okoye charles

(12th Febuary,1988 / Onitsha)

Life, -A Dark Maiden


Life, -a dark maiden; she is far from fair
With long a leg, yet short the same
Sometimes she crawls, sometimes she runs like hare
Or a game.

She comes in pairs, she's the worst and the best
She might smile, she might cry the same
Her pride glows from the east but on the west
Lies her shame.

The seasons brings her fate, pale and pretty
She has bright and dull on her name
Life is ne'er fair, but she is a beauty
All the same.

Submitted: Sunday, June 03, 2012
Listen to this poem:

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 (Life, -A Dark Maiden by okoye charles )

Enter the verification code :

  • Oludipe Oyin Samuel (6/18/2012 3:40:00 PM)

    A wonderful exploit of paradox and syllepsis to embellish the nature of life. Keep it up! I invite you to read my poem 'Noh-geh-ria, a spirited song'. Thank you (Report) Reply

Read all 1 comments »

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. So Into Grief, RoseAnn V. Shawiak
  2. What's The Use?, RoseAnn V. Shawiak
  3. Little Taquerias, Gouda Moon
  4. She's a Taxicab, Gouda Moon
  5. Fire-Flies, Saheb Mohapatra
  6. honneur, xxx xxx
  7. Take a bit less, gajanan mishra
  8. Right To Die, Col Muhamad Khalid Khan
  9. Block them, hasmukh amathalal
  10. Milk and wine, gajanan mishra

Poem of the Day

poet William Butler Yeats

WINE comes in at the mouth
And love comes in at the eye;
That's all we shall know for truth
Before we grow old and die.
I lift the glass to my mouth,
...... Read complete »

 

Modern Poem

poet Anna Akhmatova

 

Member Poem

poet Sumita Datta

Trending Poems

  1. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  2. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  3. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou
  4. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou
  5. Daffodils, William Wordsworth
  6. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda
  7. Acquainted with the Night, Robert Frost
  8. All the World's a Stage, William Shakespeare
  9. A Smile To Remember, Charles Bukowski
  10. Sonnet XVII, Pablo Neruda

Trending Poets

[Hata Bildir]