...and at last Tired Failed I surrender myself to sleep To find peace That I do not find, anywhere, in this physical world For The delightment that brings only the Imaginary world of my dreams.. I sleep I dream For those moments I forget all my sins, all the thoughts that are bothering me I… Continue reading Guilt-Ridden


Perfect by Maia Mayor

The Upper Bunk Kid


Now, to all those expecting this is a book review, sorry to disappoint, but this slam poetry deserves its own post.

I’ve gotten into slam poetry after reading Slammedby Coleen Hoover. It re-introduced me to the beautiful word of poetry and I’ve been a follower ever since. It introduced me to poets like Olivia Gatwood, Neil Hilborn, Sandra Benaim, Maia Mayor, and many talented others.

However, across the poems I have viewed so far, Perfect by Maia Mayor resonated with me the most. The first time I heard it, I could not unheard it and I needed it to be replayed again and again so badly. That is how bad it hit home. It’s like Maia is describing my entire existence in under four minutes.

Let’s take a look at the verses. Here is also a link to the poem: PERFECT by MAIA MAYOR

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