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After 15 years in prison I write some pretty controversial poetry. I'd like to hear your comments whether you like it or not.

Submitted Poems 4 total

He Cries Out

Afraid of every sound
To be rescued is profound
People pass him by
Most ignore his cry
He wonders if they even care
About his despair
Suddenly he cries out
And he knows without a doubt
They are all lost too
They're lost too
Their words...

by Matthew Gilbert

added by MJG666
2 months ago

A Nice Noose

It drives me.
To do what?
I don't know.
Is it really me who does it?
This rope scratches my neck.
What am I doing?
I'm standing on a chair.
I made a really nice noose.
Can a tool of death be nice?
I guess it could be,

by Matthew Gilbert

added by MJG666
2 months ago


Words can't heal the pain

  that is buried so deep within,

  the hurt from a

  heart that is broken,

  or love tossed in the...

by James Gilbert

added by MJG666
2 months ago

The Rejected

The rejected, undesirable mass of Flesh.
The protected, moldable clay in the hands of the best.
Fragments of broken projects, the last remnants of protected once loved, now rejected.
A child protected grows old, breaks, becomes the rejected.

by Matthew Gilbert

added by MJG666
2 months ago

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Latest Comments: 3 total

Love this and can totally empathize with it.

2 months ago

This poem reminds me of some of my own. The only thing I don't normally do is come to a positive resolve by the end. I just cannot seem to bring myself to do so. My poetry is my outlet for hurt and depression. A positive resolve, like yours, seems to be too far out of reach for me. But through the magic of poetry, maybe I will reach a positive resolve one day. 

2 months ago

Being from California and having stood by the ocean inexperienced exactly that, I love it. My Grandma, being Bohemian was a gypsie.

2 months ago


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