The Curious Adventures of Gordan's Thoughts

Prodigal Poetry

PRODIGAL POETRY (Inspired by the SAT 2018-19 Wordlist) I was adamant about writing this aberration of a poem However boisterous, brusque However bombastic or brazen A cacophony of words concocted on the screen A decorous debauchery derived from… Read More

without a theme

Write a poem without a theme A concoction of words across the screen Nothing of meaning Lacking in feeling Write a poem that’s easier than breathing Here’s that poem for which you asked Wearing frivolous diction as a… Read More

Peace and Chaos

Flash fiction   “God, grant us world peace,” prayed the old woman. “God, keep the art alive,” prayed the young man. “Without chaos, there would be no art. Without art, no peace. Peace exists because of chaos, without… Read More

We Were, Now We Aren’t

I once was young and I was naïve I dreamed of a future where we would be Together we’d fight, you with me Hand in hand so sturdily We pushed each other to rise above The hatred thrown… Read More

After All This Time

Every time I try to write a letter I can find a million ways to better The words I place right on the page Paper and ink, a written stage On which I placate my unrevealed self As… Read More

Protected: Two Lads and A Lady

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From Kings to Paupers

A king’s crumb The pauper’s pearl ~MG~ Kings, they sit amongst each other, feasting on rum and wine. They eat and drink, mock laymen and slash servants for fun. The kings awake the next morning with bitter hangovers,… Read More

My World

I exist in whatever world I make One I could create A world from which I need not escape For it expands only to embrace A world where I don’t discriminate Merely give what I will take A… Read More

Balance of Both but Not a Buffet

You enable me to feel What I’ve been afraid of Yet restrict me from doing What I believe keeps me alive I don’t merely mean the blood Pumping through the veins But the vigor that breathes life That… Read More

Try Something New

“Try something new,” she had said, responding to the unspoken yearning I’d been having for adventure. What’s new? I had wondered, constricted by the limitations of my imagination. And bank account. Try something new… I’d been pondering for… Read More

Strolls Part II

(Trying out a new style)   Buildings, buildings, all around Clank, honk, traffic sounds. Bamboo scaffolding, held up by zip-ties Prolonging a moment in a realm where time flies. Preoccupied by a gentle grip, Glimmering glimpses of “sweet… Read More

Submarines

Submarines. Float, sink, swim. Up, down Back, forth Dare I say, in and out. Over, under. Immerse, emerge. Plunge, halt. Release, holt. Forward, backwards. Round, straight. Bullet. Proof. Never missile proof. Resistance of the seas Push and pull… Read More