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

Space

Space, as in the place in our universe where the planets are placed? Space, as in the pauses between sentences where the spaces are placed? Space, as in the boxes of rooms we pay for where the economy… 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

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I loved you once. I loved you twice. I loved you, but never again.   MG

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

Moving On

The crossroad is where you and I first met, I inched forward whilst you raced on ahead, Neither of us knew what was in store But I sought direction and you just wanted… “more”. Here we meet again,… Read More

The Narcissist and The Masochist

Such twisted bliss A blissful twist The masochist and the narcissist She knows he will break her Yet still lets him take her For brokenness was all she had known And heartlessness was where she had grown Hopelessly… Read More

The Path Not Taken

I looked at old pictures Of you and of us Trying to muster an apology For not being “good enough” All that came out Were words of honest truth “I’m sorry that I was never Broken enough for… Read More

I Come From A City Where…

I come from a city where… Kids can make computer games But don’t know how to ride a train Teens can ace quantum physics But have no clue about budget sheets College kids can start revolutions But with… Read More

Dig Deep

My sense of belonging Comes from deep within Buried beneath layers of rock Unearthed, uprooted, but strong I wasn’t born this way, it wasn’t choice From a young age I had to silence the voices Of deceit, of… Read More

The Battle Continues

Filled with secrets that we keep Surmounting each one as we speak Hiding in the crevices of us Wondering if we’d ever trust enough To reveal to others our vulnerable selves While on the surface many choose to… Read More

The Bull

I’m not here to take the pain To shelter you from the storm again I’m not here to suffer the blame To confront the fire that can’t be tamed No, I’m here on my own accord With an… Read More