Mark Normand


Helpless


So tender a flower, as the wind
blows against her.
The darkness of this world pulls
her down as she cries.
I stand here so helpless while this
day leaves me empty.
As life fades away and death closes
her eyes.

Submitted: Friday, August 31, 2012

Do you like this poem?
1 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 (Helpless by Mark Normand )

Enter the verification code :

  • Rookie - 343 Points Chris Zachariou (8/17/2014 7:17:00 AM)

    Simple words sometimes express the deepest feelings so much better than any complex forms. I was moved by the sadness. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 182 Points Karen Sinclair (9/3/2012 4:37:00 PM)

    Exceptional in its purity and wording... i truly adore this oh so compassionate piece... i read your personal write and this goes against what i was expecting, it is gentle and just lovely...tyvm karen (Report) Reply

Read all 3 comments »

Trending Poets

Trending Poems

  1. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  2. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda
  3. If, Rudyard Kipling
  4. Daffodils, William Wordsworth
  5. Fire and Ice, Robert Frost
  6. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening, Robert Frost
  7. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  8. Invictus, William Ernest Henley
  9. The Saddest Poem, Pablo Neruda
  10. The Cremation Of Sam McGee, Robert William Service

Poem of the Day

poet Sarah Flower Adams

O Love! thou makest all things even
In earth or heaven;
Finding thy way through prison-bars
Up to the stars;
Or, true to the Almighty plan,
That out of dust created man,
...... Read complete »

   

New Poems

  1. Lost, Paul Sebastian
  2. Farewell 2014, Paul Sebastian
  3. The Right Religion, Kevin Forbes
  4. Miles away, hannah wilbert
  5. (8) जिख्लाबसे लाइजाम: 'रैसुमै'नो, Ronjoy Brahma
  6. A life unexamined, Robert Plese
  7. Dying, Dipankar Chakraborty
  8. Quotation # 5, saint cynosure ( Ken Bennigh ..
  9. Control, Robert Plese
  10. Time is your worst enemy, Leong Ming Loong
[Hata Bildir]