Thomas Viruvelil

(17.05.71 / Cochin, Kerala state, India)

Hoping for hope


Do I want to live?
To live I need hopes
Do I have hopes?
No.
Then why I do not die?
Is that so simple like buying
something?
Just go to a shop and say
I want to die
Pay the money wait for my turn
as there is bound to be
a waiting list
to die.

Then all that I can do
is to pray for hopes.
To make me alive
Living day after day
hoping for hopes
and suffer day after day
hoping for hopes.

Submitted: Saturday, January 07, 2006

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  • Amy (9/13/2008 6:04:00 AM)

    Such a unique poem- we all hope for hopes in this way. Great write and keep smiling :) (Report) Reply

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