you think

the artist vs the wanna be

Christina Strigas

you may think you’re all cool

and chic with your light curls

and words of pearls

but so many poets

come and go from here

with empty carts and fear

loaded in their back seat

as they head for New York

and follow the endless beat.

you may think you have it all planned out

in your lined books instant rhymes

but did you realize you’d bump into

so many poets and musicians that would

unfurl the desires of your youth

with one guitar riff

and still you write those awful poems

that I can’t read

you go on Facebook and have thousands

that follow the Christian way

the right path

so you think you’re someone

with more than just a shady past.

you think you should follow

more artists

as you pretend to be one.

I see through you

and run the other way

from girls like you

who…

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13 comments

  1. paully1965 · December 15, 2015

    Don’t hold back Chrissie! ;0

    Like

  2. EDC Writing · December 16, 2015

    love the feel … the beat of this.

    Liked by 1 person

  3. thelonelyauthorblog · December 16, 2015

    Love the rythm and feel of this piece. I love it when you just let go. Wouldn’t want to piss you off. lol

    Liked by 1 person

  4. binucherian · December 18, 2015

    I think you are not writing poems, but philosophical notes.

    Liked by 1 person

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