Note of Originality:

Poems, quotes, art, and blog thoughts/words unless otherwise noted, are original and solely copyrighted by “RunItBare” and author/creator – Steve Schroeder [s.s.]

flicker

  Flicker . . .  That’s what we’ve reduced ourselves to.   Flickering – they’re displayed within rows, [these] columns dedicated. Noosed to walls bland: Mocking your death, repeating scripted verse. Flickering – we stand dazed, we heed their mandate. Expecting an answer: Releasing as little thought as necessary.   Flicker – each destination deployed. Outcomes authored, [stupidity inhaled], ignorance…

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naked

Each generation: Fearing [those] who paved their-way. Fearing – what [they] may think. Fearing they will disappoint [them].   Fearing life lived full.   Each generation [unaware] that those who paved the-way – feared disappointing [those] who paved their-way . . .   Fearing life lived full.   STOP!   Just stop already!   Do you not see – do…

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the-edge

“can you help me?” was asked –   “I LOVE-ME,” I replied – . . . how quickly it seems self-love gets castrated from our understanding – we are not even allowed sedation from its violent removal, as knife wielding pulpiteers’ demand denial of self: pinning us down, jamming their obtuse weight upon necks tender, rendering us motionless – slicing…

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genius

[they] asked, “ do you consider yourself a follower of Pollock with your painting?”   “No” – replied the essence of all that I hold true.   I respect my genius,   I allow my genius to live free,   I encourage my genius to wander chaotically,   I accept each breath breathed reflects genius unhindered, unrestrained – unafraid!  …

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just be!

“how do you describe yourself?” –  ME “what is your Art?” –  ME “who are your influences?” –  ME “who inspired you?” –  ME . . . simplistic replies encompassing ALL that is – ME simplistic replies given to minds unable to understand the enormity of the reply – replied . . . feel free to just be YOU! feel…

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barefoot – feet bare

I am a mutation of an expectation I am: Because I thought. I thought: Because I sought. I sought: Because I heard. I heard: Because I listened. I listened: Because I cared.   I cared: Because I choose.   I choose: Because I breathe.   I breathe: Because I love.   I love: Because I live.   I live: Because…

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determining . . . if YOU are a drone

did you feel the slice did the razored edge cause sensation as skin screamed its telepathic monologue of extreme upheaval?   do you detect the severed-self – did blood ooze did it drip, drops – splattering reddened dimples of life across your faux-wood floor [backed] in glue?   can you observe droplets gathering [pooling] individual cells of red as they form…

Sabbatical

sabbatical

around you, it will resonate: 40 hours this week, overtime, gotta work, gotta “get it done,” go – go – go . . . . it’s the american-way [they] say.   more work, more information . . . write more, blog more, show more: each day you need to outdo the previous [they] say.   nothing ever seems to be…

barefoot living . . .

we preach diversity,   preaching acceptance of others: differences attitudes beliefs   YET, we seek Eggs all to be uniform, flawless, sparkly white.   we seek Apples of sameness: size color shape   Pork-Chops displayed in neat order behind glass: uniformity or discard completely.   YOU bow your head to a deity, discussing love of all, even the harlot .…

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semi-gloss

drying – coverage complete   interior covered as exterior displayed   you painted yourself    flat eggshell satin semi-gloss gloss   blending in expression hidden by this weeks “hot” new color {s.s. -2014}

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smiling . . .

SMILING, it stares at me –     “Christian”   Smiling: Displaying the Christian within them.   An ad . . . selling . . . Christian Singles.   A dating site for the Christians.   God, you have to love marketing!   “God,” It’s so cool that amongst all the murdering of innocent children on this planet, the raping of women world-wide,…

threesome

Lurking – sizing their prey: Who will fill their appetite today . . . the “Lost” are being hunted.   Knowingly they prepare: Setting personalized tables, [each] accessory placed for effect. Bodies glistening, anticipating the prize. Each motion [fluid] calculated –   mislead, confuse, control – those soon to be conquered . . . the “Weak” will be bagged and…

judgmental jurists

don’t diminish what you fail to grasp!     judgmental jurists       you –                [pious] doctrine munchers: feasting festering fostering   arranging alphabets accordingly, adhering ancient atrocities,   assuming, that your shit arrives pre-scented, pre – sanitized sainted saluted {s.s. – 2014}     yet, diminish you shall . . .   as, failure of linear-lines fondling circles:…

free-thinker

AS  coffee migrates enthusiasm into streams internal, the hour remains shuttered   drifting within   words flee, realizing escape is momentary as shutters soon will fling open,   [and]   guards stand ready    A centered-hole awaits if caught {s.s. – 2014}