In a land of freedom

It is illegal to

Put

A gun to your head

Why?

I want to

I thought I was free

Free to die

But I guess

This hypocrisy

Continues

America

Is

Laughable

I’m depressed

Can you tell?

Can I tell you?

What happened to me

Do we know?

All the time

The things that change

Change for the best

My favorite lie

But aren’t they all

Lies

About happiness

The fact being

That there is no such thing

If you like something

You’re fake

If you feel good

It’s only temporary

There’s no meaning

To

It

It’s all

Ridiculous

And

Hopeless

And I want you to understand that

We all are out of luck

The people

You know

Will perish

And no one

Will

Care

This existence

Does not

Want

Us

In it

I don’t

Know

What

Else to

Say

I’m sorry

But this is

True

We all poets and artists (and craftmakers, if you have it) are connected by the common fabric

Of the creative universe

We all share

The same molecules

The same spirit

The same desire

For art

Think of your brethren

When you are low

Think how they care

Think how they would hate to see you here

How they wish for you to feel

Alive

Let it support you

Lift you up

As cliche as that phrase is

I think I need to do this

Consider my creative brethren

And never feel alone again

At first I thought this would be a blog post

On my other site

Where I am so often angry

And blind with bigotry

But I decided it might sound poetic enough

To merit a place here


What do I do

With my time

With my life?

What do I do

In the mid-day

When I’ve burnt out my effort

And I can no longer study

Work

Do chores

Not that I could

In the mroning

Ah, how hypocritical of me

But how can I find my way

Through this mess

Without a guiding light

Something to hold on to

What do I do

Mid-day

When I’ve burnt out that light

If I ever had it?

In the world of a star-struck self-starter

The similarities seem small

But to feel rested at the edge of a new discovery

Makes one vivid with imagination, clever to fall


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I forgot how to do this

Can someone tell me

What philosophy I should ascribe to

Today?

How and why would I do the things

I am told to do

With so little time

On a rock

In space

?