Do It Right

Do It Right

A Poem by David george
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hurt is not hurt

my doll it is learning

when you don't die


in the end


when you survive

grotesque

but alive. . .

 

i hate that i hate

and that i owe her the world

but i can't give her a thing

 

because i live in this dark

and she is nothing but light


and i am this thing...



© 2019 David george



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This reminds me of how my brother's felt when they got home from Vietnam. They had a hard time readjusting to family life. It took them awhile to make peace with the past, but I think they finally did before the end.

Posted 2 Weeks Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

David george

1 Week Ago

It's very, unique. And not in a pretty way. I hated it the first time I watched it, even now, it's.. read more
David george

1 Week Ago

…. you might not need or want to watch the movie at all if you watch that youtube video. But I t.. read more
Cherrie Palmer

1 Week Ago

I'll give it a look
This reminds me of my ex and I

Very touching, yet also full of heartbreak. All in one.

Posted 2 Weeks Ago


I hate poetry. I don't understand what the aim is "to be poetic". "Look at me, I'm so profound. How profound am I? I'm so profound that I'm not profound, I'm some quality that has not yet a name like a degree of profundity that is so severe it forms a paradox to destroy itself." I prefer songs. Honesty is important, but brace yourself.

Posted 2 Weeks Ago


0 of 1 people found this review constructive.

David george

2 Weeks Ago

Fair enough. But you didn't critique the poem, just poetry in general. That exposes you're true in.. read more

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Added on May 6, 2019
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