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Wet Dreams. by Terry Collett - [67 words]
Towards Eternity by Shruti Chandra Gupta This is a poem about the soul and the body, and the conflict between them. [98 words]
Then Suddenly. by Terry Collett - [109 words]
The Web by Chloe L Batey It's a cross between lyrics and poetry, about being tangled in life and it's problems. it's basically a... [172 words]
The Theory Of Knowledge According To A Woman Named Righteous by Piper Davenport A woman is hearbroken over her decaying hometown. [224 words]
The Telephone Girl. by Terry Collett - [91 words]
The Sidewalk by Piper Davenport A woman sees her neighborhood for how it really is. [396 words]
The Screaming, The Anger, The Hurt And The Pain by Jasmine P Batey hope you enjoy and please comment -- not one of my best [108 words]
The Push And Fall. by Terry Collett - [98 words]
The Only Casualty by Jasmine P Batey a small poem I wrote this morning -- haven't completed one about a smile yet but working on i... [59 words]
That Kind Of Friend. by Terry Collett - [88 words]
Summer Love by L Chapman - [23 words]
Something More by Veronica Habib - [73 words]
Snap Shot. by Terry Collett - [104 words]
Sestina!The Look! by Piper Davenport A woman walking in an inner-city neighborhood after a rainstorm questions the disconnection s... [306 words]
Postcard by Terry Collett - [130 words]
One Of These Days by Jasmine P Batey I was dared to write a poem about a smile, I doubt that this is what she had in mind, but it ... [86 words]
Office Promotion. by Terry Collett - [129 words]
Numb by Jasmine P Batey To a certain someone, you really hurt me. [43 words]
Nuit Et Jour. by Terry Collett - [63 words]
Nothings Wrong by Jasmine P Batey an inside view of me [13 words]
Not Herself. by Terry Collett - [160 words]
Like Her Mother by Terry Collett - [60 words]
L'amour Est Mort. by Terry Collett - [105 words]
Its Not Fair by Tamsin Butler How I feel. [20 words]
Is It Worth Being Alone? by Jasmine P Batey Again, a sneak peak into my Life [89 words]
I Don't Think You Know How Much You Hurt Me by Chloe L Batey Went through a stage where my father and I came to blows on every l... [100 words]
I Am Alone by Chloe L Batey About being alone [92 words]
Happier Being Me by Chloe L Batey About wanting to be somebody else [29 words]
God, If You're Up There... by Jasmine P Batey My prayer [39 words]
French Lessons. by Terry Collett - [92 words]
For Farrah (Fawcett) by Lamar Cole - [105 words]
Fire Fright by T J Rintoull Read the poem please. [172 words]
Finding A Poem by Piper Davenport Writing poetry is the one of the most challenging venues of a young writer's career. Mastering t... [13 words]
Didn't I Say So. by Terry Collett - [95 words]
Apricot Sensation. by Terry Collett - [90 words]
Ain't You Heard? by Piper Davenport A self-reflecting poem. [13 words]
You're There by Izabela Baranowska Friendship [43 words]
Truth Unseen by Luis Felipe Moura This is something I wrote when I was sad to realize people often think the worst of you. [196 words]
Time To Apologize by Mimi this is a poem i wrote about saying i'm sorry for things. it's kind of short... [45 words]
This World I Wake To by Kira Carlee Consciousness on sunday morning [37 words]
The Dead Are Here. by Terry Collett - [155 words]
The Children Come Still. by Terry Collett - [63 words]
The 1 by Shemekia T Sunshine Jackson - [215 words]
Sex & Phone Calls. by Terry Collett - [98 words]
Sex Letters. by Terry Collett - [102 words]
Ryan & Marilyn. by Terry Collett - [67 words]
Return To Sender by Shemekia T Sunshine Jackson A LOVE FROM THE PAST [129 words]
Peter's Prayer. by Terry Collett - [83 words]
Pandemonium At The Asylum. by Terry Collett - [99 words]
Mother & Dead Child. by Terry Collett - [62 words]
Morning In Detroit by Piper Davenport The beauty of Detroit on a weekend morning. [354 words]
Memory Of Thighs. by Terry Collett - [69 words]
Mary, Ex-Queen Of Scots by Abracadabra About the story of Mary I of Scotland, commonly known as Mary Queen of Scots,who was ex... [645 words]
Just For Laughs. by Terry Collett - [69 words]
Jarred Lopez by Mimi this is about my ex, who you probably guessed is named Jarred Lopez [85 words]
Is It Real? by Mimi this I wrote one day in my english class [75 words]
Inside His Head by Susan Rippe - [93 words]
Goodbye Michael by Lamar Cole - [91 words]
Finger Licking Girl. by Terry Collett - [94 words]
Fay's First Kiss. by Terry Collett - [78 words]
Eva Distracted. by Terry Collett - [62 words]
Day After Hour by Terry Collett - [121 words]
Dark Sin by Terry Collett - [119 words]
Christina Copulates. by Terry Collett - [87 words]
By Him Forsaken. by Terry Collett - [146 words]
Basking In The Ambiance by Ian Tronco - [40 words]
All Days. by Terry Collett - [73 words]
What Happened To Those Days? by Pius N Mburu This girl used to call me and we'd talk for hours but that seems to have come to a... [221 words]
The Title Is Unfinished by C Simnitt - [154 words]
The Title Is The Rose by C Simnitt - [74 words]
The Title Is Red by C Simnitt - [132 words]
The Title Is Gone by C Simnitt - [132 words]
The Title Is Alone by C Simnitt - [165 words]
The Title Is A Bit by C Simnitt - [46 words]
The Sex Was Better. by Terry Collett - [186 words]
Sometimes It Was. by Terry Collett - [148 words]
She Smiled. by Terry Collett - [75 words]
Not The Player. by Terry Collett - [86 words]
Not His Usual Kind. by Terry Collett - [137 words]
Max& The Coke Girl. by Terry Collett - [174 words]
Esterka's Photograph. by Terry Collett - [93 words]
City Birds by Dream Rinsed a song about daytrippin'. (smoothfolksyjazz) [38 words]
Chemical Love by Mike Piotrowski Artificially induced feelings of love... hope you guys like it... [65 words]
Bronwen Was Loved. by Terry Collett - [135 words]
Asylum Of Sexlessness. by Terry Collett - [280 words]
As Time Grows Closer by Hannah Gianotti - [70 words]
What Saved Me by Katherine Smith Barry, my love, this is for you. [499 words]
Wedding Photograph. by Terry Collett - [175 words]
Vanquished Dreams by C Simnitt - [107 words]
The Title Is Why by C Simnitt - [116 words]
Taking Time by Jina Kaye - [367 words]
Sound And Sacrafice by Alberto Pupo to the victor goes.. the spoils [87 words]
Solidity Is Not Here by Madeline Maddy Marie Keene A poem about being yourself and that the worldy things such as physical beauty and status ... [202 words]
Seeker Of My Troubles by Katherine Smith - [157 words]
Saturday Night Dilemma by Colin Baker Saturday nights out are not what they used to be. [92 words]
On The Ledge by Katherine Smith - [192 words]
Losing Baby. by Terry Collett - [104 words]
Hysterical Madness
Hell's Forgotten Cry by Katherine Smith - [125 words]
From A Bus. by Terry Collett A woman touring abroad on a bus sees a small child who seemed chain to a gate but all she can do is... [99 words]
Easy Looking Back. by Terry Collett - [134 words]
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Books & Photographs. by Terry Collett - [148 words]
And So It Goes....... by Alberto Pupo going........ [56 words]
All She Wanted. by Terry Collett - [162 words]

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TITLE (EDIT)
Hysterical Madness
DESCRIPTION
It is crazy what happens when you walk through these streets...
[602 words]
TITLE KEYWORD
Drama
AUTHOR
Jina Kaye
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
I am an artist living in NYC...most of my writing is for performance/spoken word, so keep that in mind as you read my work.
[April 2009]
AUTHOR'S E-MAIL ADDRESS
JinaKaye@live.com
AUTHOR'S OTHER TITLES (32)
Caged Fences (Poetry) How I feel sometimes... [161 words]
Chocolate Fantasy (Poetry) Female response to Midnight Satin... [173 words] [Romance]
Congratulation Night (Poetry) My feelings on the day after President Obama's historical election... [111 words]
Creating Love To Make Love (Poetry) - [276 words] [Romance]
Games 1 (Poetry) Back & Forth Dialogue between He and She [78 words]
Games 2 (Poetry) Dialogue between another He & She! [66 words]
Games 3 (Poetry) A bit more dialogue between "He" and "She." It's quite telling... [62 words]
Happy Holidays (Poetry) I was feeling a bit sad over the holidays last year, then I saw the news...made me feel worse. [95 words]
Help--Emergency (Poetry) A mix of The Beatles & A Different World, but still unique... [234 words]
Imani (Poetry) Just a quick little poem about faith. [68 words] [Spiritual]
Midnight Satin (Poetry) I wrote this poem from a man's point of view. I was daydreaming about a story idea and this popped right into my head. [372 words] [Romance]
Missing You...To Chris (Poetry) A poem about my first love and how I lost him...had to rewrite this one several times. [299 words] [Drama]
Mood Swings (Poetry) - [77 words]
No She Didn't (Poetry) Well, the piece speaks for itself... [180 words]
Observations (Poetry) - [273 words]
Passing Life (Poetry) Just a little something I wrote last year when I was feeling a bit sad... [164 words]
Planned Lifehood (Poetry) Oh, if we could only choose the life we want to lead... [231 words]
Rain On Me (Poetry) - [150 words]
Rant 1 (Poetry) Just some poetic ranting... [427 words]
Smack-U 1 (Poetry) Haiku...but, with flava... [19 words]
Smack-U 2 (Poetry) Another one... [20 words]
Smack-U 3 (Poetry) Well, one more [24 words]
Smack-U 4 (Poetry) Last one...I think! [24 words]
Soul Mate...Let Me Be Your Man (Poetry) Response to Chocolate Fantasy... (must read Midnight Satin and Chocolate Fantasy prior to reading Soul Mate...) [528 words] [Romance]
Taking Time (Poetry) - [367 words] [Erotic]
That Word (Uncut) (Poetry) This is why you should never meet an Angry Black Woman...please, do not get offended. This is what runs through my mind for 3 seconds after I hear that word... [464 words]
The Other Day (Poetry) Well, I was taking a stroll the other day... [169 words]
Violated (Poetry) - [217 words]
Walking Across The Triborough Bridge (Poetry) I do this sometimes when I need to think, or when I need peace of mind... [232 words]
Watch Ur Back (Poetry) A little something I made up on the quick... [45 words]
With Those Eyes (Poetry) I hate being followed and watched by people who judge me solely based on the color of my skin...this is my story! [91 words]
You Feelin' Me (Poetry) - [170 words]
Hysterical Madness
Jina Kaye

I am going crazy,
  out of my mind
always being this person...this
ENTITY
that always does the right thing...

Oh, you are such a good girl,
they say,
So sweet and kind...

Sometimes, I just want to be a
BITCH!

And not in the way you think...
sure, I get my moods every once in a while,
but I look at these chicks walking in my hood
like life owes them something and they don't give a shit...

Yeah, I wanna be THAT bitch.

See, 'cause I'm that hardworking Sistah that gets paid every OTHER week from pulling a 9 to 5, with no man, not a single potential in sight, with a bunch of girlfriends going through the same crap. I go to church, I volunteer, I pay my bills on time...I AM a good person. So what the fuck...

These hood chicks get to roll around with every Raheem, Shaheed, Juanita and Dick, popping out kids every year, taking MY tax dollars to pay for their 8, 9, 100 hundred kids (and fuck that Octo-Mom bitch...she's a hood chick, too), while they getting bills from their babies' daddies, getting them new kicks and Dereon jeans (like an 8 year old girl is supposed to be wearing some Beyonce knockoffs)--please.

Let the FEDS pay for my housing, because in NYC, I can barely afford to pay my rent, let alone food and entertainment. Let me run these streets like I'm the Queen B--that would be L'il Kim. not Blair Waldorf, honey--and work those numbers, pimp these chicks--Hell, I'd be a damn good pimp. I'd switch up the game and start pimping these pretty ass street dudes hangin' on the corna. They ain't got nothing else better to do than, no way, so let me pretty them up and take their asses right to Jersey where them rich Negroes live and let them have a ball...I'd charge a G for each nigga (and I will be bringing at least 10 of them). Those boys are built better than any Chip & Dale looking dudes, any day! Those rangers can't rescue my ass...I need them street!

See, I switch to the vernacular quick, right?!

Hysterical Madness...that's what I'm feeling and seeing and watching and hearing and smelling and tasting when I walk through these streets of NYC...of BK.

Hysterical Madness is when you are living out on the streets because you've already been from shelter to shelter...jumping from Broadway House to Ward's Island, only to go back to BRC and THEN had to take the Next Step...

Hysterical Madness is when you just got laid off your $50,000 a year job because you were the middle man and you had to swallow your pride and work, part-time, at a Barnes & Noble. Hell, hadn't worked there since college...

Hysterical Madness is when you see children playing in the streets while their Mama is shooting up and Daddy is shooting someone in the head...Sista be fucking some dude on the side of the building while Brotha is selling some crack to fiends from the other project...

Hysterical Madness is when your friends get shipped off to another country, fighting a senseless, ceaseless war all for the sake of a mighty dollar bill...and they die in "friendly" fire--felt they were getting too friendly with the truth...

Hysterical Madness is like Marching to the Madness of a drummer who does not even know how to work those drunsticks, like LeBron James facing off with Kobe...like Kobe facing off with Jordan...like Jordan facing off with himself in a cartoon because someone was doped up and feeling good when that idea strolled along...like Aretha trying to out sing James Brown...like...life...

Life IS hysterical madness...so, are you showing up or strapping down?

 

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COPYRIGHT NOTICE
© 2009 Jina Kaye
STORYMANIA PUBLICATION DATE
May 2009
NUMBER OF TIMES TITLE VIEWED
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