Learn More

Matthias Pantaleon

Rookie - 279 Points (August 24,1984 / Oronija Island, Nigeria)

A Weak Generation


We have been besiege
by an herb of nomads
They punched us in the face
and draw the first blood

They have taken over our feelings
For we do not know what to feel
How to cry, nor what to fear
And certainly; when to fight

We quarrel among ourselves
Draw sword for the sons of our father
While the enemy cheers at us
And empty and our barn

We are the enemy
We are at each other's throat
While the nomad lay with our sisters
And drink our milk

Submitted: Saturday, February 23, 2013
Edited: Thursday, June 05, 2014

Topic of this poem: sad


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 (A Weak Generation by Matthias Pantaleon )

Enter the verification code :

Read all 2 comments »

Trending Poets

Trending Poems

  1. If, Rudyard Kipling
  2. I Am the Only Being Whose Doom, Emily Jane Brontë
  3. Dreams, Langston Hughes
  4. Invictus, William Ernest Henley
  5. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda
  6. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening, Robert Frost
  7. A Smile To Remember, Charles Bukowski
  8. And Death Shall Have No Dominion, Dylan Thomas
  9. Alone, Maya Angelou
  10. Daffodils, William Wordsworth

Poem of the Day

poet Emily Jane Brontë

I am the only being whose doom
No tongue would ask no eye would mourn
I never caused a thought of gloom
A smile of joy since I was born

In secret pleasure - secret tears
...... Read complete »

   

New Poems

  1. On Respecting A Rose..., Frank James Ryan Jr...FjR
  2. A Grandfather's Story, Leong Ming Loong
  3. Behind The Eyes of Amedeo Modigliani {La.., Frank James Ryan Jr...FjR
  4. The Bishop & The Crucifer {Prose}...(r), Frank James Ryan Jr...FjR
  5. Passionate Love, Suresh Dogra
  6. Let's Tie The Knot, Muhammad Farhan Ahmed
  7. Expression ecrite, Atef Ayadi
  8. Give Thanks, Charles Jagongo
  9. Bones, Casey Renee Kiser
  10. WE WERE ONCE, Jon Alan
[Hata Bildir]