Learn More

Kelly Zion

Rookie - 62 Points (11/27/1994)

It's Gonna Be Okay


Climbing a palm tree
with a coconut braid
hanging your life on the line
climbing the ladder of a moving train
watching your dreams pass by
hanging your life out in the rain
hoping your troubles will dry
holding your wife through a tidal wave
hearing your neighbors die
out of the rubble, out of the pain
you’ve got to keep trying.

Dropping the keys down a garbage disposal
having to climb inside
running from a tornado
hearing your babies cry
not knowing what the future holds
when all your hopes are tried
and everything that you’ve been told
is a goblet full of lies.
Oh, you have to learn to let it go,
let the wild turkeys fly
and in your soul you will know
it’s gonna be alright.

When it feels like you can’t trust,
like you’re being played
when the worlds at its worst
the dragon can’t be tamed
you can’t go on, but you must
your whole life’s at stake
when you’ve just had enough
of this horrid place
you’ve got to be tough
the seasons will change
the road might be rough,
but it’s gonna be okay.

Submitted: Monday, August 19, 2013
Edited: Tuesday, August 20, 2013

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 (It's Gonna Be Okay by Kelly Zion )

Enter the verification code :

  • Rookie - 664 Points Tiku . (8/19/2013 12:02:00 PM)

    Ok thanks the message is loud and clear.Keep smiling whatever comes in your way.Beautifully inked it touches the heart. (Report) Reply

Read all 2 comments »

Trending Poets

Trending Poems

  1. Daffodils, William Wordsworth
  2. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  3. The Saddest Poem, Pablo Neruda
  4. Fire and Ice, Robert Frost
  5. Home And Love, Robert William Service
  6. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  7. Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night, Dylan Thomas
  8. If, Rudyard Kipling
  9. A Life-Lesson, James Whitcomb Riley
  10. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda

Poem of the Day

poet James Whitcomb Riley

There! little girl; don't cry!
They have broken your doll, I know;
And your tea-set blue,
And your play-house, too,
Are things of the long ago;
...... Read complete »

   

New Poems

  1. Want Versus Need..., Frank James Ryan Jr...FjR
  2. Why we quarrel., Gangadharan nair Pulingat..
  3. Death in action., Gangadharan nair Pulingat..
  4. The River! The River!, Frank James Ryan Jr...FjR
  5. Of Respect To The Rose...(r), Frank James Ryan Jr...FjR
  6. They are selling me, Andytics mufc
  7. Of The Nurturing..., Frank James Ryan Jr...FjR
  8. CIX EL SYD {meop citsorca na}, Frank James Ryan Jr...FjR
  9. not Again, Never Again, Adebayo Caleb
  10. The Problem With Our World in 10 Words, .., Frank James Ryan Jr...FjR
[Hata Bildir]