omicron7889

Hong Kong

Always sleep-deprived
Craving spicy barbecue chips
I like rhymes and pizza
Boomshakalakah

Also I hope you're having a good day :)

Message to Readers

quote me 'I need a message, to make the people of wtw know that..I'm not crying.'
I need to make a series of poems called 'random stuff I write before I sleep' because this would definitely be part of it

Waterworks

December 17, 2018

FREE WRITING

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The curved cement barrier
As firm as it stands
With human ants scurrying
Left and
Right and
Up and
Down


Everywhere


A deep groan as the turbines start to churn
More frantic running
More buttons pressed
As the dam comes alive again

The stagnant still-clear water
Pushes
Pushes
Pushes  


The first cracks start to show


More ants, more scurrying
More maddening, mindless hurrying

The stone facade is old
The iron support weak
The commander of the site is at
a loss

Because the pressure behind is building
Steady
Steady
It is

The fissures visible now
He picks up the phone
Speed dial number two
He gives an order to his right hand man

A phone picked up
A head nods once
The decision’s made
The dam--evacuated

The operator pulls the final lever
And there is a gasp of surprise
From the denied relief deep inside
As the first tear trickles down your cheeks

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18 Comments
  • omicron7889

    WATER BOAT we call it a draw


    over 2 years ago
  • nezi_nes

    No I am here to SEAS the day and asSAIL you with mOAR puns ok bye


    over 2 years ago
  • omicron7889

    Oh do you TAP out?


    over 2 years ago
  • nezi_nes

    WASH yourself cause you are aBOAT to drown in them skillz


    over 2 years ago
  • omicron7889

    Oar is it just my superior puns skills com-brine-d with my awesomeness making you delusional?


    over 2 years ago
  • nezi_nes

    I see you WAVEing from an island called "scrub", maybe you just don't SEA the reality?


    over 2 years ago
  • omicron7889

    Buoy, I think might you have to pond-er that question carefully. The only punlord here whale be me.


    over 2 years ago
  • nezi_nes

    Does this mean I have CEMENTed my position as punlord? If so, tur-bye


    over 2 years ago
  • omicron7889

    my inability to find a pun for this has left me TIDE up


    over 2 years ago
  • nezi_nes

    Sorry I can't hear pour the life of me could you please repeat


    over 2 years ago
  • omicron7889

    H2Ohnoyoudon't


    over 2 years ago
  • nezi_nes

    Water you guys doing down here


    over 2 years ago
  • omicron7889

    you can never purge the puns. we will be here. always. forever.


    over 2 years ago
  • aggressivebackflip

    BLASPHEMY. PURGE THE PUNS


    over 2 years ago
  • omicron7889

    maybe they do. i think they'd make DAM good ones too


    over 2 years ago
  • aggressivebackflip

    maybe hydroelectric power stations make good birthday presents


    over 2 years ago
  • omicron7889

    Sorry sir, no clue


    almost 3 years ago
  • nezi_nes

    Kowalski, analysis


    almost 3 years ago