“Attempting” – Promote Yourself




the harder I push, the farther back
i step, travel, progress, regress
i miss recess, when I thought and wept less
i forgot everything I was taught during that time
where the monkey bars were my tarzan spotlight
the swing swung low,
but I told the angel to keep riding
come back tomorrow and see if i’m ready
after recess I got a snack and I think mom packed spaghetti
I’ll eat while watching godfather
my lost role as such is a hard pill to swallow
i carried a casket small enough for a munchkin
but the wizard didn’t warn me of such destruction
the pain involved is something of consumption
I’m attempting to function
it’s a despicable attempt
you’ll never win, throw it in
bench your karma, control ya sin
the outside world is confused, i’ll go within
upon re-emergence, I’ll grow again
or not.

My name is Nathan…

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About Jonathan Caswell

Mr. Caswell has been composing poetry at least since High School. He has been on WORD PRESS for ten years and contributes to two other blogs beside this one. This blog has a Christian emphasis but all bloggers are welcome. Mr. Caswell chooses to---with permission--re[post material of interest

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