Learn More

yewande adedokun

Rookie - 30 Points (19th may 1990 / owo, ondo state)

All Broken


The sun shatters the window pane
They say it is the heat from the rays of the sun
Hey! admit to it, it is broken

The flower blossomed and before it could make me smile, it withers
Its rustle in my hands feels like bare earth
They say it is the global warming, that it is that time of the year
Yet it leaves me broken

The plight of motherhood she faces alone
Yet she hears them say she is weak
A man does the same, they say he is strong
Ain't we all broken?

The child has no one, I told her she is broken
She said she has always had it broken and wouldn't know if she wants it fixed.
Who will tell her she is broken?

The moon is the second choice I have to lite my path
Coming second I ask her if that gets her broken.
My hands unstable as I scribe whether it is wrong to write about all that is broken

My deepest fear gets the most of me If I do not admit to being broken
Don't we all have our reasons for being broken?
Too many shadows in my room and corners in my mind
The silence becoming so deafening
The noise brings the peace ever since it all got broken.

Submitted: Wednesday, August 14, 2013
Edited: Monday, August 26, 2013
Listen to this poem:

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 (All Broken by yewande adedokun )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

Trending Poets

Trending Poems

  1. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  2. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening, Robert Frost
  3. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  4. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou
  5. Sonnet II: My Heart Was Slain, Michael Drayton
  6. Fire and Ice, Robert Frost
  7. A Dream Within A Dream, Edgar Allan Poe
  8. I Am the Only Being Whose Doom, Emily Jane Brontë
  9. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda
  10. Ozymandias, Percy Bysshe Shelley

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. Once More, Ahmad Husain
  2. The Cry Of The Shadow, Bazi alis Subrata Ray
  3. He Knows No Hospital Gate, Mohamedkhadar Yussuf
  4. I LOST YOU, Sharen Suren
  5. the pleasure of old age, oskar hansen
  6. Reading Elizabeth Bishop's Poem 'One Art', Merton Lee
  7. Iron Road poem, As Fates Convolve, Sambanath Denis
  8. BEYOND DEATH, Michael P. Johnson
  9. Limerick-74, DEEPAK KUMAR PATTANAYAK
  10. Paul Butters Clerihew One, Paul Butters
[Hata Bildir]