Treasure Island

Sarah Wilson


Respect Is Not


Respect is not given on a whim
It is not your due
It is something you must pursue

Respect is not a constant
It is not easy to attain
It is something you must maintain

Respect is not a right
It is a lesson you learn
Respect is something you must earn

Submitted: Friday, March 23, 2012
Edited: Friday, March 23, 2012

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

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 (Respect Is Not by Sarah Wilson )

Enter the verification code :

Read all 1 comments »

Top Poems

  1. Phenomenal Woman
    Maya Angelou
  2. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  3. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  4. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  5. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  6. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  7. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  8. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings
    Maya Angelou
  9. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  10. Invictus
    William Ernest Henley

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. To silence, hasmukh amathalal
  2. I Am A Spoon, Richard Provencher
  3. No use of keeping books, gajanan mishra
  4. Electric Blue, Leah Ayliffe
  5. Exception, hasmukh amathalal
  6. Sad Tragic Moments, Ronell Warren Alman
  7. The curdling moon, Mark Heathcote
  8. Look up or down, hasmukh amathalal
  9. Igor, Von Kimball Barney
  10. Does He Think Of Me, Brianna Kimball

Poem of the Day

poet Henry Lawson


The old year went, and the new returned, in the withering weeks of drought,
The cheque was spent that the shearer earned,
and the sheds were all cut out;
...... Read complete »

   

Member Poem

[Hata Bildir]