Tag Archive: dark poetry

Jan 08

Poem: I Can’t Stand Tall

I Can’t Stand Tall I can’t stand tall against this wall with very little hope Intangible stone this poison throne little chance to cope In one quick moment poor choice to vent things tumble down One horrible decision a despairing prison life now a frown -Poem by Justin Germino

Jan 07

Poem: Murdered with Words

Murdered with Words What was said in a whisper couldn’t be repeated in a room a storm rolls in on words that never should have been spoken and repercussions are salvation good intentions paved with hell and this verbal poison spreads as the disease and infected become collateral damage in words barely spoken words barely …

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Jan 05

Poem: Just Weren’t There

Just Weren’t There You just weren’t there when I needed you most and the weight of the world kept piling; bricks in a prison and when empty calls for help were never received; a plea unanswered is one unforgiven truth is you weren’t there because you didn’t think to look; to feel; to be more …

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Apr 06

Poem: Grave Danger


Few things are more scary than a newsletter from a school that a child went missing, this tries to capture how serious times have become that our children now expect and perceive things like these as normal. Grave Danger Remember when she knew zero before the missing went missing and a high school press release …

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Feb 24

Poem: Repression

red bandanas, goggles, gasmask

Suppress the crowd, repress the people and control the situation is the image conjured by this poem. Repression Violate this act be satisfied with consequences variety of tools set beat them all into submission policy and product our exit use whatever force necessary control the situation -Poem by Justin Germino

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