds please How tiny in my arms you lay I’d like seconds please You looked at me with bright blue eyes I’d like seconds please The first time that you … Continue reading

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Perception, Not Reality

You think my life is easy But you don’t even know How far I’ve had to come Nor how far I’ve yet to go You take my stoicism To mean I feel no pain But if you ever felt this … Continue reading

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