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40 year old combat vet. I have been writing since I was 13 years old. I have a large collection of my work but will only be posting my new work. Looking for love

  January 2023     5 days ago

Submitted Poems 12 total

Am I Not Merciful

I can feel it as it happens
My skin crawling, beginning to boil
As though my organs are unaffected
But my body only knows one thing to do
To let it grow from the inside out
Until my anger causes your soul to melt

Then when you lay dead...

by Nathaniel Hackey

added 1 year ago

You're never the same again
And I'm stuck in a long lost past
Thinking about tomorrow
Hoping you'll be thinking of me
Before it was all over

But it's always someone else
That takes my place
No matter how many times we try

by Nathaniel Hackey

added 1 year ago
Daily Reminders

Daily reminders

Our past haunts me
Like flashbacks in the day
Nightmares of the night
Either way, I’m without you
And all we do is fight

I hear songs that bring me back to you
I love you one second, than hate you the next

by Nathaniel Hackey

added 1 year ago

Sometimes I remember
Others I want to forget
But it's that struggle
That helps it live on
It happens more than I'd like to admit

Sometimes I daydream
Though I seem lost
I'm happy where I am
For it's what happened
That made me into...

by Nathaniel Hackey

added 1 year ago
Death Pain and Hate

I hold my breath
For moments that never happen
Just to see if I turn blue
Cause if I'm not breathing
I don't feel...
I won't have to think of you

You're a memory
And a nightmare
I love you, I hate you
I miss you
But you're never...

by Nathaniel Hackey

added 1 year ago

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Favorite Poets 4 total

Voted Poems 5 total

Collection 2 total

Latest Comments: 23 total
I just kept seeing myself. Imagining the rain pouring on my bed as I try to sleep. But it's always there to remind me, half breathing.

1 year ago

I liked how you talked about love coming in little sips. Keep up the writing bro

1 year ago

Great flow and use of words. Kept me wanting to read more. Keep this up. I'm going to check out your other work as well.

1 year ago

is it. so constructive.....

1 year ago


1 year ago

Made me smile. Thanks lol

1 year ago

Chasing pennies and dimes till we die

1 year ago

I've shared this with a few people brother. Not trying to be kiss ass or anything. But this has been the best one I've read from other amateur writers on here so far

1 year ago

"After the persona of my life has turned
to ashes and dust and I have departed this plane
gaze into the expansive sky
sensing the swiling of the winds
and listen to me whisper inspiration through
the soothing flow of the evening breeze"

Damn. Best line

1 year ago

I was sitting. Reading this out loud to myself. Still taken back by the analogies you use. Brother. This would be a good poem to use to start things out. I have several favorite lines from this one. And if I'm honest, you've inspired me to write something tonight. One of the best ones I've read so far. 

1 year ago

I should have been a better medic.

1 year ago

I wish i could have saved them :(

1 year ago

Thanks Mark. I appreciate your feedback. It means a lot to me. More than you know brother. Im serious

1 year ago

ashes to ashes. dust to dust. we always return to the earth as ash and dust. I'd rather be in the sky like you. I like this brother. I hope to be in the sky when I die as well.

1 year ago

I know what you mean brother. Lots of things in my life that make it this way honestly. I hope you get a chance to read my new one brother. Would appreciate your opinion.

1 year ago


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