Max Berry

United States

I'm an actor and dancer who tries to find some time to write in my crazy life. Performing grants me much of my inspiration.

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Max Berry (United States) published:

False Moon

PROMPT: Poetry and Spoken Word Competition 2017

His skin prickled
as the icy wind ran its fingers down his back
The sky was still .cloudless. stars like bullet holes

He remembered someone telling him once .that stars. were dead loved ones watching over us all

But despite his dead mother’s watchful eye, he lit another cigarette

Smoke penetrated the crisp aroma of night
And he let his shoulders sag. the chimney scent relaxed him

Some people. he thought. are frightened by the moonlight
Though to him the...

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almost 4 years ago

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Max Berry (United States) published:

False Moon

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His skin prickled
as the icy wind ran its fingers down his back
The sky was still. cloudless. stars looked like bullet holes

He remembered someone telling him once. that stars. were dead loved ones watching over us all

But despite his dead mother’s watchful eye, he lit another cigarette

Smoke penetrated the crisp aroma of night
And he let his shoulders sag. the chimney scent relaxed him

Some people. he thought. are frightened by the moonlight
Though to him...
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almost 4 years ago

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Max Berry (United States) published:

Sick

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I'm sick of the Universe
Or rather, I'm sick of trying
Trying to take every little thing,
A song on the radio, a beam of sunlight
And apply it to how I should live my life

How selfish do I have to be
To think everything the Universe the does
Is for my benefit?

Shouldn't I be saying
"No please Universe, skip me today
Go save that five-year-old with cancer"

But of course I don't

Of course I shout in...

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almost 4 years ago

Max Berry (United States) published:

A Poem in Dialogue

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[A bench. Boy and girl sit together.
This is not an easy conversation.
And then the girl speaks]
HEATHER: Say that again? I don’t think I understand.
[The boy looks into her eyes
And lovingly grabs her hand.]
CHRIS: Let’s not make this a sad goodbye.
[He leans in for a kiss.
The girl shrinks away. The boy confused.
There’s silence. And then:]
CHRIS: I have to go. I do. And you can not ask me why.
[The girl just...

almost 4 years ago

Max Berry (United States) started following dawky (United Kingdom)

about 4 years ago

Max Berry (United States) published:

A Poem in Dialogue

FREE WRITING

[A bench. Boy and girl sit together.
This is not an easy conversation.
And then the girl speaks]
HEATHER: Say that again? I don’t think I understand.
[The boy looks into her eyes
And lovingly grabs her hand.]
CHRIS: Let’s not make this a sad goodbye.
[He leans in for a kiss.
The girl shrinks away. The boy confused.
There’s silence. And then:]
CHRIS: I have to go. I do. And you can not ask me why.
[The girl just...
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about 4 years ago

Max Berry (United States) started following Ioana Georgiana (Romania)

about 4 years ago

Max Berry (United States) published:

Train of Thought

FREE WRITING

Words
Fire
Truck
Sky
Animal
Armadillo
Mouse Puppet
Worm
Train
Brain
Seuss
Squirrel
Rodent
Natural
Thought
Bird
Fly
Zipper
Cheeto
Banana
Gross
Butt
Turd
Immature
Brain
Repeat
Stupid
Long
End

 

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