Vitality's Discourse



The day screams mortality across love
as windows break in these eyes of bleak hope,
prayers go unanswered as cold air shatters
songs of yesterday into a thousand
buttered battlefields; hearts exposed again.
Dirty coloured rants explode into sighs
while this blue-black and white parchment withers
with the times of vitality's discourse,
and another periodic breath slips
across youth's exceptional clarity.
It's now the end of pleasure's performance,
there's nobody to hear the vibrations,
the agility that wrapped intellect
into strange cosmic shapes of invention,
photographic songs lose complexity.
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Submitted on June 04, 2010

Modified on March 05, 2023

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Ian Sawicki

Ian Sawicki has been writing poetry for over twenty years. He is a Manchester born poet, who has dedicated his life to exploration and composition of poetry. His work reflects the many great influential experiences of his life, the pain, the pleasure combined to create new exciting poetry. If anyone is interested in my books then please visit my lulu storefront. All artwork on these books is by my own hand. http://stores.lulu.com/chasingtheday more…

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