Melanie Walendowsky Baker


Despair Comes Knocking Poem by Melanie Walendowsky Baker


When despair comes knocking
There’s no one home
Gone out shopping
And not alone

Despair comes knocking
Every damn week
I try not to care
But he still leaves me weak

But despair comes knocking
Every single day
I keep shooing him off
And sending him away

Despair comes knocking
But what does he want?
Is he here to stay?
Or just here to taunt?

(Itajaí - 27 February,2009)

Submitted: Friday, February 27, 2009
Edited: Friday, February 27, 2009

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