One Scosche Of A Dose Will Leave You Comatose

Avatar Author: Tad Winslow "If you don't work nothing will." Maya Angelou Read Bio

Perhaps I’ve
Had a lively lapse
All I craft nowadays
Are drafts
While I smile and laugh
And salivate
Unable to create
Bitter like an ingrate
Sucking vinegar at dinner
But at least I’m not a quitter
I’m one god damn endearing
Buccaneer of a babysitter, lady
I’m more than ably
To be filling
A table
Once I finagle a seed
Into the soil for tilling
There’s no stopping
The water can is spilling
And soon enough I’m lopping
Off thick green sustenance and such
Much like cropping
Editing, belittling, blood letting, fiddling,
Offering scriptures
And lip service
That’ll skedaddle
My nervousness
In a flourish of urgent cattle
Hoofing puddles
Made of subtle elixirs
Fixing fixtures in this rubble of love
I am an administer
Of endless inventiveness
Mixing sugars with a liver’s dose
Of life
Like the one I’m on’ll spike
You one scosche
Of a hike over the kites
Where the cloud floats
Replete with cheeky
Notes for songs
You’ll be far too gone to have wrote
Completely comatose
Am I wrong?

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Comments (3 so far!)

  1. Avatar Tad Winslow

    Had to end it with ‘mI wrong’ only because of the 1024 limit… There is a lot more… but this is exactly why I like Ficly— It cuts me off. :) hehe

  2. Avatar Kihd

    Haha, I like the word “schosche”. It’s so silly. But did I sense a bit of rage in that first half? :)

    I loved the line “Much like cropping pictures, Editing, belittling, blood letting, fiddling.” The internal rhymes were definitely working out for you there.

    Wonderful job! I really enjoyed this one.

  3. Ahfl_icon THX 0477

    Whoa, that one got hard to follow. If I followed it, which I’m not entirely sure I am, seemed like an ode to creative frustration.

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