It's About Feelings.

It's About Feelings.

A Poem by mattavelli
"

It's about feelings.

"


Lately I've been thinking of the past,
how the comforts just don't last,
and how they mingle with the pain
and sort of swirl up like a hurricane
and rage all through my head.

All those memories reveal
all the cracks that didn't heal,
all those dreams that filled the wasted days,
day wasted dreaming.

Time is ridiculing me
for everything I've failed to see.
It's like a rattlesnake 
that whips around to bite the baby.

And, the venom's in my soul.
it's the glue that keeps me whole,
keeps me burning through the days.
I really wish I could explode.

~~~~~

I think today, I will explode.
I think today, I'll give my thoughts a rest 
and be more random,
a little crazy like I was before...
I'll breathe deep and ignore my conscience.


© 2017 mattavelli



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a great piece matt, iv just started to read some of your post some fantastic pieces keep up the good work

Posted 1 Month Ago


"Rage all through my head." I think everyone can pick something out of here that fits them.

Posted 1 Month Ago


I read Your words, and I see that You are aware of Your own self, aware of the unhealed wounds that need to be healed, those emotional wounds, and this is the first key to the complete healing, it's so important to know and understand Your self, Your own feelings, and You are! perfection in the state of being and mind is Your goal, and as You keep the determination, You will find it, but it won't harm to take a break, and go crazy and wild :)

Posted 7 Months Ago


Light

7 Months Ago

I notice You are from Florida, I pray You are safe, You and all Your loved ones.
mattavelli

6 Months Ago

Thank you, Light! :)
All is well here. We didn't get the worst of the storm.
Your writing speaks volumes. Life in words. Keep sharing.

Posted 11 Months Ago


mattavelli

6 Months Ago

Thank you, Windah! :)
If the poem was a stream it could just as easily flow through my yard too. Its relatable.

Nice.

Posted 11 Months Ago


mattavelli

11 Months Ago

Thanks, Relic! :)
really great one here
something i totally get
never heard it before now in words-
thanks

Posted 1 Year Ago


mattavelli

1 Year Ago

Thank you, Bacchus! :)
4th verse, 2nd from the bottom.
That is super. That venom can translate to passion and fuel. It's the juice that makes things grow. Nice one Mattavelli.

Posted 1 Year Ago


mattavelli

1 Year Ago

Thank you, Ana! :)
Ana Papaya

1 Year Ago

Anytime bud. :)
So much deep raw emotion and feelings. Your poetry is so meaningful.
Your rhyme scheme is brilliant and amazes me.
I love your poetry Matty its very very good, you have quite the talent :)
Keep writing :)

Posted 1 Year Ago


mattavelli

1 Year Ago

Thank you, Cimmy! :)
cimmy wuv xxxooo

1 Year Ago

your welcome :)
I love this. I was feeling this way back about ten years when my life crashed bad. It's taken me all these years to drag myself thru the detritus of the meltdown & find a new direction. But I'll never forget how it felt to feel like exploding for a few years there. Your details are well done & original sounding -- "rattlesnake whips around to bite the baby" . . . "venom's in my soul" . . . so many intense descriptions of how it feels to have your life poisoned for awhile.

Posted 1 Year Ago


mattavelli

1 Year Ago

Thanks!
I wrote this as a song. Not finished. Haha
Original and gripping.

I could relate to your words very much so..

Well done!

Posted 1 Year Ago


mattavelli

1 Year Ago

Thank you for reading.

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LIFE IS A PARTY. DON'T BE A PINATA. ------------------- Hello, Welcome to My page. I'm Matt. I enjoy reading and writing poetry. If you have a poem that you'd like me to read, please let me know .. more..

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