Learn More

RIC S. BASTASA


In Constant Struggle


there is this hook, line and
sinker

someone is a fish and he
is caught

the urchins and clams
and octopuses watch helplessly

the fish is this philosophy of
being caught and wanting to be free

you are inside this ocean and
you are this fish

and then you wish to become a man
all your life you feel the fish in there
hook, line and sinker

the fish in you and the man within
in constant struggle

Submitted: Sunday, September 30, 2012
Edited: Monday, October 01, 2012

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 (In Constant Struggle by RIC S. BASTASA )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

New Poems

  1. On Writing, Deborah Eker
  2. Freedoms, Connie Marcum Wong
  3. Ebola! One Last Time, Peter Kimani
  4. India, Connie Marcum Wong
  5. A Counter Revolution in Cuba, Deborah Eker
  6. Pure love, Nassy Fesharaki
  7. A Man's Hat, Darren David Weaver
  8. tonight i write you with one sock on, Mandolyn ...
  9. useless poets, Is It Poetry
  10. i dropped us and you were glass, Mandolyn ...

Poem of the Day

poet Ralph Waldo Emerson

Knows he who tills this lonely field
To reap its scanty corn,
What mystic fruit his acres yield
At midnight and at morn?

In the long sunny afternoon,
...... Read complete »

   

Trending Poems

  1. 04 Tongues Made Of Glass, Shaun Shane
  2. All the World's a Stage, William Shakespeare
  3. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  4. Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night, Dylan Thomas
  5. Invictus, William Ernest Henley
  6. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  7. Annabel Lee, Edgar Allan Poe
  8. Fire and Ice, Robert Frost
  9. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou
  10. Dreams, Langston Hughes

Trending Poets

[Hata Bildir]