Category: poems

Into The Deep

Caught up in this wave, my arms are tired of paddling. It would be so easy to stop kicking and slip away. My head above the surface, my body full of pain. Crying out for someone, my heart feels the strain. The tide keeps pulling me under, I […]

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First Winters Chill

With the coming of the wind, seasons will will change, summer love is gone, friends say their goodbye’s, and children will cry. Mothers and fathers cuddle by a late night fire, in warth, happiness, and desire. Their love-making is beautiful, tender and Oh so sweet, as the love […]

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Paris, France, Rome, Italy

The fragraance from a field of flowers can change the Twilights Sky Golden, the Moon a Crystal White, and the face of a child into an Ice-cream smile. Within that sweetness you find a tower slanted, statues that have weathered the passage of time, and canals that carry […]

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ALMOST

I was almost, so were you. There are many, more than a few. I almost finished in prison but….well, you know. I was almost president… Well, almost mayor… I was going to Mexico… I almost got there. Almost made foreman on my job, Almost didn’t need to steal […]

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SILENCE AND DESTRUCTION

Listen for the sound of a pebble fallng from a mountain top. Listen for the sound of a Snowflake as it softly drops. Listen to clouds as they slowly pass, or even the growing of a blade of Grass. Listen to the Sun as it begins to rise, […]

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The Four A’s

This is one of the numerous poems that I wrote several years ago, and while I haven’t had time to write over these past few years; do to legal research and fighting my own case, I would like to submit some things now and again for the public […]

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RAISE THE BAR:

are you willing to let go sacrifice to make it right mack it right to name your price if the facts is right than stack it nice no whackish slice, crack the ice splash it with spice and then raise the bar shed light like a blazin star […]

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Preposterous

I don’t call it “Pacing”, I’m just Tracing steps from before… I walk to see Where I don’t want to be anymore As the Kardashians Become “The Jones’” for the World to “Keep-Up”, And Hustlers abuse the same Vices We once used to Re-Up, Distracted Drivers, Text Messages […]

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contradiction

  contradiction im a young man with an old soul, locked up but i feel free, just speaking on the things that i see……….. images are made, the tough are affraid , facade’s are very real, in this concrete grave, some have life , but live like they […]

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ALL IN A LOOK

You showed me what you couldnt say, I didnt miss it. I just smiled. I know because you told me, With out a word. My heart bounced around. There is no mistake, no coincidence. I can read the unspoken word. You are kind. Thank You. Todd Bass DOC […]

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Understanding

A Lady In The Streets… But a FREAK in The Sheets, Is every man’s Dream With the woman he completes Time flys by When the years embrace them As they grow together Connecting, in a special Relation “Love” would be an Understatement Its more of a Dedication For […]

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NO SUPRISE

The other day i decided i would try my hand at somemore poems…. I close my eyes And I see you Thinking about you Sitting in this cell And i smell you Reminissing Thats no suprise Tears falling down my cheek I cant take it I am missing […]

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POEM

WHATS A BLACK LIFE WORTH? IN AMERICA A BLACKS LIFES CURESED DEALING WITH THE TIPICAL STREO TYPE WHEN YOU SEE ME YOU TUCK YOUR PURSE, THAT ANT NOTHING KNEW, POLICE A BEAT MY ASS LIKE ANT NOTHING TO DO, WHO GONE HELP US? LOCK ME UP FOR 50 […]

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YOUR EYES :

It amazes me The way your eyes Open under mine I have never before Been allowed to look So deep within More amazing still The tranquility Found there I notice you blush Your timid smile Pulls me even deeper Drowning euphoric In the depths of you My breath […]

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BLURRED :

If I wait until tomorrow And I die tonight Will I miss much A killer shows love As he feeds the ants A mark upon my wall A line across your calander A toeprint in that of a heel A tearstain on a smiling photo Memories narcotic Dreamy-eyed […]

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Today

I can not live for tomorrow so I surrender Today to your friendship delight is these inner feelings that I have for you Today How can I express the depth of my feelings for our friendship in a day for I can’t see what tomorrow will bring The […]

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TONIGHT

Tonight I search the skies In hopes to find a star A promise made from afar To locate where you are A comfort zone when you are alone No other men will find They taste the fruits of paradise But fail to feed your mind Tonight I search […]

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THIS MAN ALONE :

Sorrow eloquent in my pen Hope Non existent. I haven’t given up on life Love Or tomorrow. I write only what I know Alone My life. Should I find love true Goodbye Quickly spoken. Justice won’t allow me Compassion Won’t either. I’ve heard no man an isle Yet […]

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NATURE’S DANCE :

Snow white feather dancing the breath of gentle summer sigh. Entranced I watch rhythems sculpted in flowing artistry. Forgetting for moments tears I’ve yet to shed and pain of dreams dying. So caught in the flow heart took the beat voices came in softened warble. Unmistakable nature’s song […]

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YOU CHOOSE:

Asperations, Hopes, Dreams, What do they surmount to- Without effort? Do you Retain the fortitude To procure such? Or does betrayal Turn you from love, Rejection allow Your flame to dim? The difference between Loneliness, And alone- Is naught but perception. The difference between Success, And failure- Simply […]

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Poem From Prison

i feasted on forevers and snacked on wins and shitted out failures- choked out batman and slapped up robin i’ve held fire*buildt casltes and tore down empires- i looked thru GODS eyes when he made mankind-had a sing off wit JAMES BROWN and went tap 4 tap wit […]

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PATIENT

I recently tried to post some Valentines Day poetry but i was too x-rated Apparently D.O.C doesnt like that kind of writing dont know why. 🙂 Since my previous attempt to send some poetrty was thwarted, I figured i would try again. Tonite though i sleep in solitude […]

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EMPTY HANDED:

I dreamt of holding you, of knowing you of loving you… I dreamt of freedom, my body my spirit… I dreamt of family, of those still living of those walked on… I dreamt of salvation, of damnation of not even caring… I dreamt eyes closed, eyes open eyes […]

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