Friday, March 22, 2019

Life Goes On - Surreal Poetry by Sam Freek

Life Goes On

Once upon a long ago
It brought me zero, nothing, nada
I can't recall when but it did
Grey skies filled the blue reflection
Hollow feelings grew inside my chest
It became a forgotten memory
I played eye spy
Grandma lost her marbles and continually shook her head
Cracks appeared
A different perspective was requiredHow could I jump through the tiny hoop?
Which direction is the way back?
Nancy drew a picture of her screwed up face
Motionless
Only a one way ticket was on offer
I don't buy into it
Always looking for coincidences
Half price
Two steps forward
I'm near the end of the queue
Smudged lipstick
Happy hour starts at 6
Black mould
An unplayed conversation
Life goes on


Author: Sam Freek

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Carpet Burn - Surreal Poetry by Sam Freek

Carpet Burn

Our world moved in double time to the sound of bottle banks being filled with the numbness from the weekend
Mr Half Heart asked me if I was all there and I blew the dust away
The alcoholic bubble in the park told me of another world inside the body of a nearby guitar with only one string
A symphony of ring tones filled the early morning lull
Pass the parcel was played with a grumpy face
A protection racket had been set up by a woman whose family tree could be traced back to a molehill by Batley Beck


Off fell my left hand as my head expanded from the big reflections
A giant tumbleweed rolled through town then rolled back again and didn't move until 29th December
My skin was no longer waterproof as I soaked up all the rain and fell to the ground with a thud
A tiny tapping at the window made the film reel spin around 72 times
Tennis balls shot out from the loud mouth who had a lazy eye at the back of his head
Our heads knotted together as we slid down the stairs backwards which gave me a carpet burn in the shape of Italy

Then all was forgotten as I noticed the food was out of date


Author: Sam Freek

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