Treasure Island

Andrew Peterkin

(Toronto, Ontario)

Putting My Enemy to Sleep


I wrote you this lullaby.
As I put you to sleep.
To sleep is death.
So I will lay you down.
For you try to rise,
but with these words,
I will cut you off.
Completely annihilate you.
You will not hold me in chains.
For I am born free!
It will take time but be patient.
As you,
yourself,
perish.
For you will sleep.
For you will die.
To no longer rise in your sweet bliss.
And my painful agony.
My sorrow.
I will rise above you.
For in you,
is no good found.
But good is found in me,
Through Him.
For this is my lullaby to you.

Submitted: Monday, May 27, 2013
Edited: Thursday, September 05, 2013
Listen to this poem:

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

What do you think this poem is about?



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 (Putting My Enemy to Sleep by Andrew Peterkin )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. Fun never runs out!, PARTHA SARATHI PAUL
  2. The Passing Winds, Tex T Sarnie
  3. Too Few Words, Tex T Sarnie
  4. Wake up!, Md. Asadullah
  5. viper kiss, aaron jimenez
  6. बहाना/ Bahaanaa, Aftab Alam
  7. a dream, jaquesha webb
  8. I Go Far to Fetch the Truth, with Hope, Aftab Alam
  9. One a.m., Susan Lacovara
  10. The War Against Lopping, douglas scotney

Poem of the Day

poet Sir Walter Raleigh

EVEN such is Time, that takes in trust
Our youth, our joys, our all we have,
And pays us but with earth and dust;
   Who in the dark and silent grave,
...... Read complete »

   

Member Poem

Trending Poems

  1. 04 Tongues Made Of Glass, Shaun Shane
  2. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  3. Daffodils, William Wordsworth
  4. The Conclusion, Sir Walter Raleigh
  5. If, Rudyard Kipling
  6. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou
  7. Dreams, Langston Hughes
  8. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  9. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou
  10. Invictus, William Ernest Henley

Trending Poets

[Hata Bildir]