I AM JOB - Drew Sullivan
I’m not fascinated by people who smile all the time. What I find interesting is...– (via sunllight)
seventeen of thirty
[[MORE]] These arms are getting tired of crucifying myself. I used to think poetry could save people the same way Jesus brought the blind back to see That by sharing my struggle, pain, scriptured heartache that I could heal myself and help anybody else experiencing the same. But lately, I don’t know whether this is healthy or therapeutic or just a masochistic hobby of taking a microphone for a...
[[MORE]] If seven year old joce wrote a poem, today. this is what it would sound like. Rawr says the stomach Kaboom! motherfuckers I’m hungry Glossy glazed grape glue for frosting Blueberries, cherries, snozberries, berries, berries, berries for filling Three minutes in the toaster over Crisp and hot and cozy and its like the best warmed up Breakfast for champions to fill up the...
15 / 30
[[MORE]] This is me cheating and using a poem that i had worked on last semester. If you read the first word of each line going down vertically it is a passage from Lyz Soto’s book of poetry, Eulogies. The lines is “I’ve started researching hearts. Did you know there are over five hundred waves of red. I see them. Letters written across bodies. They are speaking even when they...
4teen / Thirty
[[MORE]] empty treasure chest. someone’s world is missing here. mouth lies opens with fingerprints as reminders: It isn’t theft when given.
13 / 30
[[MORE]] Circus pt2 ROUGH DRAFT #1 When the tight rope is laid down to rest the throwing knives put to sleep costumes folded neatly And the crowd has gone home The hardest performance begins Learning to survive in this here skin No circus act Just body Churning itself in reverse ticking time bomb eager to collapse caves of allegory ready to escape Funny, how I’m constantly...
12 of thirty
[[MORE]] I want to break with tradition of how the men in my family pop and lock with bottles. Spin with the vinyl sounds of whisky, the bass bumping beats of 40’s and beer amp up the volume because it gets more severe. the men in my family want to be kings of hip hop. Track one, my grandfather’s song a sad melody, twisted and mixed with struggle having three kids and not knowing how to...
eleven / 30
[[MORE]] “When you realize that every relationship poem you write is actually about your relationship with yourself.” –Libby Holga Howard Dear Oakland, If seeing you meant catching 2 buses, 1 train, and walking 7 blocks in 40degress of bay area fog Just to watch the street lights flicker in her eyes I would. We see each other between the bottom of empty beer bottles and the top of blunt...
ten of thirty.
[[MORE]] The bartender asks you whats wrong. This is how you know its one of those days. When the bartender asks you whats wrong. Tell him its been a long morning. Ask for a coke. Its only noon and you aren’t one to swallow venom so early on a Saturday before talking to god. It has been a long morning. To say the least. The computer you’ve had for five years has finally died. The second computer...
Those who are able to see beyond the shadows and lies of their culture will...– Plato (via elige)
just walk to your own beat and don’t get tripped up if there’s no music. trust...– (via ladybojangles)
Dear people who question why girls go to the...
middle-east-beast: Hermione went alone and got attacked by a troll
You’re in a car with a beautiful boy, and he won’t tell you that he loves you....– Richard Siken (via alealealea)
A:Stands for the Akahai meaning kindness to be expressed with tenderness. L:Stands for Lokahi meaning unity, to be expressed with harmony. O:Stands for Olu’olu meaning agreeable to be pleansentful. H:Stands for Ha’aha’a meaning humidity to be expressed with modesty. A:Stands for Ahonui, Meaning patients to be expressed with preseverance.
movers-shakers: troyosaki: Nicole Masangkay and Erika Bleyl | CUPSI 2012 So proud of these humans.
Thank you Victor for bringing this song back into...