Mill Field


Gen Despair


Despair -
When hope is snuffed out like a guttering candle.

Despair -
When hope is sadistically excised with surgical precision.

Despair -
When hope is torn from a half-living body in huge gobbets
By rapacious beaks and ravening teeth.

Despair -
When hope is annihilated.

Submitted: Thursday, May 24, 2007
Edited: Tuesday, March 01, 2011

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?

Comments about this poem (Gen Despair by Mill Field )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

Trending Poets

Trending Poems

  1. If, Rudyard Kipling
  2. Daffodils, William Wordsworth
  3. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  4. Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night, Dylan Thomas
  5. All the World's a Stage, William Shakespeare
  6. Our Precious Time, Jiya Jain
  7. An Epitaph on the Admirable Dramatic Poe.., John Milton
  8. Invictus, William Ernest Henley
  9. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda
  10. Nothing Gold Can Stay, Robert Frost

Poem of the Day

poet Alfred Edward Housman

The time you won your town the race
We chaired you through the market-place;
Man and boy stood cheering by,
And home we brought you shoulder-high.

...... Read complete »

   

Member Poem

New Poems

  1. The Warped Human Minds, rajendran muthiah
  2. Polished Nail, maria sudibyo
  3. Bromance In The Air, maria sudibyo
  4. Counting Days, maria sudibyo
  5. Rain in My Heart, maria sudibyo
  6. Atonement, maria sudibyo
  7. Paper Cut, maria sudibyo
  8. Unfinished Poem, maria sudibyo
  9. I Want A Foreigner Girl For Me, Bijay Kant Dubey
  10. Blackberries / Briars, Frank Avon
[Hata Bildir]