Alvin Mingle

Listen - Poem by Alvin Mingle

I stand at the top and shout

But no one hears my cry

Although my words are clear and loud

My soul makes no sound

The burdens I bare

I only want to share

If only they would listen

They would hear me loud and clear

(Accra,19 June 2014)

Topic(s) of this poem: helplessness

Poet's Notes about The Poem

This Poem was written after a particularly bad bout of helplessness, friends and family not understanding the challenges that one faces. The helplessness of life (sometimes)

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, June 19, 2014

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