Treasure Island

William Tell


Hope Unfound


From days I cannot count,
To years of growing grey.
When all my companions rout,
In this darkness I must stay.

To what end am I living
And drink life’s bitter tonic,
In this world so unforgiving?
In silence, cacophonic.

To see the world in black
and white, to find my love.
I have carried this heavy pack,
And thunder mocks me from above.

And in so living, I do avow
That I did not choose my pain
But search, here and now,
To escape from my darkening bane.

Submitted: Friday, March 07, 2014
Edited: Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

What do you think this poem is about?



Topic(s): hope

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 (Hope Unfound by William Tell )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. You Speak to Me, Lukie Pieterse
  2. I LOVED HER, Saturday Chikezie Promise
  3. Love Overpowers All, Saturday Chikezie Promise
  4. BY THE WATER TOWER., Terry Collett
  5. Every moment, Saturday Chikezie Promise
  6. Hurt and pain., Saturday Chikezie Promise
  7. Fragile, Saturday Chikezie Promise
  8. GAHZAL, ROCHISH MON
  9. Perfectly Loveable, Saturday Chikezie Promise
  10. Your 2 Blame, Saturday Chikezie Promise

Poem of the Day

poet Paul Laurence Dunbar

The mist has left the greening plain,
The dew-drops shine like fairy rain,
The coquette rose awakes again
Her lovely self adorning.

The Wind is hiding in the trees,
...... Read complete »

   

Trending Poems

  1. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  2. Daffodils, William Wordsworth
  3. The City Planners, Margaret Atwood
  4. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  5. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda
  6. If, Rudyard Kipling
  7. On His Blindness, John Milton
  8. Fire and Ice, Robert Frost
  9. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou
  10. Invictus, William Ernest Henley

Trending Poets

[Hata Bildir]