Dave Alan Walker

Bronze Star - 2,580 Points (Pudsey, Leeds)

A Sad Fact

In the hope
that the world will become
a better place
we carry on

In the hope
that we will be saved
we carry on

It's sad but it's true
we are waiting for nothing
because only we can save ourselves
and only we can make the world
a better place

It's sad
but it's true

Submitted: Wednesday, January 09, 2013

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  • Veteran Poet - 1,808 Points Smoky Hoss (6/15/2014 7:45:00 PM)

    It is so sad...but, true. Great poem Dave! (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 13,856 Points Roseann Shawiak (10/10/2013 3:40:00 PM)

    Yes, we can make the world better one person at a time, only after we have saved and made ourselves better. Very good poem. Thank you for sharing. RoseAnn (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 13 Points Nicholle Gibson (8/16/2013 5:04:00 AM)

    Written very well. With no self worth, gives no desire to muddle through times of despair, No sense of pride leaves little to hold a candle to, As a disease hopelessness will spread, the weak will fall through, the strong we survive. written by Nicholle Gibson. Isn't just a total lost when you see people out there that really make it seem like we are waiting for nothing? I like it (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,936 Points Ken E Hall (8/12/2013 6:47:00 AM)

    We are in a better place with thoughts like this poem...that is what poetry is for...a voice to make the world a better place..its true...regards (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 20 Points Kay Tee (8/3/2013 5:53:00 PM)

    Agreed. Unfortunately, it is so true. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Mohabeer Beeharry (7/28/2013 4:11:00 PM)

    So true. Truth garbed in such simple words. It's worth a try though. So uplifting. Let's have more like this..

    Mohabeer Beeharry (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 9,695 Points Heather Wilkins (7/22/2013 5:01:00 PM)

    we always look to the future with hope, without it there is no life. A good write Dave. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 8 Points Sj Holland (7/11/2013 7:17:00 AM)

    Motivation reigns in this inspiring verse. We can do a lot to help in our own little spaces and places in this world. I think some feel paralyzed because they can't do a lot, or the big things that they'd like to do, so they feel that it's useless for them to do anything. (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 7,536 Points Geetha Jayakumar (7/1/2013 6:35:00 AM)

    Beautiful thoughts.... Well written.. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 5 Points Markus Kwila Kitibo (2/1/2013 9:31:00 PM)

    Its high time the people start acting and not just hoping. we are the world! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Eric Cockrell (1/23/2013 2:44:00 PM)

    'only we can save ourselves'....
    you nailed it! (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 3,076 Points Valerie Dohren (1/20/2013 5:09:00 PM)

    It is indeed sad but true, it is all down to people to make the world a better place. Another good one from your pen Dave. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 27,319 Points Gajanan Mishra (1/20/2013 1:23:00 AM)

    Waiting for nothing and only we can make the world a better place. Very very good. And true. (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 3,685 Points Veeraiyah Subbulakshmi (1/14/2013 8:29:00 AM)

    when we have high hope, we may be sad, but people take it easy, when something is not that important! I agree with you that we have to save ourselves! Nice to read! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 55 Points Jahan Zeb (1/12/2013 6:01:00 AM)

    This idea looked easy but after I read your poem.

    Very well written...... Simple and meaningful. (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,060 Points Unwritten Soul (1/11/2013 9:07:00 AM)

    Yeah It is A Sad Fact, and yes Its True.........._Soul (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 36 Points Sandy Player (1/10/2013 5:51:00 PM)

    heavy implications in this poem. sad but true i guess (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Heather Wilson (1/10/2013 5:00:00 PM)

    Good write Dave, we can all hope but we need action as well. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 59 Points Rinku Tiwari (1/10/2013 6:03:00 AM)

    Great writer, you know how to use word in a poem to become a nice poem (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 415 Points Yasmeen Khan (1/10/2013 4:42:00 AM)

    It's true no doubt but we should sustain hope. (Report) Reply

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