This poem was inspired by Halloween, in the sense that we trust a dangerous unchecked world with our children. I wanted to create a character that was mostly unseen and quiet but frighteningly lethal to encounter. A character that embodied all the known fears from childhood.

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If I were a dream I would pour over you like gasoline And throw matches at all your fears I would burn your memories until there was only me You make me choke with that smoke of sin I can’t find my way out You are my favorite kind of candy Even when you scold […]

To be clear I’m not against money but I’ve seen an abundance of cruelty and recklessness committed in the pursuit of it. So much against children and the environment that I made this poem because the disgust just overflowed one day. The few hundred people at the top with the most money and control no […]

I saw a poem recently that had two different styles of writing in it and wanted to give it a try. I also wanted the ending to be a bit challenging and stir the creative mind.

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I wrote this poem for fun as something creepy. Billy always scares me when I see him by my bed. How does Billy float? And where is Billy’s head? — Alex Sutton

I thought it would be fun to create a political poem with some structure.  I don’t support any party so the poem isn’t designed to push anyone in a given direction, I was generally inspired by headlines for each reference.

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Pain is not like a movie, no one likes to watch and there’s no emergency exit. It’s easy to confuse the two because pain is drama and conflict. Pain is not like a sword, it doesn’t protect you and you can’t control it. It’s easy to confuse the two because pain is sharp and cuts deep. […]