Buried and Forgotten

This breeding ground
of resentment
has grown in width
to contain the decay
of social relations

Another verb
as fast as a bullet
Another noun
as sharp as a clever
Conversations
that should have
never been spoken
The disruption of vibes
a tidal wave of emotion

This chapter
it haunts me
All I want
is to get even
The short end
of the stick
is placed
within my palm

No compromise
in hatred
I’m steadfast
in my beliefs
Scorned for my
standards
It may be in the news
But decency is
minding your
own business
The good times
of the past are
buried and forgotten

About the author

Michael Marrotti is an author from Pittsburgh using words instead of violence to mitigate the suffering of life in a callous world of redundancy. His primary goal is to help other people. He considers poetry to be a form of philanthropy. When he's not writing, he's volunteering at the Light Of Life homeless shelter on a weekly basis. If you appreciate the man's work, please check out his blog www.thoughtsofapoeticmind.blogspot.com for his latest poetry and short stories.

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