Isabella Francis

(18 June 1996 / India)

Life In A Lie


Dreams break
Houses shake
Your heart is shattered
You got to live your life
Even if you know it's tattered

Life is not cake
Troubles in your wake
Your hopes lie cut up
The voices in your head don't listen to you
Even if you say shut up

You concentrate
Differentiate
But the troubles will be mixed up
In your somehow good life
Things are never gonna be fixed up

Your emotions need an outlet
But you find only an inlet
Of all disappointments, hopes, sorrows and joy
Cluttering your brain
But it's all a great big lie

Tattered life
Full of strife
Eating you to the marrow
Wish you could break everything
And fly away like a sparrow

Life is not a bunch of roses
Even if you have a few supporting crutches
Is it fair
To be robbed of
An only love's fair share?

Submitted: Thursday, September 15, 2011
Edited: Thursday, September 15, 2011

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  • Veteran Poet - 2,906 Points Khairul Ahsan (4/13/2014 2:01:00 AM)

    Just read this beautiful poem. A mature work from someone of your age.
    'Tattered life
    Full of strife
    Eating you to the marrow
    Wish you could break everything
    And fly away like a sparrow' - Wow! That's a beautiful observation!
    'Is it fair
    To be robbed of
    An only love's fair share? ' - No, dear poetess, certainly not. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 0 Points isabella Francis (9/19/2011 4:20:00 AM)

    Thanks guys for your encouragement.....
    I'll make sure that I share every poem of mine with you.... (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 96 Points Romeo Della Valle (9/15/2011 8:28:00 PM)

    Speechless! After reading this well penned and poignant poem that clearly shows your great poetic talent! I am so glad that you broke the ice and decided to post your first poem and definitely not your last since with the talent you got, you have long road to travel and impress the whole World with more of such thought provoking writes! 10+++ God Bless You! Love and Peace for always! Romeo from New York City! ... (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 96 Points Sam Varghis (9/15/2011 5:01:00 PM)

    Amazing, Philosophical. Imvite you to read my poems, Light a Lamp of Faith, An Innocent Village Girl, and comment. (Report) Reply

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