Vincent S Coster

Rookie - 32 Points (13th December 1976 / Dublin Ireland)

On Your Knees (For Miss L)


You had your dreams
Kept in a paper bag
The world was your oyster
Or so you used to think
But when it rained on you
It all disappeared
All fell away

And that is what has you on your knees today

Submitted: Wednesday, June 18, 2014
Edited: Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Topic of this poem: relationships

Form:


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?

Poet's Notes about The Poem

From his collection There Are Words (2009) , this poem was a challenge towards the poets ex-girlfriend who had stopped him from seeing his daughter for a number of years.
It is a highly bitter piece which sees him relishing the fact that their roles had reversed. She was no longer having it her way, and he was not above schadenfruede for having broken his heart in the first place.

Comments about this poem (On Your Knees (For Miss L) by Vincent S Coster )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

Trending Poets

Trending Poems

  1. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  2. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  3. Daffodils, William Wordsworth
  4. Invictus, William Ernest Henley
  5. Annabel Lee, Edgar Allan Poe
  6. O Captain! My Captain!, Walt Whitman
  7. Matilda Who told Lies, and was Burned to.., Hilaire Belloc
  8. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou
  9. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou
  10. A Red, Red Rose, Robert Burns

Poem of the Day

poet Hilaire Belloc

Matilda told such Dreadful Lies,
It made one Gasp and Stretch one's Eyes;
Her Aunt, who, from her Earliest Youth,
Had kept a Strict Regard for Truth,
Attempted to Believe Matilda:
...... Read complete »

   

Member Poem

New Poems

  1. Summer Nights, Deborah Ager
  2. The Old House, Paul Gerard Reed
  3. The role of Kama, Rm.Shanmugam Chettiar.
  4. I Dream of Her, Olufayo Ezekiel
  5. I realized why we get hurt, Tiyani Shadrack Manganya
  6. That fatal day to all, Rm.Shanmugam Chettiar.
  7. Love Note 10, Michael P. McParland
  8. Secularism in true sense, Rm.Shanmugam Chettiar.
  9. Mark o Connor's ballad of a man from sno.., Juwon Daniel
  10. you need to know: (, Manauwer Raza
[Hata Bildir]