mad hippie poet 1974 (new jersey)

On  October 12 2020 I had a cardiac arrest and a traumatic brain injury I died twice, and I saw things inside of those vivid moments that I can not explain without coming across as one who runs with the mentally insane. you are not supposed to remember your death, the last breath, my dear people there is nothing to fear for both life and death are beautiful inside of themselves, hang those worries on top of your pantry shelf.

When you have more than a second chance believe your sweet ass you let stupid shit go and teach others once again how to smile and just shut up and do a jig

My life as become poetry in motion before I found myself in a new state of peace. it was a rollercoaster ride, nowhere safe to be, no place to hide always causing some sort of commotion

I sit back and look in the rearview mirror asking myself how the hell did I get this far? I was my own damn worse enemy never listening to the real story now I sit inside this house that is full of love. understanding and glory

A man that has 9 lives and many more recycled parts that you can not find in your local five-and-dime store, the shell cracked yet the inside remained untouched. if you believe outside of this realm you might just comprehend

I battled the darkness of my life with an open heart and an honest soul, I have been telling my story every time  that I was reborn, I dance underneath the star-covered skies,I have been speaking of truths while I  spun their twisted lies

I am a lone wolf yet there are times that I will find myself taking a step back to lead and protect my pack  sinner and even their own created version of the devil himself to others who know my checkered past as an angel and legend standing in the shadows always doesn't seem to last .when there is a fight  to fight for the scared and voiceless to be fought

I am a warrior, I am a seeker of truth, a teacher of the Gods and other worlds for I have seen and shaken the hands of it is not inside of the walls of my mind I  have been one of the chosen few since the dawn of time so please remember this death is neither a question nor an answer life is a beautiful dance if you decide to give living it a chance

About this poem

This poem is about my two NEAR DEATH EXPIERNCES

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Written on October 26, 2022

Submitted by Oakley on September 27, 2022

Modified by Oakley on December 18, 2022

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I have been writing for 40 years my poetry is about life,death love,and redemption. after having two near death expiercences and a TBI my poetry has become more spirtual more…

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  • suzib.53754
    Nicely summarize s the thing I call Experience'd

    The taste and sureness Of the (my( Eternal Soul

    We aRe one, We Are everyone..we aRe few(fuscian Zen),☯️☮️
    LikeReply 11 year ago
  • Symmetry58
    Inasmuch as your plight has changed you, so too can this change be instilled into those who now have been subject to your journey. THIS is purpose, and THIS is life. Thank you so much for sharing your life, journey, experience and love with us. We have been blessed by you this day, Sir. I am glad that death was not ready to take you fully by the hand and that life has offered you back to us. Be well. 
    LikeReply 21 year ago
    • Oakley
      thanks for the kind words
      LikeReply 11 year ago
  • Lookwhosetalking
    Oakley Great poem. Pay no mind to the hater. I’ve had runs with people like that before. They never post none of their poems they just try to get a rise out of you.
    LikeReply 31 year ago
    • Symmetry58
      I reported this troll/child.
      LikeReply1 year ago
    • Oakley
      who did you report
      LikeReply1 year ago
  • karlcfolkes
    Let us who at times endure strife,
    Rejoice how divine is each life.
    Each breath that we take;
    All for His sake.
    This day and forever,
    For His endeavor.
    Through sweet and sour;
    Today and tomorrow.
    With thankfulness in our heart,
    May our gratitude never part.
    LikeReply 21 year ago
  • teril
    Amazing! You have lived an awesome life and you have the talent to share your unique experiences with us. What a ride! Please keep sharing your lessons.
    LikeReply 21 year ago
    • eo1974
      thank you very much for the kind words I hope my words teach others not to take life or people for granted and find happiness inside of all the small things that are really BIG in life
      LikeReply 11 year ago
  • eo1974
    Today marks the 2nd aniv of my two near death expiernces I wrote this poem about that and not taking life people places or the simple pleasures that life has to offer for granted and not being a dick to those people in your life that have your best interest at heart 
    LikeReply1 year ago


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