General Poetry Shane The Poet

Faces vs Phases

I’ve determined the following things in a minutes time:
we can’t lose;
we can’t win either;

we breathe without being;
without reason, why are we being?

pretentious, pretending and cautious;
I love you.
you just don’t know it;

under a silver sky, a crescent looks down on us,
ironically, it wants nothing more than to come down tonight.

all I want is to go down tonight;
with you in mind –
I can’t do any better,

your faces vs your phases, we don’t have the glare left;
all we have is brilliant displays of affection in front of this coffee shop
and you couldn’t stand to be in there,
so instead; we shall sit and wait

if you are going to die someday, you have to live these days,
as we are decomposing; in periods, we become lesser versions of ourselves;

I will dance away honey, while bees chase me;
but as long as I am stuck to you, they can hurt me, but they will never get the best of me

so far, though still too close,
I come closer to closure, in knowing who you aren’t

something these eyes love,
are staring back at it

your faces are all I want tonight

Shane Clouthier

By Shane Clouthier

The "C" in CKP Media, Shane loves to sell Yu-Gi-Oh! cards on the side when he is not busy showing people new mattresses to help improve their life. Also, an avid poet Shane has self published his poetry in book format. A man of many mediocre talents, we still aren't sure what he is actually great at.

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