Letting Off Steam

Letting Off Steam

A Poem by John Alexander McFadyen

When you boil over in a rant.


Letting Off Steam

Dried ink on parched paper

as thirsty virgin, white vellum

laps up every angry droplet.

The blood red of the words

spills across the page,

filling it with passion

and rage,

and murderous fury.

I can breathe now that

I have spilled my guts,

spread my seed

all over like a disease

I long to be free of.

Exploded expletives

that cling like faeces

to a toilet seat

are now out there.

And yes my blood pressure

is back down now,

and I am calm




© 2017 John Alexander McFadyen

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Many way to release your blood pressure. This is one. A interesting poem my friend.

Posted 5 Months Ago

John Alexander McFadyen

5 Months Ago

Thank you Coyote. Writing is for many a release.
Coyote Poetry

5 Months Ago

Me too my friend and you are welcome.
seems to be my problem at times,blowing off steam

Posted 5 Months Ago

John Alexander McFadyen

5 Months Ago

You and me both 'kid'! Thanks Ron.
Oh this has some swagger! Venom spewed in rapid beats. It's just relentless. Scream psychology I find can be quite liberating. Nice work man. Sometimes you have to just unleash it.

Posted 5 Months Ago

John Alexander McFadyen

5 Months Ago

Indeed tis so dear Duff; many thanks.;

5 Months Ago

You are most welcome

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Added on September 25, 2017
Last Updated on September 25, 2017


John Alexander McFadyen
John Alexander McFadyen

Brixworth, England, United Kingdom

Well, have a long and complicated story and started it as an autobiography on Bebo but got writer's block/memory fogging. People liked it though and kept asking for the next chapter! fools.. more..


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