Treasure Island

Precious Okidika

(27-04-88 / Port harcourt, Nigeria.)

Misunderstood


I hear you but do not understand
You speak to me in a strange language
So forgive me if I do not as you say.
My heart is employed in a labour for itself
For its own safety it toils
Building a ridge that it may not be hurt.
I hear you when you say you love me
But doubt within if you speak the truth
I have nothing and mistrust all who want it
So I hope you see my fear,
I hear you but I am afraid I do not understand you.

Submitted: Friday, December 20, 2013

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 (Misunderstood by Precious Okidika )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. The Deserted Spring, Bazi alis Subrata Ray
  2. Love In Lovers' Poetry, Bazi alis Subrata Ray
  3. Fun never runs out!, PARTHA SARATHI PAUL
  4. The Passing Winds, Tex T Sarnie
  5. Too Few Words, Tex T Sarnie
  6. Wake up!, Md. Asadullah
  7. viper kiss, aaron jimenez
  8. बहाना/ Bahaanaa, Aftab Alam
  9. a dream, jaquesha webb
  10. I Go Far to Fetch the Truth, with Hope, Aftab Alam

Poem of the Day

poet Sir Walter Raleigh

EVEN such is Time, that takes in trust
Our youth, our joys, our all we have,
And pays us but with earth and dust;
   Who in the dark and silent grave,
...... Read complete »

   

Member Poem

Trending Poems

  1. 04 Tongues Made Of Glass, Shaun Shane
  2. The Conclusion, Sir Walter Raleigh
  3. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  4. If, Rudyard Kipling
  5. Annabel Lee, Edgar Allan Poe
  6. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  7. Dreams, Langston Hughes
  8. All the World's a Stage, William Shakespeare
  9. Daffodils, William Wordsworth
  10. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou

Trending Poets

[Hata Bildir]