Members Who Read Most Number Of Poems

Live Scores

Click here to see the rest of the list

(22 September / London)

What do you think this poem is about?

For Example: love, art, fashion, friendship and etc.

Bell's Palsy VI - The Years

Challenge met, or coward debt, the years
inter regrets, bets lost or won. Fame flamed
soon's watered down, crown tumbled, wild time tamed.
Abandonned aims, irrelevance, tapped tears
exchange youth's free spring for shoe-string trapped fears
with all but self unjustifiably blamed
through insecurity or shame self-shamed.
First wait, then weight, agenda filled soon clears,
slate empty, sleight of hand forgotten, biers
prepared as palsy claims both hale and maimed,
'to sleep perchance to dream', game unacclaimed,
today here, gone tomorrow, sorrow steers
triumph towards forgetfulness, ignored
are shallow minds, emotions deep outpoured.

Submitted: Thursday, October 03, 2013


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?

Poet's Notes about The Poem

(4 December 2007 revised 9 January 2009)

Comments about this poem (A Fire-Sided T.V. Chat By A Farsighted G E Chap by Jonathan ROBIN )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..
[Hata Bildir]