The Intrepid Poet
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The Intrepid Poet

Dirty Energy

I chalk one up for the loss, and move on — that easy.

Photo by Jack Cohen on Unsplash

The feel of dirty energy makes my skin crawl,
and you're emanating uncontrollably.
The music reverberates,
but it doesn't drone out
your need for acceptance,
the whine in your voice,
and simple truth
that you are not a teenager anymore
but your behavior speaks
louder than you do,
and that is something
— cause your pretty fucking loud.
I am too polite and not polite enough
to give…

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Poetry has the ability to awaken the deepest parts of our soul. Demanding we look beyond the surface of living. It comes in quietly and discretely leads us to profoundly deeper understandings of our experiences. If only you are willing to listen.

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