Dark Poet

Chimera Poetry

© Austin Gartman Photography

Dark poet,
dark poetry.
Peering beneath the carpet and discoursing about the crumbs
instead of the lovely floral patterns everyone else admires.
I only meant to nibble but the hook set in deep and now 

me and Tom Joad 

we are always around in the dark.
And no matter how aged,
how deep the shade that swirls in that neglected bottle,
the ink is always fighting to be heard…

 

 

©jayetomas2014

*photo by austin gartman*

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About chimerapoet

I write. I write a lot. A. LOT. There are times I am half blind with a sentence ricocheting off the walls of my stupid, cant be shut off to save my life, brain. I am miserable until I get it down on paper. Punch it up a bit. Usually cross out half of it. And then breathe. Relax. Only to do it all again..... But I just thought that was me. How I am. Not a writer....noooo...not me. Writers are.....writing people. People Who Write. REALLY write. Write things that matter. All grown up very important things. Not.....me. I am just a scribbler of sorts. And I was/am content with that....if it's true, well then....a scribbler am I. Until the thought wormed its way in to my brain (the furtive sneaky bitch) that maybe...just maybe...that is writing. My style. My strange way. But....still writing. So here I am at the dance. Not sure I know any of the moves and the music is entirely mine. But.....only one way to find out. Would you care to join me?
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2 Responses to Dark Poet

  1. Dark and delicate, ink swirling in a glass of water.

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