Saturday, April 16, 2016

J.J. Campbell- Two Poems


fading away to oblivion
 
wishes don't come
true
 
all the pretty girls
still don't know
you exist
 
fading away to
oblivion could
always be worse
 
disease
 
child support
 
guilt
 
be happy your
only baggage is
a few extra pounds


a low standard for utopia
 
wake up at five
in the morning
and take a piss
 
figure out a few
minutes later that
most of it ended
up on the floor
 
the beauty of
apathy is you
have a low
standard for
utopia
 
you learned many
moons ago that
people are vastly
overrated
 
but when your
hand gets tired
of the lotion and
playing dress up
 
you really have
no choice
 
break out the razor
and get a somewhat
clean towel
 
shave off the beard
and throw on some
clean clothes
 
pretend that the
world will be
impressed
 
 
 

4 comments:

  1. JJ Campbell explores what his precursors knew yet he does it a minimally flashing way as part of our culture
    and human nature. Congralations!

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