I am a poet who has both been published and self published. All work on this blog is all copyright Alex Ness. While I make very little money from my work I am technically a professional. Measuring by the hours I've written I am professional. My goal is to share my work with as many people that can read it, as far as the internet may reach with it. I hope if you are moved you will share this blog with others, and perhaps buy my books.

Whatever the result, thank you for viewing this blog. I cannot express how greatly I appreciate the many people, from many places upon the earth, who have visited.

I bid you peace.

Je ne regrette pas la douleur, car il m'a fait plus forte

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Thursday, April 21, 2016

Not like me

I heard his voice
As the master's whip
Lashed my neck
My body convulsed
Without a choice
I couldn't ignore the effect
So long as I had a pulse
I'd resist
Would not fall
T'was my quest
My children would be
Unlike me
I am a slave
But they'll be free
Even if I die
Especially if I die