From a beggar, roaming the streets

January 4, 2013
By rockyyyyyyyyy SILVER, Lawrenceville, Georgia
rockyyyyyyyyy SILVER, Lawrenceville, Georgia
9 articles 0 photos 61 comments

Favorite Quote:
dont let people drive u crazy if you know its in walking distance


Oh mercy-less and apathetic God!
Why do you scorn my tormented soul,
seizing the infinite tumult of man-
entombing me within its grace?


Have I not wept a thousand tears?
Have I not seared everything that's sane-
dwelling where the demons reap,
proclaiming the ironies of your gracious name.


A dying coal flares
at my pathetic stench,
deriding my melancholy path -
like perilous waves consuming an innocent vessel,
or a waining moon and the waves!


Though my sight
is wrought with rotting flesh -
breath of melancholy and decay
-I still bore dreams of bliss,
though horrid reveries consume me still.



I reap for the horizon -
sanity asunder and bleak
- wailing a poets cry



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on Jan. 2 2015 at 11:43 pm
Angel_Wing23 GOLD, Wolcottville, Indiana
10 articles 32 photos 35 comments

Favorite Quote:
"You know what "Normal" is? A setting on a washing machine. No one wants to be that." - Ashley Purdy from the band Black Veil Brides said that and I am going to keep using this quote.

This is really good so much passion that went into this and the description that I get from reading this is making me paint a picture in my mind. Keep up the good work because your work is amazing >^_^

on Jun. 27 2013 at 2:02 am
lackadaisicalwolf, Asdf, Other
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This is great! You're an amazing writer, very sophisticated :)

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on May. 30 2013 at 8:43 am
This little tale rolls off of the tongue; it's very descriptive and I can see the heart and soul put into this piece. I've read a few of your poems, but they were the shorter ones, and I think you do well with well thought-out, thorough writings. And, I believe you deserve more than a simple, mundane "Nice," and a pat on the back. This was truly, truly good, and I hope that I have expressed so. Thank you for writing this. I wish that I could star it...but my computer isn't letting me. But I'll still try. This deserves, at best, five stars.

Mckay ELITE said...
on May. 15 2013 at 8:23 pm
Mckay ELITE, Somewhere, Virginia
146 articles 0 photos 2260 comments

Favorite Quote:
"The people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones who do."
—Apple’s “Think Different” commercial, 1997
“Crazy people are considered mad by the rest of the society only because their intelligence isn't understood.”
― Weihui Zhou

Oh God...here comes the waterfall....

Mckay ELITE said...
on May. 15 2013 at 8:23 pm
Mckay ELITE, Somewhere, Virginia
146 articles 0 photos 2260 comments

Favorite Quote:
"The people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones who do."
—Apple’s “Think Different” commercial, 1997
“Crazy people are considered mad by the rest of the society only because their intelligence isn't understood.”
― Weihui Zhou

No no no no no. I'm about to cry. Hate you right now, Rocky. Jeez, this is awesome. I feel the emotion cascading beginning to end. And the last stanza. Wow! Just Wow! I should've read you poems a long time ago. You're good. And this is officially one of my favorites. So memorable.

on Apr. 27 2013 at 12:04 am
Jade.I.Am ELITE, Fishers, Indiana
214 articles 14 photos 1163 comments

Favorite Quote:
“If you're losing your soul and you know it, then you've still got a soul left to lose”
― Charles Bukowski

I liked what u did when u said "wrought with rotting flesh" ...very clever. This was really relatable to me, as I took it more spiritual than was maybe meant. You're really good at conveying emotion! 5 stars ;)

on Apr. 8 2013 at 12:48 pm
SunnyDreams BRONZE, Niger Falls, Other
1 article 0 photos 274 comments

Favorite Quote:
Can you feel what I have seen, when no one else has lived through what I have?-HalveOfLife

i luv it so sad :(  

on Apr. 8 2013 at 10:34 am
Sparkle1pops PLATINUM, Colorado Springs, Colorado
31 articles 20 photos 343 comments

Favorite Quote:
"No great artist ever sees things as they really are. If he did, he would cease to be an artist."
- Oscar Wilde

I like it! Only you used the word "melencholy" twice, and it sounds kind of repetitive. Besides that this is a pretty good piece!

on Mar. 30 2013 at 5:21 pm
larissaecm SILVER, Victoria, Other
7 articles 0 photos 44 comments
wow, this is really good! keep writting!

on Mar. 30 2013 at 5:12 pm
wow... this is really good. phenomenal piece.

on Mar. 29 2013 at 8:25 pm
Fallen_ PLATINUM, Quakertown, Pennsylvania
25 articles 3 photos 436 comments

Favorite Quote:
" a shattered world is only an opening into a new beginning with laughs, smiles, and love all around enter the world of the light and away from the broken darkness"

Now i know why you username is language livity because your a master at language and petry your amazing and so indepht

on Mar. 28 2013 at 2:49 pm
Whitehouse503 SILVER, North Waterboro, Maine
7 articles 0 photos 31 comments

Favorite Quote:
"In the end you should always do the right thing, even if it's hard."

I like it a lot! Great work :D

on Mar. 28 2013 at 2:45 pm
nakubara PLATINUM, Belvidere, New Jersey
27 articles 18 photos 84 comments

Favorite Quote:
Everything you do in life is insignificant, but its important you do it anyway ~Ghandi

Wow! I love this! Keep up great work!  

on Feb. 7 2013 at 6:08 pm
Amanda24 DIAMOND, Lynnfield, Massachusetts
81 articles 14 photos 27 comments

Favorite Quote:
" Move on. It's just a chapter in the past. But dont close the book, just turn the page.

I love this!!

on Feb. 7 2013 at 3:34 pm
aliceXcheshire SILVER, Philidelphia, Pennsylvania
8 articles 0 photos 6 comments

Favorite Quote:
Easy ain't easy, when you want it to be.

I love it! So intense and burning, with a blessing denied! Keep writing, please keep writing!

Zoya_Khan GOLD said...
on Jan. 21 2013 at 10:28 am
Zoya_Khan GOLD, Gujranwala, Other
19 articles 0 photos 420 comments

Favorite Quote:
Where LOGIC ends, FAITH begins.
- Zoya Khan

Nice :) :) :)


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