Treasure Island

Rachel Henley

(1st October 1994 / Wales)

The Burden Of Myself


I can only offer you a poets passion.
In the most dignified fashion.
Creative torment and lack of understanding from anyone.
Are two frequent attributes of mine.
No one can console me.
I am the burden of myself.
And the stranger of everybody else.

Submitted: Sunday, October 09, 2011
Edited: Monday, October 10, 2011

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  • Crimson Love (10/9/2011 4:29:00 PM)

    Poetry is sometimes only understood by the poet, but thats what matters the most, beautiful poem. :) (Report) Reply

  • Stefanie Fontker (10/9/2011 11:52:00 AM)

    The argument of a million, you present here. All poets are understood, at least for a brief moment, when their works are read. This is one of your best, your skill improves each day, my friend. (Report) Reply

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