AuthorsDen.com   Join Free! | Login    
Happy 4th of July!
   Popular! Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry
Where Authors and Readers come together!

SIGNED BOOKS    AUTHORS    eBOOKS new!     BOOKS    STORIES    ARTICLES    POETRY    BLOGS    NEWS    EVENTS    VIDEOS    GOLD    SUCCESS    TESTIMONIALS

Featured Authors:  Lloydene Hill, iLinda Alexander, iThomas Neviaser, iFrances Seymour, iMs Beeds, iNickolaus Pacione, iPatricia Sanders, i

  Home > Poetry > Poetry
Popular: Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry     

Bill Brent

· + Follow Me
· Contact Me
· Articles
· Poetry
· News
· Blog
· Messages
· 33 Titles
· 86 Reviews
· Save to My Library
· Share with Friends!
·
Member Since: Jul, 2002

   newsletter

Subscribe to the Bill Brent Newsletter. Enter your name and email below and click "sign me up!"
Name:
Email:
Bill Brent, click here to update your pages on AuthorsDen.



Featured Book
Roadside Ron
by Ron Cox

Divorced after 18 years of marriage, "Roadside Ron" heads west leaving behind his past to start a new life only to find it's not as simple as it sounds...  
BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members


EX GREX
by Bill Brent
Rated "PG" by the Author.
Share   Print  Save   Follow
Recent poems by Bill Brent
•  THIS IS ONLY A LOVE SONG
•  Rebuttal
•  Here in Acirema
•  the alphabet song, redux
•  untitled, 2007.03.21
           >> View all 22

We all have our crosses to bear.


 

No one needs to hear my song
All my music stands unheard
I will not be strung along
I won’t sing a word

And I pray
one fine day
I won’t want to bray
It’s absurd
Never doubt
how I stand out
from the herd

No one needs to read my text
All I’ve written can be burned
Torch my troubles, strike what’s next
chuck out all I’ve learned

In my flight
what is right
is what I can smite
slash and burn
Eat my dust
Never trust me
to return

Pack of angry palomines
Pack of stupid sheep
Watch me crawl, far from all
Lose you in my sleep
Herd runs here, herd runs there
I smell herd shit everywhere
Herd does this, herd does that
Pack of dogs, with me the cat
I’m not special; who's unique?
I just don’t want to hear you speak!
Nor I
If my wishes were fishes,
they’d fry.

No one needs to taste my touch
No one craves my sweet release
Never did like sex that much
All my troubles, cease

Let me go
I’m no Joe
for your kids to know
I’m absurd
Never doubt
how I stand out
from the herd


 

(c) 2005 Bill Brent

 

- - - - - 

stopped 9:02 a.m.
60 minutes

(actual time about 30 mins. -- I took time out for various website viewings after composing the bridge. This was based on today’s word of the day, “egregious,” meaning "extremely flagrant; glaringly, even outrageously conspicuous." It stems from two Latin words, “ex grex,” meaning “standing out from the herd.” To get the Word of the Day, see http://register.yourdictionary.com:80/cgi-bin/register.cgi  .)


 



Want to review or comment on this poem?
Click here to login!


Need a FREE Reader Membership?
Click here for your Membership!


Popular Poetry (Poetry)
  1.  As Poets
  2.  A Beauty or a Goddess
  3.  Self-Worth Surrendered
  4.  Another Poem of Love
  5.  Sticking Around
  6.  Feels Good To Be Back
  7.  My Hands
  8.  Carnival
  9.  'The real me'
  10.  Little Voices

Universes Beyond the Visible Elements of Dream by Alexandra* OneLight*® Authors & Creations

Now at a special price! A book of colour photography by Joseph* with bilingual texts of poetry and poetic prose by Joseph* & Alexandra* ~ OneLight*® (Hardcover)..  
BookAds by Silver, Gold and Platinum Members

Authors alphabetically: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Featured Authors | New to AuthorsDen? | Add AuthorsDen to your Site
Share AD with your friends | Need Help? | About us


Problem with this page?   Report it to AuthorsDen
© AuthorsDen, Inc. All rights reserved.