Treasure Island

Marvin Brato Sr

(March 2,1960 / Davao City, Philippines)

Reasons I am Sad


Unable to see people smile back because I can not give a smile.
nobody ever cheers me because I do not know to cheer anyone.
can not receive an appreciation because I do not like to give any.
often being rediculed by others because I always redicule them.
no one helps in my failures because I do not bother to extend one.
trouble always gets in me because I often cause troubles to others.
emptiness fills my heart because I do not intent to become happy.
none becomes my best friend because I do not stand by them at all.
the people are ungratefull to me because I do not learn to be gratefull.
everyone seems rude to me because I myself acts rude to anyone.
day after day I find nobody cares for me because I do not care either.

Submitted: Monday, March 12, 2007
Edited: Tuesday, February 01, 2011
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  • Just-another- Poet (3/12/2007 7:03:00 AM)

    is this is about your life

    i am truly sorry for you... empathy plays an inportant part of life. I know cause I used to be like this poem... but now I feel... that is what you need to allow yourself to do. it makes all the difference in the world (Report) Reply

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