Archive for November, 2010

Blame - An Anime artwork

Blame the World, blame your parents,
Blame anyone but yourself.
The game of blaming someone
For your deteriorating mental health.

With no dreams so to speak of,
No motivation so it seems,
Your life went off the rails
In a crowded station full of screams.

You know the truth of the resurrection,
A second chance at life itself,
But you can’t forgive what’s been forgotten
So you put yourself through Hell.

Well I hope to you it’s worth it,
When the people who care about you mean nothing.
And you should know you don’t deserve it…

…Fuck it! I’m through being this person.

A drawing of Earl J Hickey (from My Name is Earl) - by Dave Crosland

A quiz,
A question,
A posie put by,
I wrote in a letter,
But got no reply.

The judge,
The Jury,
The quiz-master tried
To inform me promptly
That I’d won a prize.

But devious,
And desperate,
My family lied,
And claimed my prize for me
By saying I’d died

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The Veteran

Posted: 26 Nov 2010 in Poetry
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A Statue of the Unknown Soldier

I am old, battered and weathered,
Worn away by life’s relentless tide,
I sit here now in a rocking chair,
With my arms down by my side.

A face so gaunt and ghostly,
The eyes look haunted from within,
Of memories so terrifying
It hurts to keep them in.

They seek some sort of outlet,
A place to set them free.
Please release me from this burden
So that I may be at peace.

An open minded being,
So kind to save our souls,
Repaired a piece of history,
Now our stories been told.

Eyedea & Abilities was an American rap duo affiliated with Rhymesayers Entertainment and consisting of DJ Abilities and rapper Eyedea.

As the emcee half of this legendary, underground U.S. hip-hop act, Micheal “Eyedea” Larsen was a widely respected Freestyler on the Emcee Battle scene. He had a natural ability for creating intricate, intelligent and poetic rhymes with an incredible talent for verbal performance, which in my opinion far out classed the talents of his mainstream peers. Sadly Micheal died in his sleep on October 16, 2010 from opiate toxicity, his Cause of death was ruled as an accident by the attending medical examiner’s office.

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Sage Francis

Paul “Sage” Francis (born November 18, 1976) is a hip-hop artist from Providence, Rhode Island.

Francis is an acclaimed forefather of indie-rap and the CEO of the independent hip-hop record label Strange Famous Records. This label first began as a way for Francis to bootleg his unreleased songs in the late 90’s and has since evolved into an official enterprise with an expanding roster of like-minded artists. Francis won the Scribble Jam Emcee battle in 2000 and released several CDs available only on his tours, before releasing Personal Journals on Anticon Records. He joined up with Joe Beats in the duo Non-Prophets, releasing the albums Hope and Hopestrumentals in 2003 and 2004 respectively. He subsequently signed to Epitaph Records, the first hip-hop artist signed to the label, releasing the albums A Healthy Distrust (2005) and Human the Death Dance (2007).

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