Poetry

Depression

Nothing is there It’s not open to interpretation The vacuum in your heart It is real That last, best hope is Gone You are all alone. Lost in the orchard of despair The swirling madness has Stopped swirling to focus…

Love Poem

how long has it been I can not call again I just want to hear The lyrical hum of her voice on my eardrum when did I go insane I was just doin my own thing then into my world…

Keepin’ On

I keep on Keeping on But I always end up Where I began So what good does it do me To stick to a plan That never helps me escape The things I’m hating on Go ahead Lecture me on…

The Others

sitting before you naked and crying a baby alone in a crowd its fat little fingers on short chubby arms outstretched begging strangers for love it weeps and shouts it cries and it screams, but its pleas go unnoticed as…

Why is Your Dick Out

why is your dick out why is your hand on her why is your tongue there why would you say that why is your dick out why I do not understand I am not surprised that this exists but I…

I’m Just Sayin’

Let the revolution begin The stupid people Have elected their stupid hero To do all the stupid things That will satisfy their stupid egos Last two times the idiots rose up They burned the libraries Of Alexandretta and Europe Just…

Daughter of the Sun – free sample

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Daughter of the Sun a modern epic poem by JD Adler ISBN: 9781520646589 (full text available on Amazon in print or Kindle) “How in the hell could a man enjoy being awakened at 8:30 a.m. by an alarm clock, leap out…

Terrorists?

Call me Ishmael call me Mohammed Call me the son of the wind And the sand I am the boogeyman Used to scare your children Since the dark ages I’ve been the dark one Looming around the corner And now…

Metaphysics of Hate

In between here and there Between the before and after In the land Of never Reside the souls of those waiting to be born They have no idea what is coming These people in waiting No CNN metaphysical to forewarn…

The Shadow Men

there is the thing we think we see but never really believe I can not tell you it isnt so because I know every time you turn a corner and think you see a shadow that is not your own that’s…

Hot

a single round bead of sweat rolls across the flesh in the sweltering summer heat magnifying pours, birthmarks, follicles and wrinkles, as it passes this aint no glistening this is some serious, stinky, sweat generated by a body overheated not…

Deplorable State

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I am a straight white man in ‘Murica oppressed and disenfranchised robbed of my birthright my manifest destiny has been stolen by lesbians and Mexicans and academics with their scams ’bout the environment My people used to rule not like…

Heroes of Peace

Kill conquer burn despoil destruction is easy just pick up a stick and wreck things a bit the flesh is weak it’ll bleed real easy you want to be hero pick a god sow a flag murder some foreigners

Lunch Break

mid after noon shower pounds on the nape of the neck soapy calloused hands across smooth flesh gentle fingers caress the long hard a groan escapes

Ashes

Smell the ashes Feel the heat Talking heads scratch their scalps Wondering Why do they burn The places they sleep and eat Whose side are you on boys The money Or the free