Kaila George

Rookie - 473 Points (20 October 1962 / New Zealand)

You Know Whats Sad


You know what's sad
When the system
Runs amuck

You know what's sad
When the governments
Says enough

You know what's sad
When the world
Ignores your prayers

You know what's sad
When a child
Loses their innocence
Through a hurtful
Thoughtless jerk

You know what's sad
When men
Can never be free
In there own wife's company

You know what's sad
When a mother
Loses her child

You know what's sad
When one you love
Can no longer breathe

You know what's sad
When a hungry child
Lives in poverty

You know what's sad
When no one care's
And they kill all your dreams

You know what's sad
When silence
Is your only friend

But despite all that
We all must live
With love, and respect
In harmony
Isn't that what's life suppose to be

Submitted: Tuesday, July 03, 2012

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

Makes you think dont it?

Comments about this poem (You Know Whats Sad by Kaila George )

Enter the verification code :

  • Rookie Theo Williams (7/3/2012 12:29:00 AM)

    Very good poem Kalia! All of these are very sad and it engaged me emotionally. I like the childless innocence cause that is so sad and how silence is your only friend sooo good! Thanks for the lovely read :)

    Your friend,


    Williams, T. (Report) Reply

Read all 2 comments »

Trending Poets

Trending Poems

  1. If, Rudyard Kipling
  2. Daffodils, William Wordsworth
  3. Christmas Trees, Robert Frost
  4. A Visit from St. Nicholas, Clement Clarke Moore
  5. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda
  6. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  7. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  8. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou
  9. Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night, Dylan Thomas
  10. Talking Turkeys!, Benjamin Zephaniah

Poem of the Day

poet Richard Lovelace

Tell me not (Sweet) I am unkind,
That from the nunnery
Of thy chaste breast and quiet mind
To war and arms I fly.

True, a new mistress now I chase,
...... Read complete »

   

New Poems

  1. Marching On, Edward Kofi Louis
  2. Rum, crumbs!, Edward Kofi Louis
  3. To Point It Out To You, Edward Kofi Louis
  4. elephant selfie, lee fones
  5. You Are Very Beautiful II, Edward Kofi Louis
  6. Winter and Christmas, Rimni chakravarty
  7. - Μουγγό σκυλί (Greek poem), Giorgio A. V.
  8. Say You Are One of Them, Aysha Ananse
  9. Astonished, Edward Kofi Louis
  10. I Love It So, Edward Kofi Louis
[Hata Bildir]