Treasure Island

Nina Bej


Consequences


I wrote this awhile ago; it is dedicated to the victims of the Virginia Tech tragedy.

She sees all these pictures on the wall
She knows how easily they can fall
The glass will shatter as it hits the ground
silence to sound, silence to sound

She sees all these photos on her desk
Memories, silent, but picturesque
Their splintered frames will show what was at stake
all will break, all will break

Every story has a turning point,
Everyone has a breaking point,
Silence meant peace, and he never spoke;
silence broke, silence broke

Now—
She sees all the pages he never turned:
Romance, the fire that never burned;
Friends, entities he misunderstood:
A lost soul, epitome of what never could.
Hope, the glass that will shatter too soon.
Orange, maroon; orange, maroon.

Submitted: Thursday, October 23, 2008
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 (Consequences by Nina Bej )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. Teacher Yaser Nadeem Sari الاستاذ ياسر ن.., MOHAMMAD SKATI
  2. Teacher Yaser Nadeem Sari, MOHAMMAD SKATI
  3. How Are You Hittin' It?, Joe Hughes visit joehughes.o ..
  4. The Forsaken Tradition, ALEX OGOH
  5. The different images in life, MOHAMMAD SKATI
  6. India To Vow, Asit Kumar Sanyal
  7. A Touch of Fall, Rhonda Trull
  8. YEN, Gina Borrebach
  9. Geleefd, geliefd, verzonken, Madrason writer
  10. That coming Fall, MOHAMMAD SKATI

Poem of the Day

poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

When the hours of Day are numbered,
And the voices of the Night
Wake the better soul, that slumbered,
To a holy, calm delight;

Ere the evening lamps are lighted,
...... Read complete »

 

Modern Poem

 

Trending Poems

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

Trending Poets

[Hata Bildir]