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Practice Poem - Artistic Frustration:

Wrong, wrong, wrong, WRONG!
Everything is wrong.
'As then sun dew drips from her eyes'-
Do I really think that'll be good enough?

Hours spent on each piece -
Punctuated only by sound of ripping paper -
To lie crumpled upon my wooden floor,
Unable to be forgotten.

As the hours pass and the day wears on,
More and more worlds are crushed by my hands.
Realities sprawled upon a single piece of paper,
To die as quickly as they are formed.

A man's whose romance is torn in two,
A vampire about to meet his prey.
A werewolf standing against an army
And a boy facing the world alone.

These are the lives that I hold in my hand;
Fictional lives, but precious still.
Yet as soon as I see their imperfections,
I destroy the evidence in a throe of shame.

These crumpled masses that now surround me,
They aren't the proof of perfection's pursuit...
They are merely my feeble, worthless attempts,
To disguise my own ineptitude.




-Chen Yuan Wen, 15th December 2012
Arrrr maties,

Today I've decided to release this practice poem and...in view of the recent tragic shooting, I will not be doing ANY of my dark and sadistic works (though I promised these to all of you). I'm also not using my full pirate accent for this description because I think it's a serious topic.

In life there are many things that go wrong and often I question what we can do to change it. The answer that I've come up with is: Nothing, because such problems stem from the psychopathic nature of every human. A devil inside all of us, which can rear its ugly head at any time.

Humanitarians speak of human rights, yet these killers also fall under the category of 'human', at times like these we suggest penalties of death, but we are quick to forget that in a world ruled by fear and dictatorship, the many freedoms we have today would no longer exist.

What is truly needed is a leader who is firm but benevolent and such individuals appear but once in a lifetime and even if they should get the chance to stand before the masses. Those driven by ulterior motives will quickly silence them.

In a world that appears to be bi-polar, screaming for control and freedom at the same time; is there not a way that both of these things can be achieved?

I can certainly say, that I haven't found the answer yet, but for the sake of children who had their whole lives ahead of them, perhaps I shall try searching a while longer and should the day come that a leader is needed and none is available, then maybe it will be time to finally stop playing at being a pirate and instead, start playing a part.

My prayers are with the families involved in this tragedy and I hope that humans will someday learn to reign their demons in. I admit, I've fought with mine and keep them as pets. You've all seen the quality of my sadistic works, most of the time I push the boundaries, but what you see are actually toned down versions to avoid the mature filter. The true darkness that resides within me, and perhaps in all of us, goes far deeper, but I cannot respect a coward that lets it win.

-Captain Chenbeard of the Black Fedora Pirates :iconwordofchen:
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Zelda85044 Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Aw! 👍❤️
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Shocker7776 Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
I love this. I try to write stories, but they end up as trash in the end. I also love the description. It seemed just as much poetry as the actually Poem was. I understand what you mean, and I feel so happy to get to read your poems. I thought that the real artists, the incredible poets, amazing painters and fascinating sculpters, were just people you learn about in history class from half a decade ago. But now I realize that we're not out of true artists, because you are here, and I think there are more like you out there somewhere.
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WordOfChen Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2013  Professional Writer
Nah, I ain't a true artist. Just a pirate really ^^

-Captain Chen of the Black Fedora Pirates :iconwordofchen:
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Shocker7776 Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Half a century, I mean, not decade.
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noorelven Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2013
True!
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WordOfChen Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2013  Professional Writer
Thank ye fer enjoyin' it :3

-Captain Chen of the Black Fedora Pirates :iconwordofchen:
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noorelven Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2013
hehe you make it difficult not to enjoy :D
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SpringDelphinium Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
This is almost how I feel every time I sit down and write. No matter how much I try, I can't convey the picture in my head. Love it :)
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WordOfChen Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2013  Professional Writer
Haha, well I'm about t' release a solution t' mental slumps sometime soon, I would love to share the technique I use to break my writer's block in under a day

-Captain Chenbeard of the Black Fedora Pirates :iconwordofchen:
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SpringDelphinium Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you! I would love to read that :)
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