Eden Sheffroth

(June 27th 1988 / Brantford, Ontario)

.....


I don't really have much to say anymore
The words are all long gone
My pains all played out, my poems a bore
Like the tune of an overplayed song

So men tried to hurt me, I'm not the only one
So the world wasn't as pretty as I wanted it to be
Nothing new, everyones been hurt some
Everyones felt in some small way what happened to me

So why do I continue to write?
No one wants to listen
Why do I still feel the urge to fight?
Whats the point of risking?

So I may die alone and never feel love
So I may not make a diffrence in the world
So I may not rise up, rise above..
Who cares, I'm not the first to grow old

Yet all around me are smiling faces
Gentle hugs and warm kisses
I have friends, family, hope a new place
I'll succeed just not in the way I expected

Submitted: Friday, January 25, 2008

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (..... by Eden Sheffroth )

Enter the verification code :

Read all 2 comments »

Top Poems

  1. Phenomenal Woman
    Maya Angelou
  2. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  3. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  4. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  5. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  6. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  7. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  8. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  9. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings
    Maya Angelou
  10. Invictus
    William Ernest Henley

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. A Desert Oasis, RoseAnn V. Shawiak
  2. I COUNT FROM ONE TO TWENTY EASILY, MOHAMMAD SKATI
  3. Velvet Moon, Lilly Emery
  4. Recognizing Tempos, RoseAnn V. Shawiak
  5. Sometimes an hour, Pradip Chattopadhyay
  6. Cold Night In Silence, Lilly Emery
  7. The Possession of Love (Section 8 of Thi.., rajendran muthiah
  8. A BROKEN DREAM حلم مئطوش - حلم مكسور, MOHAMMAD SKATI
  9. Valentine, mary douglas
  10. Remembering Her Worth, F. J. Thomas

Poem of the Day

poet Christina Georgina Rossetti

Where sunless rivers weep
Their waves into the deep,
She sleeps a charmed sleep:
Awake her not.
Led by a single star,
She came from very far
...... Read complete »

   

Member Poem

[Hata Bildir]