Homeless

by Kitty Cat Lady   Feb 3, 2021


Empty out the oceans and let them all drain dry,
Orphan every being and listen to them cry,
Cut down every tree and watch the world change shape,
Rip into the ozone and let the air escape.

Peel back my skin and see my hollow core,
The space that housed my heart is now empty and raw,
Ripped from my grasp without warning or consent,
My poor soul's permanent  disfigurement.

Rootless and homeless I wander like the blind,
Weakened by the dark apocalypse of my mind,
I continue to seek but I search only for you,

Because home is not where ... home is who.

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  • 1 year ago

    by Ben Pickard

    Great to see you back, Kitty, even with this rather melancholy piece (says he...)

    • 1 year ago

      by Kitty Cat Lady

      Says he indeed! Lol. Thanks so much Ben :-) x
      =^.^=

  • 1 year ago

    by Mr. Darcy

    Hello Kitty,

    nice to see you back :)

    A poem like this is so personal that no one could accurately decipher it. . To me it conveys a heart that is homeless, adrift once more, not sure of where it will wash up. On the ocean is a place where wounds can be tended and plans made for a destination. In a world of shipwrecks, there is bound to be another that will make your 'hollow core' full again.

    Best of luck xx

    • 1 year ago

      by Kitty Cat Lady

      Hey Mr D,
      Yes it's about my homeless heart. Not sure I'm ready to bump into other 'shipwrecks' just yet though! Thanks for your comments :-) x
      =^.^=

  • 1 year ago

    by Em

    This is excellent and so relating to me at the moment because I am so near to being made homeless at present so it definitely hits home for me lol) but a house is just bricks and water, a home is what you make it.glad to see this nominated x

    • 1 year ago

      by Kitty Cat Lady

      Hi Em, this relates more to a metaphorical homelessness rather than literally but I'm so sorry to hear that you're at risk of losing your home, that must be hugely stressful for you. I hope you're able to get the help you need to avoid that, and soon! Xx
      =^.^=

  • 1 year ago

    by Milly Hayward

    Heart wrenching vivid piece with wonderful rhyming and emotion despite its sadness a really compelling poem. Milly x

    • 1 year ago

      by Kitty Cat Lady

      Thanks so much Milly, lovely comments! :-) x
      =^.^=

  • 1 year ago

    by Brenda

    Miss Kitty, a punch in the gut piece. When love has left us and we are bruised and bleeding this poem hit on those feelings perfectly. I hope this wasn't a true life piece? Hugs-

    • 1 year ago

      by Kitty Cat Lady

      Hey Brenda, how are you?
      Thanks for your comments ... I'm sad to say it does currently reflect my state of mind, but as always, getting it out in this way really helps :-) x
      =^.^=

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