A Nutty Thought

As the smoke in the sky
Fades by my eye
I wonder why we even try
All we do is die
Is this life anything, but a lie
We live
And give
All for what
Living like a nut
In a shell surrounded by a bell
Kissing butt
And running like a mutt
 in the rain
But we feel no pain
All we are is a stain
In our Brain
Though we walk
But feel no pain
We rest in our shell
Our own personal Hell
Our fear
Leads us to drink Beer
With a drop of a tear
I can see it’s all clear
The future is near
Flying like a spear
With no sound to hear
I retreat in the heat
With bloody feet
Trying to run
From the fun
With a blistering sun
Beating on my head
Making me feel the dread
All I want is to be dead
And to put this depression to bed
Yet these thoughts are stuck in my head
Letting out one more tear
Pouring one more beer
Drowning in this nut
Kicking my own butt
For what
We live and dream in our head
Our thoughts should not be put to bed
Out nut needs to bust
With no trust
With no lust
With no fuss
Our thoughts are our own
And it's time for them to grow
Though it may be slow
We have a lot to show.

About this poem

A look into an introvert's mind

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Submitted by lbreenr1998 on July 09, 2021

Modified by davidb on September 02, 2021

1:11 min read

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Closest metre Iambic trimeter
Characters 1,033
Words 238
Stanzas 1
Stanza Lengths 52

Discuss the poem "A Nutty Thought" with the community...

  • ssong
    Wow, I like it. I could relate at some points but would never thought that deep about putting “depression to bed”. Well, said.
    LikeReply10 months ago
  • WhyCantIUseMyOwnName
    A 12 year old on drugs.
    LikeReply11 months ago
  • teril
    Good description. I felt like I was running along beside you, as you ask your questions, and you try to find your way.
    LikeReply1 year ago
  • BlueJay
    Nice I like it
    LikeReply1 year ago
  • ts.31348
    maybe life could be viewed from a better perception but why though when this is truly one that opens our mind
    LikeReply1 year ago
  • ggsunmoon
    nice, nice nice
    LikeReply1 year ago
  • Dougla$Irishman
    Life is hard - don't ignore it, Life is cruel -love it, Life is Love - pursue it Life is in the present, untie it, Life is caring - just say a word, Life is sickness - bear it, Life is - doing your best, Life is crying - wipe the tear, Life is memories -remember them,
    Life is writing poetry - create it !
    Your poem stirs the mind, keep writing ! Cheers
    LikeReply1 year ago
  • Soulwriter
    Well done..
    LikeReply1 year ago
  • robertrad2021
    Yes, Meaningless utterly meaningless sayeth the preacher, knowing full well that despite it all, we all at some given point or another in this madness, show noble feats, and those deeds shall be measured and weighed. I like this poem, for the words reflect wisdom. 
    LikeReply2 years ago
  • brijmohan_p
    Luke Breen sir, i have really enjoyed your poem, in a way your wordings are meaningful.
    LikeReply 12 years ago
  • UJ
    Sounds like you went from being suicidal to finding a little hope. That was my take of the poem anyway. I thought that "Out nut" should of been "Our nut" so that's the way I read it. 
    LikeReply 12 years ago


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