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Kaio Clark

I am Man

I am the hater of hate
Despite my views on love
I am the killer of death
Despite what I've done
I am the king of kings
Despite my pheasant status
I am the tyrant of dictators
Despite my weaknesses
I am the evolution of human
Despite I'm here for revelations
I am the royal of the poor
Despite the shack I live in
I'm am the winner of winning
Despite all the times I lost
I am the Man of the Hour
Despite my 80 years left.
I am what I am
I am Man

Submitted: Wednesday, August 10, 2011
Edited: Sunday, August 14, 2011

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  • Rookie isabella Francis (4/9/2012 8:42:00 AM)

    There's a saying in my language Hindi. It goes like this mann k hare har hai, mann ke jeete jeet (Mann here is your heart) It means that if in ones heart one thinks that he's won it is so and if in ones heart one thinks that he's lost it is so. This poem is so apt for this saying. It's amazing. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Dylan Dowrick (12/17/2011 6:13:00 PM)

    It's beautiful how your contradicting statements lead to very understandable paradoxes. Sorry if that didn't make too much sense, but neither does life, and that is what makes your poem, 'I am Man' so awesome. (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 1,391 Points Kevin Patrick (10/25/2011 5:49:00 PM)

    Kaio this one is a 10 for 10, as Sam said the use of contridictions was great and emphasis the turmoil inside of you as two different agents was good. My favourite is
    I am the royal of the poor
    Despite the shack I live in

    good duality (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Sam Aleks (10/17/2011 10:17:00 PM)

    I like the use of contradictions, it says a lot about the complexity of man and his possibilities. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Stefanie Fontker (9/11/2011 8:33:00 PM)

    'Despite my pheasant status.' This is a moving line, and a very beautiful one. Another great poem. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 150 Points Patti Masterman (9/1/2011 9:00:00 PM)

    I like this. It has a freshness. When I write, I like to pretend the audience has just been bored to death and is about to turn the (web) page; what can I say that they haven't heard a hundred times, what is new and original and creative, how do I keep them on the same page with me? Good job here, I say. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Jim Troy (8/31/2011 7:03:00 AM)

    Kaio, there is no doubt about it you are a poet... Thanks for the honor of asking
    me to read... You are very good... I really like this poem.... It really stands
    strong and tells us that a man my not be perfect, but by God he's a man...saying
    a lot... Great character............. Thanks for sharing your art....

    Jim Troy (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Jacob Coleman (8/16/2011 8:07:00 AM)

    'You come of the Lord Adam and the Lady Eve, ' said Aslan. 'And that is both honor enough to erect the head of the poorest beggar, and shame enough to bow the shoulders of the greatest emperor on earth. Be content.'

    CS Lewis (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Chris Haifley (8/11/2011 12:30:00 AM)

    Hmm, this is quite an interesting poem my friend (: you use an interesting choice of words, and it works out flawlessly. There is a humble yet powerful emotion throughout it. Keep up the good work! (Report) Reply

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