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Nuts And Bolts

This is the way things have become.
Testing, pushing, taunting.
The antaganist is watching.
Vigilant I stand on guard.
Waiting for the misery to strike.
Not right.
Words are weapons.
Looks are lethal.
Almost time for me to start stepping.
The aggression grows.
Blindsided by the intent to be sent
to the chopping block.
Tic Toc.
Like a flash, I strike quick.
Silent but deadly is my ammunition.


Style / type: 
Free verse
Last few words: 
I am new at all this. I appreciate this opportunity.
Editing stage: 
Content level: 
Not Explicit Content


welcome to Neopoet! this a community of poets, where we reach out to other poets. not only do we post our own poems, but we read and comment/critique our fellow poets work. please do feel welcome here.

Always, Cat


I like your poem very much. it is sharp and edgy!

When someone reads your work
And responds, please be courteous
And reply in kind, thanks.

Hello and thank you for your feedback. I appreciate the opportunity to share this piece of work.

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I would very much like to read more of your work. I am very much looking forward to it!

*hugs, Cat
ever, eddy

When someone reads your work
And responds, please be courteous
And reply in kind, thanks.

I like your piece. For being new at this, you posted a very nice poem! I'm going to surmise that this is not the first thing that you have written. But I get that this may be the first time that you have submitted anything to a poetry site. As Candlewitch has said, we are a family of poets that post and critique each other's work. Some of us have been here the better part of our writing lives, some are newbies and some in-betweeners. One thing that most all of us have in common, is that we wish to become better poets. Through writing for our contests, and random challenges and the occasional workshops, we feel that the critique and comments help to do that. Feel free to check out the different places here on the site and enjoy. If you have any questions, use the messaging to get in touch with me. ~ Geezer.

It seems that the days and hours that people
are available for chatroom are staggered and
not a good match for most everyone. How about
if everyone just shows up at the door, whenever
they have a few free minutes?


This sits nicely as a quiet, unassuming but deadly assassin just waiting for the moment to turn from the individual lost in the crowd to the perfect silent but deadly operative.

I'm probably wrong with my thoughts but it works on this level for me so I'm happy.

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