Neptunian by pd lyons




My ugliness raised in both hands
Almost expecting something from you
And if I had a gun I woulda’ made you
And hated myself forever for being so desperate

If only I could believe
Then how easy it would be
Walking away, leaving you alone
In love with my own sense of self
Free at last to wander endlessly the starry nights I have always dreamt of

Instead I let you
Tattoo blue around my mouth
Tell me that I’m privileged



This blog post was inspired by Patricia’s weekly link up In Other Words where you’re given a quote to use as inspiration for a poem, photograph, or wherever the quote may take you. Interested? Visit Patricia at her blog

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  • Patricia  On January 21, 2016 at 9:44 pm

    I like how you were inspired by the quote. Very original and profound.
    Thanks for linking to In Other Words.


  • Sonya  On January 22, 2016 at 11:56 pm

    I am rather rubbish when it comes to saying nice things about poetry other than, I really like this. But I really like it. The last three lines send shivers down my spine.


    • pdlyons  On January 23, 2016 at 12:11 am

      thank you for taking the time to read and to was very nice. glad to know it reached you. cheers

      Liked by 1 person

  • pdlyons  On March 16, 2016 at 9:35 am

    Reblogged this on Pdlyons's Explorations and commented:



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