Peter Daniel Phiri

Rookie - 1 Points (21/06/1989 / Kadoma)

Aids Caught Me By Surprise Poem by Peter Daniel Phiri


Your pain hides somewhere in my heart,
How can I pull you up,
when I'm falling down?
I'm poised to lose this fight,
But I shall win this war.

My streangth and focus was dedicated to fighting poverty,
But from my blind side,
Aids caught me by surprise and declared war.

Away goes my virginity to Aids.
Defeated and infected I now live.
Another victory yet again for HIV,
I infected her without knowing,
And now my heart rages like a violent storm from deep within.

But my weapon shall conquer,
My message is stronger.
I may die on my knees,
But on my feet,
I will give them the keys.

Open your eyes and see,
We joined hands like the sea.
Safe sex and abstinence will set us free.

Submitted: Saturday, July 28, 2012
Edited: Tuesday, October 02, 2012
Listen to this poem:

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

Form:


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 (Aids Caught Me By Surprise by Peter Daniel Phiri )

There is no comment submitted by members..

Famous Poems

  1. Phenomenal Woman
    Maya Angelou
  2. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  3. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  4. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  5. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  6. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  7. Caged Bird
    Maya Angelou
  8. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  9. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  10. A Dream Within A Dream
    Edgar Allan Poe
Trending Poets
Trending Poems
  1. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  2. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  3. A Dream Within A Dream, Edgar Allan Poe
  4. Dreams, Langston Hughes
  5. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda
  6. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou
  7. Annabel Lee, Edgar Allan Poe
  8. If, Rudyard Kipling
  9. Invictus, William Ernest Henley
  10. The Pig, Roald Dahl
[Hata Bildir]