Daniel Atkinson : Writing

munted

munted

A Poem by Daniel Atkinson


I drive cars with expired tags because I want to feel dangerous to someoneI want to have emotional swaymy car is dirty between rains because I am not ..
mind

mind

A Poem by Daniel Atkinson


Anxiety
it's getting too hot to think

it's getting too hot to think

A Poem by Daniel Atkinson


I crave a frantic heart I step into footprints like familiar shoeswind flicks a dead leaf, old paint curledI don’t know the what and I’m f..
ecstasy

ecstasy

A Poem by Daniel Atkinson


we are tall we are terriblewe are scarred & otherwise markedwe writhe naked in ecstasy of peace in nests of new grass replete in jagged youth in ..
nama rupa

nama rupa

A Poem by Daniel Atkinson


I turn instead to the Buddhabowing student feet bare crown of head offeredsoles dirty caked in mud and hair of dogcorpse of fly in whorl of calloused ..
twenty-two

twenty-two

A Poem by Daniel Atkinson


drunk on mouthwash it’s funnythe kick the very muleness of it funnygangling and gawking and pimple-scarred and beating on the breast of manhood ..
daysleep

daysleep

A Poem by Daniel Atkinson


lazy after my chemical feast i draw the blinds reclinethe motes swim in my exhalation the blankets are hotthe sweat stickysalt-rimmed lips round a sou..
a world gone crooked

a world gone crooked

A Poem by Daniel Atkinson


alcohol, depression, cool dudes, being awesome and not depressed, not wanting to die, who cares, drunk and whatever and it all is falling apart inside..
stumble

stumble

A Poem by Daniel Atkinson


nothing special but i'm hammered.
doggie don't know

doggie don't know

A Poem by Daniel Atkinson


lady left on valentine's day with the flowersbut the doggie don't know.baby boy with a broken homebut the doggie don't know.dad with a spinning headdi..

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